My name is Fabiana Rivas, I’m from Merida, Venezuela.
Ever since I was little I’ve had a passion for fashion and that’s what made me realize I wanted to be a model. I started modeling when I was 15 years old, I participated in the Elite Model Look Venezuela 2012 and was one of the finalists. To me modeling is one of the best ways to express art, I enjoy fashion because I can tell a full story without the need of using any words, because it reflects your own style, it just simply feels to me like fashion modeling is freedom.
- Height: 5’6
- Bust: 32″
- Waist: 26″
- Hips: 37″
- Eye color:
- Hair color: Brown
Please describe your personality?
I’m a really outgoing, down to earth girl, with my goals set; perseverance, honesty, solidarity, happiness, are words that define my personality. I’m the type of person who likes to make their inner beauty grow, and the main reason for that is because all of that inner beauty reflects on the outside, it makes you a whole person.
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about life and all that it brings, good or bad times that make you stronger and make grow as a person, my main passion is learning something new everyday, and I like accomplishing that by playing sports, dancing, studying and by doing activities that involve socializing with many different people each and everyday.
Please tell us some of your Hobbies?
I have a lot of hobbies that are practically part of my life now, like playing sports specially tennis, dancing flamenco and salsa, learning new languages, and a unique and passionate love for photography.
What makes you enjoy life the most?
Life is a gift from God, and everyday is a new opportunity to learn something new and grow as a person, you just have to take it all one day at a time and enjoy the journey.
At what point did you decide you wanted to be a model?
Ever since I was little I’ve had a passion for fashion and that’s what made me realize I wanted to be a model. I started modeling when I was 15 years old, I participated in the Elite Model Look Venezuela 2012 and was one of the finalists, a experience that gave me the opportunity to start my modeling career, and it was just the beginning.
How has modeling shaped your personality?
Modeling more than shaped my personality I would say it has solidified it, it has made me believe more in my self and it has let me externalize and express my inner beauty on the outside as well.
Please describe your favorite experience as a model so far and what made it so special?
I have two favorite experiences as a model; one was participating on the Elite Model Look Venezuela 2012 where I had the opportunity to show amazing work from some venezuelan designers on the runway and to share with a whole lot of different venezuelan models. The second one was working with an excellent photographer, Chalo Garcia, specially the vintage photoshoot for EMAL Magazine, where besides all the work I got to meet two great models, an amazing style designer and have an joyful day.
What are your goals for your modeling? What’s next for you?
My next goal in my modeling career is to continue my hard work to consolidate my carrier as an international model, I plan to accomplish this parallel to my dentist career.
What type of modeling related photography do you like the most?
I like fashion photography the most.
If you have to pick a photoshoot, would you pick Fashion or Glamour?
If i had to choose a photoshoot I would choose Fashion.
Health & Fitness
How about you and Fitness? Me and fitness have a good relationship, I have always loved doing exercise, running and being fit. Do you practice any Sport? I have been practicing tennis since I was 6 years old, it has become part of my life, in school I used to be in the volleyball and kickball team. Do you have any routine to stay Fit? My daily routine involves going running everyday, going to the gym, playing tennis and most of all, loving it and having fun. Favorite Healthy Food? I have a variety of favorite healthy food, it mainly includes broccoli, carrots and zucchini.
If you could interview a great person, who would it be and why?
I would definitely interview Mother Teresa de Calcuta because i consider her the best expression of inner beauty in the world, sadly she’s no longer with us.
Which TV, Movie personality you admire?
I admire Meryl Streep, because besides her great work as an amazing actress, she has not stop being a down to earth person despite all of her fame.
Music / Song or Band that makes you raise your hands and feel alive?
A song that will always make me raise my hands and feel alive is “Beautiful Day – U2”, specially on a sunday morning.