Valya Romanova
Playboy Australia|August 2018

Valya Romanova

Nelly Maduna
Describe yourself in three words

Hot, smart and determined.

Were you excited to shoot for Playboy?

Being a Playmate has always been a dream of mine. I think the female body is absolute art, and Playboy has always been the magazine that could show that beauty fully.

What was it like starting out as a model?

I stared modelling in my early teen years. I went to a modelling school in Russia where I was taught how to move, walk, pose and dance. When I came to the US I realized that bikini and glamour modelling was a huge market. And my body was perfect for it. It took hundreds of photoshoots before my name could be recognized. And one day everything just started to happen for me. I was invited to feature in magazines, designers wanted me to promote their fashion, my social medial started to grow, and finally I made it on the covers of major glamour magazines such as FHM and Maxim.

What would you consider to be your biggest challenge as a model so far?

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