Tila Tequila

Tila Tequila

Tila Tequila was born in Singapore in 1981. She is of Vietnamese descent. Her parents left Vietnam just before she was born and they stayed in Singapore for a few before moving to Houston Texas. Tila and her siblings lived in a strict and sheltered environment with their parents in a Buddhist gated community. Soon Tila and her siblings continually begged their parents to move out of the gated community to experience the regular goings-on in Houston and their parents gave in. Tila became a terror she joined gangs, did drugs, got into fights and eventually spent time in Juvenile detention centers. In her adolescence she even experimented with lesbian encounters. When she was 16 she ran off to New York with little more then the clothes on her back. Once her money ran out she came back to Houston and continued with her deceiving ways. At 18 Tila was approached at a mall by a scout for the Playboy Magazine. Tila didn’t give in and ignored him. After awhile scouts continued calling her house she decided to give it a shot because if nothing else it gave her a way to make some cash. She made her first appearance in Playboy at the age of 19. She moved to Hollywood to further her career and appeared in Playboy 5 more times. She was the first Asian to become the magazines “Cyber Girl of the Month.” Tila was also a popular choice for car shows. Her next big career move came from becoming a spokesperson for Nintendo’s new portable system. Tila created a website which featured herself it became popular fast due to the racy photos available to paying members. Due to the publicity of her site Tila was chosen to become a 3-D model for a street racing game. She has made TV appearances on the Playboy Channel, MTV, and on the reality show “Surviving Nugent.” She also starred in the hit reality show “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila in 2007.” That same year she made a brief appearance in “I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry.”