Buxom, shapely, and luscious 5'4" brunette stunner Tia Bella was born Christina Smith on December 25, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. She's of mixed Greek and Spanish descent. The striking olive-skinned beauty started working as an exotic dancer in order to earn extra money while attending Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. After earning a Bachelor's Degree in history from Rowan University, Bella went to Southern California for a vacation. While staying in Los Angeles Tia decided to sign up with the top adult film company Vivid in September, 1997 and performed exclusively in a handful of explicit hardcore movies for Vivid until her retirement from the adult film industry the following year. Bella enjoys the outdoors, hiking, horseback riding, cooking, skiing, dancing, and going to the beach. Moreover, Tia has also spent time educating the public on the overpopulation of animals.