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Sara Jean Underwood – Model and Actress from Portland Oregon

By PDX People

There’s no denying that one of the most famous actresses and models to come from Portland Oregon in recent years is Sara Jean Underwood.

Born in Portland in 1984, Sara went to school locally before graduating in 2006. She was first noticed while working at a local restaurant and that big break launched her modeling career.

After modeling for various publications like Playboy over the years, she got her big break in film and television thanks to appearances on television shows like The Girls Next Door and the hit 2008 movie “The House Bunny”.

Thanks to her celebrity she’s been able to grow her career beyond the success that many Playmates have enjoyed over the years and she’s been a following of millions of fans on social media websites like Facebook and Instagram.

About Sara Jean Underwood

What’s great about Sara is that even after she became a well-known film / television actress and mode she hasn’t been one to hide out from the local media. She’s been very active around Portland and continues to enjoy the city that she was born and raised in.

This blonde beauty enjoys the outdoors and had been seen exploring several locales recently. Coming to her love life, her relationships have not been hidden from the media. She was once rumored to have had a fling with Kevin Pereira, a famous television personality. In 2007, she dated the auto racing driver, Marco Andretti. After a couple of months, they broke up and Sara entered into a new relationship with Ryan Seacrest (television presenter) in December 2008. Unfortunately, the couple broke up after two years and Underwood began dating comedian, actor, and television host, Jeff Dye. After splitting from Dye, the model commenced dating the former Bachelorette contestant, Roberto Martinez. Currently, the duo is enjoying their relationship and is expected to get married in the coming future.


Although her name isn’t still commercially well-known, Sara is easily recognizable because she’s appeared in many hit movies and television shows over the years.

Underwood appears as a pirate wench in the 2007 film Epic Movie, along with fellow Playmates Qiana ChaseIrina Voronina and Jillian Grace. Underwood appeared as a playmate in the 2008 comedy, House Bunny, along with fellow playmates and in 2009 was in the film The Telling with Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison, and as herself in Miss March. In 2013 Underwood was cast in the lead role in the horror thriller Deadly Weekend (also known as Zellwood).

She appeared on the wedding episode of Kendra where it was announced at Kendra Wilkinson‘s bachelorette party that Underwood had undergone breast augmentation surgery Later, on The Howard Stern Show, Underwood confirmed that she had breast implants.

Underwood has also worked in television as a presenter. She worked as a “fight jock” or continuity announcer for the Blackbelt TV cable network. In 2009 she co-hosted five episodes of G4’s Attack of the Show, filling in for a vacationing Olivia Munn. She co-hosted episodes in 2010. In 2011, she was a substitute host and one of the regular presenters of The Feed.

An avid practitioner of yoga, she competed in the eighth Kunoichi competition in Japan, known in the U.S. as Women of Ninja Warrior. She won her first stage heat after gaining a big lead on three Japanese contestants that had more pedigreed backgrounds in athletics. She failed on the second stage when she misjudged the second step of the Dancing Stones and fell.

After modeling in advertising for and playing in charity poker tournaments, she joined their team of professional poker players.

In 2012 Underwood was on MTV‘s reality show Ridiculousness as a guest star for Season 2.

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