Tia Carrere Net Worth, Bio, Career, and Death Rumors

Tia Carrere is popular because of her work on ‘General Hospital, a soap opera. It was not her first project; before that, she appeared, in reality, in TV shows, and her career emerged. She is an actress, singer, and model. Her most notable work was in “Lilo $Stitch.” Let’s talk about Tia Carrere’s net worth and all other details.

Tia Carrere Biography


Tia was born on 2nd January 1967 in Honolulu. Her parents’ names are Alexander Janairo and Duhinio Janeiro. Tia has always wanted to become a singer and actress since childhood.

Tia Carrere

In 1985, she competed in a star search show and ended up in sixth place. Moreover, she appeared in “Airwolf, ” which was broadcast in 1985. She faced failure initially but then caught some people’s attention and starred in Aloha Summer.

Personal Details

  • Full Name: Tia Carrere
  • Nickname: Tia
  • Date Of Birth: Jan 02, 1967
  • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
  • Age: 56 Years Old
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Audrey Duhinio Janairo, Alexander Janairo
  • Boyfriend: Simon Wakelin, Elie Samaha
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
  • Profession: Singer, Model, Actress
  • Instagram: @tiacarrere

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
  • Weight: 59 kg
  • Shoe Size: 10 US

Professional Life

Tia Carrere appeared in Wayne’s World in 1992, in which she performed the role of his girlfriend. Well, her passion for music was always bigger than the movie, so she released her first album ‘dream’ in 1993.

After that, the second was released in 2007, named Hawaiiana. The third came after two years, named Ikena, and it won a Grammy award in 2011. The fourth album, “ Huana Ke Aloha,” won four Grammy awards.


She was found in a Waikiki grocery store and given the lead part of Lani in the independent film Aloha Summer.

Her part in the daytime soap opera General Hospital made her famous. She was a guest star on both Tour of Duty and MacGyver. She played Marty Gold’s (Richard Lewis) adopted daughter on the TV show Anything But Love.

She has also been in many other movies, such as True Lies, The Immortals, 20 Dates, My Teacher’s Wife, Wild Cherry, Hard Breaker, and many more. As Stella in Fine Gold, she played Minako Okeya; as Cassandra Wong in Showdown in Little Tokyo; and as the title character in Wayne’s World. From the fifth season of The Celebrity Apprentice to the television show Dancing With the Stars, she gave it her all.

Tia Carrere

Also, she posed naked for Playboy in January 2003. She appeared as a guest on the TV show Back to You and Warehouse 13. In all ten episodes of the Netflix show AJ and the Queen, she played Lady Danger.

As a singer, her first record by herself, Dream, came out in 1993. After that, in June 2007, she released her second album, “Hawaiian,” which featured the record producer Daniel Ho.

In 2009, she joined Wayne Brady as co-host of the online event before the Grammy Awards. Her third album, Ikena, came out in 2009, and her third album, He Nani, came out in 2010.

Nominations and Awards

Tia Carrere got a Grammy Award for Best Hawaiian Music Album for Ikena in 2008 and for Huana Ke Aloha in 2010.

Among the awards she has been up for are the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress (1995) and the ALMA Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicated Drama Series (2001).


She married film director Elie Samaha in 1992, but they split up in February 2000. The photographer Simon Wakelin and Carrere got married on November 30, 2002. They have a daughter together named Bianca Wakelin. Then, on April 2, 2010, she went to Los Angeles County Superior Court in person to file for divorce. The court papers say that Carrere asked for a divorce and said that they could not get along anymore. They also asked to have full physical custody of their daughter. In August 2010, they got a divorce, and they were said to have split custody of their daughter.

Death Rumors

On social media, the death rumors of Tia Carrer were circulated. Everyone was surprised; why was it? Maybe the reason is she was a victim of a death hoax.

Well, this was dismissed by her representatives, and she started avoiding the public eye. She is working on new projects, but she doesn’t think public attention is necessary at this time.

Net Worth

Tia Carrere earned money from her music and acting career. According to sources, Tia Carrere’s net worth is almost $5 million. This was raised enormously over the years.

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