- Was offered a role on "Baywatch" (1989) but turned it down so she could audition for Wayne's World (1992).
- Worked as a model. She is a singer. Released an album called "Dream."
- Heritage is "part Chinese, part Spanish, part Filipino."
- Her little sister could not say "Althea", it came out "Tia."
- Had a body double used in nude hot tub scene in the film Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991).
- As Cassandra in Wayne's World (1992), she performed all her songs as the singer and featured on the soundtrack.
- Was an acting contestant on "Star Search" (1983) in 1985; she lost in her first round.
- Has a recording studio at home.
- Featured in Playboy Magazine, January 2003 edition
- Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by people magazine (1992)
- She ranked # 69 in FHM-USA's 100 Sexiest Women (2001)
- Studied acting in the same class with actor Casper Van Dien.
- Cousin of "Maria Antenorcruz" .
- Daughter, Bianca, born 25 September 2005 in Los Angeles, California.
- Her husband, Simon Wakelin, is a British photojournalist.
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