The beautiful doll Nicole Faria is an Indian model who has won the Miss Earth 2010. She is the first woman from India to win Miss Earth. She has won Femina Miss India 2010 beauty pageant in Mumbai. Miss India Earth 2009 Shriya Kishore has crowned her. She has appeared in the list of 50 most desirable men and women of 2010 listed by Times magazine in January 2011. She is recognized more for her personality and acting than her hour glass figure.
Nicole Faria was born on 9 February 1990, in Bangalore, India. She has done her schooling at Sophia High School Bangalore, then her PUC from Christ College and BA from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She came into limelight as a model and took part in fashion show arranged by Cotton Council International. She has also hosted a musical fest by Gitanjali Lifestyle on 25 March 2011. On 6 May 2011, she has won Pride of Karnataka Award by the Round Table India. She was recently seen in the film “Yaariyan”.
Name : Nicole Faria
Birthplace : Bangalore, India
Date of birth : 9 February 1990
Age : 25 years
Height : 5’9″
Weight : 46 kgs
Hair color : Black
Eye color : Brown
Education : BA from Mount Carmel College
Occupation : Model and Actress
First/Debut movie : Yaariyan
Faria initially steped into the world of fashion at the age of fifteen, working in the industry in Delhi and Mumbai and in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She got her first break in bollywood after her winning in International Miss Earth pageant. She has posed for fashion magazines like Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue among others. She has also walked the ramp in the Lakme Fashion Week, Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and Colombo Fashion Week. In November 2010, she was featured in a television commercial on air by the HP Personal Systems for its snap-on cover notebooks, called “The Computer is Personal Again” campaign. She has won the Miss India Earth title at the Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2010 beauty pageant in Mumbai. She also entered show business as part of her prizes in winning Femina Miss Earth India 2010. She was managed by Shoot Talent Management, a division of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, India’s premier media house, with KWAN, India’s leading entertainment and marketing company.
Nicole Faria was born to Ian Faria, who hails from Goa. He is a motivational speaker and corporate trainer. He mother Anita, is a Punjabi, works with the reputed beauty group VLCC Health Care Ltd. She has one elder brother Craig Faria, is into real estate. Her paternal grandmother runs an NGO called Prema Jyothi Trust.
Nicole Faria is currently not dating anyone. She is very much immenced in setting her career life.
Nicole Faria Miss Earth
Nicole Faria after winning Miss Earth 2010 in Nha Trang, Vietnam, Faria traveled to Thailand in December 2010. Upon her return to India, she was ranked number 10 on the list of Times 50 Most Desirable Women of 2010 in January 2011. traveled to the United States on the last week of May 2011 and spoke about earth related issues such as global warming, environmental hazards, ecotourism, and nature imbalance. She also made a trip to Washington, where she was interviewed by the media regarding her victory at Miss Earth and her environmental platform. She was chosen as the global Brand Ambassador of Frederique Constant, a manufacturer of Swiss luxury wrist watches based in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva, Switzerland. She attended the 35th District Conference of the Rotary International on 4-5 February 2012 held in Bangalore for the launching of its five welfare projects for children.
Jia in Yaariyan
Nicole Faria made her debut with the bollywood film “Yaariyan”. Auditioning for ‘Yaariyan’ was tough for her. She has attended seven to eight auditions before she got the final call. She has played the role of Jiya, a college beauty in the film Yaariyan. Jiya is the girl, whom every girl wants to be like.