Leyna Bloom is the Model, Actor, Dancer, and Activist, she is the first Black and Asian-American transgender to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model in 2021. Bloom was inspired by Brazil’s Valentina Sampaio, she was the first transgender model to appear in an annual swimsuit. She thanked the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Magazine for the opportunity and expressed her happiness through Instagram and wrote “This is what it looks like to be in full bloom. Thank you @si_swimsuit for allowing me to showcase my heavenly form. My spirit has reached new levels. This moment is bigger than my wildest infinite dreams. At this moment, I am a representation of all the communities I grew from, and all the communities I’m planting seeds in. Thank you to my friend @mj_day and the entire SI team for confirming me. Before my feet even touched the sand, you all wanted to celebrate the temple of my body and the deepest part of my spiritual universe. Your kindness has given me so much hope in the humanity of the entertainment industry. I thank you for that. @yutsai88 my sensei, I appreciate every moment we shared in each swimsuit, capturing moment after moment. You taught me that it’s never too late to learn something new, especially with my artistry. You constantly reminded me that my time is now and I have to represent who I am and where I come from in the world.”
Further added “To my team, I am so lucky to have you all throughout this chapter of my life. @damianbao @joshrotten and @kyledean I love you and thank you for never giving up on me, for fighting for me, and most importantly, for pushing me to be the greatest human being I can possibly be, in every moment in my life. Your expertise allows me to grow more every day in my personal and professional life. Lastly, I want to say a huge thank you to my mentor and friend/Aunty @modelthaddeus. You were the first person I called when I got the news that I would be in Sports Illustrated. You have been by my side every step of the way. Reminding me constantly that I have worked extremely hard for this moment and I am representing my community, which is the highest form of respect. Your coaching, conversation, and training have changed my life in so many ways. I’m so lucky to have you in my life and you are definitely one of the most intelligent humans I’ve ever met. Thank you for sharing this journey with me. We have so much work to do, cause a new journey has just begun.”
27 years old
5 feet 10 inches tall
$5 Million USD
Leyna Bloom is the Model, Actor, Dancer, and Activist. In March 2021, she was the first Black and Asian-American transgender to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model. She holds around 255k followers on her Instagram account. In May 2019, she was the first woman transgender to appear in Vogue India. In a major film festival, her debut movie “Port Authority” at Cannes Film Festival was featured and she is the first trans woman to take part in the leading role. At the age of 14, she appeared in American Ballet Theatre, sharing the stage with Misty Copeland, and from the Chicago Academy of Arts, she receives a full dance scholarship. This is the not first Bloom appearance on a magazine cover. In 2014, she appeared on a C☆NDY Magazine cover. On April 9th, 2018, on Twitter, she launched a campaign and asked other trans women to join the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, this campaign gained international attention. She was also the cast of H&M one of the world’s biggest fashion retailers. In 2018, Bloom was one among “6 Women Who Are Shaping the Future of Fashion”. In March 2019, at the Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya fashion show, she was the first trans woman to walk at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2019.
How old is Leyna Bloom? She was born in 1994, in Chicago, U.S.A now her age is 27. Bloom’s father’s name is Arron C Davis who serves as a Teacher, he was very much supportive of his daughter’s transition. Her mother’s name is Filipino. Bloom was raised by her grandparents, father, and by her Aunt. She has half-siblings, named Sierra Davis (Half-Sister) Julia Davis (Half-Sister) and Shaun Davis (Half –Brother). On Dec 27th, 2020, she shared a picture of her father and captioned it “He is more beautiful than the beach, the sand and the sun and the stars, he is my father”.
Bloom is currently said to be single and she always tried to keep her love life private. She is extremely career orientated. However, we will keep you posted if we get to know any information regarding her relationship status.
The estimated net worth of Leyna bloom is $5 Million USD.
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