Hannah Jeter

Hannah Jeter[3] (née Davis; born May 5, 1990)[4][5] is a U.S. Virgin Islands born model and television host best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including the cover of the 2015 edition.

Hannah Jeter
Hannah Davis 2014 (cropped).jpg
Jeter in November 2014
Hannah Bethany Davis

(1990-05-05) May 5, 1990 (age 31)
(m. 2016)
RelativesGlenn Davis (uncle)
Modeling information
Height5 ft 9+12 in (1.77 m)[1]
Hair colorBrown[1]
Eye colorGreen[1]
  • IMG Models (worldwide)
  • Unique Models (Copenhagen)
  • Ginny Edwards Maxwell (Mother Agent)
  • MIKAs (Stockholm) [2]

Early lifeEdit

Hannah Davis was born and raised on Saint Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the youngest of three children of Deborah (née Behm) and Conn Davis.[6][7] She stated that the best part of growing up there was "the friendly people, great weather and waking up to the sound of the waves on the beach".[8]


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  Hannah's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover from 2015

Professionally, Jeter appeared in campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Blue Label and walked in their 2006 Spring/Summer runway show. She was additionally the face of the Ralph Lauren fragrance, Ralph Rocks.[1]

Jeter appeared on two individual covers for the Italian magazine D in 2006, Mexico's Elle in August 2009, France's FHM in September 2012 and South Africa's FHM in April 2013.[1]

She modeled for Victoria's Secret as well as American Eagle Outfitters, Tommy Hilfiger, and Levi's.[1] Jeter has appeared in televised advertisements as the DirecTV Genie,[9] and appears in a series of ads for the same company.[10]

Jeter appeared in five editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, from 2013 to 2017, and was the cover model of the 2015 issue.[11]

In 2015, she appeared in a bit part in the comedy film Vacation, as a flirtatious young woman driving a red Ferrari.[12]

She hosted Project Runway: Junior from 2015-2017.

Jeter was first professionally billed under her married name in August 2016.[13][14][15]

Personal lifeEdit

Jeter has played tennis since she was eight years old and was a champion on the Caribbean National tennis team and played on the Caribbean Tennis Circuit.[16] She is the niece of sportscaster Glenn Davis.[17]

In early November 2015, former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter confirmed earlier reports that he and Hannah were engaged.[5][18][19] The two married on July 9, 2016, in Napa Valley.[20] In August 2017, Hannah gave birth to their first child, a daughter.[21] In January 2019, she gave birth to their second daughter.[22] She used intermittent fasting as a weight loss method after the birth of her children.[23]


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Vacation The Girl in the Red Ferrari
Year Title Role Notes
2009–2010 Rush Baby G / Gigi 3 episodes
2015 Project Runway Herself / Judge Episode: "Mad Dash Mayhem"
2016 Hollywood Game Night Herself / Celebrity Player Episode: "Oh Yes, It's Ladies Night"
2015–2017 Project Runway: Junior Herself / Host 20 episodes
2017 The Rachel Ray Show Herself Episode: "Make Your Monday Failproof"
2017 Extra Herself 8 episodes


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Profile of Hannah Davis". Fashion Model Directory. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Hannah Jeter - Model".
  3. ^ "The Derek I Know". The Players' Tribune. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  4. ^ Hendrix, Kelsey (May 5, 2015). "Happy birthday to 2015 SI Swimsuit cover model Hannah Davis!". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on October 3, 2018. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  5. ^ a b Webber, Stephanie (November 3, 2015). "Derek Jeter Confirms Hannah Davis Engagement: Details!". Us Weekly. Retrieved November 3, 2015. ...Jeter, 25, ...
  6. ^ "Alumni Notes". Vol. 58 no. 2. Elkins, West Virginia: Davis & Elkins College. Fall 2013. p. 42. Retrieved February 27, 2017. ...the daughter of proud parents Debi, '76, and Conn, '75. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  7. ^ "Alumni Locator > Conn Davis ('75)". Friends of Senator Soccer. Archived from the original on February 18, 2015. In 1975, Conn married Debi Behm Davis, the former Miss D&E. They have three children, Rachel 21 yrs., Conn 18 yrs. and Hannah 12 yrs. All of whom have been raised in beautiful St.Thomas, Virgin Islands. Conn is a beverage distributor and coaches the Antilles H.S. Varsity Soccer Team.
  8. ^ "Model of the Week – Hannah". Models.com.
  9. ^ Wyatt (January 7, 2013). "Who's That Girl: Hannah Davis, The DirecTV Genie". CoedMagazine.com. Archived from the original on January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
  10. ^ "Exclusive: Go behind the scenes with Hannah and Her Horse for DirecTV". Accessed June 10, 2015.
  11. ^ "Hannah Davis Lands the Cover of 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue: See Her Sexy Bikini Photo Here!". Us Weekly. February 4, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  12. ^ "Hannah Davis is the new Vacation 'girl in the red Ferrari'". starcasm.net. May 7, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  13. ^ "Action Bronson to headline the Summer of Swim concert in Coney Island". Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  14. ^ "Sports Illustrated Summer of Swim Fan Festival & Concert". Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  15. ^ "Sports Illustrated Heats Up Coney Island for Summer of Swim". Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  16. ^ "14 photos that prove why Hannah Davis is a perfect choice for Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue cover girl" Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  17. ^ Hoffman, Ken (May 21, 2015). "Hannah and her horse have Houston connection". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
  18. ^ "Derek Jeter set to marry Hannah Jeter". Daily News. New York. October 27, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  19. ^ Jeter, Derek (November 3, 2015). "Kane". The Players' Tribune (Jeter official blog). Archived from the original on November 6, 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  20. ^ Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis Marry Archived July 11, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ Derek and Hannah Jeter celebrate birth of first child, Bella Raine Jeter
  22. ^ Durkan, Deirdre (January 31, 2019). "A New Rookie! Derek Jeter and Wife Hannah Welcome Daughter Story Grey". People. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  23. ^ "The Hannah Jeter Effect". Editorialist. November 14, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2020.

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