Jordana Brewster was born in Panama in 1980.
She later moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a child. When Brewster was 10, her family moved to New York City, where she took small roles before graduating from Yale University in 2003.
Brewster made recurring appearances in her teens on All My Children and As the World Turns. In 1998, she hit the big screen in The Faculty.
Her breakout performance came in 2001 with the film The Fast and the Furious and then The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.
Brewster dated Mark Wahlberg between 2000 and 2001 and has been linked to Derek Jeter.