The following is brief bio of Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model Brooklyn Decker, accompanied by a slideshow of 20 hot photos of Brooklyn Decker. Sports Illustrated has had Brooklyn Decker in its annual swimsuit edition numerous times, and in 2010, Brooklyn Decker was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.
20 Hot photos of Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker was born on April 12, 1987, in Kettering, Ohio. Her family moved to the Charlotte, North Carolina area when Brooklyn was little, and she was raised in North Carolina.
Brooklyn Decker is not named for the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. She is actually named for a horse that a friend of her mother owned. The horse's name was Brooke, and after her mother suggested the name, her father suggested Brooklyn as a more formal version.
Whether that is true or just another horse story, who knows? Would you rather be named after a place or a horse? In any event, Brooklyn Decker does reside in Brooklyn, New York part-time these days.
Brooklyn Decker is not named for the New York City borough of Brooklyn
Brooklyn Decker was discovered as a model when she was a teenager at a Charlotte area shopping mall, and she quickly became the face of prom dress maker Mauri Simone. Brooklyn's career really took off after she moved to New York City in 2005 and auditioned to be a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model.
Appearing in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition for the first time in 2006, Brooklyn Decker appeared in the magazine every year from 2006 to 2011. Brooklyn Decker was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition in 2010.
In addition to being a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, Brooklyn Decker has appeared in Teen Vogue, FHM, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour. Brooklyn has also been a model for Victoria's Secret and The Gap.
In 2011, Brooklyn Decker made her feature film debut in "Just Go With It", alongside of Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Brooklyn admitted she was intimidated by Jennifer Aniston's perfect body, but I'd take Brooklyn any day.
Brooklyn Decker was also in the movie "Battleship", and she was reportedly considered for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", after Megan Fox dropped out of the film series.
An avid sports fan, Brooklyn Decker roots for the Carolina Panthers and the North Carolina Tar Heels. In 2009, Brooklyn Decker married tennis pro Andy Roddick, who won the U.S. Open in 2003.
Hope you enjoy the 20 hot photos of Brooklyn Decker in the slideshow.