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Birth Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Charisma Lee Carpenter was born on July 23, 1970, in Las Vegas, NV to Don and Chris Carpenter. She began studying ballet at five and was a participant in numerous beauty contests. She attended Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High School before her family moved to Mexico when she was 15. While living in Mexico, Carpenter commuted to Bonita High near San Diego, CA before finally graduating from Chula Vista School of Creative and Performing Arts.
By 1991, Carpenter finally used her skills as a one-time high school cheerleader to leave behind a series of mundane jobs to become a member of the pom-pom shaking San Diego Chargers' cheerleading squad. The following year, she upped the ante on her dreams,... Continue Bio >>
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