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Model Spotlight

Meet Midori Amae:

 International Print and Runway Model

                           Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle and Commercial

                                       New York City | Washington, D.C.


Midori Amae is truly the creative multi-potentialite.  Amae's currently pursing passions as a graphic designer, top model and coach, creative director, philanthropist, speaker, pageant queen and media personality with 10 years in the industry. She is a moving force towards the future of the arts and entertainment.

In her breakout year, Amae became DCW50's America's Next Top Model Fan Favorite, walked in 30 NYFW and DC fashion shows, joined the cast of DMV Podcast and began hosting the fashion week TV show Style 24/7. Since beginning her hosting journey, Amae has produced and hosted 75+ fashion shows, award shows, panels and networking events through various initiatives. Amae earned two degrees in Studio Art and Spanish Literature and Language from Virginia Tech and is the award-winning-graphic designer and Creative Director behind i-Fashion Magazine, based in Brooklyn, New York.

Amae prides herself on serving her community. Last year, through her #PrayAndSlay Initiative, Amae taught women and men ages 6 to 60 about the importance of self-love and confidence after abuse in the United States, France and Canada. She has shared her story and workshops all across the country, raising over $500 for Children’s Hospital and fed over 2,500 less fortunate in the DMV area. Amae proves that beauty, brains and a love for service make a package that can’t be beat.

Midori Amae placed Top 15 in the 2017 Miss Black USA Pageant representing her home state as Miss Black Virginia USA 2017. Currently, Amae shares her time between New York City and Washington, D.C. coaching models and queens, hosting events, private consulting and giving back.


•America's Next Top Model Fan Favorite

•NYFW 8+ seasons​


•International runway model and coach (France, Canada, USA)

•Maserati, Lexus and FIAT campaigns


African American

Primary Residence: ​

Washington, D.C.

Agencies: Independent

Known for: Legs, lips, eyes

Languages: English and Spanish

Height: 6'

Weight: 135 lbs.

Bust: 34

Waist: 26

Hips: 36

Dress: 2/4


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