Nicole Faria

Nicole Faria

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Nicole Faria Profile

  • Name:
  • Nicole Faria
  • Other Name:
  • Nicole Estelle Faria
  • Born:
  • February 9, 1990
  • Profession / Known For:
  • Model

Nicole Faria Biography

Nicole Faria is an Indian model from Bangalore who won the Femina Miss India Earth 2010 and Miss Earth 2010. She is the first Indian woman to win Miss Earth. She was born on 9th February 1990 in Bangalore in Karnataka.

She took up modeling as her career in 2005 and has given pose for many fashion magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, etc. She walked the ramp in the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, Colombo Fashion Week and Lakme Fashion Week. She appeared in the television commercial of the HP Personal Systems in its campaign, ‘The Computer is Personal Again’ for its cover notebook in November 2010.

As a part of her winning Femina Miss Earth India 2010, she is to enter show business. Shoot Talent Management a division of Bennet, Coleman & Co. Ltd will manage her together with the leading entertainment company of India, KWAN. She won in the Femina Miss India 2010 beauty pageant in Mumbai along with Manasvi Mamgai crowned as the Femina Miss India World 2010 and Neha Hinge crowned as the Femina Miss India International 2010. She was crowned by the Miss India Earth 209 Shriya Kishore.

She won the Miss Earth 2010 in Nha Trang in Vietnam and then in December 2010 she traveled to Thailand. She appeared in the list of 50 most desirable men and women of 2010 listed by Times magazine in January 2011. She took part in the fashion show arranged by Cotton Council International. She also hosted a musical fest arranged by Gitanjali Lifestyle on 25th March 2011.

She took part in the India Cyclothon – Mumbai 2011 in April 2011. This is the largest mass mobilization cycling event that took place in Mumbai to promote greener tomorrow. On 6th May 2011 she received Pride of Karnataka Award by the Round Table India.

She went to US in May 2011 and met crème de la crème of New York city and the members of the Filipino American and Indian American communities. She discussed earth related issues like ecotourism, environmental hazards and global warming. She returned back to India in June 2010. She was selected as the brand ambassador of Frederique Constant, manufacturer of Swiss luxury wrist watches. She led a charity auction in Switzerland arranged by the company and donated $75,000 to the International Children’s Heart Foundation. 

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Updated: August 28, 2011

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