Montana was born on August 5th 1997 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA. She attended Maranatha High School in Pasadena for 3 years, then went on to complete her senior year and graduate from Malibu High School in 2015. She is the only child of Paul and Gina Yao whom have been together for 34 years.
Her father Paul is Chinese and was born in Hong Kong. He immigrated to the USA in 1965, and is a United States Veteran. He served in the US Army from 1971 to 1974 with a honorable discharge. Her mother is of English, Irish, & German descent & was born and raised in the "Valley" of California in 1961. Her father is a entrepreneur and her mother co-owns the global brand JaggerEdge.
Montana was Miss Malibu Teen USA 2016, and placed in the top ten at Miss California Teen USA 2016. From there she went on to pursue her modeling and acting careers full time. She also has a hidden talent and passion for music. Montana posted her first rap video on Instagram in 2016, which gained her a lot of exposure on her social media platforms. Her rap videos gained in total over 10+ million views. She met her love, Malik Beasley in 2018. They now share a son, Makai Joseph Beasley, whom was born on March 26, 2019. Besides being a Mother, Wife, Model, and Rapper Montana loves to stay active as well. She is considered among her peers to be a very versatile and multifaceted young woman. Her love and empathy radiates through her actions in whatever she chooses to do. She is very determined and passionate about creating and leaving a positive legacy. Her goal is to share through her platforms with young girls the importance of positive body and self image, along with the importance of mental awareness and health.
Height: 5'8" Bust: 34D Waist: 24
Hips: 36 Dress: 2-4 Shoe: 8 1/2
Name: Montana Helena Klein Yao
Birthday: August 5th 1997
Favorite Food: Pasta, Tacos
Favorite Dessert: Strawberry Nutella Crepe
Favorite Candy: Gummy Bears, Sour Patch
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Biggest Fear: Earthquakes
Favorite type of movie: physiological thriller, romantic comedy