Nee Tara Leigh Patrick, Carmen Electra was born on April 20th, 1972 in White Oak, Ohio. Electra's talents were evident when she was a child, as she attended the School for Creative and Performing Arts at only 9 years old.
By the time Carmen was a young adult she had signed to Prince's musical production company Paisley Park and was recording an album. Unfortunately the album never really saw the light of day.
In May 1996 Carmen Electra Appeared in Playboy magazine and appeared in the video "Playboy Cheerleaders"
Since then Carmen has been married to basket ball star Denise Rodman and more recently to Jane's Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Dave Navarro.
The former 'Baywatch' star has recently appeared in 10 shows at MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris in Las Vegas from July 8 until July 13, 2009.
The 37-year-old actress said: "It's very sexy but very classy. In my heart I'm a dancer. And maybe more than that, a performer."
Carmen performed three routines - Lecon D'Erotisme, a lesson in eroticism, Chain Gang, in which she goes "animalistic" in a cage, and Etoile de Paris, an ensemble song.
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