Brooklyn Decker is an actress and model of American origin who is best recognized for her appearance in 2010 the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Decker gained another level of fame as the wife of Andy Roddick – a former tennis player. The pretty model was discovered during her teenage years, it was while she was in a shopping mall that a talent scouting agent accosted her. Since then, Decker has posed for top names like Teen Vogue, Victoria’s Secret, Cosmopolitan, FHM, and Glamour.
Her talent does not end with modeling; the Ohio born beauty has graced our screens portraying various roles. Notable among her roles is her portrayal of the character of Mallory Hanson in Grace and Frankie. She has appeared in a handful of television shows as a guest, some of which include The League, Chuck, Royal Pains, and Ugly Betty. After she became established on the small screen, the actress cum model made her big-screen debut in the movie titled Just Go with It, Decker later made two other appearances in Battleship, as well as What to Expect When You’re Expecting.
Who is Brooklyn Decker?
The wife of Andy Roddick was born on the 12th of April, 1987. Her place of birth Kettering, Ohio makes her an American national. Brooklyn Decker’s family members are all engaged in mundane professions with her dad Stephen Decker working as a pacemaker salesman while her mother Tessa Moore earns a living in the health sector as a nurse. Decker is not the only child of her parents; she was raised alongside a younger brother named Jordan Decker.
During her growing up years, the Decker family moved a couple of times, first they relocated to Middletown Ohio before moving on to a suburb of Charlotte known as Matthews, North Carolina.
Brooklyn Decker was at David W. Butler High School where she achieved her high school graduation, she was equally a student at Midlothian High School. Following her high school graduation, the promising model proceeded to the University of Virginia for higher academic studies.
After she was picked up by a scouting agent, Decker started modeling for a prom dressmaker as the face of Mauri Simone. Her distinguishing features which include her lovely smile and beautiful eyes gave her an inroad into promising opportunities that led her to win the Model of the Year award in 2003. The award ceremony which was held at the Connections Model and Talent Convention positioned her for greater things ahead.
Her Marriage To Andy Roddick
Brooklyn Decker on the 17th of April 2009, tied the connubial knot with her soul mate Andy Roddick who is renowned for his prowess in tennis. The duo has started dating in 2007, with their relationship lasting for two years before progressing into marriage. The couple has two handsome sons named Stevie and Hank Roddick to show for their 10 years (and counting) in marriage.
What is She Famous for?
Though she has done some work on both television and the movies, Brooklyn Decker is famous for her work in the fashion industry as a model. Starting off as the face of prom dress maker known as Mauri Simone, the emerging model then moved a notch higher on the ladder to work for big names likes Victoria’s Secret, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan and many more. She was also featured in some music videos for the likes of Jimmy Buffett and the alternative rock band 3 Doors Down.
By 2005, she was already aspiring to work with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition which led her to attend auditions for the job that same year. Before the end of the succeeding year, Brooklyn Decker became part of the Swimsuit Edition, posing for her debut photoshoot with the mag. The magazine must have found her work to be satisfactory as they featured her for the second time in 2007, and still invited her for the 2008 edition. She was finally featured as the magazine’s cover model for their 2010 edition.
Brooklyn Decker’s acting talent manifested later when she appeared in a single episode of Chuck, with Royal Pains and Ugly Betty following in quick successions. The model/actress has since worked on several other productions including Just Go with It which served as her debut on the big screen.