Tori Praver

Praver in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Victoria Syde Praver

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 4, 1987

*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Italian, Norwegian, German, Czech/Bohemian, some Dutch

Tori Praver is an American model and swimwear fashion designer. She appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. She is also known as Tori and Tori Praver-Fuller.

Tori was raised in Maui, Hawaii, U.S. She is married to Mark Burnbaum. She has two children with her former husband, surfer, model, photographer, and independent filmmaker Danny Fuller.

Tori’s paternal grandfather was named Edwin Praver (the son of Albert Praver and Eve/Eva). Edwin was born in New York. The name Praver can be traced back to Galicia, now Poland/Ukraine. Albert was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Eva was also born in New York, also to Russian Jews.

Tori’s paternal grandmother was named Joan L. Rauch (the daughter of Benjamin G. Rauch and Syde). Joan was born in New York. Benjamin was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents. Syde was also Jewish, and was born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from New York.

Tori’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Louis “Joe” Boggio (the son of Joseph Boggio and Mary Greene/Green). Tori’s grandfather Joseph was born in Sun Valley, California. Tori’s great-grandfather Joseph was from Turin, Piedmont, Italy, the son of James Boggio and D. Pastors. Mary was born in Arizona, the daughter of Abraham H. Greene and Ella B. Golding.

Tori’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Ann Bergsrud (the daughter of Burton Andrew Bergsrud and Irma Zita Hinker). Burton was born in Iowa, to a Norwegian father, Hans Bergsrud, and to a first-generation American mother, Anna G., whose parents were from Norway. Irma’s father, John Henry Huinker/Hinker, was born in Iowa, of mostly German, and some Dutch, descent, with German roots in North Rhine-Westphalia. Irma’s mother, Tori’s great-great-grandmother Rose, was born in Iowa, to Bohemian parents, Frederick Houdek and Kathryn Houska.

Sources: Origin of Tori’s surname –

Engagement announcement of Tori’s paternal grandparents, Edwin Praver and Joan L. Rauch –

Tori’s paternal grandfather, Edwin Praver, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Tori’s paternal grandmother, Joan L. Rauch, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Tori’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Louis “Joe” Boggio, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Tori’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Louis “Joe” Boggio –

Marriage record of Tori’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Boggio and Mary Greene/Green –

Tori’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Greene/Green, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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