Hailed from Monroe, Michigan, the 32-year-old model, Mara Martin has caused a stir on a catwalk at the Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show in the US.
On Sunday, July 15, Martin strutted her stuff while breastfeeding her daughter, Aria who is just 5-month-old. She has been hailed as ‘inspiring’ following her catwalk while carrying her daughter and breastfeeding her. She wrote on Instagram:
“I can’t believe I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day.”
Mara Martin is also the U.S National Volleyball Player and former collegiate athlete. She has been described as “body positive.” We present you every detail that you need to know about Mara Martin wiki facts and bio.
- Full Name: Mara Martin
- Birth Date: April 19, 1986
- Birthplace: Monroe, Mich
- Nationality: American
Mara Martin Engaged, Fiance, and Child
Mara Martin is currently engaged to a man named John Ryan. The duo has been engaged since 2017 but has yet to walk down the aisle.
Still lost for words as to how to describe the most amazing weekend of my life. Feeling so incredibly lucky and thankful to call @ryan.jvan my fiancé!!!!! I will truly never be able to put into words how amazing of a man he is to not just me, but his friends, family, and everyone he meets. Thank you so much Ryan for choosing me to spend your life with… I am forever grateful to call you mine. I love you #engaged #fiance #onestepclosertomakingyouamerican #lifepartners #oabv
Though Martin has yet to get married to her fiance, Ryan, she has already given birth to their first child, a daughter Aria. Her daughter, Aria was the child who she took to the SI Swimsuit show and breastfeed her.
Martin has never gushed about her wedding plans nor has she divulged anything about her engagement. Information about her dating affair with boyfriend-turned-fiance, John Ryan, is also confined. But Martin could have already made her plan on getting married to her fiance. Her fiance reportedly lives in Ontario, Canada.
Mara Martin Bio: Early Life, Career, and Modelling
Martin started playing volleyball when she was in the eighth grade as she used to love sports since her early age. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Central High School where she was an all-star athlete.
During her time in high school, she had been voted All-Region Volleyball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. In 2002, she became a member of the All-State volleyball team for two years. For all four years in high school, she made varsity in sports: track, basketball, and volleyball for which she received 12 varsity letters.
Martin was transferred to the University of Georgia from the University of Michigan where she spent two years, playing volleyball. During her early 20’s, she was in the U.S National Volleyball Team. In basketball and volleyball, she was even presented with MVP honors (2001-2004).
Regarding her modeling career, Martin said that she was discovered and told to find a modeling agency. Hence, she went ahead to give it a try and gained enormous success.
Mara Martin Family, Parents, and Siblings
Martin was born in the year 1986 to her parents John and Gayl Martin. She grew up in a family of five as she has two siblings, an elder sister Schalan and a younger brother named Johnny. Her sister, Schalan is 35 years old and her brother, Johnny is 29.
Martin considers her parents as her role models as they played a vital role in making her what she is today. Her father, John played football for Western Michigan. Her family is mostly Irish.
Other Wiki Facts
- Father: John Martin
- Mother: Gayl Martin
- Brother: Johnny Martin
- Sister: Schalan Martin
- Ethnicity: Irish
Height, Color, Pet Dog
It’s crucial to have a decent height in the modeling career. Well, Martin also stands tall as her height measures 6ft 2in. She has alluring green eyes. Her hair color is light brown.
Martin has a pet dog whose name is Gus. She is very close to Gus who she considers as her “son” and often spends time with him. She has a 37-inch inseam.
More Wiki Facts
- Height: 6ft 2in
- Inseam: 37in
- Pet Dog: Gus
- Eye: Green
- Hair: Light-Brown