• Bryana Holly is a successful Playboy model and has featured in multiple retailers’ catalogues and ‘look books’
• She holds an American nationality and is of Hawaiian, Japanese, Russian and Slovenian descent
• She has a BA in business communication from the University of California and has also tried her hand at acting
• She has been romantically linked to investor James Douglas Packer, drummer Ashton Irwin, and actor Nicholas Hoult with whom she has a son
• Her current net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Bryana Holly is one of the most successful Playboy models, who’s also featured in multiple retailers’ catalogues and ‘look books’. However, she was recently mentioned more often for giving birth to actor Nicholas Hoult’s son, in April 2018.

Early life and family

Bryana Holly Keilana Bezlaj was born on 12 July 1993, in Huntington Beach, California USA, so under the sign of Cancer, and holding American nationality. Bryana is a curious ethnic mixture of Hawaiian, Japanese, Russian and Slovenian descent.

She speaks several languages, including Russian, and has also mentioned that she liked the Australian accent: ‘To be honest I just love every accent that’s different to mine’, she once shared in one of her interviews with The Sun. Bryana has two sisters, whom she spent her childhood with, taken care of by her mother, while her father was busy with his work as an aircraft pilot. She remembersthat  there was a ‘girl environment’ in their household.

Educational background

After matriculating from her local high school in Huntington Beach in 2011, Bryana enrolled at the University of California, graduating in 2015 with a BA in business communication.


Bryana has always been interested in fashion and modelling, so as soon as she understood that her family supported her on her way, she started participating in various pageants and fashion shows. In 2012 Bryana got the title “Miss September” by the TransWorld Surf magazine, and by the end of the year she appeared in Fall 2013 look book by the popular retailer group Zooshoo. In May and June 2013, Bryana was featured on the cover of the “Fit For Fun” magazine, and the same year she also modeled for the catalogues of Winter 2013 and Spring 2014 for the retailers group Gypsum.

Bryana Holly

In January 2015, Maxim named Bryana the Instagram Girl of the Week, while she also featured in Playboy several times. Becoming a Playmate in 2015, her photo is also labeled as “God Given Gorgeous” on the official Playboy mobile application. As of 2019, Bryana was associated with such model agencies as No Ties Management San Diego, One.1 New York and Wilhelmina Models (Los Angeles/Miami).

She has also tried herself as an actress, landing a minor role of a girlfriend in “Zeds Dead: Collapse” (2015), directed by Danny Sawaf.

Bryana has an Instagram account, while the profile is closed to random viewers, so one has to ask for permission to see her posts on the social media platform.

Personal life, current partner Nicholas Hoult

Bryana started dating Nicholas Hoult in the beginning of 2017, and the couple welcomed their first son in April 2018. Nicholas and Bryana try to keep their private life low-key, and don’t post too many photos of their family moments.

Before Nicholas, in 2014 Bryana was often seen with the Australian investor, philanthropist and businessman, James Douglas Packer, however, the couple didn’t last long;; James then became engaged to the popular singer, Mariah Carey, but that also didn’t last long. From 2015 to 2016 Bryana dated Ashton Irwin, the drummer in the band called 5 Seconds of Summer – the couple didn’t break up on good terms and were rumored to send each other mean and rude messages after splitting. Bryana is also famous for her short but lavish affair with Brody Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner’s son, who was often featured in the “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” reality TV show.

They both shared lots of mutual photos on their social media accounts, though their relationship didn’t last long.

Who is Nicholas Hoult?

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult was born on 7 December 1989, in Wokingham, Berkshire, England. His mother, Glenis Brown Hoult, was a piano teacher, and his father, Roger Hoult, was a pilot. During his childhood Nicholas liked to play basketball, but his dream to become an actor moved him to enter the Sylvia Young Theatre School to pursue his acting career.

He debuted as an actor in the theatre production “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” in 1996. Later he became famous for his appearance in “Waking the Dead”, “About a Boy” and “Coming Down the Mountain”. He also landed major roles in “X-Men: First Class” (2011), “Warm Bodies” (2012) and “Mad Max: Fury Road” (2015). Among his most recent works are “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016), “Rebel in the Rye” (2017) and “Dark Phoenix” (2019). As of 2019, he is also assigned to such future projects as “True History of the Kelly Gang”,(2019) “Once Upon a Time in the Kitchen” (2020, and “Those Who Wish Me Dead” in 2021.

Most recently, Nicholas appeared in “The Menu” as Tyler, and in the title role “Renfield” in 2023.

One of the main curious features of Nicholas is that he often plays characters who are younger than he is in real life.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Bryana once shared: ‘I have dogs, I’m allergic to cats so that wouldn’t really end up being good’, so she owns two Golden retrievers. Her favorite spare time activity is to sit in silence and read a good book.

Even though her current boyfriend is from England, she admitted she didn’t really like British cuisine. Even though Bryana always keeps fit, she likes to treat herself with French fries and hamburgers; her favorite drink is coffee.

Her favorite actor is Jesse Luken; her favorite actress is Keira Knightley.

Appearance, clothing style

Bryana has middle-length blonde hair which is naturally brown, and dark brown eyes. She is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, weighs around 125bs (56kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-35. As to her clothing style, she likes casual and comfortable clothes, saying that she wears enough swimsuits and bikinis at work while photo shooting. Paparazzi have often caught her walking in sport suits.

Net worth and salary

As of 2024, Bryana Holly is reported to have a net worth of over $2 million. Her Instagram account, while being a private one, still gives her up to $4,500 per post. As to the father of her son, Nicholas Hoult has accumulated a net worth reputedly over $6 million.

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