Kira Omans was adopted from Zhongshan, China, giving her a unique perspective on intercultural understanding. In addition to her acting and modeling career, she is active in public relations and advocacy, particularly in the adoptee community.
Kira was the first adoptee to win Pacific Miss Asian American. She was awarded Best Talent for her Chinese dance and Most Popular for community outreach. Kira has spoken at conferences, panels, interviews, and events, including those at Congress, Entertainment Industries Council, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Korean-U.S. Science Center, China's Children International, and SOAR Community Summit.
Kira has a B.F.A. in Stage/Screen Performance and a Communication minor from George Mason University (2017, summa cum laude). She graduated Thomas A. Edison High School as valedictorian with a full International Baccalaureate diploma. Kira also attended Governor's School for the Visual and Performing Arts, a competitive program that only selects 40 theater students in VA.
Kira is a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo with experience in Krav Maga, Kung Fu, and Stage Combat. She has danced at many cultural showcases with the Fairfax Chinese Dance Troup, including those at Wolf Trap, the Kennedy Center, the National Theater, and the Smithsonian. Additionally, Kira taught with Acting for Young People (acting), Wei Hwa Chinese School (folk dance), and Dynamis Academy (Taekwondo).