Born: December 22, 1978
Birthplace: Lebanon, New Hampshire
Mia Abagale Tallarico (born December 22, 1978), better known as Mia Tyler, is an American actress, model and fashion designer.
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Mia is the daughter of rock singer Steven Tyler of the band Aerosmith and actress Cyrinda Foxe. She was born Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire and raised nearby, primarily by Lake Sunapee. She is the paternal half-sister of actress Liv Tyler (whose mother is model and singer Bebe Buell). In 1979, Steven Tyler wrote a song named after Mia, which was released on the Aerosmith album Night in the Ruts.
Mia's parents divorced in 1987, and by 1990 she and her mother relocated from New Hampshire to New York City. Her mother Cyrinda died in 2002 of a brain tumor (diagnosed in 1997).
At age 17, Tyler appeared as a VJ on the MTV show House of Style. Primarily a plus size fashion model, she has been represented by the modeling agency Wilhelmina Models. She has appeared in such elite magazines as Seventeen, Teen, Teen People, Mode, Us, Jump, YM, Moxie Girl, Vogue and on the cover of Flare. She modeled for H&M, MXM, Pennington's and Lane Bryant. She has also appeared on the runways of New York and Paris.
Tyler launched her own clothing line, Revolution 1228, in February 2009.
In 2005 Tyler was a member of the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club, and featured in Really Rich Real Estate, also on VH1, in 2006. In March 2009, Tyler was a judge on Pretty Wicked, a reality show that airs on the Oxygen network.
She has had a few acting roles, including Marsha in Rush Hour 3, a cameo appearance in O Brother, Where Art Thou, People Are Dead, A Little Bit of Lipstick, and Inheridance.
In 2008, Tyler released her autobiography Creating Myself.
Tyler along with Steven both appeared in the Season 13 episode of Hell's Kitchen as chef's table guests in the red kitchen.
As of 2014, she resides in New York City.