Most people see her as a fashion icon, red carpet diva, celebrity, model, influencer, multiple brand ambassadors etc.
For some she is a role model whose work has become a source of inspiration. Recently, Victoria Michaels stunned in this photo shoot with different looks. Her style is unique and every picture gives us an evolving perspective of her. This is why we want to delve a bit more into her personality.
Top model extraordinaire, she is definitely your true definition of beauty and brain combined, multitalented, savvy, bright and focused; she parlays a background as a beauty pageant and an exceptional runway/commercial model.
A Social Change Advocate, Victoria’s passion for Women and Children Education led to the establishment of the Victoria Michaels Foundation, a nonprofit organization seeking to empower women and less privileged children across Ghana to discover their potentials and deploy it for greater society use. She hopes to make the foundation’s work an African wide project by 2017.
Victoria’s inspiring leadership has also led to the creation of The Africa Literacy Development Initiative (ALDI), a Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) educational empowerment project for rural and underserved schools in Ghana and other parts of Africa.
International Model Victoria Michaels has been featured on major publications like CANOE, Vogue Italia, O Yes!, Enjoy and Mirror; Groomed by the legendary Kofi Ansah of blessed memory.
Multiple awards winning Victoria Michaels is known to take up leading modeling roles both on the runway and as a one of the most sought after brand ambassador for leading businesses in Ghana.
Lead commercial model for Woodin, face of Bela-Aqua mineral water, Brand Ambassador for the MELCOM Group- Ghana biggest retail chain, she has played major role in commercials for Hertz Rent-a-Car, Da-Viva, Nescafe, Major online Campaign for Vodafone alongside international acts Dbanj and Sarkodie, Face of Ariel Haven’s Spa, Ambassador of SAGE, a nonprofit organization aimed at empowering high school students across the globe. She was chosen by the British Council as one of two representatives of Ghana at the All African Youth Summit in Johannesburg South Africa.
Victoria began her career at the age of 19 when she won as a first Runner up for the Miss Francophone Ghana Beauty Pageant. Participated as a runway model in AU Summit GOLD Show, BBC Fashion Show, Dubai Fashion Week, Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria, FAME Nigeria, FIMA International Fashion Show, Dark & Lovely Fashion Show.
Victoria has also been invited as guest to some of the prestigious fashion show in the globe including the London and Paris Fashion Weeks. She was awarded the first Angel of hope award at the Ovation carol night where she was honoured side by side with the former president of Ghana Dr Jerry Rawlings and her mentor Mr. Kofi Ansah who was honored post -humorously.
She backs all these achievements with a solid academic background in Business Management and Communication as she holds a Diploma in Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Central University Ghana.
A communicator par excellence, she leverages on a multifaceted experience gained from practice in PR, Marketing/Brand Communication and Banking. A passionate entrepreneur, Victoria has used her management skills to run the successful VM Consult, a company she founded a few years ago.
Photo credit – Tope Horpload
Make up – Bimpe Onakoya
Stylist – Jidereason
Hair stylist – Bernard Smiles