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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Dominique Maber

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

One of the beautiful young models we've discovered recently is Dominique Maber, 20 years of age from Brisbane in Queensland. She has already had several years of modelling, acting and promotional experience. Dominique has completed two years of drama/acting courses as well as graduating a two year modelling and deportment course. She is a very determined and ambitious person and is striving for the best at anything she does. This work ethic is sure to drive her to greater things.

Q & A

Q. What is your family background?

A. I am half Sri Lankan and half English!

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. I always knew I wanted to be in the creative field. Whether it be dancing, singing, art, acting or modelling - which I do all! But once I hit 16 I knew modelling is what I wanted to do.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. It takes every part of you to be successful in this industry - a positive, focused, healthy life style is a definite.

Q. Career highlights to date?

A. A two-page spread in the national Sri Lankan modelling magazine ‘Modelz Magazine’ was very special as it was my first big break!

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. Reading, painting, games, skating, running and spending time with my friends and family.

Q. Favourite music?

A. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Johnson, Blink 182, Josh Pyke. The list goes on.

Q. Favourite films?

A. The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. Quirky, fun and bright. It always changes!

Q. Beauty tips?

A. Exercise, eat healthy and make sure you have a great skin care routine!

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. Never change who are you for someone else's ideals, and never stop trying. For every missed opportunity there are a thousand more.

Q. Do you think a man should treat a woman like he does his car?

A. No, they should treat a women like the beautiful person they are.

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. Le Vigan in the South France, It's where my Grandmother lives. I've also done a shoot there with a National Geographic photographer!

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. Yes, My mum, dad, brother, nanna and uncle. They make me feel grounded.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. Will Smith and Tom Hanks. They have an amazing talent.

Q. Are there any issues that you feel strongly about and would like to briefly mention?

A. Animal rights are a big deal for me as well as bullying. Treat people and animals the way you want to be treated. Everyone feels pain.

Q. Future ambitions?

A. To take over the world - in a good way. I want to be recognised as an international model and actress.

Statistics
Complexion:Olive
Ethnicity:Sri Lankan/English
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Eye Colour:Brown
Height:157 cm / 5'2"
Weight:40 kg
Bust Size:79cm
Waist Size:57cm
Hip Size:70cm
Shoe Size:5 (AU)
Dress Size:6 (AU)

Career Highlights

Modelling
2012 2 Page Fashion Spread (Colombo, Sri Lanka) “Modelz Magazine”Studio 79/Lalinda Ranaweera
2013 International Finalist Roxy “Dare Yourself” Chick for 2014Roxy International
2013 Portrait Photo Shoot (Le Vigan, France) National GeographicStéphanie Jantzen
2013 National Finalist Model Face of SummerAustralian Fashion Bash
2013 3rd Place Swimwear Body Challenge Australian Fashion Bash
2013 National Finalist Fashion Face of SpringAustralian Fashion Bash
2013 National Finalist Tamblyn Model Challenge Australian Fashion Bash
2013 1st Place Miss Fashion Australia Awards Australian Fashion Bash
2013 Underwater Photo Shoot Magazine SubmissionDamien Walls
2013 Denim Fashion Photo Shoot Sunday Mail Australia Chris McCormack
2013 Swim Wear Advertisement Campaign Swim Heaven Australia Melinda Rowe
2013 Commercial Advertisement Campaign TranslinkFull Frame/Dale Travers
2013 Whitsunday Islands Advertisement Campaign Photography Company K.S.D Photography
2013 Front page & 2 Page spread Mid Week Paper Mid Week/Lee Constable
2013 Product advertisement Photo ShootNico UnderwearElisabeth Harvey
2013 International FinalistPlanet Beach Cover Model Search USAPlanet Beach
2013 Runway/Hair Model Fabuloso Pro Colour RangeFabuloso Pro
2013 Corporate Wear Fashion Photo Shoot 400co LabelLaura Chong
2013 Vintage Fashion Advertisement Hindsight Vintage Clothing Jorge Rivera
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Yellow Glen Quikstrike
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Woolworths Aussie Animals Activnation
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Vodka Cruiser Fresh Events
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Vodka O for Hurricane Grill Opening GC Fresh Events
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Vitasoy Activnation
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Jägermeister Jägerette CBD Promotions
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador Hisense RCS Promotions
2013 Lead Brand Ambassador 400co Fashion Label Launch Party Laura Chong

Film
2013 Terpsichore Supporting Actress/Singer - Melody New House Cinema
2013 The Sultan & the King Supporting Actress – LisaHassan Sonboli
2013 Love’s Gone Lead Actress – LisaMatt Rodgers
2013 Only the Good Die Young Lead Actress – ValeryAriella Woods

TV Commercial
2013 TVC for Phone App “Out2Nite” Lead ActressEvolution Pictures
2013 TVC for Il Mondo Boutique HotelLead ActressJon Griffin