Devon Aoki – Biography, Kids, Husband, Parents, Height, Age

Devon Aoki is famous for being an American fashion model and actress. Her modeling career took off when she debuted at the 1997 Autumn/Winter Fashion Week for Ready to Wear. Her face and talent were so striking that Versace selected her to replace Naomi Campbell as the face of the brand when she was only 16.

Lady Aoki has also dabbled into acting, managing to carve out some success for herself in Hollywood. Some of her most popular movie credits include 2 Fast 2 Furious, Dead or Alive, War and Mutant Chronicles, and Sin City.

Devon Aoki’s Biography (Age)

The top model was born Devon Edwenna Aoki in New York on August 10, 1982, to a Japanese father and a mother of German and English descent. Devon was raised in London for most of her young life, along with her siblings and half-siblings, and attended The American School and St John’s Wood, London, England.

Devon began modeling at age 13 after her godmother introduced her to the iconic model, Kate Moss. After making her runway debut in 1997, she went on to walk for famous brands like Balenciaga, Chanel, Comme des Garçons, Marc Jacobs, Baby Phat, and one year later, became the face of Versace. She has also featured in ads and campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Hugo Boss, Lancome, Tiffany & Co, and L’Oreal. The outstanding model has had the rare honor of gracing the covers of top-level magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Nylon, 10 Magazine Australia, and Numéro Tokyo.

This fashion icon broke into Hollywood with her 2003 appearance in the comedy movie, Death of a Dynasty. Afterward, she went on to score roles in Sin City, 2 Fast 2 Furious, D.E.B.S, and Dead or Alive. She was cast to play the character of Tatsu Yamashita in the third season of Arrow, but due to a scheduling issue, the role was eventually played by Rita Fukushima.

In 2007, Devon Aoki collaborated with Levi to design a line of jeans called +D for the Asian market. She took a hiatus from runway modeling until she returned in 2017 to strut for Moschino, and also feature in campaigns for Hugo Boss, and Sephora X Moschino. Devon’s resume kept growing in 2018. She added Jeremy Scott to her runway portfolio, shot an editorial for USA’s Vogue, and did an ad campaign for the perfume side of Moschino’s brand. By most standards, she has attained the top model status and is considered an icon as far as the fashion industry is concerned.

The model cum actress is estimated to have a net worth of around $2 million, most of which was accumulated from her acting and modeling activities.

Devon Aoki Kids, Husband, and Parents

James Bailey and Devon Aoki
James Bailey and Devon Aoki: Image Source

Devon Aoki is not a single woman, in fact, she has had a spectacular array of suitors including Damon Dash, Rick Salomon, Lenny Kravitz, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. However, none of those romantic dalliances worked out. The gorgeous model married her then-boyfriend, James Bailey, a financier in 2011. The two have three children, a boy named James Hunter, and two daughters named Alessandra Linville and Eleanor Talitha. Her daughter, Alessandra seems to be following in her modeling footsteps, the little girl featured in Guess Kids spring 2018 fashion campaign.

Her own fame aside, Devon is very popular for being the daughter of Rocky Aoki – an iconic wrestler and restauranteur behind the famous Benihana chain, an authentic Japanese cuisine restaurant. Devon’s mother Pamela Hilburger is an artist and jewelry designer.

Devon’s family hasn’t always been a wealthy one. Her father was an immigrant who moved to America on a wrestling scholarship. He held a number of odd jobs while trying to make his way through college. He used the money he saved from his ice cream truck business to open the first Benihana restaurant, a name he derived from the Japanese word for safflower. Eventually, after many months of barely breaking even, Benihana began to rise, becoming the most famous Jap restaurant in the world, with 116 franchises across the globe.

Rocky fathered seven children in his lifetime, mostly with different women.

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Height and Body Measurements

As you can imagine, Devon has the body of a goddess. Her skin, figure, and face are flawless. For a fashion model, Devon Aoki is not very tall. She stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs a petite 50 kg. While her face is framed by beautiful light brown hair, and piercing hazel eyes; her body measurements are 33, 23, and 34 inches for bust, waist, and hips, respectively.


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