Jasmine Tookes

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Jasmine Tookes
Jasmine Tookes at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (cropped).jpg
Born (1991-01-26) January 26, 1991 (age 31)
Years active2010–present
Modeling information
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Hair colorDark brown
Eye colorBrown
AgencyThe Lions

Jasmine Tookes (born February 1, 1991) is an American model.[2]

Tookes was born and raised in Huntington Beach, California.[3] She did gymnastics for ten years and was active in volleyball and softball before she became a model at about the age of 15.[3] Her mother is a celebrity fashion stylist.[3] Tookes was discovered at one of her mother's showroom appointments.[3]

Tookes in 2013

Tookes is of mixed ancestry. African, West Indian and her maternal grandmother is Caucasian.[4] She is in a relationship with fellow Calvin Klein model Tobias Sorensen.[5]

Tookes' first commercial ad campaigns were in 2010 for ugg boots and Gap.[3] Before breaking out on the international scene, she booked a Spring 2011 DKNY campaign and a layout in Vogue Italia.[3]

In 2015, she became a Victoria's Secret Angel.[6]

In September 2020, Tookes announced her engagement to her boyfriend of four years Juan David Borrero, director of international markets of Snap Inc[7] and son of doctor Alfredo Borrero Vega,[8] Vice President-elect of Ecuador.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jasmine Tookes". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
  2. http://www.vogue.it/en/vogue-black/new-faces/2013/02/jasmine-tookes[permanent dead link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Lim, James (2011-12-29). "Meet the new girl: Jasmine Tookes believes in humility". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2012-12-05.
  4. "Meet the New Girl: Jasmine Tookes believes in humility". The Cut. Retrieved 2015-05-20.
  5. Cardellino, Carly (2015-09-23). "This real-life couple gets paid to cuddle: Jasmine Tookes and Tobias Sorensen have a romance more swoon-y than the movies". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  6. Toomey, Alyssa (2015-04-28). "News/ Heavenly News! 2015 Victoria's Secret Angels announced: Martha Hunt, Stella Maxwell and More!". E! News. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  7. Macon, Alexandra (September 24, 2020). "Jasmine Tookes Is Engaged". Vogue.com. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  8. https://twitter.com/ABorreroVega/status/1358479753179766789
  9. El Universo, Redaccion (19 December 2020). "Alfredo Borrero: Eliminar tabla de consumo de drogas será un eje prioritario" (in Spanish). El Universo. Retrieved 13 April 2021.