Nguyen Thi Thien Thanh who is well known by names like Tila Tequila, Tila Nguyen, Miss Tila and Tornado Thien, is an award winning American media personality, model, singer and author who came to prominence for her enormous participation on the various social media platforms.
She first became known on the media platform Myspace after which she star in her own reality television series.
She has a book titled, Hooking Up With Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success. She has also featured on magazines like Maxim and Playboy.
|Other Names:||Tila Nguyen; Miss Tila, Tornado Thien|
|Date of Birth:||October 24, 1981|
|Occupation:||Model, Singer, Media Personality|
|Siblings:||Terri Nguyen, Daniel Nguyen|
|Children:||Isabella Monroe Nguyen, Anabelle|
Tila Tequila was born on October 24, 1981, Singapore and grew up in Houston, Texas.
She has an older sister named Terri and older brother, Daniel. Her family relocated to a nearby place in Houston, Texas when she was barely one year old.
She went to Alief Hastings High School and graduated in 2000.
Nguyen began her career as a model at the age of 19 after she relocated to Los Angeles.
She showed up in several men’s magazines such as Stuff, Playboy, and Maxim.
She made her television debut on the VH1 show Surviving Nugent in 2003.
She also made her mark as a musician where she became the lead singer of the bands Beyond Betty Jean and Jealousy after which she launch her solo career.
She came through with her debut single “I Love You” in 2007 and followed it up with the release of several singles like “Paralyze” and “Stripper Friends”.
She released her first EP “Sex” on March 20, 2007 and released her second EP “Welcome to the Darkside” on May 11, 2020.
As a writer, she published her book, Hooking Up With Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success, and Being the Life of the Party, in 2008.
She has a website named MissTila.com which features information, quotes, blog and pictorials while also requiring adult verification and monthly fee. It later began featuring all ages content in order to promote her career and business. The website include a premium membership section which has has blogs, non-nude picture galleries, and chat sessions. The site was transformed into a social net work in 2008.
She launched Tilafashion.com in 2005 which is meant for both men and women’s clothing and also unveiled another website, TilaZone.com in 2006.
She teamed up with Joe Francis to launch yhe defunct dating website TilaHotspotDating.com in December 2009 and also launched a celebrity blog site, MissTilaOMG.com which was later changed to her personal blog in 2012.
Nguyen began selling artwork online under the name Tornado Thien in 2018.
Tequila was engaged to Casey Johnson in December 2009. Johnson passed away on January 4 2010 of complications from diabetes.
She began a relationship with the musician Thomas Paxton in 2013 and they later parted ways. She welcomed her first daughter, Isabella Monroe Nguyen on November 16, 2014 and her second child Anabelle in September 2018.
Awards & Nominations
Tila Tequila has won numerous awards such as; Entertainer of the Year at the Souo Award (2007) and A-list drama queen at Bravo’s A-List award.
Tila Tequila earns well from her acting and modeling career as well as being a singer and songwriter. He has an estimated net worth of $700,000.
Tila Tequila is active on the social media platforms with over 12k followers on Instagram @tila_tequila
Below are some frequently asked questions about Tila Tequila:
Tila Tequila is an American model, singer and media personality.
Tila Tequila dated Casey Johnson in December 2009. She was also in a relationship with Thomas Paxton in 2013 before they went their separate ways.
Tila Tequila stands at a height of 1.49 m.
Tila Tequila net worth is $700,000.