Fiona Fussi was born on 25th January 1996 in Singapore and has since been based in Singapore. Born to an Austrian father and Hong Kong-Chinese mother, Fussi is truly international, fluent not only in English, but also in Mandarin, Cantonese and German. Fussi graduated from United World College of South East Asia with impressive grades for her IB Diploma and is currently modelling and travelling before continuing with university plans.
Her outstanding Eurasian heritage, coupled with her effervescent personality, landed her the first place title of the Elite Model Look Singapore competition in 2011, at the age of 15. After winning, Fussi represented Singapore in the Elite Model Look 2011 World Finals, which took place in Shanghai. Along with modelling, singing has also been one of her on-going passions, which she clearly demonstrated at the competition’s Talent Night segment. With her friendly and sociable character, Fussi found the journey an unforgettable life experience.
Since her rise to fame, Fussi has been featured on the cover of many magazines, namely, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, Marie Claire, Nylon and Her World. Reputable magazines such as ELLE and L’Officiel have also interviewed Fussi about her success and style, with industry insiders touting her as Singapore’s “top model”.
Fussi was also chosen to be the face of Audi Fashion Festival in 2012. She walked in all the Future Fashion Now shows, and worked with many upcoming designers, both international and local.
At the age of 18, Fussi became the first model ambassador for global beauty brand L’Oreal Paris in Asia. She fronted the print and TV campaign for L’Oreal’s Deeply White Sleeping Jelly Mask.
Aside from Singapore, Fussi has also modelled in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris and now in New York, building her considerable modelling experience and exposure. Fussi has worked with many established brands including Chanel, DKNY, Guess, Fendi, and Uniqlo as well as starring in print and TV campaigns for Acuvue, Darlie, and Hang Seng Bank.