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Everything About The Nepo Baby, Devon Aoki

The American actress Devon Aoki has also made a name for herself in the fashion industry. Moreover, she has starred in many famous roles in recent times. You must be familiar with the famous American DJ and music producer Steve Aoki. Well, the actress is one of his relatives. The artist has also collaborated with famous brands.

Some of them are Chanel, Balenciaga, and others. Remember the film about racing and cars that took the then-American film industry by storm? We are talking about Fast & Furious. Let’s take a peek into the actress and get to know more about her.

Who is Devon Aoki?

Devon Aoki is the short for Devon Edwenna Aoki. She was born on August 10, 1982, in New York City. However, she grew up in Malibu, California. Devon attended her high school education from The American School in London. Her father used to be a wrestler in his youth. In addition, he was also a restaurant magnate of Benihana, a chain of Japanese restaurants. Her father’s name is Hiroaki Aoki.

On the other hand, Devon’s mother is Pamela Hilburger, a jewelry designer. Her father is of Japanese descent. Her mother hails from German and English ancestry. It was her godmother who had introduced her to Kate Moss. Additionally, Devon is an aunt to fellow model Yumi Nu.

Some Details Of Her Personal Life

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Devon Aoki tied the knot with James Bailey in 2011. Bailey is a financier and a businessperson. They have one son and three daughters together. Devon soon became a mother. As a result, she decided to retire from acting in 2009. Eventually, she became a full-time mother and attended to her kids.

Furthermore, her daughter, Alessandra, also took part in Guess Kids’ Spring 2018 advertising campaign. Steve is her half-brother in blood relations. Both of them had co-chaired the 2018 Red Cross Gala in San Francisco. The event took place in March 2018.

Devon Aoki’s Career in The Fashion Industry

Devon made her first runway debut in 1997. Moreover, she has worked for renowned bands in the international sphere. Some of those brands are Chanel, Balenciaga, and Comme des Garcons. Moreover, her face became a sensation to the extent that she replaced Naomi Campbell as Versace’s face. Devon has collaborated with brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Kenzo, Hugo Boss, L’Oreal, Lancome and Tiffany & Co.

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She has also worked with designers like Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, and others. Moreover, she has also appeared in international fashion magazines. Some of them are Ocean Drive, Interview, Elle Girl, Russh, 10 Magazine and many others.

Devon Aoki in The Film Industry

Aoki’s career in films dates back to vintage films from the early 21st century. She appeared in 2 Fast 2 Furious as Suki, who drives a pink Honda S2000. Additionally, she has also appeared in D.E.B.S. and Sin City. She took the role of Miho in Sin City. Other films of hers include Dead or Alive, War, Mutant Chronicles, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead.

Initially, she had taken up the role of Tatsu Yamashiro in the third season of Arrow. However, Rila Fukushima eventually replaced her in a conflict dealing with schedule timings. The documentary series, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is based on her brother, Steve. Additionally, she also appeared in Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer.

Her Impact in The Social World

Models.com recognizes her as a significant icon in the film industry. Dominic Cadogan, from Dazed, even termed Devon as a “cult model” in 2027. He also called her “one of the most recognizable alternative faces of the 90s”. Furthermore, Cadogan also referred to her as one of the girls in demand for photographers. Some of them, like Juergen Teller, Ellen von Unwerth and Nick Knight, took a keen interest in her. Devon Aoki has also left a significant impact on the fashion industry.

The French magazine Marie Claire also enlisted her under 15 supermodels of the 2000s who revolutionized fashion. Moreover, I-D magazine also revered her in terms of changing scenarios in the fashion industry. They termed her as “one of those few faces that defined the turn of the millennium”. Additionally, they listed seven iconic Loki outfits that revolutionized fashion.

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Govind Kashyap
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Govind Kashyap is a passionate writer with a keen interest in lifestyle, fashion, and health topics. With a knack for storytelling and attention to detail, Govind brings a unique perspective to every piece of content.

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