Mena Alexandra Suvari is an American actress, producer, fashion designer, and model.
After beginning her career as a model and guest-starring on several television shows, she made her film debut in the 1997 drama Nowhere.
Suvari has been a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve, as well as a long-time supporter and activist for the Starlight Children’s Foundation and the African Medical and Research Foundation.
Mena Suvari Parents: Meet Ando Suvari, Candice Chambers
Who are Mena Suvari’s mother and father? Where are Mena Suvari’s parents now?
Suvari was born in Newport, Rhode Island on February 13, 1979, the daughter of nurse Candiceand psychiatrist Ando Suvari.
Her mother is of Greek descent, while her father was an Estonian from Pärnu.
She has three older brothers. Suvari began modeling with Millie Lewis Models and Talent as a preteen and soon after appeared in a Rice-A-Roni commercial.
The family later relocated to Charleston, South Carolina, where her brothers attended The Citadel. When Suvari was twelve, she was raped by her 16-year old boyfriend.
Ando Suvari is Mina’s father’s name. He is a professional psychologist. Candice Suvari is Mina’s mother’s name.
She is a registered nurse. Mina’s siblings include three elder siblings. Solif Suvari, Yuri Suvari, and AJ Suvari are Mina’s brothers. Mina is of Caucasian ethnicity.