Jordana Brewster is a Panamanian-born, Brazilian-American actress and model who has a net worth of $20 million. Jordana Brewster best known for her role as Mia Toretto in the popular “Fast & Furious” action film franchise. She has also had notable roles on television in such series as “As the World Turns,” “American Crime Story,” “Lethal Weapon,” and the TNT reboot of “Dallas.” Brewster’s other credits include the films “D.E.B.S.,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning,” and “Random Acts of Violence.”
Jordana Brewster was born on April 26th, 1980 in Panama City, Panama. Her mother, Maria João, was a Brazilian swimsuit model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine in 1978. She appeared with her daughter in an ad campaign in 2015 and resides in New York City. Her father is an American investment banker. Her family moved to Manhattan when she was ten, and she began attending the prestigious Professional Children’s School. She made her acting debut when she was fifteen years old with a role in the daytime soap opera “All My Children.”
That same year she was cast for the role of rebellious teenager Nikki Munson in another daytime soap opera show “As the World Turns.” She played the role of Munson from 1995 to 2001, and in 1997, she was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for her performance in the series. She made her film debut in 1998 with a leading role in the science fiction horror film “The Faculty,” which also featured Elijah Wood and Josh Hartnett. The following year, she starred alongside Julia Stiles and Josh Hamilton in the NBC television miniseries “The 60s.” Brewster attended college at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she earned a B.A. in English.