Tara Deleon was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Being raised in a Catholic home, Tara attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA where she discovered an undeniable urge and passion for music, the stage, and camera. She began training with well-known singer and performer of the Philippines, Louie Reyes of The New Minstrels and started her modeling career shooting for various photographers throughout Los Angeles.
Upon graduating from high school, Tara began attending California State University of Northridge to pursue a degree in Political Science, where she also continued to perform in various music showcases, original plays, and dance performances. While at CSUN, Tara continued to train with Louie Reyes, and got involved with the Filipino performers community and started to perform for various charity events such as Handog sa Bayan to help raise money for the typhoon victims of the Philippines. After two years at CSUN, Tara decided to pursue her acting, singing and modeling career and moved to New York City.
Since her move to New York City, Tara has received numerous featured roles on hit TV shows such as Stalked on Discovery ID, White Collar & Royal Pains on USA, I Just Want My Pants Back on MTV & GirlHattan on KarmaloopTV.com. Tara was also a CollegeHumorHottie for CollegeHumor.com in 2010. Tara has also dabbled in the poker world as a player and community member, and currently works in the poker industry as the Member Services Director for a poker company, Action Finder.