Willa Ford

Actor and Musician
Born Jan 22, 1981

Amanda Lee Modano, known professionally as Willa Ford and often as Mandy Modano, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, model, television personality and film actress. She released her debut album, Willa Was Here, in 2001. Ford also has appeared in movies such as the 2009 Friday the 13th reboot, hosted several reality television shows, posed for Playboy and competed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars.… Read More

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1981 Birth Born on January 22, 1981.


1998 17 Years Old Ford was in a relationship with Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter from 1998 to 2000.
1999 18 Years Old In 1999, the 18-year-old Ford started performing under the stage name Mandah and was signed to MCA. … Read More
2000 19 Years Old In 2000, she was one of the opening acts on the Backstreet Boys' "Into the Millennium" tour.


…  She released her debut album, Willa Was Here, in 2001. … Read More
2003 22 Years Old In 2003, Ford released a song titled "A Toast to Men." … Read More
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…  In 2005, Ford hosted the first season of the reality show The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV. … Read More
In early 2006, Ford played as one of the four celebrity quarterbacks for the Lingerie Bowl, which was shown during the half-time of Super Bowl XL.
She talked about her experience with Maxim in its January 2007 issue.
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Ford appeared in the 2009 slasher film Friday the 13th. … Read More


2011 30 Years Old Ford also made a guest appearance in one episode of The Glades in 2011.
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In 2012, she appeared in 4 episodes of the television program Magic City and an episode of Leverage season five. … Read More
2015 34 Years Old In April 2015 Ford married former NFL linebacker Ryan Nece who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002-2007 and then with the Detroit Lions during their infamous 2008 0-16 season before being let go in the 2009 off season. … Read More
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