Maria Eriksson

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Maria Eriksson
Maria Eriksson 09.jpg
Photo shoot in Miami, 2010
Born (1982-07-29) July 29, 1982 (age 34)
Leeds, England
Years active 2009-present
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Blue
Maria Eriksson in Miami, 2010

Maria Eriksson (born 29 July 1982 in Leeds, West Yorkshire) is an English fashion and glamour model. She is one of the few models from outside the United States to attain a special Green Card due to her extraordinary ability career.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Maria Eriksson was born and raised near Leeds, West Yorkshire in the north of England. Her family is English with some Austrian descent. Eriksson has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Newcastle University and the University of York. Eriksson had no intention of becoming a model but after completing her undergraduate degree, worked for a short time in London as a house model for top London designers Bellville Sassoon and Zandra Rhodes. After completing her second degree, Eriksson returned to the world of full-time modelling and has been in constant demand since 2009.


Eriksson is a three-time Playboy Playmate which she has achieved on three separate continents. She has appeared in numerous magazines including FHM in Singapore, People in Australia and has made several appearances in Playboy’s Special Editions. She has appeared in both FHM Indonesia and FHM Malaysia in 2013 and 2011 which are part of the FHM magazine family originally starting in the UK.[4] Maxim en Español flew Eriksson to Mexico where she appeared in the magazine in a six-page spread in 2012.[5]

Eriksson was the cover girl and Playboy Playmate in the Croatian edition of the magazine in February 2010.[6] These numerous Playboy appearances led her to make the list of Playboy’s Top 100 Sexiest Women of 2010. March 2015 saw Maria Eriksson again as cover model for Playboy Croatia, along with an 8-page feature.[7][8]

Eriksson is the cover girl and has a seven-page spread in the February 2011 edition of FHM Indonesia in 2011. She appeared in the premier (April 2011) edition of South African Playboy.[9][10] Further, she was the second Playmate (Miss June 2011) in Singapore's Playboy entitled VIP. She is also a columnist for the Indonesian edition of FHM.[11]

In August 2013, she achieved another Playboy centerfold when she featured in the South African edition of the magazine.[12] In 2015, she attained a Green Card to reside permanently in America.

Video and TV[edit]

Eriksson also appears in the video for the song Cross My Heart by British rap artist Skepta.

Modelling work[edit]


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