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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Alicia Maxwell

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

One of the many lovely entrants in the 2013 Miss Universe Australia pageant is Alicia Maxwell, from New South Wales. She is pursuing a career in modelling and acting. She has glorious looks and is set to make her mark on the finals, which will be held in Melbourne on July 12, 2013.

We had a few moments to catch up with Alicia as she focuses on achieving this goal.

Q. What Is Your Family Background?

A. I am Australian with a Spanish background which gives me a Unique European look.

Q. Did You Grow Up In Your Early Teens Wanting To Be In Showbiz?

A. I have always wanted to be in Miss Universe Australia, ever since I was a little girl. This is my first go at pageants and modelling and I thought I would take a chance and follow my dream.

Q. What Have You Discovered / Learnt From The Modelling And Music Scenes?

A. This industry has given me an opportunity to discover my strengths and perfect them and realise my weaknesses and transform them into strengths.

Q. Career Highlights to Date?

A. I am currently a Flight Attendant with a major commercial company.

Q. Favourite Hobbies?

A. Time spent with family and friends, going to the gym, listening to music, and modelling, of course!

Q. Favourite Music?

A. I love all types of music as long as they have rhythm and beat, especially artists like Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera.

Q. Favourite Films?

A. Again, I love all types of movies but my favourite would be comedies and love stories. "The Notebook” by Director Nick Cassavetes is my all-time favourite.

Q. What Is Your Fashion Sense?

A. I love outfits that make you feel confident and feminine, especially dresses and heels. I love glamorous gowns for special occasions.

Q. Beauty Tips?

A. I always cleanse and moisturise my face day and night as well as exfoliating my body at least once a week. I love my long hair and ensure it is silky and smooth for every occasion. I keep my makeup to a minimal as I love showing my natural beauty but I always wear gloss on my lips.

Q. Advice for Young Girls Aspiring To Be Models?

A. Be true to yourself, be confident and believe in yourself. Set yourself a goal and don’t give up until you reach it.

Q. Favourite Place Visited?

A. Spain would be my favourite place as it has family history

Q. Do You Have A Role Model/s?

A. My role model is the current Australian of the Year - Ita Buttrose - because she has done more for this country, as not only a mother, a wife and an inspiration to women, but has also been involved in numerous charities. If I could achieve as much of what Miss Buttrose has achieved in my lifetime I would be extremely proud of myself.

Q. What Would The Miss Universe Australia Title Mean To You?

A. The Miss Universe Australia title would mean the world to me, a dream come true and something I have aspired to achieve. Hopefully 2013 is my year.

Q. Future Ambitions?

A. My ambition in life would be to set a good example for those who look up to me; to be a role model for all woman around the world; inspire others to achieve their dreams and goals just like I do, and to make my country Australia proud.

Height:170 cm / 5ft 7in
Hips:73 cm / 29in
Weight:53 kg / 116 lbs
Shoe size:6.5 UK / 8.0 US / 40.0 Euro
Ethnicity:White / Caucasian
Hair colour:Brown
Skin colour:Olive
Hair length:Long
Eye colour:Brown
Hair type:Straight
Chest:86 cm / 34 in
Dress Size:6 - 6
Waist:60 cm / 24in

2009 - Catwalk Model for Wella Hair
2009- Photographic Shoot for Edge in Hair Salon
2012- Bikini Shoot for Creative Flair Photography
2012- Photgraphic Shoot for Australian Leather