Born in Sharonville, Ohio, Electra is no longer the small town girl she once was. After moving to Los Angeles in 1994, Electra met Prince and he persuaded her to change her name from Tara Patrick to Carmen Electra. Young Hollywood caught up with Carmen Electra at the Young Fabulous and Broke party at Project Beach House in Malibu where she talks about when she struggled being young, fabulous and broke.
In 1995, Electra started appearing on television and she went on to become one of the hottest television personalities of our time appearing on shows like MTV's "Singled Out" and Baywatch. In 1997, she appeared in her first film and has since gone on to be featured in over 20 films including Good Burger, the horror spoof Scary Movie, and Starsky and Hutch.
Carmen is the youngest of 5 brothers and sisters.
She went to high school with Nick Lachey at Princeton High School in Ohio.
She is member of the infamous dancing show "The Pussycat Dolls"