Tila Tequila Net Worth: Bio, Age, Boyfriend, Wiki, (Updated 2022)

What is Tila Tequila’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$1.6 million
Born24 October,1981
Age40 years old
Source of WealthSinger, TV Personality, Model 
Last Updated2022

Tila Tequila is an American television actress, model, and social media personality. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of about $1.6 million.

She became the most popular person on Myspace. She released several independently released singles, which included “Stripper Friends” and “Paralyze”

She also released her second EP, Welcome to the Dark Side. She has also written a book, Hooking Up With Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success, and Being the Life of the Party, which was published in the year 2008.


Would you like to know more about her age, height, weight, and complete biography? And what’s Tila Tequila’s major source of income?  

Let’s dive in and learn some inspiring lessons from Tila Tequila’s success story…! 

Tila Tequila Biography/ Wikipedia

Real NameThien Thanh Thi Nguyen
Famous AsTila Tequila
Birthday24 October, 1981
Age40 years old
Religion  Judaism
Height4 ft 9 in (1.49 m)
Weight104 lbs (47 kg)
Marital StatusUnmarried
PartnerThomas Paxton Whitaker
Eye colorBrown
Net worth$1.6 million
ProfessionSinger, TV Personality, Model

How Was Tila Tequila’s Early Life & Education?

Tila Tequila’s real name is Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen. She was born on October 24, 1981, in Singapore to Woody Johnson and Sale Johnson. Her family used to be Vietnamese boat people who came from Vietnam after the war. 

Tila’s family moved to Texas when she was a year old and were admitted to the gated community. They left that community when she was about eight years old.

She got her nickname “Tila Tequila” from her friends because of her allergy to alcohol. When she was only 16 years old, she ran away from Queens for several months.

Nguyen completed her graduation from Alief Hastings High School in the year 2000. And in the year 2001, she moved to California to become a model. 

However, she took college classes but never got an actual degree.

How Did Tila Tequila Start Her Career?

Tila Tequila started her career at the age of 19 when a Playboy scout crossed paths with her in a shopping mall and then offered her an opportunity to model nude for the magazine. 

She gave a test shoot before she was given the name “Playboy’s Cyber Girl of the Week in April 2002″, which made her the first Asian Cyber Girl of the Month.

She also formed a rock band called “Beyond Betty Jean” when she was only 20 years of age, where she used to perform as a songwriter and singer. 

The group eventually broke up with her, and later, Nguyen started working in a recording studio and became the singer of a band named “Jealousy”.

Tila was a contestant on VH1’s Surviving Nugent, where the participants had to perform compromising tasks and different stunts for rock star Ted Nugent.

In April 2006, she got a chance to host the “Fuse TV’s Pants-Off Dance-Off”, in which the group of contestants danced to music videos.

In the year 2010, she also launched a celebrity gossip blog, which was called “MissTilaOMG.com”

She was a contestant on the “UK Celebrity Big Brother” show in August 2015, but she was ejected after only one day due to complaints from the viewers about anti-Semitic statements she had made in the year 2013.

Tila Tequila’s Personal Life

She has an older sister named Terri and an older brother named Daniel.

She was engaged to the heiress Casey Johnson in the year 2009, but he passed away on January 3, 2010.

She then became romantically involved with Thomas Paxton Whitaker in 2013. In the year 2014, she gave birth to her first daughter on the 16th of November and her second child in 2018. 

How does Tila Tequila Make Her Money?

Tila Tequila is a TV personality, singer, model, blogger, songwriter, actor, social media personality, and well-known writer. Her approximate net worth is $1.6 million.

  • Earnings as a TV personality
  • Earnings as a Singer
  • Earnings as a Model
  • Earnings as an Actor
  • Earnings as a Writer
  • Earnings as a Social Media Personality

Tila Tequila Social Media Accounts

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • YouTube

Major Career highlights

  • Her book, Being the Life of the Party and Hooking Up With Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success, was published in 2008.
  • Nguyen launched TilasHotSpot.com in July 2001, which eventually redirected to MissTila.com.
  • Nguyen started TilaFashion.com in 2005, a website selling her unique range of apparel for men and women.
  • Nguyen launched TilaZone.com in 2006, which offers material for Myspace and other social networking sites such as layouts, widgets, and clipart.
  • Nguyen collaborated with Joe Francis in December 2009 to develop the now-defunct dating website TilasHotSpotDating.com.
  • Nguyen started her celebrity blog site in 2010, which was turned into her blog in 2012.
  • As of 2018, Nguyen offers her artwork online as Tornado Thien.
  • Nguyen has appeared on the front pages of several publications, including Penthouse, King, Blender, and, most recently, Steppin’ Out.

Movies and Television shows/series Appearance:

  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
  • Masterminds (2013)
  • A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila (2007)
  • Surviving Nugent (2003)
  • Celebrity Big Brother
  • VH1’s Surviving Nugent
  • Fuse TV’s dance show, Pants-Off Dance-Off
  • Identity (2007)
  • The War At Home (2007)


  • I Love U (2007)
  • Welcome to the Dark Side
  • Stripper Friends (2007)
  • Paralyze (2008)
  • I Love My DJ (2010)
  • Drunk Dialing (2015)


“As long as I’m not hurting anybody, I don’t think that anything I do is wrong.”

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“My fans and people who know of my character want to see me become more successful.”

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“When I started on MySpace, people wanted to support me, but once I rose to fame with the MTV show, they felt like I had abandoned them for some reason, that I was too famous to talk to them anymore.”

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Tila Tequila, popularly known as Tila Nguyen, Miss Tila, and Tornado Thien, is a well-known American TV personality. She was born in Singapore and was raised in the United States.

She later moved to Los Angeles from Houston so that she could begin her modeling career. She has also pursued her career in the fields of singing and songwriting.

I hope Tila Tequila’s story has inspired you to work hard and create your own destiny. As per the latest update, the net worth of Tila Tequila is $1.6 million.


Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the frequently asked questions about Tila Tequila, such as his biography, age, height, weight, boyfriend, etc…!

Who is Tila Tequila?

Tila Tequila is a singer, TV personality, model, blogger, songwriter, actor, social media personality, and writer too.

What is Tila Tequila’s age?

Tila Tequila is about 40 years old, as she was born on October 24, 1981.

Is Tila Tequila married?

Tila Tequila is currently unmarried. She, however, has two children with Thomas Paxton Whitaker.

What is Tila Tequila’s Real name?

Tila Tequila’s real name is Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen.

What is Tila Tequila’s Net Worth?

Tila Tequila’s net worth as of 2022 is $700,000.

(Please Note: This is not the exact net worth of Tila Tequila. The above-mentioned data are collected from various web sources).

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