Catrinel Menghia

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Catrinel Menghia[1]
Born (1985-10-01) October 1, 1985 (age 33)
ResidenceNew York City
Modeling information
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair colorDark brown
Eye colorGreen
AgencyNext Management

Catrinel Menghia (born October 1, 1985 in Iași, Romania), sometimes known as Catrinel Marlon,[1] is a Romanian top fashion model who is best known for her 2006 and 2009 appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and as the face of Giorgio Armani worldwide and French lingerie purveyor Lise Charmel.[2] At the age of 16, Menghia finished third in Ford's "Supermodel of Romania" competition, and received Romania's Model of the Year award in 2002. She made her television debut at age 17 when she appeared in the "Cerceii Tai" music video from the Romanian band Krypton.[3] In the same period she signed with Major Model Management in Milano.[2] She has also appeared in Maxim, FHM, and Fitness and done advertisements for such notable clients as Fiat.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Menghia was married to retired Italian footballer Massimo Brambati, from whom she got a divorce.[2] She now lives in New York where she is a model and actress at Next Models.


  1. ^ a b Catrinel Menghia, 25 June 2012
  2. ^ a b c d "Catrinel Menghia is the hot model from the Fiat 500 Abarth ad". Jalopnik.
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