Maria Sawaneh

Meet our Model Of The Month, Maria Sawaneh! A true African beauty!

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh is a Germany based model from Gambia. She is 24 years old and was born under the zodiac sign of leo, on 29th of July.

She is not just a model, but also a beauty queen and law student.Maria is represented by Kamarek Models, Brodings Models and Envy.

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

She was just recently crowned Miss West Africa International 2013in Cape Verde, Africa. During 2012, she was crowned Miss West Africa Germany 2012 in Germany. Maria‘s height, beauty, attitude and intelligence, make her an ideal beauty queen.

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Her credits of work done include: Xbox, Nike, Esmara lingerie,Neckerman and lots of others.

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

Maria‘s measurements are: 174cm height,  92cm bust, 63cm waist,88cm hips. That is sure a body to admire! She is a perfect model for photography and runway. What I personally like about Maria is her stunning face and radiant smile!

Maria Sawaneh

Maria Sawaneh

MrsHustle: Who has influenced you the most in your life?

Maria: My mother. She has raised me and she is my role model, my hero and my angel.

MrsHustle: What is your passion?

Maria: I love different cultures and that’s why my biggest passion is traveling.

MrsHustle: How would you define your personal style?

Maria: Since I am a very complex person, I have a complex style. I love to make a statement with my style. Mostly it is about how I feel. Since I am a very lively outgoing, but grounded person, my style is more casual, colorful and elegant.

MrsHustle: Who is your fashion icon?

Maria: I don’t have one because I don’t have one style. I love people whose style fits to their personality like Gwen Stefani.

MrsHustle: Do you eat nutritiously? How often do you exercise or go to the gym?

Maria: I love working out. I go to the gym at least 2 times a week. I love all kinds of sports, but my favorite is jogging, it sets my mind free.

Since I love cooking, I try to eat healthy, but every now and then I catch myself eating not too healthy.

MrsHustle: Do you have a skin care routine?

Maria: I only use natural shea butter, it gives my skin all it needs.

Maria Sawaneh

MrsHustle: What do you like doing in your spare time?

Maria: I love traveling, even if it’s just a short trip to Paris if I have time. I love going out with friends even if it just for a coffee.

MrsHustle: Where do you like hanging out?

Maria: I can hang out everywhere as long as I have the right people to hang out with.

MrsHustle: You can’t live without?

Maria: My iPhone, I recently realized how much addicted i am to it.

MrsHustle: What is your most favourite item in your wardrobe?

Maria: I don’t have a particular one. I just love many things in my wardrobe.

MrsHustle: What do you think of African fashion and African designers?

Maria: I adore African fashion and I can’t wait for summer so I can wear my sexy African dresses!

MrsHustle: Who is your favourite fashion designer?

Maria: I don’t have any.

MrsHustle: Who are your role models in the industry?

Maria: Naomi Campbell success wise, but when it comes to success and personality, I would say Iman.

MrsHustle: As a model, what is your unique selling point?

Maria: My positive attitude. I am always in a good mood and have a bright smile on my face. People always notice me, I think that’s because of my charisma.

Maria Sawaneh

MrsHustle: You are Miss West Africa International 2013, how does that feel?

Maria: I was speechless, overwhelmed with happiness and proud to be chosen.

Maria Sawaneh

MrsHustle: As a goodwill ambassador, on which issues do you intend to work on throughout this year?

Maria: I love kids and know how important education and sports are. So I am going to be working on projects that empower the West African street kids to work hard and show them perspectives by simple supporting them and giving them hope.

Maria Sawaneh

MrsHustle: What advice would you give to young girls who want to become a beauty queen like you?

Maria: Have a concrete vision of what you really stand for and what you want to do and only to go for that, because people will believe in you if believe in yourself.

MrsHustle: What is your personal quote?

Maria: If you trust in life, then life will trust in you.

MrsHustle: Please finish these sentences:

I love Africa because….

Maria: It is beautiful and has so much to give of natural resources.

I wish Africa would… 

Maria: Not be underestimated by others, because we are strong.

Being African has helped me…

Maria: Understand why I am a such a strong woman. I believe Africa has the strongest women, it is in our genes!

MrsHustle: Thank you Maria!

Maria: Thank you too!


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