Chances are that by the time you saw model-turned-actress Devon Aoki step behind the wheel in 2 Fast 2 Furious you were already asking yourself, "where have I seen that face before? A seemingly ubiquitous presence in the world of modeling in the millennial changeover, Aoki has since gone on to craft an impressive career onscreen as well thanks to roles in such high-profile Hollywood features as the aforementioned Fast and the Furious sequel, the high-school secret agent comedy D. It was shortly after their return to New York that Aoki was spotted by a photographer while attending a Rancid concert, and following a move to London shortly thereafter, Aoki's modeling career skyrocketed.
Watch the trailer. Looking for something to watch? Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Sign In. Devon Aoki Actress. Down this week. Born in New York but raised in California, Devon Aoki is no stranger to the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Her father is former Olympic wrestler and Benihana restaurant magnate Rocky Aoki and her mother is Pamela Hilburger, a jewelry designer. Devon is of Japanese from her father and German and English from her mother ancestry.
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Devon Edwenna Aoki born August 10,  is an American actress and fashion model. She is now widely considered an icon in the fashion industry. Aoki was born in in New York City.
The fashion and entertainment industries in the early aughts would not have been the same without Devon Aoki. While Aoki has lately been living a quieter life as she focuses on raising a family, she has remained in elite circles through hanging out with DJ brother Steve, appearing in music videos for Fergie and the Killers, and walking recent shows for Jeremy Scott and Moschino. In honor of the cult icon's birthday, CR remembers her days spent on the fashion circuit. At the start of her runway career, Aoki looked punk chic with spiky, pink hair and a soft skirt set, foreshadowing a solid place as a representative of Karl Lagerfeld 's early aughts creations. This streetwear-chic, hooded gown would look right at home in a collection. The next season, Aoki fit Lagerfeld's couture bride vision again, but this time, the dress embodied more traditional elegance with a giant train and lots of feathers. For ready-to-wear, the French house decided to show in Tokyo, so as one of their favorite Japanese women, the model walked down the runway with a traditional parasol. A furry skirt and giant winter coat completed the look.