Omahyra Mota

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name = Omahyra Mota



birthname = Omahyra Mota García
birthdate = birth date and age|1984|11|30
birthplace = Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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height = 5'9"
haircolor = Black
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measurements = 33-25-35
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Omahyra Mota (born Omahyra Mota García; November 30, 1984) is a Dominican model and actress. She made a name for herself in the fashion industry as a chic punk model.

Biography

Mota was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic but moved to New York at the age of 10 with her mother, grandmother, two sisters and brother, as her mother wanted her to have a better life and study at better schools.Her mother also believed she would one day become a model and constantly urged her to send photos of herself to modelling agencies and told her every day that someday she'd be famous. She was first discovered by Boss Models at the age of 16 and has since made quite an impact on the world of modeling.

She attended John Bowne High School for at least one year. She had also formed a punk band called O.M.I. along with fellow models Mayana Moura and Isabel Ibsen which was subsequently broken up when Mayana went to Brazil to study. Her sister Patricia Mota is an actress who starred in G.I.Jesus, a Carl Colpaert film which took the Grand Jury Award at Cinevegas 06.

As a model

Mota has modeled for designers such as Bill Blass, Alexander McQueen, Cynthia Steffe, Fendi, Nina Ricci, Sean John, Baby Phat, Heatherette, Jean Paul Gaultier, Roca Wear, Samantha Treacy, and Jay McCarroll and has also taken part in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show of 2001. Also, she was flown in especially by Gwen Stefani for L.A.M.B.'s show during New York's 2005 Fashion Week.

She has also worked with Terry Richardson. She is known for modeling both men's and women's clothing.

Mota was voted one of "People" magazine's 50 most beautiful people in 2001.

As an actress

Mota has had small acting roles in a few films, making her acting debut in Brett Ratner's "After the Sunset" and then appearing in "State Property 2" in 2004. Recently, Mota has attracted some attention by landing the role of Arclight in the "X-Men" movie, "".

On a personal note, and as of 2004, she dated model Boyd Holbrook; the couple recently split, but the two have been in editorials together.

Filmography

* "" ... as Arclight
* "State Property 2" ... as Loco's Mother
* "After the Sunset" ... as Moore's Girl

Mota also appeared in Jay-Z's "Change Clothes" music video.

External links

*fashionmodel|id=Omahyra_Mota|name=Omahyra Mota
*imdb|id=1082020|name=Omahyra Mota


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