April 20, 1972: Born Tara Leigh Patrick in White Oak to singer Patricia Patrick and guitarist and construction worker Harry Patrick.
The many loves of Carmen Electra
B Real of Cypress Hill
Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit
Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray
Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction
1977: Begins dancing competitively, going on to win more than 100 trophies for tap and ballet.
1982-1987: Attends School for Creative and Performing Arts.
1987-1988: Attends Forest Park High School.
1988-1990: Attends and graduates from Princeton High School.
1990: Moves to Los Angeles and gets discovered by Prince, who inspires her to change her name.
1992: Tours with Prince.
1993: Releases self-titled album .
May 1996: Appears in Playboy.
February 1997: Replaces Jenny McCarthy as host of MTV's Singled Out.
Summer 1997: Plays a spy in Good Burger.
September 1997: Joins Baywatch as Lani McKensie after Pamela Anderson's departure.
October 1997: MTV cancels Singled Out.
November 1997: Plays herself on NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me.
August 1998: Sister, Debbie, dies of heart attack; mother dies of brain cancer.
Sept. 14, 1998: Appears in People's 10 Worst Dressed list.
Nov. 14, 1998: Marries Chicago Bulls basketball player Dennis Rodman in Las Vegas.
January 1999: Joins cast of WB's Hyperion Bay as Sarah Hicks.
May 1999: The WB cancels Hyperion Bay.
October 1999: Stars in The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Humans.
March 1999: Separates from Rodman.
April 1999: Files for divorce from Rodman.
Nov. 5, 1999: Is charged with battery along with Rodman after getting into a fight at a hotel; charges soon dropped.
June 2000: Appears as Drew Decker in Scary Movie.
December 2000: Appears again in Playboy.
February 2001: Profiled on an E! True Hollywood Story.
Aug. 14, 2001: Becomes engaged to musician Dave Navarro.
May 2002: Plays herself on The Simpsons episode "The Frying Game."
February 2003: Appears in Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding TV movie.
July 2003: Becomes celebrity judge for the revival of Merv Griffin's Dance Fever, along with choreographer Jamie King and MC Hammer.
August 2003: Appears in Uptown Girls.
August 2003: Appears as Tina in My Boss's Daughter.
October 2003: Releases Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease DVD.
Nov. 22, 2003: Marries Navarro at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles.
Jan. 21, 2004: 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave premieres on MTV.
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