Growing up, Carmen attended Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts. She always knew she was destined to be an entertainer. It was after graduating high school in 1991 that Carmen moved to the City of Angels and caught the eye of Prince, who would go on to produce her self-titled album on his Paisley Park record label.
Carmen ultimately ventured into acting with regular roles on Baywatch and the MTV’s Singled Out. Carmen has since made the move to the big screen with starring roles in blockbuster hits including Scary Movie, Dirty Love, Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and Meet the Spartans.
Carmen won the role as the face of MAX Factor following in the famous footsteps of Marilyn Monroe and Jaclyn Smith. Electrifying, intoxicating and firmly in control, for two years Carmen brought the high-glam attitude of the MAX Factor line to life with style and sensuality.
In 2006, Carmen became a published author with the release of her book, “How to be Sexy.” She also formed a dance troupe, The Bombshells, who perform nationwide, and she recently released the fitness DVD series, Carmen Electra’s Aerobic Striptease.
In 2009, Carmen appeared live on stage in MGM Grand Vegas’ Crazy Horse Burlesque Show to sold-out audiences during the summer and fall of the year. In 2010, Carmen starred in the film, Oy Vey, My Son is Gay. Carmen also starred in the film 2-Headed Shark Attack, alongside Charlie O’Connell, served as a guest judge on Britain’s Got Talent, and made reoccurring guest appearances on CW’s hit show, 90210.
In November of 2012, Electra released her return-to-music single, “I Like it Loud,” featuring Grammy-nominated producer Bill Hamel. The single, which delves into Electra’s fun and playful side, marks 20 years since she first busted onto the Hollywood circuit as a pop artist discovered by music legend Prince. “I Like It Loud” hit the #25 spot on Billboard’s Dance Club Play Chart and from there, the sultry songstress was on fire, turning up the heat for audiences everywhere, including The Wendy Williams Show, Cyndi Lauper’s Home For The Holidays charity event, the notorious White Part in Palm Springs, and most recently, Life Ball in Vienna.
In June of 2014, Carmen released ‘Werq’, which was followed by the release of a music video. This club anthem is all about woman empowerment and the dynamic music video embodied that vision. Now, the electrifying vixen is back with her hottest single yet, ‘Around The World’. As a “Thank You” to her global supporters. Carmen released the energizing track in November. The single invites her fans from all corners of the globe to join her and get lost in her music. That same year, Carmen starred in the film Lap Dance. Now, in 2015, you can catch Carmen in the film Chocolate City alongside Vivica A. Fox and Tyson Beckford. She will also be releasing more music and touring America