Tila Tequila is a social media and television personality who is known for the game show called ‘A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila’. She has been actively present on social networking sites and is the most popular person on the social network ‘MySpace’. She has also appeared in many men’s magazines including Maxim, Stuff, and Playboy. She made her TV debut with ‘Surviving Nugent’ on VH1. She is also an author and recording artist. Previously, Tequila was the lead singer of the band’s Jealousy and Beyond Betty Jean. She has released two solo albums in her career. The estimated net worth of Tila Tequila is $1.8 million US dollars.
Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen popularly known as “Tila Tequila” was born on October 24, 1981, in Singapore. She has a brother named Daniel and her family were the boat people from Vietnam. When she was a year old, her family moved to Houston, Texas from Vietnam. She was given the nickname of “Tila Tequila” as she was extremely allergic to alcohol. When she was 16, she ran away to New York City.
She was reported to be pregnant and had a miscarriage. In 2000, she completed her graduation from Alief Hastings High School. She has revealed that she does not have a college degree but have taken some college classes. In 2001, she moved to California to become a model. At 19, she was offered to be a model and pose nude for ‘Playboy’.
Tila Tequila was linked with Bobby Banhart in 2007. She was choked by her former boyfriend named Shawne Merriman in 2009. She was engaged to Casey Johnson in December 2009, a month later Johnson died of diabetes. In 2013, she began dating Thomas Paxton Whitaker. In 2014, she gave birth to her daughter named Isabella Monroe Nguyen.
In 2002, Tila Tequila featured as ‘Cyber Girl’ on Playboy. When she was 20, Tequila joined the band ‘Beyond Betty Jean’. The band later broke up and she started to write music. She later became the lead singer of ‘Jealousy’. The band released a few singles and broke up. In 2003, she became a contestant on ‘Surviving Nugent’ in VH1.
She appeared on the cover of the magazine called Import Tuner and has also appeared in the video game called ‘Street Racing Syndicate’. In 2003, she joined MySpace and has been called the Queen of the site. She became the most frequent host of ‘Pants-Off Dance-Off’. In 2007, she released her debut single called “I Love U” on iTunes.
She then released an EP entitled ‘Sex’. However, it was not authorized to get released and was removed from the retailers. The same year, Tequila appeared in the movie ‘I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry’. She released her second single called “Stripper Friends” in October 2007. Then she was seen on MTV’s ‘A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila’.
In 2008, she released a book on self-help. In 2010, she released the EP entitled ‘Welcome to the Darkside’. In 2015, she became a contestant on the Season 16 of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.
In 2007, Tila Tequila won The Soup Award as Entertainer of the Year. She was awarded the 2008 Spike Guys’ Choice Award. In 2008, she won the Bravo’s A-List Award as ‘A-List Drama Queen’.
How much is Tila Tequila Net Worth in 2017
Tila Tequila has appeared in a number of TV shows and has posed for many magazines. She is the most popular personality on MySpace. Tila Tequila’s net worth is an estimated $1.8 million US dollars as of 2017. Part of this wealth also comes from her music career and by releasing her book. She has also appeared in three films and has also released an EP.
Tequila has also launched her own blog called ‘MissTilaOMG.com’ in 2010. She has her own website known as TilasHotSpot.com. She has her own clothing line for her another website called TilaFashion.com. In 2006, she launched another website called TilaZone.com. She teamed up with Joe Francis and created the dating site TilasHotSpotDating.com.
Tila Tequila has been a supporter of anti-Semitism and Hitler. She has appeared on the cover of many magazines including Steppin Out, Blender, King, and Penthouse. She has also launched the celebrity blog site called MissTilaOMG.com.