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Yumi Nu Bio, Educational Background, Boyfriend, Physical Attributes, Career, Net Worth

Yumi Nu Bio, Educational Background, Boyfriend, Physical Attributes, Career, Net Worth

Yumi Nu is a trailblazing American model and singer-songwriter who made history in 2022 as the first plus-size model of Asian descent to grace the cover of the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. With her groundbreaking achievement, Yumi Nu has shattered stereotypes and challenged traditional beauty standards, paving the way for greater inclusivity in the fashion industry, as a plus-sized woman and also a woman of Asian descent. She is currently being managed by the Society Management in New York City and Wilhelmina International models in Los Angeles  

 In this article, we will delve into Yumi Nu’s remarkable journey, exploring her rise to prominence and the impact she has made on the world of modeling. Join us as we celebrate this extraordinary talent and discover how she is redefining beauty, one milestone at a time.

Yumi Nu Bio.

Yumi Nootenboom who is known professionally as Yumi Nu, born on September 23, 1996 is an American model, entrepreneur and singer-songwriter who is hails from Englewood, a city in the Bergen County of New Jersey but currently resides in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. She is currently 27 years old and bears the Libra Zodiac sign, a contributing factor to her artistic and charming personality.  Her family relocated to Maryland when she was just 7 years old. She revealed that she was subjected to racism a lot in school and was bullied whilst in Maryland. Her family later relocated to Newport Beach, California when she was 14 years old. She gained the passion for modeling as her mother was a model who usually brought her along to her photo-shoots. She gained massive recognition in 2022 after she was featured on the cover of the iconic sports illustrated swimsuit issue, making her the first woman of Asian descent to attain such a feat. She has also appeared on the cover of magazines such as Vogue. She is of half-Japanese and half-Dutch descent and she is the granddaughter of the famous restaurateur and founder of the Benihana restaurant chain, Rocky Aoki. She is also a singer who has released songs such as “Gully”, “Bouquet” among others. Her success in modelling has left her with many adorers and her Instagram account shows for it. She has a massive 147,000 followers on her Instagram. She is also an entrepreneur who runs a clothing line for plus-size women by the name of “Blueki”. She is also an avid advocate for the “StopAsianHate” campaign. She is currently under the management of The Society Management and Wilhelmina Models agencies which are based in New York City and Los Angeles respectively. She is a devout follower of the Christian religion and even lamented on her break from the church.

Educational Background.

She moved around a lot during her childhood and as such attended a host of schools in different cities. She however had her high school education in a local high school in Newport Beach, California.

Parents & Siblings.

She was born to Brent Nootenboom and Kana Grace Noontenboom. Her father is a guitarist and painter whereas her mother is a model and an entrepreneur. Her father is of Dutch descent whereas her mother, who is the daughter of famous American-Japanese restaurateur, Rocky Aoki, is of Japanese descent. She has a younger sister by the name of Natalie Noontenboom who is also a model.


She is a very beautiful damsel whom many admire and would love to be in a relationship with but the lucky guy is Dimitri Dinas, a zoo-keeper at MUK-posh. The couple have reportedly been together since 2020. The couple often share pictures of themselves hugging each other on their Instagram.

Yumi and her boyfriend, Dimitri Dinas.

Physical Features.

She is a stunning and beautiful woman who stands at a stunning height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 centimetres tall) and has a body weight of 110 kilograms (242 pounds). Her height and weight account for her having a very voluptuous body. She has luscious brown hair and mesmerizing brown eyes which adds to her allure.


She developed the passion for modeling at an early age as her mother, who was a model, usually took her to her modeling photo-shoots. However, she took the first step in her professional career in 2010. She also developed a passion for songwriting in 2009 when she was 12 years old and wrote her first song in 2013 at the age of 16. In 2019, she released her first EP “Ego Boost”. She is currently signed to Dim Mak records, a label owned by her uncle Steve Aoki.

She is the proud founder of Blueki, a clothing line that serves the interests of plus-size women. She made a name for herself in 2022 when she appeared on the cover of the sport’s illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has also been featured on the cover of a number of magazines including the American and Japanese edition of Vogue and also British Vogue.

Net Worth.

Per reports, the model and singer-songwriter is estimated to be worth $2 million dollars as of 2023, a testament to her hard work and perseverance. She gained her fortune from her music streams, her modeling career, paid-promotions, advertisements, private investments among others.  


Full NameYumi Noontenboom
MonikerYumi Nu
Profession(s)Model, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur
Date of BirthSeptember 23, 1997
Age27 years old
Zodiac SignLibra
HometownEnglewood, New Jersey
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Net Worth$2 million
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight110 kilograms

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