Praya Lundberg

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Praya Lundberg
Praya Lundberg (ไปรยา ลุนด์เบิร์ก) Speaking at TEDx at NIST International School Bangkok.jpg
Praya at NIST International School in September 2015
Born Nataya Lundberg
(1989-03-28)March 28, 1989
Bangkok, Thailand
Other names Praya Suandokmai
Education NIST International School, Oxford Brooks University
Occupation

Nataya Lundberg (Thai: นาตยา ลุนด์เบิร์ก; RTGSNattaya Lunboek; born March 28, 1989), also known as Praya Lundberg (Thai: ไปรยา ลุนด์เบิร์ก; RTGSPraiya Lunboek) or Praya Suandokmai (Thai: ไปรยา สวนดอกไม้; RTGSPraiya Suandokmai), or nicknamed Pu (Thai: ปู; RTGSPu), is a half-Swedish, half-Thai actress and model.[1] She made her acting debut in the TV series Rak Dai Mai Thar Hua Jai Mai Pean and appeared in roles on TV hits such as Sao Noi Nai Tha Kieng Kaew (2004) and Nang Sao Som Lon. Her first role in film was in the comedy Maa Kap Phra (2006) and she also appeared in the action comedy Bangkok Adrenaline (2009).

Along with acting Praya maintains a successful modelling career; she led the LUX campaign at the age of 15 and since then starred on the covers of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, L'Officiel and Grazia.[citation needed]

Lundberg supports several charities including Operation Smile, Phrabatnampu and UNHCR.[2] She is also a sport enthusiastic and was the first female actress to complete the 2015 Bangkok Marathon.[3]

Early life[edit]

Praya was born on March 28, 1989 in Bangkok, Thailand to a Swedish father and a Thai mother. She studied at NIST International School in Bangkok, from which she graduated in 2007, and went on to earn a BA in Laws from Oxford Brooks University.

Career[edit]

Praya began her acting and modelling careers at the age of 13. She was by Channel 7 and made her acting debut in the TV series Rak Dai Mai Thar Hua Jai Mai Paen. She also played in the TV hits Sao Noi Nai Takjieng Leaw, Nang Sao Som Lon, Chan Ruk Tur Na and Khon La Lok. Her first role in film was in the comedy Maa Kap Phea and later starred in the comedy action Bangkok Adrenaline. Lundberg has featured on the covers of various fashion magazines including Vogue,[4] Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar,[5] L'Officiel and Grazia.[citation needed] She also led campaigns for Lux and Mistine Cosmetics [6] and she is currently a brand ambassador for Under Armour and Swarovski [7] In 2015 Praya started Nola's Health,[8] featuring beauty and health products such as organic tea. In the same year she also launched her perfume Angel Kiss.

Due to her work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Praya was named Southeast Asia's first UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in 2017.[9]

Filmography[edit]

TV Shows[edit]

Year Title
2004 Rak Dai Mai Thar Hua Jai Mai Paen
2004 Sao Noi Nai Takieng Keaw
2005 Nang Sao Son Lon
2006 99 Day Chan Ruk Thou
2006 Yak Ja Rak Dew Jad Hai
2007 Sai Nam Sam Chee Wit
2007 Ngean Ritsava
2007 Pom Roj R Deed
2008 Ke Hard Saeng Chan
2009 Dok Bua Khao
2010 Jao Sao Rim Thang
2012 Chan Ruk Thur Na
2013 Khun Chai Leang Moo Khun Leang Kea
2014 Sa Phay Hua Daeng
2014 Phair Pha Ya Korn
2015 Doung Sawan Saab
2015 Khon Ra Lonk

Films[edit]

Year Title
2006 Ma Kub Phra
2009 Bangkok Adrenaline

Awards[edit]

Year Association Category
2012 FHM 100 Sexiest Women in Thailand 100 Sexiest Women
2013 FHM 100 Sexiest Women in Thailand [10] 100 Sexiest women
2013 Siam Dara Star Award Sexy Star
2013 Star Party TV Pool Award Sexy Star
2013 Zen Stylish Awards [11]
2013 Chosaard Awards Best Actress
2013 Genesha Awards
2013 Star's Light Awards Sexy Star
2014 FHM 100 Sexiest Women in Thailand 100 Sexiest Women
2014 Star's Light Awards Sexy Star
2015 Star's Light Awards Sexy Star
2015 Hamberger Awards Life goes strong
2017 GQ Thailand Woman of the Year [12]

Endorsements[edit]

Year(s) Product
2005 YAMAHA Spark 135
2005 "Lux" Body Scrub
2005 Mistine Prolong Bigeye Mascara
2008 Mistine Prolong Black Shine Waterproof Mascara
2010 Mistine Number One Diva 5445
2014 Mistine Vanity HD
2014 Mistine Lady Care Extra Gentle
2014 Mistine Le Jardin Super Filler Powder
2014 Perfect Slim Presenter
2014 Mistine Vanity Long Lasting Super Powder
2014 - 2015 B'me Bra by Wacoal
2014 Charles & Keith Presenter
2014 - 2015 Misty Mynx Presenter
2015 Angel Kiss Perfume
2015 Mistine Super Black Hawk Eye Multi Liner
2015 Snail White Syn- Ake Mist
2015 L'oreal Professional 14th anniversary
2015 Angle PhytoSC+
2015 Dutch Mill 4 In 1
2016 Mistine Pro Long Big Eye Mascara
2016 Under Armour Ambassador
2016 Iddna Clinic Presenter
2016 NUUI SLM Food supplement
2016 Swarovski Brand Ambassador
2016 Dutch Mill Life Plus
2016 TRESemmé Brand Ambassador

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With actress-model Poo, beauty runs deep down". The Nation. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  2. ^ Bangkok Post, (February 6, 2016) Being Human
  3. ^ 2015 Bangkok Marathon
  4. ^ Vogue Thailand April 2015 cover (April, 2015) Archived
  5. ^ Harper's Bazaar Thailand March 2015 cover (March 2, 2015)
  6. ^ Mistine Cosmetics Hawk Eyes Liner
  7. ^ Bangkok Today (March 25, 2015).
  8. ^ Nola's Health Site
  9. ^ "Speaking out for those who can't". The Nation. 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  10. ^ Sugar Daily (June 22, 2013), Poo Praiya won 2013 Sexiest Women of the year foe FHM Thailand
  11. ^ Zen Stylish Awards 2013 winners
  12. ^ "'ปู - ไปรยา ลุนด์เบิร์ก' ไอคอนแห่งแรงบันดาลใจ". GQ Thailand. 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-24.