Born July 1, 1967 in British Columbia, Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, glamour model, producer, author, activist and former showgirl who earned approximately $300,000 per episode for her performances in Baywatch and has an estimated net worth is $5 million. She was born in Ladysmith, British Columbia and came from a family with Finnish and Russian decent. After graduating from École Highland Secondary School in 1985, she moved to Vancouver and worked as a fitness instructor. Anderson secured her first modeling contract in 1989 from Labatt Beer, a Canadian company. It was around that same time she elected to become a Playboy Playmate, which was a move that gave impetus to her career. Anderson has also had several high-profile relationships involving musicians like Tommy Lee and Kid Rock, amongst others. She made a sex tape with then-husband Tommy Lee that is now infamous in pop culture. Anderson has appeared on a number of other television programs in addition to Baywatch and she became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 2004. Pamela Anderson actively supports PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and is a vegetarian. She continues to work in TV and film appearing in ABC's Dancing With the Stars, and most recently made headlines for posing nude at age 46 in a French magazine called, Purple.