Playboy Miss Social Taryn Maria was first introduced to you as our Babe of the Day. We are now proud to say Taryn is our newest featured model! Wonderful personality, beautiful looks and overall fun to hang with, Taryn is beauty, brains, determination, drive and skill all wrapped into one! No doubt Taryn will be in our first paper print! Let’s take a moment and get to know her now!
Name: Taryn Maria
Occupation: Model, Actress, Bartender
GMM: Where are you originally from?
Taryn: Born and Raised in Vancouver, Canada – Currently living in Edmonton, Alberta.
GMM: What is your nationality?
Taryn: Italian, Irish, Scottish – Canadian Born.
GMM: What’s your stats?
Taryn: 34 -26 -36.
GMM: Give us 5 words that you think best describe you?
Taryn: Persistent, Passionate, Adventurous, Humorous & Reserved.
GMM: You’re a Capricorn, how would you describe your personality in that regard?
Taryn: Capricorn is one of the most stable and (mostly) serious of the Astrological signs. We are reliable workers in almost any profession they undertake. we plan carefully to fulfill our goals & ambitions.
GMM: What would you say is your best asset?
Taryn: 1. Persistence aka Never give up
3. Sense of humor
GMM: What do others compliment you on the most?
Taryn: My smile, they are the reason I smile in my photos, they love the sexy look but the smile is most popular.
GMM: How did you get started in modeling?
Taryn: I started doing contests in local bars & clubs before I found Playboy Golf, They gave me my first test shoot for Playboy and was hooked after that!
GMM: Are you signed with an agency?
Taryn: No, I am a freelance model – more work involved but greater a reward in return.
GMM: What do you enjoy most about modeling?
Taryn: being able to travel and meet new people, I don’t party, I network.
GMM: What is the funniest thing to happen to you on a shoot?
Taryn: I was doing a shoot with DAVE WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY and while we were shooting some implied shots, his cat saw a string hanging down by my butt, RAN OVER, and did a flying leap towards the string and stole my bikini bottoms LOL could not help but laugh
GMM: What are the top three things you like to shoot?
Taryn I love to shoot themes, EX: Poker, sports, boudoir.
GMM: Do you enjoy the constant attention and adoration that comes with being a glamour model?
Taryn: The attention is nice but not the reason I model. I enjoy what I do, I get to travel for a living, shoot in exotic places & meet people from around the world. being adored is just a bonus, lol. But don’t get me wrong, what is success without a few haters.
GMM: Where do you want your career to be in two years?
Taryn: I am currently 1 of 3 Canadians up for Playboy Miss Social of the Year, so I would LOVE to win and become the First International Model of the year. I have a few more music videos and shoots lined up for the near future but in 2 years, I just hope to be lucky enough to still be modeling and working with Playboy.
GMM: What are some of your hidden talents other than modeling?
Taryn: I have done some acting, Movies and Music Videos. You can find some a list of my past work on my website.
GMM: Take us through your getting ready to model routine?
Taryn: Shower, hair & make up ( if not provided ) get my stuff together ( if clothing is not provided ) meet the photographer and his helpers, take some sneak peaks and behind the scenes photos and then shoot
GMM: What is the best info you can give a new model?
Taryn: Be yourself, don’t let others opinion of beauty change your view on modeling, stay true to who you are and stay focused. dedication and persistence pave the way for success. Carpe Diem!
GMM: As a model, what would you say has been your biggest obstacle?
Taryn: being Canadian, I am limited without a USA work visa. iv had some great offers that I had to turn down without the proper paper work. I always have to find ways around it without breaking any laws.
GMM: If you had to walk away from modeling today, what memory would you take from it?
Taryn: Being the FIRST Canadian winner of Playboy Miss Social was HUGE for me. I had ran for 3 years, made finals over 12x and Runner up TWICE before I won Miss March 2013 ( & the title of FIRST CANADIAN WINNER in PBMS history ) . it was the first time I got a published with Playboy. the 2nd thing i would take away from modeling are the amazing friends I have made from around the world!
GMM: If you had to walk away, what would you like to be remembered most for?
Taryn: being determined and persistent. Once my mind was set on something, NOTHING could tear me away from my goal.