Jordana Brewster, born on 26th April 1980 in Panama City, Panama, has been a U.S. model and actress. She has been active since 1995 when she first appeared in the TV show All My Children. Next, she appeared in a recurring role of the character Nikki Munson in the show As the World Turns for which she had been nominated for Outstanding Teen Performer in the Soap Opera Digest Award 1997. She also acted in films, and her first film had been The Faculty in 1998. However, the real breakthrough for her came when she played a role in The Fast And Furious in 2001 and its sequels thereafter.
Jordana Brewster comes from a well-known family. She was born to mother Maria Joao, a Brazilian swimsuit model, and father, Alden Brewster, an Investment Banker of the U.S. Her grandfather, Kingman Brewster, had been the President of the Yale University from 1963 to 1977, and also, the U.S. ambassador to the U.K. from 1977 to 1981.
She came to London from Panama at the age of two months. It was in London that her sister’s birth took place. She spent six years in London, and then moved to Rio de Janeiro, the native place of her mother. There she studied Portuguese which she speaks fluently. She was in Brazil for four years, and then settled in Manhattan, New York City. It was here that she joined Convent of the Sacred Heart, and did her graduation from Professional Children’s School. She did her B.A. in English from Yale University in 2003.
She got engaged to Andrew Form on 4th November 2006, and married him on 6th May 2007. Her marriage was a private affair solemnized in the Bahamas. They have been blessed with two sons namely Rowan Brewster-Form and Julian Form-Brewster. Before she married Andrew Form, she dated a few persons namely U.S. actor, Mark Wahlberg, Television host Jimmy Fallon, and Derek Jeter, a baseball player. However, she is leading a happy married life with her husband and children, and has not divorced her husband as yet.
Jordana Brewster started her career by first appearing in daytime Soap Operas, and once appeared on All My Children as Anita Santos. She acted altogether in 104 episodes of Soap Operas between the years 1995 and 2001. She got the nomination for Outstanding Teen Performer at the Soap Opera Digest Awards 1997, and it added to her name and fame at an early age. Her first film had been The Faculty (1998) which had mixed reviews, but at the box-office it earned $40 million in North America.
In 2001, she acted in the drama entitled The Invisible Circus in which she played the part of a teenage girl. It was the film The Fast and the Furious which gave her the real breakthrough. She acted in this film, and its sequels. She acted in several other films from 2001 to 2016. As per her biography, her net worth is estimated at $22 million.
Last Modified: 18 Aug, 2018