Angela Ruiz is a talented Venezuelan model who has stood out internationally in the fashion world since 2011, after being discovered by Brand Model Management agency from Finland.
She was born on October 4th 1992 in the city of Maturín, Monagas state (Venezuela).
She’s been image to prestigious firms as : L'Oreal (next to famous singer Beyoncé Knowles), OLAY, Levi's, OPI, Intimissimi, Yamamay, Mara Hoffman, RedKen, Matrix, Garnier, Desigual, Onda de Mar, El Palacio de Hierro, Women’secret, Schwarzkopf with the renowned photographer Annie Lebovitz, Timberland and Giorgio Armani Beauty, among others.
Each year, her imponent and graceful silhouette shows on one of the most awaited american runways, the New York Fashion Week, modeling for important designers and firms, such as : Pamela Rolland, J.Crew, Tracy Reese, B.Michael América, Desigual, Ángel Sánchez, The Blonds, Skaist Taylor, Timo Weiland y Wes Gordon. Also two of the most applauded european runways : Calzedonia Show e Intimissimi Show, have had the Venezuelan model as a guest for the past 4 years promoting prominent italian brands.
Her career is backed up by important agencies such as :
· Brand Model Manangment (Finland)
· Wilhelmina (New York)
· Oui Management (Paris)
· Monster Management (Milan)
· Storm Management (London)
· Sight Management Studio (Barcelona)
· Model Management (Hamburg)
Thanks to her constant preparation she has kept ascending since she first embraced the fashion world, penetrating successfully into the industry’s main cities, swiftly conquering highly competitive places as New York, Paris, Milan, London, Hamburg and Barcelona. Since then, she’s kept adding campaigns, commercials and runways consolidating step by step her trayectory as a top model. Experts agree on her versatility.
Prestigious editorials from around the globe have portrayed Angela Ruiz as an universal woman on their covers and contents. Some of them are :ELLE Portugal ; Vogue India ; GQ Romania ; Post Mag Dubai ; Amenity Spain ; Podium Latinoamérica; Sala de Espera, Equilibrio, Estampas and Dominical from Venezuela ; FIT and Trendi from Finland ; Shape Singapur ; LIPS Thailand ; LUI Magazine France; Jones Magazine, REVS digital and Schön Magazine from USA.
As a girl, her dream was to walk on world’s most important runways, modeling for the best. In 2007 she was a candidate for the Top Model of The Year, later she participated in the Elite Model Look of Venezuela 2008, the next year she won Súper Modelo Venezuela and represented her nation in the Ford Model’s Supermodel of the World 2010, in Brasil. That same year without expecting to participate on a pageant contest, she received an invitation to participate in Miss Venezuela representing her home state Monagas, she achieved 1st finalist.
At her early stages of modeling shed did advertising campaigns on her homeland for brands as :
BECO, Ferrara and Gillette. She modeled on runways for distiguished Venezuelan designers: Giovanni Scutaro, Douglas Tapia, Carlos Sierra y Eduardo Kano.
Thinking on her academic formation, she was taking university studies at the same time and graduated as an Industrial Engineer.
Angela Ruiz has kept traveling from one country to another, responding to different commitments with various firms that bet on her exotic beauty. Although her residence seems to be between the main fashion cities, she spends most of the time between New York and Paris.