Tia Carrere looked incredibly youthful wearing a bikini in a new Instagram photo series shared on Monday as she celebrated her 56th birthday as well as ringing in 2023.
The Wayne’s World vet paused for a photo as she soaked up the sun while enjoying a tropical getaway in the Bahamas for the New Year’s holiday, and also tested out her paddle boarding skills on the shimmering water.
The talented star, who has often flaunted her sense of style and fit frame, spent the weekend with a close friend on the trip.
A stunner: Tia Carrere, 56, looked youthful wearing a black bikini in a new Instagram post she shared on Monday and is known for numerous roles, such as starring in the 1992 film, Wayne’s World
The General Hospital actress flaunted her fit physique by pausing for a quick snap on a ladder before taking a dive into the sparkling water that stretched out behind her.
The beauty donned a black bikini halter top along with matching bottoms as she enjoyed a day under the warm sun.
Her long brunette locks were slicked back into a ponytail, and sported a pair of reflective aviator sunglasses that contained hues of purple and pink on the lens.
Tia’s arms easily rested on the top of the metal ladder as she posed for the camera to capture a few memories during her tropical getaway.
‘#happynewyear #happybirthday to me 🙂 Thank you thank you thank you @spychick and #secretislandlair,’ she penned in the caption, referencing to her friend that also joined in on the festivities, ‘for an epic start to 2023 and the first day of the rest of my life!’
Celebration: The General Hospital actress officially celebrated her 56th birthday on Monday
Ringing in the New Year! Before turning 56, the talented star jumped into the New Year alongside her close friend on a trip to the Bahamas
The Grammy winner also added the hashtag ‘#eleuthera’ to name the island that she had traveled to as a conclusion to her caption.
In another photo that she uploaded, Tia was pictured testing out her paddle boarding skills on the wavy water while wearing a patterned, one-piece swimsuit with a thin, deep V-neck cut.
Her hair was parted to the side, and fell down naturally past her shoulders while holding a large paddle in her hands.
The Relic Hunter star additionally shared a short clip of herself celebrating the moment the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, with fireworks lighting up the night sky above her as she celebrated with her pal.
Tia lastly gave her fans a quick glimpse of her smooth complexion in a selfie video she had taken outdoors amid the lavish vacation.
Picturesque views: Tia shared a selfie video that showcased her smooth complexion as she gave her followers a look at the stunning ocean view sprawled out behind her
Iconic role: Tia is known for various roles, and starred in the 1992 comedy titled, Wayne’s World, alongside Mike Myers and Dana Carvey
The True Lies actress threw on a fashionable straw hat with colorful embellishments strung in the front to partially cover her long locks.
She flashed a quick smile, and then panned the camera away in order to showcase the picturesque, clear ocean view that surrounded her.
Tia leapt into the spotlight when she was cast in the role of Cassandra in the 1992 classic, Wayne’s World, which was based on a Saturday Night Live sketch.
The film also starred Austin Powers alum, Mike Myers, and comedian, Dana Carvey, while following the premise of, ‘Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show,’ according to an IMDB synopsis.
During an interview on the radio show titled, Q With Tom Power last year in August, Tia opened up about celebrating the 30th anniversary of the film and expressed that her role had put her, ‘on the map,’ in the industry.
‘On the map’: During an interview on the radio show titled, Q With Tom Power last year in August, Tia expressed that her role in Wayne’s World had put her, ‘on the map,’ in the industry
Talented: The star explained that her role of Cassandra in Wayne’s World had ‘fit’ her ‘perfectly’; seen in December 2022 in Hollywood
The actress also explained that she didn’t know if Wayne’s World was going to be a hit at the time, ‘but I knew that it was something that fit me perfectly.’ For her role as Cassandra, who was the lead singer and bassist of a band called Crucial Taunt, Tia had to learn Cantonese.
The comedy went on to garner a whopping total of $183.1 million in the box office, as well as receiving critical acclaim. The classic became one of the highest grossing films in 1992.
Tia has been keeping busy, and recently starred in the 2022 comedy Easter Sunday alongside Jo Koy.
She also made a show-stopping appearance wearing a form-fitting, rhinestone embellished black dress while attending the star-studded premiere of Avatar: The Way Of Water last month in December.
Exciting role: For her role as Cassandra in Wayne’s World, who was the lead singer and bassist of a band called Crucial Taunt, Tia had to learn Cantonese for the character