Tia Carrere is an American actress, musician, and model who has a net worth of $5 million. She is best known after her appearance in the daytime soap opera — General Hospital. She began her modeling and acting career in 1985 later started singing in 1992.
Portraying Jade Soong, Tia Carrere appeared in 16 episodes in the General Hospital. Besides, she appeared in popular films like True Lies, Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World 2, Jury Duty, The Immortal, and so on.
Since 1992, Carrere has released five studio albums so far. She has won the prestigious Grammy Awards two times for her music.
Tie Carrere has gathered her $5 million net worth through acting, modeling, and singing. She has an acting credit of 103 films and television series.
Through acting, Tie Carrere earned most of her wealth from television series appearances. She portrayed Jade Soong in General Hospital. Carrere earned $5k per episode portraying Jade Soong in General Hospital. She appeared in 16 episodes in this series.
In the worldwide box office, Tia Carrere is credited with fifteen films that have grossed $959,837,563. Her notable films that grossed high are Lio & Stitch, True Lies, Rising Sun, Wayne’s World, and Wayne’s World 2. Her box office rank is #3764.
As a model, Carrere works in Los Angeles. She is earning well enough through modeling.
As a musician, Tia has sold many copies of her albums. She has released five studio albums so far.
To sum up, below is Tia Carrere’s yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income or salary:
- Yearly Income: $867k
- Monthly Income: $72k
- Weekly Income: $17k
- Daily Income: $2,374
- Hourly Income: $99
Tia Carrere: At a Glance
|Full Name||Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo|
|Date of Birth||2 January 1967|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Spouse||Elie Samaha (m. 1992; div. 2000); Simon Wakelin (m. 2002; div. 2010)|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Singer|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S., on 2 January 1967. She is the daughter of Alexander Janairo and Audrey Lee Janairo. Carrere is of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent. Tia Carrere has a sister named Saundra Janairo.
Talking about her education, Carrere studied at Sacred Hearts Academy. At an early age, Carrere desired to be a singer and so taught music. She appeared in the Star Search show in 1985 but she was eliminated.
At 17, Tia Carrere was spotted by a local producer to make her a cast in the American comedy-drama film — Aloha Summer.
After appearing in this film, Tia Carrere moved to Los Angeles to work as a model. Later, she appeared in the American TV series — Airwolf.
From 1985 to 1987, Carrere appeared in the soap opera — General Hospital. Here, she portrayed Jade Soong Chung. Appearing in this series, Tia Carrere earned enormous fame and recognition.
Tia further appeared in the famous action-adventure American series — MacGyver as a guest.
In 1992, People magazine named her on their ’50 most beautiful people’ list.
Appearing in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s action film — True Lies, Tia Carrere became a famous actor, especially in the film industry.
In 1992, Tia Carrere began her musical career. One year after, she released her debut solo album—Dream. This album gained a platinum certificate in the Philippines.
Throughout her musical career, Tia has released five studio albums so far. In 2009 and 2011, Tia Carrere won the prestigious Grammy Awards.
The American model and actress Kelly Monaco make the most money on General Hospital. She portrayed Sam McCall in this series. In total, Kelly Monaco made $4 million from this series. Throughout her acting and modeling career, Kelly Monaco has accumulated a net worth of $60 million.
Currently, Tia Carrere is working for her a series of live shows with Sarah McLachlan. She is giving her full time in music rather than acting and modeling.
Tia Carrere has never played Bass. She sang all her songs on her own vocals. She learned four songs on the instrument. Hence, Carrere does not know playing Bass.
Mike Myers created the comedy film Wayne’s World. This film was directed by Penelope Spheeris. Tia Carrere portrayed Cassandra Wong in this film in 1992. She also appeared in Wayne’s World 2.