Carmen Electra's Style Transformation

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Carmen arrives at the 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards in high-waisted shorts (very short) and a tight fitting black and white striped top. Carmen's hair on the other hand has some serious volume.
Carmen Electra attends "The Pickle" in a pair of tight black pants and a lace up top.
Carmen Electra attends the Second Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in a revealing metallic floor length gown. Her spaghetti straps can barely keep her inside the dress.
Carmen Electra at the Mann's Chinese Theater is showing off her pouty face in this photo while wearing a tight black skirt and a silver bustier.
Carmen Electra attends the Seventh Annual Billboard Music Awards in a sexy black and white dress with a prominent (and revealing) slit up the side. 
No stranger to showing some skin, Carmen Electra poses outdoors on a red carpet in a long black sheath dress with cutaway sides at the MTV Video Music Awards.
If you've got it, flaunt it. Carmen Electra attends the "Good Burger" Hollywood Premiere in a pale yellow mini skirt and matching cropped top. 
Carmen is shot in the infamous Baywatch bathing suit. Carmen played lifeguard Lani McKensie on the hit television series. 
Carmen Electra during 1998 MTV Rock 'n Jock Football in Los Angeles wearing a pair of high waisted jersey pants and a bikini top.
Actress Carmen Electra attends the "Meet Joe Black" in an all black ensemble perfect for the evening. 
Carmen Electra attends the 26th Annual American Music Awards in a flatter blue halter top dress with sleek, strappy heels. 
Carmen Electra and her husband, Dennis Rodman appear together at a press conference in Beverly Hills. Yes, the two were married and perfect for each other with their ridiculous ensembles.
Carmen arrives at the Internet World Spring 2000 Trade Show in a psychedelic pant suit and a pink cowboy hat with matching trim.
Always ready to show some skin, Carmen reveals part of her abs in this black ensemble at the "MTV Icon: Janet Jackson" premiere. She certainly was channeling Janets killer abs.
Carmen Electra during MTV20: Live and Almost Legal looks barely legal in this revealing bra top and tight yellow pants.
Carmen Electra attends the Entertainment Industry Foundation's First Annual "Love Rocks" Concert in an over-sized brim hat, a leather top and a pair of coffee colored pants.
Carmen Electra arrives at the Teen Choice Awards covered up (for Carmen) in a cute blue dress with a pair of pants underneath. We'd suggest leaving the pants at home!
Carmen Electra during VH1 Big in 2002 Awards arrives in a sheer top and black pants. While we aren't surprised to see the skin, we think Carmen's makeup and hair are perfect and make her look beautiful.
Carmen Electra during Launch Party for Vegas Magazine looks casual in a pair of denim jeans and a pink top.
Carmen Electra is a different looking woman in this photo wearing a polka dot skirt and an adorable baby doll top. This is quite the departure from her normal garb.
Carmen Electra during The 46th Annual Grammy Awards in an all white floor length dress with wavy locks.
Carmen Electra during 2004 VH1 Divas in a beautiful off-white gown with a reasonable (for Carmen) slit. We think the starlett is turning a corner. 
Did we say turning a corner? We spoke too soon. The actress arrives at the Spike TV awards in this sheer black dress. Carmen is leaving little to the imagination.
Carmen Electra during Rockin' the Corps Concert in a cute emerald dress. In this photograph, Carmen is actually singing at the concert.
Carmen Electra visits MTV's TRL in a short yellow dress debuting her new blonde hair (which we love).
Carmen Electra poses for photos at the Ya Ya Fall 2006 show in a pair of jeans and simple black top. Typically, during fashion week, attendee's dress up for the event but Carmen is a "make no apologies" kind of girl and went casual.
Carmen Electra arrives at the Movieline's Hollywood Life 8th Annual Young Hollywood Awards show in a slimming blue halter dress. She looks beautiful.

Carmen Electra arrives to the new NV ad campaign launch in  satin turquoise dress. The dress hugs Carmen's curvy body but the fabric is quite unflattering. 

Carmen Electra signs copies of her new book in a pair of black leggings and an over-sized tank top. We love how she paired the top with a long necklace and strappy heels.
Carmen Electra attend the after-party for Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation in a pair of jeans and a casual t-shirt and jacket. We love this combination! 
All about ruffles, Carmen looks gorgeous in this turquoise ensemble at Cosmo's "Fun Fearless Man of the Year" party.
Carmen Electra arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!"  in a floral mini with her hair long and straight. 
Remember when we said Carmen turned a corner? Well, now she really has started to turn things around! We love Carmen in this chic leather jacket at the premiere of "Rock of Ages" the musical.
Carmen Electra arrives at the premiere of Screen Gems' "Underworld: Awakening" in a beautiful off-white sheath dress with matching clutch. We love how Carmen kept it simple with her hair pulled back in a sleek bun. 
Carmen Electra arrives at Mercedes-Benz presents The Carousel Of Hope in an eye-catching yellow dress with a bright blue clutch. 
Carmen Electra poses in the press room during the 2012 American Country Awards in a stunning and slimming black gown with the perfect amount of skin.
Carmen Electra attends Pamella Roland during Fall 2013 in a gorgeous cobalt blue one-shoulder dress. This is quite a change from her last appearance at a fashion show where she arrived in denim. 
Carmen Electra attends day 3 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in a pair of denim shorts and a chic leather jacket. We love her unique hairstyle: braidson one side and wavy on the other. 
Carmen Electra arrives at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in a beautiful black halter gown with her hair swept to the side. She has never looked better.
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Carmen Electra turns 41 on April 20th and we have got to get her skincare regimen, because the "Baywatch" beauty doesn't look a day over 30!

Believe it or not, Carmen Electra is not her birth name (we know, shocking), it was actually Tara Leigh Patrick. She grew up in Ohio but moved to L.A. to pursue a music career. She signed a record contract with Paisley Park Records in 1991, and its owner, Prince, encouraged her to change her name.

Aside from music, Carmen posed as a model for Playboy several times before replacing Pamela Anderson on "Baywatch" in 1997. Later that year, she was cast as the host of MTV's "Singled Out," but is best known for the headlines she made off the screen. She's had romantic ties to rockers Tommy Lee and Fred Durst, and was married to Dennis Rodman for a brief time.

In 2003, she married Dave Navarro, and co-starred with him on an MTV reality show, "Carmen and Dave: An MTV Love Story." The couple divorced in 2007. Carmen has appeared in numerous movies, namely spoofs such as "Scary Movie," "Meet the Spartans," "Date Movie."

As far as Carmen's style is concerned, it's definitely transformed over the years. What started as tight, skin-baring and short has become a sleeker, more modern and streamlined style. She still manages to show some leg and cleavage here and there, but it's apparent that years in entertainment industry have raised the caliber of her style.

Click through the gallery to see Carmen's style transformation for yourself.
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