Date Of Birth : 1990-02-09
Occupation : Model
Nicole Estelle Faria (born 9 February 1990) is an Indian model from Bangalore and beauty pageant titleholder who won the titles of Femina Miss India Earth 2010 and Miss Earth 2010. Faria is the first woman from India to win Miss Earth. Faria first got into the world of fashion as a fifteen-year-old, working in the industry in Delhi and Mumbai, and in Colombo, Srilanka. Since the international Miss Earth pageant, she has gotten opportunities to break into Bollywood. In an interview, she was asked how her life has changed after winning the Miss Earth 2010 and she replied: "It has changed a lot — drastically. Right after the win, I started getting better work and more work. The quality of work shot up to the stars. And I have met so many new people, so many nice, very warm-hearted people. I have got to travel the world, see more places, get a taste of different cultures and traditions, which is very satisfying for me." She has posed for fashion magazines like Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue...
A few months ago, before I enrolled myself for the auditions for the Miss India South in Bangalore, I was not really sure why I was taking part. Consider my situation.... I had already created a reasonably good brand for myself as a ramp model ... and I was making good progress in terms of being noticed .... and getting better assignments. Delhi Fashion Week, Colombo Fashion Week, Mumbai Fashion Week... and after getting opportunities to work with a number of the leading designers in the country more »