Omahyra was born on November 30, 1984 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her and her family moved to New York when she was 10, where she then pursued fashion modeling and acting with the strong support of her mother. She was discovered by Boss models at the age of 16 and has now modeled for many big fashion houses from Jean Paul Gaultier to Fendi. In 2001, she was voted one of People magazine’s Most Beautiful People. She has modeled both mens and womens clothing and has made a name for herself in the fashion industry as a chic punk model.