• Garrett McNamara

I Was Adopted From Thailand When I Was One. Here Are The Top 10 Questions I Get Asked.

Spoiler alert: my parents are my real parents.

With my parents and sister. Image: Supplied.


My name is Garrett. You may know me from Instagram as a Lifestyle Influencer – I usually talk about clothes, skincare, food and all that fun stuff. But today, I’m going to be talking about something a little different. What you may not know about me is that at one year old, I was adopted from Bangkok, Thailand.


It’s not something I hugely broadcast on my Instagram. Not because I am embarrassed or ashamed in any way, but mostly because I just forget. You see, I have always known I was adopted - being a different ethnicity to your parents makes this pretty obvious. But the main reason is that I actually don’t know any differe