Tera Patrick is one of the most recognized faces in the world of adult today. She has successfully merged into mainstream and pop culture becoming a worldwide business woman and brand. Since her retirement from the Adult industry in 2008 she continues to own and operate her official website www.terapatrick.com, and production company Teravision INC. Although Tera no longer performs sex scenes on camera she still continues to license her movie catalog worldwide to satisfy her fans.
Tera Patrick is the ONLY woman ever to be featured on BOTH covers of Playboy and Penthouse magazine simultaneously and she was crowned Penthouse pet of the year runner-up in February 2002. She has also been featured on both the US and UK editions of the popular FHM magazine and had a sex advice column in the UK edition for 5 years (2003-2008).
Her first memoir Sinner Takes All is an intimate peek into her early life,and life on the road where she successfully traveled to over 80 countries feature dancing, filming, and touring. Sizzling details of her love life on and off the set are also told in juicy detail.Tera has showed no signs of slowing down. She is featured in the April 2012 Edition of FHM Magazine Slovenia on the cover and centerfold with Miss Taiwan Jenifer Gonzalez. She is frequently featured in FHM, Maxim Girls and Corpses, and a wide variety of mainstream magazines.
Her exclusive T-shirt line with the popular TITS Brand is expanding in 2013 , she is launching her own Shop "All Things Tera " which includes items from Tera's closet as well as her paintings, Handmade Home Goods, and merchandise with a portion of the proceeds going to help fight Human Trafficking. Her first staring mainstream movie role was in the film "The Moaning of the virgin ghost" shot on location in Jakarta Indonesia and screened all over asia. Aside with being a regular feature on The live touring Comedy show "The Naughty Show" her many TV appearances have Included Chelsea Lately, Carson Daly, Big Idea with Donnie Deutch, Howard Stern, MSNBC, FOX News, Telemundo, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and she was the first to host the AVN Awards Show appearing on the Showtime network. In 2013 Tera is returning to touring again and not only performing her popular burlesque shows and public appearances but expanding into public speaking and educating as well. She is writing her second novel a follow up to Sinner Takes All and is a full time mother to her newborn Daughter Sophia Acosta born in Febuary 2012.
Tera resides in Los Angeles only with her boyfriend Tony Acosta a prominent special effects artist, daughter Sophia and dog Chopper.