Birth Name: Jarah-Evelyn Makalapua Mariano
Place of Birth: Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 23, 1984
*father – Native Hawaiian, possibly other
*mother – Korean
Jarah Mariano is an American model. She has modeled in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions and for Victoria’s Secret.
She was born in Kauai, Hawaii, and moved to Mission Viejo, California, at a young age. She has stated:
My mom is of Korean descent, but born & raised in Hawai’i. My father’s from Hawai’i as well, his mother is Native Hawaiian & we don’t know who his father is. He was adopted by the Mariano family, which is where my last name comes from.
Some websites suggest that she has Chinese ancestry.