Known professionally as Carmen Electra, she was born on April 20th, 1972, in Sharonville, Ohio, USA. She began modelling around 1996 appearing in Playboy . She later appeared in her more popular role as Lani McKenzie in the television show Baywatch  where she was recognized as a sex symbol for decades. Carmen Electra’s popularity continued to rise in the late 1990s and early 2000s, as she landed roles in several popular films such as Scary Movie, Starsky & Hutch, and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. In addition to her acting career, Carmen Electra has also dabbled in music, releasing her debut album in 1993 and later collaborating with artists such as Prince and the Pussycat Dolls. She has also ventured into reality TV, appearing in shows like MTV’s Singled Out, Dancing with the Stars, and Britain’s Got Talent. Despite her varied career pursuits, Carmen Electra remains best known for her early roles as a sex symbol, and continues to be celebrated as an icon of the 1990s and early 2000s.