Deanna Dellia is a 21 year old, New York based actress and singer, along with a published model and writer. She was born on February 13, 1995 in New Jersey, and is of Russian and Italian decent. She graduated from Pace University where she studied film and women & gender studies with a focus in writing and literature. Along with the arts, Deanna is an activist and humanitarian. She advocates for women’s, animal and civil rights. She worked, for a short time, with Planned Parenthood, the ACLU and Doctors Without Borders as field manager in the fundraising department. She still volunteers her time weekly at Bideawee animal shelter, and as an online counselor for RAINN. She is a brand ambassador for Beyond Beanie, Sand Cloud, and many more. Deanna made her debut as a model in early 2015 when she signed with a boutique modeling agency and landed jobs modeling for Maxim and Redbull. Since then, Deanna has bounced around between agencies and has modeled for some of the top magazines and brands in America. Deanna’s goal with modeling is to create more diversity in the fashion industry in regards to shapes, races, heights, etc. She aims to crush the normative beauty standards, and empower all women to love their bodies as they are. Through her success, Deanna has acquired a large social media following where she has coined the name “The Curvy Gothic Barbie.” Her curves, dark look, strong opinions, eccentric personality, empowering messages and bright green eyes have taken the internet by storm, and has her named as Instagram’s top model by several magazines and blogs. Now, Deanna plans on taking the film world by storm. She has starred in national commercials, music videos, a Spike Lee film, and series on Netflix, FX and HBO. She is currently working on a feature film in the making as a supporting actress, and an associate producer. This will be Deanna’s first feature film as a producer. Although Deanna has a profound love for writing, singing, dancing, filmmaking and modeling, acting has always been her biggest dream. Deanna’s top influences are Dorothy Parker, Judy Garland, Idina Menzel, Angelina Jolie, Charles Bukowski, Iskra Lawrence, Gregory Mcguire, Mariah Carey, Edgar Allen Poe, Chelsea Handler and Elizabeth Warren.