Leyna Bloom is an American actress, model and activist born on April 25, 1990. Leyna is the first transgender woman of color to appear in Vogue India. She became the first transgender woman of color to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Early Life & Career
Leyna Bloom was born on April 25, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
She was born to an African-American father, Aaron Davis Jr. and a Filipino mother who is based in Chicago.
She was raised by her father and grandmother. She grew up in a family of dancers as her grandmother owned a dance studio and her aunt is known for dancing with Sammy Davis Jr. and her cousin Lee Howard was a tap dancer.
She has two half-sisters Julia Davis and Sierra Davis. She also have a half-brother amed Shaun Davis.
Leyna is the first transgender woman of color to appear in Vogue India. She became the first transgender woman of color to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
she was joined by Yumi Nu who was named 2021 Illustrated Swimsuit’s Rookie of the Year as the first Asian curve Sports Illustrated model.
She has featured in campaign for the likes of Gigi Hadid, Soo Joo Park, Stella Maxwell, Yasmin Wijnaldum and was named by Glamour in October 2018, as one of ‘6 Women Who Are Shaping the Future of Fashion’.
Leyna Bloom Surgery
Leyna was a biologically a boy before transitioning which was supported by her family members. Her decision to undergoing gender transformation was met with open hands by her father.
Leyna Bloom is am American actress and model with an estimated net worth of between $1 million-$5 million.