Yumi Nu is an American model, singer and songwriter. She is news for being the cover model of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2022. Yumi Nu is also the first Asian plus-size model to appear on the cover. She works for a record label called Dim Mak Records and a modeling agency called Wilhelmina Models and The Society Management. At the same time, she will soon release her second extended play called Hajime in May 2022.
Yumi Nu was born on September 23, 1996 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA to Brent Nu and Kana Grace Nootenboom. She has a younger sister named Natalie Nootenboom. Her parents supported her modeling career. As a toddler, her mother took her to various modeling shoots.
From a young age she was enthusiastic about singing. Yumi completed her high school education at a local school in the United States. The information about her higher education has not yet been shared with the media. She must have received modeling training and completed a singing course. Her style of music was R&B/Soul.
Yumi Nu career
Yumi started her career as a model. At the age of 14, her family moved to Newport Beach, California. Later in 2016 she wrote her first song. Some of the titles of her songs are Gully, Bouquets, Pots and Pans, Illusions, With You With Me, Ghosted, Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie, Careless and Find You.
As a model, she collaborated with various brands and created a plus size clothing line called Blueki. In 2021, she appeared on the cover of Vogue Japan, UK and America. Her music work is available on online streaming platforms such as JioSaavn, Apple Music, YouTube and Spotify.
On February 24, 2022, she released a song titled Sandcastles. She also recently appeared as a cover model in Sports Illustrated’s annual Swimsuit Issue. There were some negative comments about her not looking beautiful and fans cannot tolerate the hate comments. One of the negative comments was made by Dr. Jordan Peterson posted and fans were really unhappy with the comments. She will continue to model and shine more.
Yumi Nu Biography
|Real name||Yumi Nu|
|Date of birth||September 23, 1996|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 years|
|Place of birth||Englewood, NJ, USA|
|profession||Professional Model & Singer|
|University||Arizona State Online School|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 109kg – in pounds – 242 pounds|
Yumi Nu Family
|mother||Kana Grace Nootenboom|
|sister||One (Natalie Nu)|
|Marital status||In relation|
|Who is Yumi Nu’s boyfriend?||Dimitri Dinas|
Yumi is currently in a relationship with Dimitri Dinas, who is a musician like her. He is truly a caring, kind and supportive friend. It appears that they have kept their relationship timeline low key. When she received the news of being on the cover of SI, her boyfriend was stunned too. He was absolutely thrilled and caused a stir at their shoots. They seem really happy and in love.
Yumi Nu Net Worth
Yumi Nu has mainly earned from her modeling career. It makes money by promoting the brand’s advertising and endorsements. In addition, she also has a tendency to sing and could earn money with it. According to sources, her net worth has been estimated at more than $700,000.
Yumi Nu Social media
Yumi is an active user of social media applications such as YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. She enjoys posting content about her shoot, her recording studio and details of her upcoming projects. Yumi Nu has 1.37K subscribers on her YouTube channel. She joined Twitter in 2014 and has more than 7607 followers. On her Instagram account, she has 112K followers and 372 posts.
Facts About Yumi Nu
- She currently resides in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
- Her sister Natalie is also a model.
- She is of Japanese and Dutch descent.
- Her father was IT staff and a musician.
- Her mother Kana was the daughter of the founder of the Benihana restaurant chain named Rocky Aoki.
- She is the niece of Devon Aoki and Steve Aoki.
- At school, she was subjected to biased comments because she was Asian.