Birth name Catrinel Menghia Date of birth
October 1, 1985 (1985-10-01) (age 22) Place of birth
Iasi, Romania Height 5
ft 9 in (1.75 m) Hair color
Dark Brown Eye color
35-24-35 (89-61-89) Weight 51
kg (112 lbs) Dress size
4 (US), 34 (EU) Shoe size 9
(US), 40 (EU)
(born October 1, 1985) is a Romanian supermodel. She was discovered at the age
of 16 on the street by a local agent who took her to Bucharest to meet Liviu
Ionescu of the MRA Agency. Six months later, her parents allowed Menghia to move
to Bucharest and start an international modeling career.
She participated in the Ford Model's Supermodel of the World Romania contest in
November 2001, where she won the second runner-up prize.
Menghia now lives in Milan. She has done campaigns for major fashion houses and
is the face of Giorgio Armani worldwide. She was also one of the new faces in
the 2006 South African Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and has appeared in
FHM and Maxim.