Hottest Pictures Of Tila Tequila. Tila Tequila is an American television and social media personality, best known for her active presence on social media and her bisexual-themed dating show, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila. Tequila was born on October 24, 1981, in Singapore.
Her birth name is Nguyễn Thị Thiên Thanh. She is known by her stage names – Tila Tequila, Tila Nguyen, Miss Tila, and Tornado Thien. She is of Vietnamese descent. Her parents were Vietnamese boat people who arrived from Vietnam after the Vietnam War. Tequila has an older brother named Daniel and an older sister named Terri.
She, along with her family, relocated to Texas, USA, at the age of one. They were immediately admitted to a gated community run by a rigorous Buddhist temple. At the age of eight, Tequila, along with her parents, left the community.
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Tequila got the nickname Tila Tequila by her school friends due to her allergy to alcohol. She had a knack for writing poems when she was a child. When Tequila was 16, she ran away to Queens and stayed there for several months. She reported that she became pregnant that year and suffered a miscarriage later. Tequila graduated from Alief Hastings High School in 2000.
She stated that she became a model to escape the violent environment in Texas. Although she has taken some college courses, Tequila says that she dropped out later as “I didn’t want to go to college for an actual degree because there’s nothing out there I like besides doing something that involves the entertainment industry.”
Tequila’s career started when a talent scout discovered her at a mall. She was 19 at that time. After doing a test shoot, Tequila eventually moved to California and was featured in the Playboy magazine issue. She got interested in rock music at the age of 20 and started to audition for being a part of any rock band.
She joined a band called Beyond Betty Jean. The band broke up later, and Tequila continued to work on her solo career. She has been a part of various music videos. Apart from that, Tequila has appeared in Sex, Welcome to the Dark side, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, and Masterminds. In 2003, Tequila was called out for her antisemitic concerns after posting an article on her website, titled Why I Sympathize with Hitler: Part I.
Tequila stated that she does not propagate hatred towards Jewish people. The action, however, angered her followers, and it resulted in the closing of her accounts. She participated in the British reality show, Celebrity Big Brother. Yet, she was asked to leave after the producers found out about her stance regarding the situation. Tequila dated Thomas Whitaker till 2013. In 2014, she gave birth to her first daughter, Isabella.
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