Kojii Helnwein (pronounced Ko-Jee Heln-wine)
, born January 8, is a model, actress & musician.
Born in Dublin, Ireland, Kojii is the daughter of musician Enda Wyatt of Irish rock band "An Emotional Fish" (Atlantic Records) and holistic healing mother.Kojii has one brother who is also a bass player and trained in holistic health.
Kojii was raised in Tallaght in South Dublin, Ireland. She studied Technical Stage Training and worked as a freelance Stage Manager for four years in Irish theatres and a Parisian Circus before becoming a professional model.
In 2004, Kojii met her husband, Fine-Art Photographer Cyril Helnwein
when she posed for his "Ethereal" series. Cyril Helnwein is the eldest son of Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein
On the winter solstice, December 21 2005, their first daughter Croí Sequoia Helnwein was born.
| "Croí is the Irish word for heart, and is pronounced "Kree". Sequoia is a native American name, it was also the name of a native American wise-man and scientist who invented a system for translating the many different languages of the Cherokee Indians. The big redwood trees of California and Oregon were named after him."|
Kojii and Cyril live with their daughter in Los Angeles and also spend each Summer at the Helnwein Castle
in Tipperary, Ireland where the wedding of Marilyn Manson and Dita von Teese