Carmen ElectraCarmen Electra (born April 20, 1972) is an American singer, model, television personality and actress. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her birth name was Tara Leigh Patrick.
In 1992, Electra moved to Los Angeles and within one week met singer Prince. Soon after, she signed a recording contract with Paisley Park Records, Prince's company. Her singing success was both minimal and short lived.
In 1995, Electra started appearing in television programs such as Nickelodeon's All That and then in May of 1996 she appeared in Playboy magazine. This led to an increasing role as a television personality on various shows, including regular roles on MTV's Singled Out and Baywatch.
Electra has appeared in some moderately decent films, such as The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human and the horror spoof Scary Movie. She also regularly performs with the dance revue The Pussycat Dolls.