Catrinel Menghia was born on October 1, 1985, in Iasi, Romania. Initially, she wanted to be an athlete, but later changed her career ambition to modeling. She moved to Bucharest to pursue her career in modeling.
She reached the 3rd spot in the Ford Supermodel of the World challenge. This gave her quite a lot of publicity and she began appearing in ads for Emporio Armani Underwear, Levi’s, Triumph and many others.
Catrinel was also seen in magazines like Maxim, Cosmopolitan, FHM and others. She has also posed for the Swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. Catrinel Menghia has also endorsed brands like Giorgio Armani and Lise Charmel.
Why is she famous: Catrinel Menghia is famous as a Romanian model who has appeared in magazines like Maxim and FHM.
Here is one of her famous quotes: “I have never relied on a man. I am an independent woman. But now that I am married, I like when my husband pushes me sometimes. But I worked all the time and I earned my own money.”
– Catrinel Menghia