We recently got to know the beautiful Holly Patricia Emerson through our 15 questions mini interview. Holly started modelling at 18 and has combined her love of modelling with a successful career as a Commercial Officer working with the Military. To find out more about this also competes in fitness shows has a passion for 80’s rock and loves animals. You can find out what makes Kristy tick below…
1.When did you first realise you wanted to be a model?
I actually never aspired to be a model it happened by accident really. Though I do enjoying shooting it’s really only a hobby.
2.At what age did you first start modelling.
3.What was your first big break and how did it arise?
I was approached by scouts on several occasions at the clothes show when I was a little plumper and started Modeling plus size underwear for catalogues and online brands.
4.What would you say is your biggest achievement so far?
Competing in fitness shows takes a lot of dedication and mindset. I’m proud of my ability to focus and succeed at a specific goal like that.
5.How do you like to stay fit?
I train 6 days a week, on a split routine. Mostly training with weights but I also cover a fair about of treadmill mileage.
6.What’s your favourite food?
7.Any advice for people wanting to start modelling?
Unless you are extremely body confident my advice is not to pursue modelling. It’s a tough, saturated subjective industry and you’ll take a lot of knocks back.
8.What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
I spend a lot of time with my sister who is also my best friend. She’s extremely talented and hilarious all the time so I’m never short of a belly laugh.
9.What’s song best describes you?
Not sure if I can accurately pick a song that describes me. Maybe the Benny Hill theme. But I’ve got “Back to sleep Remix” Chris brown on wrap round at the moment.
10.What would you be if you weren’t a model?
I am actually a trained commercial officer and work with the military. It’s a really exciting job but sometimes I wish I could be a presenter or actress as that would suit my personality.
11.Tell me something about you not many people know?
I have a burn mark on my butt where I sat on a pair of straighteners once. It’s shaped like a V.
12.What do you like doing in your free time?
I chill out a lot. I do a fair amount of yoga and meditation but also enjoy reading and being in my own company.
13. What do you think is the most interesting thing about you?
My vivacious personality.
14. What was your nickname at school?
Fatty. I wasn’t much liked.
15. What three things do you need to be successful in this industry?
Self love, motivation, personality. Don’t be afraid to be yourself.
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