Tila Tequila Gossip and Trivia
Singapore-born, Houston-raised Tila “Tequila” Nguyen has become a pop culture sensation. She is one of the most popular personalities in cyberspace, breaking records on MySpace, with a record breaking 1.4 million friends, as well as Facebook.
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- Was discovered by Playboy scouts in a mall.
- Has her own clothing line, Tila Fashion.
- Has a comic book coming out called “The Saint Sinners”.
- Is a character in ‘Street Racing Syndicate’ for Xbox, PS2, and Gamecube.
- Playboy’s first Asian to win the Cyber Girl of the Month title (April 22, 2002).
- Manages upcoming groups of models called Feisty Felines.
- Did her first shoot for Playboy at age 19.
- Sang in a band, but quit because she felt she didn’t belong there. The other members did not have the same drive and ambition.
- Lived in Houston, Texas before moving to California.
- She is 3/4 Vietnamese and 1/4 French.
- Was the September 2007 entry in Stuff magazine’s 2006-2007 pin up calendar.
- Her nickname “Tila Tequila” came about at the age of thirteen.
- Ranked #100 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
- Signed a citizen’s arrest warrant accusing Shawne Merriman of choking and restraining her as she tried to leave his home. Merriman has denied any wrong-doing. (6 September 2009).
- Was engaged to Casey Johnson at the time of Casey’s death on January 4, 2010.
- Her publicist is Jessica Cohen.
- Release of her book, “Hooking Up with Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success and Being the Life of the Party” by Tila with Sarah Tomlinson.
- Has her own reality dating show on MTV called A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila (2007). [October 2007]