Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Tia Carrere is an accomplished actress in motion pictures and television as well as a Grammy award-winning musical artist. You can find her music on iTunes.
Since she was discovered in a grocery store for her first movie role in “Aloha Summer”, she has shown her range of acting talent and versatility starring in numerous blockbusters; among them, “Wayne’s World 1 & 2” with Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, “True Lies” opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, “Rising Sun” with Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes.
Tia and her long-time friend, artist/producer Daniel Ho have been nominated for a Grammy each of the last three years and won music’s highest honor in 2009. The acclaimed CDs consist of all original Hawaiian language compositions. With ‘hawaiiana’, they reached #10 on Billboard’s World Music Chart.