Elena Fernandes is a supermodel, influencer, actress and philanthropist. Born in London to a Peruvian Mother and Indian Father, Elena
resides in London and works out of London, Dubai, Mumbai and
New York on client assignments.
Elena’s started her career with a 12 page editorial for Vogue India,
and has since blossomed into a supermodel, talented actress and a
much regarded philanthropist. She is regularly seen in editorials and
front covers of leading global magazines, like Vogue, GQ, and Harpers Bazaar. This exposure, both local and international has allowed
Elena to build significant equity as a top notch ambassador of multiple brands. She can be seen in many advertising campaigns for global
companies such as Adidas, FILA, River Island, Westside and FBB.
Her profile is further enhanced by regular appearances at high profile
events, recently being seen walking the red carpet alongside Editor
in Chief of US Vogue Anna Wintour at the British Fashion Awards, as
well as the Cannes Film Festival, Amfar and her upcoming appearances at LV and Fendi for Milan fashion week 2019.
Elena juggles her successful modelling stints with a flourishing film
and television career. Her first role was with Dharma Productions’
“Kapoor & Sons”, and has recently been seen playing an important
cameo in Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla. She has also recently finished filming
for ‘Housefull 4’, which is a super hit franchise.
In her latest work with Sony, she has received rave reviews as the
host of the weekly series ‘House Proud’, and is currently in talks for
additional series. Her starring role in ‘Cheat India’ was extremely
well received, and Elena is currently in talks to appear in multiple big
budget film projects in India and abroad.
This extensive coverage has helped Elena to build a strong social
media following. Her mixed heritage, coupled with posts on a
range of topics including fitness, beauty and fashion, allows her to
appeal to a wide range of fans. t brands with which she collaborates on social media receive significant uplift through their association with her; she is currently trending on Instagram through her
recent commercial for Wildstone.
Academic work and philanthropy are both highly important to
Elena. She holds a Law degree from the University of London,
and is currently studying for a Master’s in International Law. She
has recently given a TED talk, which will be released on the US
site in July, and was also an important speaker at the 2019 Global
Economic Summit in New Delhi.
Elena runs her own charity, iAmChange, and spends a significant
portion of her time in the US working with Sightlife, a charity
which tackles corneal blindness. She also gives regular talks at
schools for PETA and WFA.
Elena is deeply grateful for her achievements in the modelling
and film industries and remains determined to maintain a healthy
balance between her multifaceted career, charity efforts and academic aspirations, all of which are currently burgeoning both in
her home country and across the globe.
Elena has started film promotions for the highly anticipated
Housefull 4 franchise set to release in October 2019 with