Ivy Teves was born in the Philippines and grew up in Simi Valley, CA. She is of Filipino and Chinese descent. At the age of fifteen Ivy was approached by a modeling scout and quickly began working in print, international commercials, catalogs and on the runway. Growing up Ivy developed an interest in martial arts and has studied various kinds: kung fu, karate, boxing, stick fighting and has a black belt in taekwondo. That's not all, she also knows how to sky dive, snow board, ball room and pole dance. While on holiday in Philippines she even found herself in the finals for the Miss Philippines Pageant. Ivy believes that modeling is an art and if you have the right tools, vision and inspiration, you can create a one-of-a-kind piece of work.