of Tera Patrick
July 25, 1976 (1976-07-25) (age 33) Birth location: Great
Falls, Montana, United States Birth name: Linda Ann Hopkins
Shapiro Measurements: 36DD-24-34 Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 121 lb (55 kg)
Patrick - was
born in Great Falls, Montana to an English father and Thai
mother; her parents had originally met in Vietnam during the
Vietnam War. While Tera was young, her mother moved back to
Thailand, and her father moved with her to San Francisco,
California and raised her there himself.
was discovered in San Francisco by a
talent scout for the Eileen Ford Modeling Agency, and at the
age of 13 she was signed to a contract to be a model.
She moved to New York City shortly thereafter and her career
as a runway and catalog model began. At 18, she left the world
of modeling and enrolled at Boise State University where she
earned an AAS degree in nursing and a BS in Microbiology.
She then transferred to University of California, Santa Barbara,
where for financial reasons she began modeling again.
In the late-1990s, Patrick transitioned
to appearing in nude and soft-core features. In 2000, she
made the transition to hard-core porn in Andrew Blake's Aroused.
She also appeared in bondage and foot fetish films around
that same time under the name Brooke Thomas. Since that time,
she has become one of the most popular and recognized porn
stars in the world. She has appeared in Playboy and Penthouse,
where she was the "Pet of the Month" for February 2000 and
was selected as "Pet of the Year" runner-up, and has appeared
in more than 70 adult features. Patrick is noted for her sultry
voice and her aroused and enthusiastic portrayals of sex.
Because of this, she has won several awards from the adult-movie
business organizations. Today, she hosts the popular webcast
The Tera Patrick Show and she is active in the adult film
community, raising money for both the Free Speech Coalition
and A.I.M Healthcare. In an interview with the Adult Film
Database in February of 2007, Patrick stated she will only
continue to work in front of the camera for two more years,
but plans on releasing her starring adult titles over the
next decade. The March 2007 DVD release, 'inTERActive' set
the record as the fastest selling Hustler release ever.
# 2009 AVN Hall of Fame inductee
# 2009 F.A.M.E. Award – Favorite Female Star
2008 AVN Award- "Best Cinematography: Fashion Underground"
2008 AVN Award - "Best High End All Sex Release: Broken"
2008 AVN Award - "Best Interactive Movie: InTERActive"
2008 F.A.M.E. Awards - Favorite Female Starlet
2000 Hot D'Or – "Best New Starlet"
2001 Adult Stars magazine - Consumer Choice Awards - "Best
2001 AVN Award – "Best New Starlet"
2001 AVN Award – "Best Interactive DVD" for "Virtual Sex With
2001 Genesis – "Best New Cummer"
2001 XRCO Awards – "Best New Starlet"
2002 Runner-up Penthouse Pet Of The Year # 2002 Hustler Honey
2004, 2005, "2007" Genesis Pornstar of The Year
2004, 2005, 2006 FOXE Fan Favorite
2006 FHM 100 Sexiest Women
2006 VH1's Top 40 Hottest Rockstar Girlfriends & Wivese
Venus Berlin - "Best American Actress"
2007 AVN Award - "Best Interactive Movie" - InTERActive"
2007 E-Line Awards, Venus Berlin - "Best Performer, Best Businesswoman"
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at Boise State, Patrick earned an AAS degree in nursing and
a BS in Biology. On January 9, 2004, Patrick married Evan
Seinfeld in a small ceremony, after a three-year relationship,
in Las Vegas where they were attending the 2004 AVN Awards
show. In November 2006, Patrick starred in a Vivid/Teravision
production titled "Tera Patrick's Fashion Underground" where
she performed with Jean Val Jean and Tommy Gunn. In the same
film her husband, under the name Spyder Jonez, performed with
Lanny Barbie. In an interview, Tera Patrick says she's OK
with him doing scenes with other girls. The two have made
five movies for Vivid and ten for Teravision (with Seinfeld
appearing under the name "Spyder Jonez"; he has also directed
some features). In 2005, Patrick and Seinfeld launched a talent
agency representing models and actors/actresses. According
to a quote on the agency's website, Patrick's goal "is to
help girls (and guys) in the business to be treated with respect,
and realize their true potential...." She also owns a production
company called "Teravision," which along with Vivid Video
released its first feature, "Desperate," starring Patrick
and Seinfeld. In April 2006, it was announced that she would
host the Exxxotica Miami convention. The couple announced
their split on September 30, 2009, but they will remain business