Meet Jarah Mariano, an American swimsuit model of Chinese descent who is a Sports Illustrated model and has been featured in the SI Swimsuit Edition 2009. See photos, video and a biography of Jarah Mariano here.
Jarah is one of the emerging models and holds a bright prospect in the future. She was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition for the second year in a row. She was seen posing for the photogs during the recent SI party at LAX nightclub in Las Vegas.
“It’s like my traditional roots, but a little naughty,” says Jarah Mariano on her Sports Illustrated photo shoot.
You can see the photo shoot pictures here.
As a biography, Jarah Mariano was born on November 23, 1984 in Lihue, Hawaii so her is 24. She relocated to California with her family at the age of 4 and was discovered by a Santa Monica scout when she was 15. She then moved to New York and attended Pace University where she graduated in a degree in Speech Communications. Her measurements are 34-24-35.
Mariano has modeled for Victoria’s Secret, MAC, Armani Exchange, Sephora, Roxy Quiksilver, Rock and Republic, Redken, H&M, and Avon. Among a variety of magazines, she graced the 5th anniversary cover of Complex magazine in April 2007. She has also appeared in two of the Abercrombie & Fitch campaigns. Mariano came to the international spotlight when she was featured for the first time in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2008.
In media, she appeared in Jay Z music video Show Me What You Got. Mariano is represented by model agency IMG.