LAURA LYDALL,ERICKA KRISTEN ,BREE JAMES,Maxim South Africa December 2016
Where were you born, and do you have siblings? I was born in Melbourne Australia, I’m an only child.
Tell us a bit about yourself. I worked as a lending manager in a major bank for years then decided to pursue modelling and acting. After starring in a few controversial TV commercials, then a TV series & many international magazine covers. I was lucky to be the lead actress filming a TV commercial with Jean Claude Van Damme which is out January. You can watch these on YouTube or my Facebook fan page. This year I was the winner of the Jetset magazine model contest. I’ve been flying all over the world. October I was crowned e winner of the Ms Australasia pageant. I studied finance, but ently I studied personal training and nutrition which I found more interesting.
You said that you have been flying all over the world. Where is the most exotic location you have been? Travel is a perk of modelling, and luckily Jetset magazine awarded Ilkme with ivate jet travel for the next 4 years after winning their modelling ompetition. The most exotic location so far is the Maldives. Ilk
How long have you been in the modelling industry? I’ve been in the fikdelling industry a few years; I’m enjoying getti into TV work recently
What made you deci e ii. that modelling was the career for ou? I decided modelling i omething I enjoy and thought I’d tthe opportunities that came my way. I always looked at it as a hobby rather than a career any earnings from it are just a bonus/
You are a very busy woman. How can a man make sure that he gets your attention? Fool proof ways to get my atte n come in two categories, ely: bad attention and good atte n. If you are able to Id an interesting conversation and have sense of humour, youtave my
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This Oar is almost over, and you have achieved quiet a lot during 2016. What are you hoping to achieve in 2017? My goals for 2017 are to achieve more than 2016 with regard to doing better modelling and TV work, focu • g on fundraising for the charities that I support, and finishing e projects that I have started this year. 16t What is your fav ite life quote? My favourite life q e is you live once but if you live it right then once is enough. ■