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Brooklyn Decker Biography

Birth Name:
Brooklyn Danielle Decker
Birth Place:
Kettering, Ohio, United States
Model, actor

Fast Facts

  • Wasn't named after the New York City borough, but rather after a horse that belonged to her mother's friend
  • Neither of her parents had been to NYC prior to her birth
  • Was discovered at 16 in a shopping mall and began her career modeling prom dresses
  • Used the money from her first runway job to buy her junior-prom dress
  • Had Elton John perform at her wedding to tennis pro Andy Roddick
  • Had modeled for Sports Illustrated for five years before making the cover of their swimsuit edition in 2010
  • Studied acting while traveling for her modeling career and had her first major film role in the 2011 Adam Sandler comedy Just Go With It