Daria Werbowy

Daria Werbowy

Canadian top model
Date of Birth: 18.11.1983
Country: Canada

  1. Biography of Daria Verbova
  2. Modeling Success
  3. Recognition and Personal Life

Biography of Daria Verbova

Daria Verbova, a Canadian top model, was born on November 19, 1983, in Poland. Her family originally hails from Ukraine but moved to Canada when she was less than three years old. As a teenager, Daria, tall and slim with an athletic figure, often felt self-conscious about her appearance, thinking people were staring at her because her face was dirty or she looked foolish. However, her modeling career began unexpectedly when the mother of one of her classmates noticed her and introduced her to the director of a modeling agency in Toronto.

Modeling Success

Daria's breakthrough came when she was almost 20 years old during the fall-winter 2003-2004 fashion shows. She caught the attention of Miuccia Prada, who then signed an exclusive contract with Daria for a Prada advertising campaign. From there, Daria went on to work with renowned fashion brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Givenchy, Ralph Laurent, and Christian Dior. Her beauty is often described as intellectual since it goes beyond mere physical attractiveness, reflecting her thoughts and soul.

In the fall-winter 2005-2006 season, Daria participated in 23 runway shows, opening seven of them. She graced the covers of Vogue 12 times within two years. In 2005, Daria Verbova became the spokesperson for Lancôme, joining the ranks of previous brand ambassadors such as Isabella Rossellini, Uma Thurman, Ines Sastre, Diana Kruger, and Drew Barrymore. Due to her exclusive contract, Daria is not allowed to appear in advertising campaigns for other brands.

Recognition and Personal Life

In 2005, the New York Times named Daria the number one model in the United States, while Paris Match bestowed upon her the title of "Face of the Year," and Marie Claire named her "Top Model of the Year." Daria is often described as both icy-hot and scorching-cold, perhaps embodying her secret in this duality. European publications have written that "she reminds us of how hot the North can be. She has the eyes of an elf, and her walk is like ocean waves."

In her personal life, Daria holds deep love for her parents and brother. They share an incredibly close-knit and supportive family bond. Daria also has a passion for nature and snowboarding. She is an avid painter, often creating her own artwork, and enjoys visiting museums in any city she travels to.

Despite her success, Daria Verbova does not suffer from celebrity syndrome. She doesn't consider herself beautiful but rather believes she has been very fortunate. Her interviews are always honest and sincere. When asked by Vogue magazine how she sees herself in ten years, Daria responded, "I will have a house by the lake, a beloved husband, and children."

That is Daria Verbova, simultaneously icy-hot and scorching-cold, an individual who exudes both maturity and childlike charm and allure.