Starting her career at a very young age of 14, Mia Uyeda has been busy gaining fame and success by creating wonders for herself. Not only in India, Mia Uyeda is known throughout Asia because of her TV ads, campaigns and photo shoots.
A Little about Mia Uyeda:
Mia Uyeda is born May 25, 1984 in Vancouver, Canada. While she was still studying in school, Mia Uyeda was discovered by a renowned modeling agency who was scouting for new talent outside a convenience store in Vancouver. Mia Uyeda was only 14 years old at that time. No one knew that the 14 years old Mia Uyeda will be a well-known celebrity someday.
Soon after her discovery Mia Evonne Uyeda convinced her parents to grant her permission to step into the fashion world and of course not before she finished her basic school education. The first few projects of Mia Uyeda were TV ads and fashion photo shoots which took Mia Uyeda’s name to countries like, Japan, Korea, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore and Italy along the way. But things did not stop here because fate never wanted to in fact fate has more plans for Mia Uyeda. Fate took her to Bollywood.
In 2006 Mia Uyeda came to Bangalore to meet the photographer Waseem Khan for an assignment. This was just the first step of Mia Uyeda career in India and the Indian industry welcomed her with open arms and she became a known face all over India. Her face shone on the billboards and she graced the fashion shows with her presence. Projects started to pour in for Mia Uyeda one after another. This led her to the biggest project of her life. Yes I am talking about her shoot for the Kingfisher Calendar. Mia Uyeda modeled for the Kingfisher calendar in 2007’s edition. After this project she fame came to Mia Uyeda in a flash.
After the Kingfisher calendar project Mia Evonne Uyeda appeared in the campaigns of many well-known brands of India which includes ‘Killer Loop Glasses, Bisleri Soda, Pantaloons, Sakhi Sari and Kaya Skin Clinic.’ Along with these projects Mia Evonne Uyeda also managed to grab some bigger projects. She participated in India’s most celebrated Lakme India Fashion Week in 2006. She also won the covers of the famous magazine ‘Elle and L’Officiel’ while she also managed to get herself featured in some other well-known fashion magazines including FHM, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Famina and Grazia.
Mia Uyeda not became a well-known face in the Indian fashion world but also became a VJ for MTV India and started to host her very own show by the title of ‘Saturday Night Shuffles’. This was not her only TV project. She hosted another travel based show called the Maharaja Route which was shot through Rajasthan. Again fate didn’t want to stop here for Mia Uyeda and she finally got her first Bollywood project.
Mia Uyeda first Bollywood project was an item song which she did for the movie Sankat City. One of her projects was of Yash Raj Films TV serial Khotey Sikkay in which Mia Evonne Uyeda appeared as a guest while she also gave a brief cameo appearance in Tees Maar Khan. Mia Uyeda recent bollywood project was her role as ‘Rosa’ in the movie Blood Money. Along with these Bollywood projects Mia Uyeda have also appeared in the fourth season of the Indian reality show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Kay Khiladi’ and also writes a sex article in GQ India while mesmerizing everyone with her killer combination of glamorous looks and fluent French.