Jael de Pardo is an American television actress born in Colombia. At the age of two, her family moved to New York. She began her modeling career at age four with the Ford Modeling Agency. Jael attended the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology where she majored in exhibit design and multimedia studies.
After college Jael moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in modeling and acting. She studied with some of the top coaches in the industry, including Susan Batson, Lesly Kahn and Janet Alhanti. Jael has since appeared in television and print campaigns for companies such as Levis, Apple, Verizon, Sony, and Nissan. Jael was a spokesperson for the national anti-tobacco Truth Campaign, appearing at venues such as House of Blues, MTV Beach House, and the Warped Tour.
In 2004, Jael starred in the critically acclaimed film Subway Cafe alongside Rick Gonzalez and Crystal Allen.
Beginning in 2005, she began working for the cable television network Current TV as a show host, producer and field reporter. She has garnered numerous awards for her work on Current TV including the Silver Telly Award and the Bronze Remi.
Jael appeared in the third season of Syfy's hit adventure travel reality series, Destination Truth, as a field producer and researcher. Currently she is a team member on Syfy's series Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files, which premiered in July 2010 and finished its third season.
Jael, along with Devin Marble (co-star from Fact or Faked) and Jack Osbourne, stars in the new paranormal series Haunted Highway, which premiered on July 3, 2012.