She was born on July 24, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Mary Brophy , an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher.
She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church.
While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the independent film Aloha Summer.
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She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt b.