Flaviana Matata

Born on June 9, 1987 in Shinyanga, Tanzania. Flaviana Matata is a Tanzanian beauty queen and fashion model.

Flaviana won the first edition of the Miss Universe Tanzania pageant in 2007, and went on to represent her country in the Miss Universe pageant the same year, where she placed among the Top 15 semifinalists and ended up in 6th place after the evening gown competition. She was the first contestant from Tanzania to compete at Miss Universe 2007, and compete with a shaved head.

She has recently modeled print advertisements for Sherri Hill. In March 2011 Matata won the Model of the Year award by Arise Magazine at the Lagos Fashion Week, she has also featured in the US magazines Dazed & Confused, Glass Magazine, L’officiel and also ID Magazine. Flaviana Matata has also done some runway modelling for brands like Mustafa Hassanali, Vivienne Westwood, Tory Burch, Suno, and Louise Gray and has featured in the Alexander McQueen film tribute and Topshop Spring 2011 ad campaign.

Her vital statistics are:
Country: Tanzania
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Brown
Measurements: 32-23.5-34.5 in (81-59.5-87.5 cm)

Website: www.flavianamatatafoundation.org