Devon Aoki (full name Devon Edwenna Aoki) was born on August 10, 1982 in New York
, United States. She is a Japanese American supermodel and actress.
Biography and Career :
She was born in New York but raised in California. Her father is former Olympic wrestler and Benihana Steakhouse magnate Rocky Aoki, and her mother is Pamela Hilburger, a jewelry designer.
She started modeling when she was 13, the same year her godmother introduced her to modeling legend Kate Moss
. Devon Aoki is now the face of Lancome and is one of the top earners at her agency, Women.
She has appeared in the movies 2 Fast 2 Furious, D.E.B.S., and Sin City, as well
as in numerous magazines. Devon Aoki has modelled for the fashion houses Lancome, Chanel, and Versace.
She is known as the world's shortest supermodel. She worked for the following agencies :
- 1 Model Mgnt. New York (owned by her mother);
- d-Management Milan
- City Paris
Earlier in her career Aoki made a cameo appearance in Duran Duran's music video Electric Barbarella and, later, in Ludacris's Act a Fool. Music from this video was featured in the soundtrack of 2 Fast 2 Furious, which Ludacris and Aoki both appeared in.
- She did not have her driver's license prior to filming 2 Fast 2 Furious and had to learn to drive during filming.
- She has an older sister & a younger brother.
- Her parents are Pamela Hilburger & Rocky Aoki (divorced).
- She won the role of a street racer in 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) but, as it turned out, she didn't know how to drive. She had to be taught by professional stunt racers.
- In Paris in 2003, during fashion week, she and May Andersen were attacked by a man who sprayed them in the face with tear gas.
- Her brother is DJ Steve Aoki Kid Millionaire and also owns and operates Dim Mak records.
- Her measurements are : Bust: 81 cm ; Waist: 59 cm ; Hips: 84 cm.
- "It's difficult to see yourself up on screen without being a critic."
- "I think if there ever was any point that I felt that I was neglecting school in any way, ... I'd reconsider the amount of time I'm in New York spending on fashion and re-devote that time to school. I want to graduate from my high school as a good student, rather than a good model."
- Sin City 2 (2007)
- The Mutant Chronicles (2007)
- Rogue (2007)
- DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
- Sin City (2005)
- D.E.B.S. (2004)
- 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
- Death of a Dynasty (2003).
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