Meet Le Hoang Bao Tran (pictures here), a 12-year-old model from Vietnam who has become an internet sensation in her country and beyond.
Le Hoang Bao Tran was born on December 3, 1998. Her father Thao Le Hoang Anh is an amateur stage director in Ho Chi Minh City. Le Hoang Bao Tran was catapulted into the stardom in September, 2009 when she won the Teen Model competition (in the Girls category, Ngoc Thien was the boy champion) held in in HCM City Theater.
Despite Teen Model was a fashion contest, the contestants were also judged based on their other talents abilities. In the end, Hoang Bao proved she did good at not only the catwalks but also her talents, thus becoming a gold Teen Model.
Ever since she won the 2009 competition, Le Hoang Bao Tran, whose height now is towering at 172cm, has signed with the PL Model company and is one of its signature faces. Instead of just appearing for teenagers’ magazines, she was featured in many Vietnamese newspapers and on the cover of various women and fashion journals.
According to Dantri.com.vn, Hoang Tran recently also modeled in a wedding gowns fashion show along with elder models, and she strutted in steps full of confidence and professionalism!
(Le Hoang Bao Tran Images via the internet)