Yao was born on August 5, 1997 at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California. Her father Paul is Chinese and was born in Hong Kong. In 1965, he immigrated to the United States and would serve in the United States Army from 1971 to 1974. Yao’s mother is of English, Irish, & German descent and grew up in the San Fernando Valley.
Yao grew up in Pasadena, California and attended Maranatha High School for three years before graduating from Malibu High School. Yao has worked as a hostess for Duke’s Malibu and Catch NYC.
Yao won Miss Malibu Teen USA 2016, and earned a top ten at Miss California Teen USA 2016.Yao is currently pursuing a career in modeling and acting. She is represented by Newmark Models. Yao is known for her videos of her freestyle rapping which were uploaded by multiple accounts on YouTube.
Height: 5’8″; 173 cm
Weight: 128 lbs; 58 kg
Waist: 24 in; 61 cm
Hips: 36 in; 91 cm
Shoe: 8.5 (US); 6.5 (UK); 39.5 (EU)
Date of Birth: August 5, 1997