Jordana was only 15 when her gorgeous fresh face and bright smile won the hearts of Americans from her recurring role as Nikki Munson in the TV soap opera As The World Turns (1956 – 2010). Her big screen debut was in 1998 when she starred in the horror flick The Faculty (1998) but she was only shot to fame after her role as Paul Walker’s sexy girlfriend, Mia Toretto in The Fast and the Furious (2001). She stepped away from the spotlight to study English at Yale and upon graduation; she literally had roles waiting for her to fill.
Date of Birth: April 26, 1980
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Brewster is most famous for her recurring role in the Fast and Furious movie franchise but is also acknowledged for her beauty. She has been consistently ranked as one of the 100 sexiest women in the world by several magazines. Jordana runs a great career and is also successful on the home front. Keep reading to know all the juicy details there is to know about her family background and her life as a dedicated wife and mother.
Kingman Brewster Jr. (paternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: June 17, 1919
Date of Death: November 8, 1988 (aged 69)
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
He was an American educator, diplomat, former Harvard law professor and 17th President of Yale University. He enhanced the quality of Yale’s faculty and added new programs in various fields while he was president. Also during his term at Yale, they enrolled more minority students and began admitting women as undergraduates. He died at 69 of a brain haemorrhage.
Mary Louise Phillips (paternal grandmother)
Date of Birth: August 30, 1920
Date of Death: April 14, 2004 (aged 83)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
She married Kingman in 1942 while he was serving in the armed services and they lived together until he died in 1988. While they were together, they had five children including Alden Brewster.
Maria Joan Brewster (mother)
Year of Birth: 1955
The Brewster family was constantly moving and between the ages of six to ten, they lived in Brazil. Till date, the Dallas (2012 – 2014) actress considers those years a huge part of herself because they were her formative years. She also credits the Brazilian culture as having a big influence in her life.
In 1978, Maria became the only Brazilian to date to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. It is therefore not a mystery where the Brewster daughters get their striking physiques from. The Lethal Weapon (2016 till present) star and her mother co-starred in an advertising campaign in the United States in 2015 and as always, both mother and daughter still share a lovely bond.
Alden Brewster (father)
Date of Birth: December 17
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Alden is an American-born investment banker and is the proud father to both Brewster girls.
Isabella Brewster (younger sister from same parents)
Date of Birth: June 18
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Isabella is the only sibling to the famed actress and she worked as a former Creative Artists Agency Agents. The younger Brewster got married to basketball star Baron Davis in 2014 and they soon became parents to Kingman (born in 2014) and Luke Alden (born on January 10, 2016). In June 2017, after just a few years of being married, Isabella filed for a divorce from her athletic husband, asking for primary physical custody but joint legal custody and reportedly sought spousal support.
Andrew Form (spouse)
Duration of Marriage: May 6, 2007 till present
Date of Birth: February 3, 1972
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
He is an America film producer best known for his works on Friday the 13th (2009), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and a few other movies. Form is also the co-founder of the Platinum Dunes production company along with Michael Bay and Brad Fuller. Brewster met Form in 2005 on the set of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) in which he worked as the producer; they fell in love within a short while and started dating.
By November 4, 2006, both thespians announced their engagement and within less than a year, they were officially married in a private Caribbean wedding. According to The Purge (2013) actress, she finds it so amazing to have a husband in the same business as they both challenge each other and its way easier to understand her when she talks about work. She added that being married to a producer has also pushed her more to consider filmmaking in the nearest future. Andrew and his pretty wife just celebrated a decade together and one of the key tips they shared was constant communication. They talk a lot to each other and also don’t leave their kids out of the necessary family information like when one of them is about to travel for work.
Julian Form-Brewster (son with Andrew Form)
Date of Birth: September 10, 2013
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
The famed Latina pride became a mother for the first time at 33. She had been married for about six years and tried severally to have a child but to no avail so the cute couple opted for gestational surrogacy. Julian arrived in September 2013 and according to Jordana, it was not a choice as to using a surrogate or not; that was the only way for her.
Sometimes the star actress says she feels a little left out when other mums talk about their birth experience and she feels the loss of not having carried her own child but today, she has gotten over it and is super excited to be a mother. She said she kept her circle close so she never really felt judged. Brewster says she reads Brazilian books to her son at dinner time because she wants him to learn Portuguese.
Rowan Form-Brewster (son with Andrew Form)
Date of Birth: June 9, 2016
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Since Julian arrived, Jordana has made known her desire to have more kids. She used to say she was expecting two or three more children because one can never rule out the possibility of having twins. Rowan, also born via surrogacy was not a twin anyways but his parents did not celebrate his arrival any less.
With a successful career and a growing family, the Brazilian-American actress has been so great when it comes to balancing work and family. Being a mother is the most important role she’s ever had and she adds that she loves her sons more than anything in the world. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016 till present) star has to be the best example for them so it pushes her to become a better person each time. She is lucky that she gets to take her kids on set with her so it helps her fare well as a working mum.