Devon Aoki

Devon Edwenna Aoki is an actress and fashion model. Aokiโ€™s film roles include supporting roles in 2 Fast 2 Furious and Sin City and lead roles in DOA: Dead or Alive and Mutant Chronicles.
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Devon Aoki is an American actress and model known for her work in the fashion industry and her appearances in films. Here is some information about her background and career:

  1. Early Life: Devon Edwenna Aoki was born on August 10, 1982, in New York City, USA. She is of Japanese and German ancestry.
  2. Modeling Career: Devon Aoki began her modeling career at a young age. She quickly gained recognition and became a popular model in the fashion world. She has appeared in numerous fashion campaigns and walked the runway for major designers.
  3. Film Career: Aoki transitioned from modeling to acting and made her film debut in the action-comedy โ€œ2 Fast 2 Furiousโ€ (2003). She played the character Suki, a street racer.
  4. Notable Films: Some of her other notable film roles include appearances in โ€œSin Cityโ€ (2005), โ€œDOA: Dead or Aliveโ€ (2006), and โ€œMutant Chroniclesโ€ (2008).
  5. Family Ties: Devon Aoki comes from a family with connections to the entertainment industry. Her father, Hiroaki Aoki, was a former Olympic wrestler and the founder of the Benihana restaurant chain. Her half-brother, Steve Aoki, is a well-known DJ and music producer.
  6. Personal Life: Aoki has had a relatively private personal life. She married James Bailey in 2011, and the couple has children together.
  7. Retirement: After taking a hiatus from modeling and acting to focus on her family, Aoki returned to the fashion industry in 2017 when she signed with a modeling agency.

Devon Aokiโ€™s unique look and successful modeling career helped her transition into acting, where she has appeared in a variety of roles. Her continued involvement in the fashion industry and her familyโ€™s influence in entertainment have contributed to her enduring presence in both fields.