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  • Is of Irish, German and Cherokee ancestry.
  • Began attending the School of Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, OH, when she was 9.
  • Attended high school with Nick Lachey.
  • Signed to a record contract by Prince in 1992 and released a self-titled album for his Paisley Park label that same year.
  • Posed nude for Playboy in 1996 and appeared in the video Playboy Cheerleaders.
  • Succeeded Jenny McCarthy as co-host for MTV's dating game show Singled Out during the spring of 1997.
  • Honed her performing skills after a year-long stint as Lani McKenzie on Baywatch by landing guest spots in several shows, including The Simpsons, Just Shoot Me, Drew Carey and Mad TV.
  • Authored a book, How to Be Sexy, in 2006.


  • Rob Patterson — Ex-fiancé
  • Debbie Patrick — Sister
  • Dennis Rodman — Ex-husband
  • Dave Navarro — Ex-husband
  • Prince — Ex-significant Other
  • Patricia Patrick — Mother
  • Harry Patrick — Father

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  • Birth Name: Tara Leigh Patrick
  • Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
  • Profession: Actor, Musician, Model, Dancer, Game-show host

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