Intoduction of Mariyah A. Moten


Mariyah Moten was born in Karachi, Pakistan on January 18. She moved to the United States at the age of 5. Mariyah Moten started modeling for local boutiques and charity fashions shows at the age of 16. Few years later she signed on with First Models Modeling Agency.
In 2004 she participated in a local contest Desi Star Search, and won 1stplace, two years later in 2006 she participated in a national beauty contest Miss Pakistan and placed in the top five. Later that year she was given an opportunity to participate in the Miss Tourism Queen International Pageant where she won the Miss Charity title. Mariyah also became the first Pakistani to participate in the Miss Bikini Universe pageant in August 2006 and won the Miss Press/Best in Media title, as being the most photographed and written about delegate at the contest. Soon after achieving this controversial title she was approached by a Brazilian media company to interview for a Bikini Documentary, which was debuted at the Holland Film Festival. In 2006, Mariyah made an appearance at the Bollywood Music Awards 2006 in Atlantic City, where she presented the best dance video award to The Sona Family. She also appeared on the front cover of Sexy South Asian Girls 2007 calendar. Mariyah Moten participated in the Miss Asia International pageant where she placed, 2nd runner up. This was a huge victory for Pakistan to win a title, placing top 3 in an international beauty pageant. She also signed with Kohinoor Diamonds to be the spokesperson and model for 2007. She also has modeled for various South Asian clothing lines. In many ways, she has become the face of mainstream South Asian women by professionally representing herself in the world of fashion and modeling.

Mariyah Moten has always been passionate about the entertainment industry; she attended JLS make up school in Los Angeles and then completed her training in acting at the New York Film Academy and TVI actors’ studio. In addition to this training, she has also received education from the University of Houston's renowned hotel and restaurant management program at the Conrad N. Hilton College.

2 comments:

  1. Mariyah,

    It is nice to see your success and Miss Pakistan. You are one of the Ambassador of Pakistan and representing our country in various purposes.

    There is alot of criticism on you, but you are focusing your work and showing it in growth. This is marvelous.
    Thumbs up for your efforts.
    Wish you good luck, and keep yourself mantained, up to the mark.

    Regards,

    Good fan of you,

    Wajahat Ali Khan
    w_a_khan777@hotmail.com

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