Maria Thattil: An entrepreneur and YouTube sensation turned beauty queen

17 Mar 2020 | Priya Bhardwaj

With Priya Serrao’s win at Miss Universe Australia 2019 pageant last year, multi-cultural pageant lovers clapped in applause as the stunning beauty took center stage representing not just the Australian pride but also her heritage and culture. This year, at Miss Universe Australia 2020, another Indian-Australian beauty is competing for the national crown who has already made quite a name for herself with her accomplishments.

Maria Thattil is an Indian Australian beauty expert, fashion blogger and digital influencer. She won the right to become the official delegate as she won from Victoria state finals. Hailing from the city of Melbourne, Maria has studied Master of Management at The University of Melbourne. The stunning beauty is an advocate of fierce self-love inclusivity & empowerment.



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Maria is a savvy make-up artist who already has made a name for herself in the fashion and digital industry. The stunning beauty has a YouTube Channel under her own name with 150 thousand subscribers where she posts make-up and fashion related videos. Her creative flair coupled with her passion for authenticity, inclusion, and advocacy for self-love has attracted a loyal, and highly-engaged audience with an ardent interest in her voice and content.

Her affair with content creation began because of her experience as both professional fashion stylist and makeup artist. She now has garnered a following and partnerships with leading brands in the industry. Not just a stunning beauty, Maria graduated from both Psychology & Management degree’s with honours and has an ardent interest in philosophy, psychology and self-esteem.



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Maria has collided her passion and profession creating a world of glamour and style, peppered with advocacy for self-confidence and loving and being the best version of yourself. The enchanting Australian beauty definitely has the experience and talent to be a front runner at the national contest and even win the Miss Universe Australia 2020 crown.