Tera Patrick is an American model, adult film star, talent agent, and author who has a net worth of $10 million. Best known for her roles in several adult films, Patrick has since become an established entrepreneur.
She was inducted into different Halls of Fame for several adult film organizations, productions, and studios. In 2000, she was named the Penthouse Pet for the month.
Linda Ann Hopkins was born on July 25 1976 in Great Falls, Montana. She was raised by a Thai mother and a father of European descent. But, her life took a major turn at the age of ten when her mother abandoned the family, leaving Linda alone with her father, who was a hippie. Several years later, Hopkins became a model after taking many classes during weekends.
Tera Patrick Modeling Career
At the age of 14, Linda left home and began taking modeling gigs in Tokyo. She was then sexually abused by a photographer who encouraged her to consume champagne and Valium. Over the next several years, Tera Patrick became addicted to Valium and then wasted most of her money on drugs and other trivia expenses.
Her father then found out that she had been sexually active while still a minor. After vehemently complaining to her modeling agency, Tera was sent home as a self-described “washed-up model.”
Adult Video Career
After shortly attending Boise State University and earning EMT certification, Patrick posed for “Playboy” and “Penthouse,” and became “Pet of the Month” in 2000. In the several years that followed, Tera Patrick appeared in several adult films. After she married her first husband Evan Seinfeld, she launched her talent agency that primarily specialized in representing adult video performers.
Patrick then launched her own production firm known as Teravision. The production firm has published many adult films over the years. In 2007, her acting career was wrapping up, and she started to focus more on production and her talent agency. In 2008, she retired from shooting scenes in adult films. Over the years, Tera has managed to host several adult film conventions.
Away from her adult films, Patrick has appeared in several mainstream projects. In 2006, she voice a popular character in the animated series “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.” Moreover, she has appeared in television shows including “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “Chelsea Lately,” and “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.”
Tera Patrick also accepted a cameo role in the movie “Blades of Glory.” Looking at reality TV, she has appeared in the series “Secret Lives of Women.” In 2010, Tera Patrick published her memoir called “Sinner Takes All.”
In 2004, Tera married another adult actor, Evan Seinfeld. Five years later, the couple split up. In 2012, she welcomed her first child whose father is a Hollywood special effects artist. In 2018, reports indicated that Patrick was living in Italy and had married a renowned attorney.
In 2006, Patrick and her then-husband Evan Seinfeld acquired a 5-bedroom, 3,902-square-foot property located in Los Angeles for $1.495 million. It is not known what happened to the property after the couple split.