Winner Takes All: Austinite Brooklyn Decker

March 27, 2023
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Brooklyn Decker. Photo by Jeff Lipsky

Actor Brooklyn Decker; is making waves where she lives in Austin, and in Hollywood, these days. Along with having starred in the Netflix show, Grace & Frankie, she also loves being a busy mom, wife to tennis champ Andy Roddick…and finding time for what matters most in her life as she catches up with our own Lance Avery Morgan.

Brooklyn Decker. Photo by Jeff Lipsky

I love the Andy Roddick Foundation because…Austin doesn’t succeed until everyone in Austin succeeds, and Andy understands the responsibility of that. People are continually looking to Austin to find the what’s next and it’s exciting to think our city can set the example for what the program Out of School Time can look like, nation-wide, because of ARF.

Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker

The best career advice I’ve received is…Just marry him. Oh, did you say best or worst? 

Three qualities that got me where I am today are…I work my ass off. I am incredibly curious and love to learn. I married rich.

How I made my first dollar…by selling shaved ice.

My style icon is…Bianca Jagger or Carolyn Murphy.

Bianca Jagger

My personal style signifier is…a lot of denim. Apparently, you can’t take Texas outta the girl. 

A classic designer I wish was still designing today is…Edith Head. She knew how to design for women and created some of the most iconic on-screen looks we know and love

Grace Keely and Edith Head, 1954. Paramount publicity image.

The book that left a lasting impression on me was…Hillbilly Elegy by J.D.Vance. It takes place where I was born and where my mom and a huge chunk of my family are from. It helped me to understand them on a deeper level. 

First album I bought was…Alanis Morissette’sJagged Little Pill

If I could live in a foreign city it would be...Amsterdam. 

What everyone/woman should try in her lifetime isYou should ask Lily Tomlin.

One thing I am exceptionally good at that most might not know is…My voice ain’t half bad.

If I could compete in an Olympic sport it would be...Gymnastics. Growing up, I worshiped those women.

The beauty essential you’d have to pry out of my cold, dead hands isBeauty Counter Red lipstick.

In my fridge you will always find…Oat milk and fancy cheese.

My perfect day would begin withMy babies sleeping in very late, then running into my bed to snuggle. 

My perfect day would end by…Sipping a White Russian, watching a Hallmark movie or political debate, and some making out by the fire. 

The Gentleman Racer by Michael Satterfield

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