Tara Reid is a mix of Irish, Italian, French, Hungarian and English ancestry. Tara landed a talent agent when, at the age of five, she was seen singing and dancing on tables in a local mall (aceshowbiz.com). Her career began in earnest a year later after she appeared on a children’s game show called “Child’s Play.” Commercials would follow, including gigs for Crayola and Jell-O. All tallied, she appeared in over 100 ads. Her feature debut was in “A Return to Salem’s Lot.”
Tara was raised Roman Catholic and attended Ramapo High School as well as the Professional Children’s School in New York City.
Tara Reid has appeared on “Scrubs,” “Van Wilder,” “American Reunion,” “Taradise” and “Celebrity Big Brother,” among other projects. She became the first person to appear on multiple covers of “Maxim” magazine. Aside from acting, she designed a clothing line with Christian Audigier that landed in department stores in 2009.
After her break-up with her former fiancé Carson Daly, she suffered from anorexia nervosa. She said her illness stopped in late 2001. Of her taste in men, she said, “I like when a guy makes me feel like a woman and a little girl at the same time.” She added, “I like a guy who uses his hips when he’s dancing. You know you’re in for good sex if a guy uses those on the dance floor.”
Tara Reid has been romantically linked to Tom Brady, Joe Francis, Tommy Lee and Zack Kehayov.
In 2004, pictures of her exposed nipple while at P. Diddy’s party hit the Internet. And in 2006, she admitted to plastic surgery that “went wrong.” It left her breasts uneven and she was deformed by liposuction.
Throughout the years, TMZ has done stories showing Tara stumbling drunk. She responded in 2012, “TMZ are liars and they [are] always against me they pushed us down that’s why we fell why don’t u see how we fell? It’s a set up!”
In 2010, Tara Reid posed in the January edition of Playboy.
In 2011, she married Zack Kehayov, but the wedding was later determined not to be legal. She once said, “The next step in my life is hopefully meeting a nice guy and getting married.”
Tara Reid lives in Los Angeles.