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|With a starring role as one of the beautiful spokes models on the primetime and daytime versions of NBC’s Deal or No Deal, Patricia Kara has been afforded the notoriety and popularity that comes with being on two hit television shows. Her selection, along with her costars, as one of People’s “100 Most Beautiful People” and her starring role in Trace Adkins’ new hit country music video “Marry for Money” have increased her visibility, but ultimately, it is her multifaceted approach, hard work, and dedication to the entertainment industry that will keep fans tuning in to her career for many years to come.|
In addition to Deal or No Deal, Patricia Kara (aka Trisha Kara) has worked as a special correspondent on Extra, Fox Movie Channel and CelebTV. Some of her other appearances include: the TV Guide Channel, the red carpet at the Catherine Zeta-Jones Benefit for the Motion Picture and Television Fund, E! Entertainment’s Wild On: Kentucky Derby, and the U.S. Surf Open. Proform Core Master and AbCoaster also utilized Patricia’s hosting skills in their nationally televised advertisements.
Theatrically, Patricia appeared in the short film Two-Eleven, which has been in several prestigious film festivals since its release. She has also guest starred in hit shows such as Days of Our Lives, NBC’s Las Vegas, All of Us, Passions, Mad TV, and The Young and the Restless. She has appeared in commercials for companies like Coors Light, Old Navy, Bally’s Fitness, Kohl’s, Ericsson Mobile and V8.
Patricia’s portfolio includes print ads for: AT&T, Suave, Swiffer, Venus Swimwear, 24-Hr Fitness, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Disney, Reebok, and Snickers. Her images have adorned the covers and pages of Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Shape, Fitness Magazine, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, Day Spa, Women’s Fitness, Muscle and Fitness, Fitness RX, Let’s Live, Stuff, Maxim, and the book Sculpting Her Body Perfect.
Charitably, Patricia has been involved with the Trinity Children’s Foundation, Make a Wish Foundation, the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation, the Salvation Army, the American Heart Association, Read Across America, Women for Women International, and the Tiger Woods Foundation.
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Patricia’s attraction to the entertainment industry began when she was a teenager. Since then, her career has allowed her to live and travel all over the world. Besides visiting family and her native Greece, Patricia uses her time away from work and charity to expand her horizons. The performing arts, outdoor action sports, world travel, photography, and exercise are just a few of the additional interests that round out this free-spirited beauty.