Brooklyn Decker – Model & Actress Bio – Age, Height, Net Worth & Husband
Brooklyn Decker or Brooklyn Danielle Decker Roddick happens to be an American actress and model. She was born on the 12th of April, 1987 (Brooklyn Decker Age) and gained popularity for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue that also included the cover of the 2010 issue. Apart from working for Victoria’s Secret for the 2010 “Swim” collection, Decker also got a chance to work on various television shows and sitcoms. She made several guest appearances on numerous shows such as The League, Ugly Betty, Royal Pains, and Chuck.
Early Part of Brooklyn’s Life
Brooklyn Decker was born in the city of Kettering, Ohio. Her mother was Tessa, who was a nurse by profession, and her father was Stephen Decker, who was basically a pacemaker salesman. Brooklyn also has a younger brother named Jordan. Her family shifted to Middletown, Ohio and later to Matthews, North Carolina, which is a suburb of Charlotte. Decker was a teen when she was spotted as a prospective model in a Charlotte shopping mall. She began her modelling career by being the face of Mauri Simone, who is a prominent dress maker. Decker also won the Model of the Year award in the year 2003 at the Connections Model and Talent Convention.
Decker has been seen in several pictorials on numerous popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Glamour, and FHM. She has also modelled for several reputed brands during her career that included The Gap, Victoria’s Secret, and Intimissimi. Apart from modelling, Decker has also appeared in a few music videos for the band 3 Doors Down and Jimmy Buffett. Apart from being a professional model and an actress, Decker is also an avid fan of the Carolina Panthers and North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball.
Within 2 months of shifting her base to New York City in the year 2005, Decker gave an audition for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. She appeared in the same in the year 2006. She featured in the 2007 edition as well and later hosted the behind-the-scenes television special that same year. Decker returned for the third time in a row the following year. She was also chosen as the cover model for the 2010 edition that was shot in the Maldives islands. In the year 2007, Decker enjoyed a recurring feature on the CNN/SI website that was called “She Says, Z Says” with Paul Zimmerman while discussing on NFL football games of the week.
Decker also worked for a specific period in Australia. She joined the cast of Sports New York where she was asked to discuss on the topic of 2010 NCAA basketball tournament. She mad a guest appearance on NBC’s Chuck, where she played the role of a model applying to be a “Buy More Girl”. Decker also made a guest appearance on USA Network’s Royal Pains on the 30th of July, 2009. While Peter Jacobson played the role of Alan, a nebbish husband, Decker played the role of Rachel, who was a swimsuit model. On the 8th of February, 2010 the show Late Show with David Letterman was announced by David and had Decker as the 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model. Decker was reported as saying that her mother cried when she was selected for the cover and she was also quoted as saying that it was “the news of a lifetime”.
The 5th cycle of Germany’s Next Topmodel had Decker as one of the guest judges. She was also considered to play the lead female role in the movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Decker won the “Sexiest Woman Alive” bracket challenge in the year 2010 by Esquire magazine. She was also named as one of the “Breakout Stars to Watch for 2011” by MTV Networks’ NextMovie.
In the year 2011 the movie Battleship was made, which was based on the popular board game by the same name. Decker was chosen to play the female lead in the movie. Her role in the movie was such that she was allowed to spend some time with the Wounded Warriors Project. She also travelled to several medical hospitals in San Antonio and Pearl Harbor and worked with those troops that came back injured from overseas. In the year 2012 a comedy movie by the name What to Expect When You’re Expecting was made that had Decker as a part of the ensemble cast of the movie. The movie was based on a book by the same name. Her role in the movie was that of the wife of a character played by Dennis Quaid.
Decker started dating the popular US tennis played Andy Roddick in the year 2007. They got engaged in the month of March, 2008 and on the 17th of April, 2009 the couple got married. They starting living in Austin, Texas, which is the home town of Brooklyn Decker Husband Roddick. They soon had a son in the month of September, 2015 and a daughter in the month of November, 2017.
Decker has appeared in several movies during her acting career. She played the role of Paris Model in the movie The Devil Wears Prada, Palmer Dodge in the movie Just Go with it, Skyler Cooper in the movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Samantha Shane in Battleship, Candace in the movie Stretch, Lily in the movie Lovesong, Erin in the movie Results, and Laura Leonard in Casual Encounters.
Apart from making guest appearances in some movies and playing lead roles in others, Decker has also appeared on several television shows and sitcoms. She played the role of Rebecca Fellini in Lipshitz Saves the World, Rachel Ryder in Royal Pains, Holly in New Girl, Lexie in Ugly Betty, Gina Gibiatti in The League, Mallory Hanson in Grace and Frankie, and many more.
Decker has witnessed the ups and downs of life and has tasted success after much struggle in her life. She is happily married with Andy Roddick. During her modelling career, Decker was also considered as one of the 55 faces of the future by the Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue in the month of May 2010.
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