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Name: Georgianna Robertson

Date of Birth: 23 March 1972, Port Maria, Jamaica

Height: 180 cm

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Brown

Measurements: 87-61-87

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Born in Jamaica, to a cosmetologist mother half Indian from India and a Jamaican politician father of Scottish descent, hence the Highland clan name Robertson (the barony of Struan, members of the standing council of Scottish chiefs) one of the oldest families in Scotland.

Georgianna came to New York at age 12, with her mother and 2 brothers. She graduated from High School as an honor-student, even receiving an award for being one of the best students in the state of N.Y. Georgianna went on to study at Hunter College in N.Y., before she was discovered and took upon the challenge of becoming a likewise successful international model.

New in Paris, for her first fashion-show none other than Yves Saint Laurent chose Georgianna for his 30th anniversary celebration show at the Paris Opera Bastille and they have worked together ever since, not only for his Haute Couture and Ready-to-wear collections, but Georgianna also shot the worldwide YSL JAZZ cologne campaign with J.-B. Mondino. Due to her magical ability to bring clothes alive she naturally became one of Mr.Saint Laurent’s all time favorites, she was of course prominently featured at both his French Soccer World Cup show and his final show at the Beaubourg in Paris.

Georgianna’s first cover followed right after, making her mark by becoming the first model of color ever on the cover of French Madame Figaro , apart from having been on more than 60 other European and American publications, shot by most of the top photographers in the world. Georgianna also became the first woman of color on the prestigious double Christmas / New Years issue of French VOGUE and only the 3rd ever, on the cover of French VOGUE , after Iman and Naomi. Also American TOWN & COUNTRY chose Georgianna to grace their cover, becoming one of their best selling covers ever.

From fashion-shows for YSL, CHANEL, DIOR and Ralph Lauren , over billboard-campaigns in Times Square and numerous campaigns and commercials from YSL Jazz cologne, Courreges over Ralph Lauren Jeans to L’Oreal and Maybelline cosmetics to the ground-breaking first ever worldwide print- and film campaign by CARTIER using a person and CARTIER also choosing Georgianna as one of the 21 most beautiful women in America in their 150 Years anniversary book and being rated one of the 25 sexiest women in America by a top men’s magazine. Popping the cork on a worldwide campaign for a prestigious LVMH product, shot by famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier.

Georgianna was the first woman of color to be the Face and Ambassador for the L’OREAL brand LANCOME cosmetics, along side Ines Sastre and Elizabeth Jagger. Under the direction of Lancôme’s image-maker and creative director, famed make-up artist Fred Farrugia, Georgianna signed a multi-year contract for an undisclosed amount and was featured in such notable campaigns as “Purple Rain” and "Color ID" for example.

Even making her film debut, when Director Robert Altman cast her for the lead role as the onscreen-wife of Rupert Everett in his movie “Pret-a-Porter”(“Ready-to-wear”) Her 2nd project was the award-winning short-film “Save the Rabbit”, co-written by Jean-Marie Duprez and Danny Aiello, where Georgianna co-stared with Teri Garr, Gerard Darmon, Danny Aiello and Tom Novembre.

Since then she has amongst other projects done "Un Nero per Casa", a modern version in Italian of the film classic “Guess who is coming to dinner” produced and directed by the Italian star from screen and stage, Gigi Proietti , for which she had to learn Italian in 3 weeks!

The latest movie project “Double Zero” by French Director Gerard Pires (“Taxi”) is a female lead-role playing a machine-gun fighting villain along side French comedy stars Eric Judor & Ramzy Bedia and also Edouard Baer. To be released first in France in June.

Also Music-videos like the award-winning Ini Kamoze “Here Comes the Hotstepper” and Stevie Wonder’s “When Robbins Will Sing” to TV-work like guest-hosting and VJ-ing for MTV’s “The Grind” and “MTV’s Most Wanted”, correspondent work for “E!”-Television’s “Fashion-File” for whom she was able to get exclusive interviews with stars like James Brown, Rupert Everett and Toni Braxton. Apart from having appeared and been profiled on countless TV entertainment shows, from BBC’s “Good Morning Show” to Gottschalk. Georgianna has also hosted several events, like the John Lennon International song writing contest in N.Y. and Mikhail Gorbatschev’s MEN’S WORLD AWARDS in Vienna Nov. 2002.

E! Entertainment-Television and the STYLE-Networks profiles on Georgianna, her life, her achievements and her career has become a huge hit and is being shown nearly every month for the past 2 years, due to it’s high popularity and broad appeal.

A new venture is the personally designed Swimwear Line GEORGIANNA ROBERTSON, now a registered Trademark. It is now being successfully distributed by ALBA MODA.

Today Georgianna has a home in New York. Although her pursuits do not leave much spare time, whenever she can, she loves to go back to Jamaica and spend time with her family. When she is not overseas, Georgianna is back in New York enjoying the vitality of N.Y. City.

Her humanitarian and charitable work going back to her school days, when she was tutoring younger children in her spare time, to today i.e. visiting Croatian-war-orphans Christmas ’96 or lecturing South-African children in the townships on education, Aids, self-esteem etc. for example.

Georgianna also has2 older brothers, 2 younger brothers and 3 sisters in Jamaica

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