Tia Carrere
Tia Carrere
Celebrated Name: Tia Carrere
Real Name/Full Name: Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo
Gender: Female
Age: 57 years old
Birth Date: 2 January 1967
Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 60Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Elie Samaha(m. 1992; div. 2000), Simon Wakelin(m.2002; div. 2010)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Bianca Wakelin)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Tia Carrere Lesbian? No
Profession: Singer, Model, Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $6 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo or professionally known as Tia Carrere was born on born January 2, 1967. Tia is an American actress and a two-time Grammy Award-winning singer. She had also been a former model, who obtained her first big break as a regular on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.

Maybe you know about Tia Carrere very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Tia Carrere’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Carrere was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born to Audrey Lee Janairo, a computer supervisor, and Alexander Janairo, a banker. Carrere is of Chinese, Filipino, and Spanish ancestry.

Tia attended an all-girls school, Sacred Hearts Academy. She always wanted to be a singer. But unfortunately, she was not qualified to go to the second round of her 1985 Star Search appearance. She was only 17 years old. But she was spotted by a local producer at Waikiki grocery store and was cast in the movie Aloha Summer.

Personal Life

Carrere had married the film producer Elie Samaha in 1992 but got divorced in February 2000.

She later married photojournalist Simon Wakelin on November 30, 2002. They have a daughter named Bianca Wakelin. On April 2, 2010, Carrere filed for divorce in court. According to court documents, she cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce. She also asked for sole physical custody of their daughter. The divorce was finalized in August 2010, and the two of them shared the custody of their daughter. She lives in Los Angeles.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 January 1967, Tia Carrere is 57 years old as of today’s date 11th July 2024. Her height is 1.73 m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


Carrere continued to practice her singing career. She released her first solo album, Dream, produced by Matt Prinz. She features in the soundtrack of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, performing the ending theme song, “I Never Even Told You.”

She released her second album with four-time Grammy award-winning producer Daniel Ho. The album was named ‘Hawaiiana’ which took Carrere back to her Hawaiian roots.

She won a Grammy Award in 2009 for her third album ‘Ikena’ produced by Daniel Ho. She was also the finalist at the 2010 Grammy Awards for the third album, ‘He Nani.’ This album was also produced by Ho.

After her breakthrough, Tia has featured in numerous television shows and movies. She has portrayed each character perfectly and is now a household name in the industry.

She featured in multiple TV shows and movies. She had spent most of her time modeling and acting when she came to Los Angeles. Her first TV series was Airwolf in early 1985. Between 1985 and 1987, Carrere was the character, Jade Soong, in the soap opera, General Hospital. She also featured in four episodes of Noble House in 1988 as Venus Poon.

She was very fond of acting in television films and acted in ‘Intimate Stranger,’ ‘Nothing But the Truth,’ and ‘Desert Breeze.’ She was the voice of Katrina Van Tassel in the 1999 aired movie The Night of the Headless Horseman. She also voiced Santos/Mechanica in Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters.

Awards & Achievements

Tia Carrere has bagged multiple awards and achievements and had been nominated in multiple award categories.

  • Female Star of Tomorrow in 1994
  • Grammy Award for Best Hawaiian Music Album in 2009
  • Grammy Award for Best Hawaiian Music Album in 2010

Tia Carrere was also nominated for multiple award categories like Best Supporting Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie, Best Dance Sequence shared with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and many more.

Net Worth & Salary of Tia Carrere in 2024

Tia Carrere Net Worth
Tia Carrere Net Worth

As of July 2024, Tia Carrere has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Tia is an accomplished actress and singer. She is yet to disclose the amount of money that she received as payment for each of her acting roles and her album sales. But she is a wealthy lady.

She must have acquired her wealth from brand endorsements and from her career. The Net worth includes her properties and earnings.

Tia Carrere is undoubtedly a talented singer, actress, and former model. This lady continues to make an indelible impact in the field of entertainment. Carrere has featured in numerous movies and television shows. She has successfully released five studio albums, which was well accepted by people. Beyond the screens, the award-winning star is able to prove herself to be a  loving mother to her daughter Bianca.


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