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Charmaine Barran

Charmaine Barran
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Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.

What’s your family background?
My exotic, original look can be attributed to my heritage which blends my Trinidadian father with my British/West Indian mother.

How did you get into modeling?
When I was younger, I wanted to be a model or actress. I always thought that one day I would be one, although it was not a possibility at that time because I was so busy with school and dancing. I took Jazz and Ballet classes, and that used up most of my time. Growing up, Charmaine wanted to try modeling, but it just wasn’t a possibility at that time. Now that I am older, I decided to try modeling. My sister has been modeling for a long time and has helped me with the process.

How’s the modeling going?
I have done TFP and paid shoots with various photographers, modeled corsets for a catalog, and other promotional modeling. I have also been approached to sign a contract for an independent American movie! I’m currently pursuing a role as a bikini model in an the independent film industry. I really enjoy modeling, and hope to do a lot more!

What degrees do you have?
Since it was luck that got me to where I am, I’ve never allowed myself to develop the diva attitude many models are known for. With the short life span of models, I recognize that  looks are not enough of an attribute. That’s why I’m studying Early Childhood Education. I also have a Diploma in Health and Wellness.

Give us your modeling vital stats.
Height: 5’6
Weight: 120
Chest: 32B
Waist: 26
Hips: 31
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Brown with highlights
Complexion: Light tanned
Piercings: Belly button (can be removed)

What type of modeling do you prefer?
Fashion, casual, print, swimwear, lingerie, voiceover, glamour, live promotions, commercials, television, and film.

List some of your best experiences…
Performace and auto soung cover model search
Miss May 2005 (Modeling Website)
Onetymerz Website feature
Toronto Star newspaper (Cover of Shopping Section on Jan 15, 2005)
Urban Male Magazine Winter 2005 Issue and Promotional Model
4Wheel Ride Magazine (Volume 2 Issue 5 – cover, Volume 2 Issue 4)
Featured model on ClubXMedia
Silver Corsets & Apparel catalog
MENZ Magazine (issue 37 – cover, Maple Sugar Girl 2004)
SPIKE TV
Molson girl
Baywatch promo model
Coors Light Snow Bunny
Corona girl
Warner Brothers (Promotional Model)
Silver Corsets & Apparel
Ice Princess
DunkHer.com
4 WheelRide 2 Wheel Ride – Model for website and magazine
Darknights model
Import model for ImportFX.net
Hair Model – Photos are hanging in the Gate House Salon & Spa in Oshawa, Ontario
Multicultural Models – Featured Model and Miss May 2004
Importfest 2004 – Import Model (autograph signing session)

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