Tara Donna Reid popularly known as only Tara Reid is an American actress and a model. She is best recognized for her television shows like Saved by the Bell: The New Cla s s, Scrubs and California Dreams. She is most well known for her role as Vicki in American pie franchise.
She made her film debut in A Return to Salem’s Lot in 1987. She was a housemate on the 2011 British reality series Celebrity Big Brother 8. In 2013, she enacted in a TV movie Sharkando. In 2017, she appeared in a low budget film Due Justice.
Early Life And Education Of Tara Reid
Reid was born on November 8, 1975, in Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S.A. Both her parents, Donna and Tom Reid had a day-care center and both were teachers.
Tara hails from English, Italian, Hungarian, Irish and French descent. She has three other siblings two of them, Colleen Marie and Patrick John are a twin and Tom Reid is her brother. Tara went to St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Elementary and Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School.
She also attended Ramapo High School and John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills but finally graduated from Barnstable Academy which is an alternative high school. Reid enrolled into Professional Children’s School in Manhattan where her mates where fellow actors Christina Ricci, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jerry O’Connell and Macaulay Culkin.
Tara Reid's Career
Tara Reid’s professional connection with television started when in 1982 at the mere age of six. She was a regular on the game show called Child’s Play. Besides, she also appeared in more than 100 commercials for brands like Jell-O, McDonald’s, Cravola and Milton Bradley.
Reid appeared on Saved by the Bell: The New Cla s s by the time she was a teenager. She moved to Hollywood in 1997. After moving to Hollywood Reid transitioned to movies. She debuted in Big Screen in 1998 with the movie The Big Lebowski.
This movie didn’t do wonders at the box office but has become a cult favorite. Reid did financially successful movies like Cruel Intentions and Urban Legend. Her career took a drastic turn when she appeared as Vicki in the outrageously successful film American Pie in 1999.
The film was her first ever film to reach #1 at the box office and Reid actually felt the hype of mainstream success only after doing this movie. American pie began to become a popular franchise in itself and Reid appeared again in the sequel American Pie 2, which became even more successful.
She didn’t play in the third sequel but did the reprise of her previous character in the series American Reunion in 2012. After American Pie 2 she did commercially and critically unsuccessful films like Josie and the Pussycats and National Lampoon’s Van Wilder.
Reid did a role ofthe youngest daughter of a Texas gynecologist in Dr. T and the Women alongside Richard Gere. She appeared in 11 episodes of season 3 of NBC sitcom Scrubs as a recurring character. Reid got a role in My Boss’s Daughter alongside Aston Kutcher. She did the Uwe Boll’s fiml Alone in the Dark with Christian Slater.
The movie very much criticized and she hasnot appeared in any huge theatrical release since then. She has done a commercial for Dodo; an Australian Internet provider and budget telephone with Daniel Conn. She was a host of E! Channel’s Taradise which was previously named Wild on Tara Reid but the show was canceled due to poor ratings. The show presented high society vacations and hot spots and premiered on October 2005.
In between 2007 to 2008 Reid did make for video films like 7-10 Split/Strike, Clean Break/ Unnatural Causes and If I Had Known I was a Genius. She got the lead role in the television horror film Vipers and in 2010 she portrayed the character Bonnie in the thriller The fields.
The thriller was released in 2011 and is till date her latest big-screen release. She appeared in the Funny or Die spoof trailer for The Big Lebowski 2 in March of 2011. Reid also got into the British reality series Celebrity Big Brother 8. In 2017, she reprised her role in a Sharkando's fifth installment.
Tara Reid's Net Worth
Tara Reid’s net worth is $2 million as of August 2018. She earns a huge net worth from her acting career. She makes a hefty money from her acting career.
Tara Reid's Personal Life
Reid’s engagement with Carson Daly broke up in June 2001. Her then boyfriend Michael Axtmann who is an internet entrepreneur proposed to her on January 18, 2010, at The Little Door Restaurant in Los Angeles. The wedding was planned to be held in the summer of 2010 but on 20th April of the year, it was reported that the couple had broken up. She reportedly started dating businessman Michael Lillelund at the end of 2010.
There were reports of her and Michael were married but there were denials too but in October 2011 Reid spoke about it saying that they were not legally married.
She has publicly spoken about her plastic surgery that went wrong. Speaking in an interview with US Weekly she said that she decided to do liposuction to manage her uneven breasts and to get a “six-pack” for a new movie role.
The surgery didn’t go well and resulted in deformity and she again performed a procedure called “doughnut mastopexy” and additional liposuction to correct the augmentation and to hopefully even out her stomach this time.
She is considered to be one of the infamous party girls of Hollywood along with the likes of Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian. She has been dating musician Erez Eisen reportedly for a year now. She recently took her boyfriend and one of his daughters on a lunch date in Beverly Hills. She is not married and does not have a husband as of now.
Tara Reid’s body measurement of Breast-waist-hip is 34-24-32. She is 5’5” tall and has blue colored eyes. Her fake breasts are much talked about.
by sanjeet, 17 Apr, 2014