Real name: Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen Birthday: October 24, 1981 Birth Place: Singapore Family Origin: Vietnam Grew up: Houston, Texas, USA Lives: West Hollywood, California, USA Marital Status: Single Height: 4’11” Tila Tequila (real name Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen) was born in 1981 in Singapore. Her family moved to Singapore from Vietnam after the Vietnam war. She and her family moved to Housten, USA when she was only one. Tila Tequila’s career started when she was 18, when she was shopping at a mall, when she was spotted by a Playboy scout and was offered a chance to model nude for them. She did a test shoot, then eventually moved to Southern California and was featured as Playboy’s Cyber Girl of the week on April 22, 2002, and soon thereafter she became the first Asian Cyber Girl of the Month. Tila is also well know for her myspace blog which was featured and filmed for MTV. She is also a singer and song writer, and her music can be found online. Most of her business ventures have been online, where she has had business in fasion, social networking and even putting her name to a casino and poker website. PHOTOS OF TILA TEQUILA