Tera Patrick is an American porn film star and a model whose real name is Linda Ann Hopkins. She was born on 25th July 1976 to a Thai mother and American father of English, Dutch and Irish descent. She first started out as a model first for Morning Sun, a division of Ford Modeling and Japanese modeling agency in Tokyo between the ages of thirteen and fourteen. She learned at Barbizon School of Modeling. She briefly joined Boise State University to study nursing and has an EMT certification.
She began her career as a porn star in 1999 where she started appearing in specialty B&D tapes before rising into stardom through mainstream porn. She starred in adult films until she retired in 2008. She is considered as a legend and one of the most gorgeous adult films stars, and she has appeared in Playboy and Penthouse. She has also well utilized the internet, and besides distributing her adult films catalog, she runs several successful websites including a clothing line.
In 2004, Tera Patrick married Evan Seinfeld, a fellow star in the porn industry and a musician. In 2006, they starred together in the same adult film produced by her production company, Teravision INC. They divorced in 2009 and 2012; she gave birth to a daughter whose father is Tony Acosta, a Hollywood artist.