Instagram star and Ukrainian model, Valeriia Karaman is popularly recognized for her modeling skills and her ability to create amazing portfolios.

She is also starring in the new B&W horror film, The Lighthouse. Here are some things you should know about the model, Valeriia Karaman.

Valeriia Karaman: Early Life

Valeriia Karaman was born on August 15, 1994, in Bendery, Moldova. Like many celebrities, Valeriia has also kept her personal life private. The information regarding her father, mother, or even her siblings are not known to the public. 

Instagram star and model, Valeriia Karaman

As a child, she was ridiculed for some of her features, which made her feel insecure. She found cinematography slightly cloudy and mysterious.

With her celebrity profile on the rise, we may soon get to know more about her early life education as well. 

Valeriia Karaman’s Modeling Career

Before playing the role of a mermaid in The Lighthouse, Valeriia was already a well-established model. She began her modeling career after getting noticed by a model on the Russian equivalent of Facebook, VKontakte. 

She later worked for major international brands as well as glossy magazines and in projects like Emporio Armani and

Valeriia Karaman in one of the projects of Emporio Armani. Besides this, she has also worked for magazines like

With the help of her French model agency Premium, Valeriia got the opportunity to shoot videos for a Paris-based production company, Diesel. On January 22, 2018, the video titled, Diesel-Keep World Flawed was released which promoted individuality and non-standard beauty.

Following this, the second commercial in the Diesel’s series, Go with the Flow was released, which emphasized on accepting your flaws. 

Actress/Model Valeriia Karaman in Paris-based production company's commercial, Diesel- Keep the World Flawed. She also did a second commercial in Diesel's series, Go with the Flow

The 25-year-old cannot imagine her wardrobe without floor-length T-shirt dresses, preferably beige and black. 

She is represented by a number of agencies including, Mappamondo LTD, Game Model (Paris), Why Not Model Management (Milan), Premier Model Management (London), Iconic Management (Hamburg), Stage Tokyo Model Agency (Tokyo).

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Valeriia Karaman in The Lighthouse

The new B&W horror movie, The Lighthouse is Valeriia Karaman’s first ever movie. She landed the role of the mermaid after getting selected by the scriptwriter, Max Eggers’s wife. She plays alongside Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe. 

Valeriia Karaman with her costar, Robert Pattinson on the set The Lighthouse

Besides The Lighthouse, Robert Pattinson, who is known for his role in Twilight, has a new Batman movie coming up in 2021.

Similarly, the three times Oscar nominee, Willem Dafoe has few other films releasing this very year including, Tommaso and Motherless Brooklyn

The 2019 B&W horror film, The Lighthouse, starring, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman and Willem Dafoe. The Lighthouse world premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019 and is scheduled to release on October 18, 2019

The Lighthouse had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019, and is scheduled to release on October 18, 2019, by A24.

Valeriia Karaman: Personal Details

According to Valeriia, many people find her personality to be a bit too extreme. While she did have trouble being comfortable in her own skin when she was a kid, the model has discovered her style and wears whatever inspires her. 

She loves to travel and regularly replenishes her collection of rings. She has 2 tattoos, a medieval mermaid and a dragon. The medieval mermaid which is on her waist was inked by Marina Siridova, better known as Krasivity. The other dragon tattoo on her shoulder was the work of Vlad Old Nyc.

Valeriia Karaman during the shoot for Oh Comely Magazine. She also has 2 permanent tattoos on her waist and shoulder

Besides her permanent tattoos, Valeriia also had temporary flower tattooed on her arm and neck for Oh Comely Magazine.

She has been posting her professional modeling pictures with different outfits among thousands of her followers on Instagram.

One of Valeriia Karaman's artwork. She has a separate Instagram account called valkarart for her artworks

Apart from blessing our feed with her gorgeous photos, Valeriia also has an Instagram account called Valkarart as well as a website, where she posts her artworks and sells them. 

Regarding her romantic life, we don’t know for sure whether she has a boyfriend or not.

She has lived in several different places including, Tel Aviv, London, and Paris. She currently lives in Kyiv and is busy working for model agencies all over the world.

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