|Tila Tequila Quick Info|
|Height||4 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1981|
Tila Tequila is an American model, television personality, singer, songwriter, actor, social media personality, writer, and blogger. She has released many extended plays and tracks such as Welcome to the Darkside, Stripper Friends, I Love My DJ, I Love U, Paralyze, and You Can Dance. Moreover, she participated as one of the contestants on the 16th season of the Channel 5 reality series Celebrity Big Brother but was expelled from the house just after a day because she had previously posted anti-Semitic comments and praised Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler on Facebook.
Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen
Tila Tequila, Miss Tila, Tila Nguyen, Tornado Thien
In her life, she has attended numerous schools. After her primary education, when she was in middle school, Tila also went to a boarding school for 6 months due to her aggressive nature.
She was soon transferred to another school, thereafter.
In 2000, she graduated from Alief Hastings High School. She also attended some college classes but didn’t pursue them. Stating the reason for her decisions, she once said, “I didn’t want to go to college for an actual degree because there’s nothing out there I like besides doing something that involves the entertainment industry.”
Singer, TV Personality, Model, Blogger, Songwriter, Actor, Social Media Personality, Writer
- Siblings – Daniel (Older Brother), Terri (Older Sister)
Her career has been managed by Gina Rodriguez from GR Media Firm.
She has also been signed to Rebel Entertainment Partners, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
R&B, pop-rap, pop-rock, electropop, hip hop, pop
The Saturday Team, Little Miss Trendsetter, Inc., will.i.am Music Group
Her net worth had been $700 Thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
4 ft 11 in or 150 cm
47 kg or 104 pounds
Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Girlfriend
Tila Tequila has dated –
- Lisa Dumont – Tila was RUMORed to be dating reality TV star, Lisa Dumont in the past.
- Nick Carter – Next, Tila was RUMORed to have dated singer Nick Carter.
- Ian Watkins – It was RUMORed that she once had an affair with Ian Watkins, a Welsh convicted s*x offender and former singer, songwriter, and musician.
- Shawne Merriman – She was romantically involved with former football linebacker Shawne Merriman in the past.
- André Benjamin – Tila Tequila was also RUMORed to be dating musician André Benjamin.
- Jared Leto (2005) – RUMOR
- Ray J (2006) – In September 2006, she had a fling with another singer Ray J.
- Dani Campbell (2007) – In 2007, Tila had an encounter with reality TV participant Dani Campbell.
- Casey Johnson (2007-2010) – In 2007, Tila commenced dating socialite and Johnson & Johnson heiress Casey Johnson. Bisexual Tila got engaged to Casey in December 2009, which was announced by Tila on December 9, 2009. But, Casey died on January 4, 2010, from diabetic ketoacidosis (due to carelessness in taking proper medication, a spike in high blood sugar, and lack of insulin occurred). Casey had also adopted a daughter, Ava, who is in Casey’s mother Sale’s custody.
- Bobby Banhart (2007) – During November-December 2007, she was romantically linked to the personality Bobby Banhart. The couple separated as he cheated on her.
- Billy Corgan (2009-2010) – From 2009 to 2010, she briefly dated another singer Billy Corgan. He is 14 years her senior and is almost 1 ft 4 inches taller than her.
- Courtenay Semel (2009) – In August 2009, Courtenay Semel and Tila were an item. Courtenay is the daughter of Terry Semel, who is the former CEO and Chairman of Yahoo! Inc.
- The Game (2010) – Rapper The Game was RUMORed to have had an encounter with Tila in 2010.
- Kate Major (2010) – In November 2010, Tila had an encounter with Kate Major.
- Thomas Paxton Whitaker (2013-2014) – In 2013, she started dating Thomas Paxton Whitaker, a struggling musician. As per RadarOnline.com, they split in May 2014. She welcomed a baby girl Isabella Monroe in November 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian and White)
She has French-Vietnamese ancestry on her mother’s side and she is of Vietnamese descent on her father’s side.
- Short stature
- TV actor, singer, glamour model, who has also worked in the adult entertainment industry
39-26-37 in or 99-66-94 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU) or 10 (UK)
5.5 (US) or 36 (EU)
To improve the image of the Portland Police Union, she signed a 5-year contract with them in 2013.
Best Known For
Starring in MTV’s dating game show, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila in 2007 as herself.
As a Singer
Tila has released various singles and EPs (Extended Plays).
Her debut EP was released on March 20, 2007, titled S*x. It consisted of 6 singles. The EP is of about 20 minutes in length.
Her next EP was released in 2010 entitled “Welcome to the Dark Side.”
In 2007, she appeared in the comedy film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry for her role as a Hooters Girl.
First TV Show
In 2006, she was a guest for the interview at the late-night talk show The John Kerwin Show
Tila suffered an eating disorder in 2011 and turned skinny. Tila revealed to tabloids that she didn’t want to have weight loss. Instead, she wanted to gain weight.
Tila Tequila Favorite Things
Grape soda, fried chicken, white rice, and Texas pickles
Source – MTV.com
Tila Tequila Facts
- She has released her own clothing line called “Tila Fashion.”
- Tila is the youngest in her family.
- Her family relocated from Vietnam to Singapore due to the Vietnam War. Hence, she was born in Singapore. When she was 1, Tila moved with her family to Houston, Texas.
- While growing up, she was a tomboy.
- She had taken drugs in her past. When she was in high school, she used to enter nightclubs using her older sister’s identity cards.
- She uses the name “Tila Tequila”, which was given by her friends as she was allergic to alcohol.
- She lost her virginity at 15 and at 16 became pregnant.
- She was discovered by a Playboy magazine scout at Sharpstown Mall to model n*de for the magazine at the age of 19.
- In 2002, she became the first Asian Cyber Girl of the Month for Playboy.
- Tila has also been featured in Namco’s video game Street Racing Syndicate, first released in 2004.
- She has started her own record label called “Tila Tequila Records” and also a management firm called “Little Miss Trendsetter Management LLC.”
- She has appeared in several adult films as well. The first one was titled “Tila Tequila Uncorked ” released in 2010.
- At 20, she served as the singer-songwriter for the band “Beyond Betty Jean.” She was also the lead singer of the band “Jealousy.”
- On May 11, 2010, she released her 2nd studio EP Welcome to the Dark Side and it included songs like Blue Dress, Walking on Thin Ice, and Get Me Off.
- She doesn’t have an official social media account.