Rubini Sambanthan

The eldest model in the competition, Rubini got a later start than most models but is steadily making waves. Dealing with her sibling’s recent passing, she has risen from her struggles to become a passionate advocate for mental illness, and wants to inspire others who have been through tough times.


Height: 176 cm

Age: 26

Country: Malaysia

Favourite features: eyes, legs

Favourite models: Kate Moss, Yasmeen Ghauri, Liya Kebede, Agyness Deyn

Favourite designers: Ann Demeulemeester, Jill Sander

Phobia: snakes

If modelling doesn't work out: She would love to try out acting or hosting. Someday she will venture into the finance world, open an animal sanctuary and a dog café.