Mariah Idrissi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mariah Idrissi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 53 kg
Date of Birth August 16, 1992
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Mariah Idrissi is a British model, social media star, actress, and public speaker, best known for her fashion campaign Close The Loop done for the fashion brand H&M in 2015. The campaign made her the 1st Muslim hijab-wearing model and quickly went viral, also making her the leading authority on topics regarding modest fashion. In May 2016, she was invited to appear at the 1st ever Istanbul Modest Fashion Week in Turkey, where she was announced as a “modest influencer.”

Born Name

Lalla Maria Derissy

Nick Name

Lalla

Mariah Idrissi in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2019
Mariah Idrissi in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2019 (Mariah Idrissi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

 

Education

Mariah attended a local Islamic school for 10 years in London, England, United Kingdom.

Mariah later studied history and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from a college in London, England, United Kingdom.

Occupation

Social Media Star, Model, Actress, Public Speaker

Family

  • Siblings – Moulay Ahmed Derissy (Brother), Sidi Yasin Derissy (Brother)

Manager

Mariah Idrissi is represented by Insanity Group (Manager) in London, England, United Kingdom.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

53 kg or 117 lbs

Mariah Idrissi as seen in September 2019
Mariah Idrissi as seen in September 2019 (Mariah Idrissi / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian and White)

She is of Pakistani descent on her maternal side and of Moroccan descent on her paternal side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Mariah Idrissi in a selfie in November 2019
Mariah Idrissi in a selfie in November 2019 (Mariah Idrissi / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

Fuller lips

Brand Endorsements

Mariah Idrissi has endorsed brands such as –

  • FENTY by Rihanna
  • Tresemme
  • Modanisa
  • Links of London
  • Miu Miu
  • Gucci
  • LOVE COCO LASHES
  • KNOTS
  • ANZ
  • Soap N Skin
  • Cave London
  • WATCHES & JEWELS
  • SEEK REFUGE
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Urban Decay
  • Sazz Jewellery
  • M·A·C Cosmetics
  • Craft And Dolls
  • Fempowered
  • Florian London
  • Fresh Ego Kid
  • Boohoo
  • Nasty Gal
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • MY WARDROBE HQ
  • PUMA
  • Clinique UK
  • ASOS
  • Playful Promises Lingerie
  • The Body Shop

She has shown support for organizations and charities such as –

  • Human Care Syria and their Women’s Hygiene and Sanitation Project
  • Action for Children
  • British NHS (National Health Service) to promote donating blood
  • Islamic Relief UK
  • The Al-Ansari Foundation
  • Help Yateem
  • WaterAid

Religion

Islam

Mariah Idrissi in an Instagram post as seen in August 2019
Mariah Idrissi in an Instagram post as seen in August 2019 (Mariah Idrissi / Instagram)

Mariah Idrissi Facts

  1. She was scouted walking at the London’s shopping center named Shepherd’s Bus by an actress and casting director, Coralie Rose.
  2. Mariah never aspired to become a model before she was scouted and wanted to work in the film industry, most likely for Disney.
  3. Mariah was a public speaker at the TEDxTeen conference held at The O2 Arena in London, England in 2016.
  4. In 2016, she was nominated in the “Cultural Icon of the Year” category at The BEAM Awards. Even though she didn’t win, the organization appointed her as an official ambassador of the ceremony.
  5. She avoids modeling on a runway because she feels like hijab and dressing modestly would draw unnecessary attention and she wants the focus to be on her as a person.
  6. Mariah has been featured in magazines such as Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, Elle, and Grazia.
  7. She made her film acting debut in 2019 with the role of Teresa in The Strangers.
  8. Mariah doesn’t use sunscreen.
  9. She has a “weakness” for online shopping.
  10. She wanted to meet Lupita Nyong’o for a long time and did so in March 2019.
  11. Mariah believes in acupuncture treatments to keep her face looking young.
  12. The best cup of coffee she has tasted was on a trip to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in September 2019.
  13. In her opinion, the priority to aiding nature should be in planting trees and slowing down the process of building concrete buildings for people to “live like rats.” Additionally, she believes that switching her petrol car for an electric one or walking/riding a bicycle will not make enough of an impact unless it is done on a large scale.

Featured Image by Mariah Idrissi / Instagram

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