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Carmen Electra, From Baywatch to Centerfold

If there is one star who embodies the Hollywood image, it’s Carmen Electra. Her playboy covers, numerous IMDb credits, high-profile relationships, reality show, and music career certainly prove she knows show-biz. However, when most of us think of Electra, the Baywatch image of her wearing that classic red swimsuit comes to mind.

Carmen Electra on the red carpet / Carmen Electra at an event / Pamela Anderson and Carmen Electra hugging on the red carpet / Carmen Electra when she was young / Carmen Electra with an ex boyfriend / Carmen Electra waving on the red carpet

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Her sex appeal definitely drew in audiences, but there is a lot you may not know about this beach babe. Although she exemplifies confidence, she has had her share of self-esteem issues. Her rise to the top wasn’t easy; it was marked with chaos, heartbreaks, rejection, and tragedy. The superstar overcame a lot, including homelessness, to make her way in Hollywood.

Here is what you didn’t know about the dream girl of every ‘90s boy.