is her real name but if you watch MTV you might know her as Tila Tequila. Her new bi-sexual themed dating show pits 16 straight men and 16 lesbian women against each other as they compete for the stars affections.
Born in Singapore, her family immigrated to New York when she was a child. She was discovered by a Playboy scout at a shopping mall when she was 18. She was offered a photo shoot and eventually moved to Southern California.
Nguyen made an appearance on the NBC game show "Identity" in April of this year. Her hidden identity was that she has over one million MySpace friends. In fact, that number is now 1,771,920. She has also been featured in Maxim magazine, and has been a frequent host of Fuse TV's dance show "Pants-Off Dance-Off" where contestants strip to music videos.
Her new MTV show "A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila" premiered in October and will be a ten episode series. She also has a website called Tina's Hot Spot and a site called Tila Zone which contains layouts, widgets and clipart for use on MySpace and other social networking websites.