Marianna was born 1984 in Yerevan Armenia and moved to Germany with her family at the age of 8. She lived in Hamburg for 20 years, where she completed her masters degree in textile engineering but discovered from a young age her love for art, as she was drawing, painting and dancing from only 6 years of age.
Marianna discovered her love for hair and makeup while doing stage makeup for fellow dancers for prominent shows and events like Tschibo, STILL, OTTO and Bambi Awards in Germany. She decided to take it further and expand into fashion and commercial field building on her hair and make up skills. There, she combined her passion of travelling, to widen her horizon and unearth opportunities while traveling and shooting in various cities like Cape Town, New York, London and Dubai.
Besides gaining experience working with international photographers and both ethnic and caucasian models, Marianna attained her first international publication for a popular New York fashion magazine 'Zink' with a fashion shoot shot by international photographer Kristian Schmidt. She also earned credibility working on hair and make up for Damiani Diamonds fashion show in collaboration with John Galliano in London and was taking care of the Hair&Make up at the Bambi Awards in germany.
2013 was when Marianna moved to Dubai, where she quickly got into the Fashion and Advertising world. She shot for fashion magazines like Emirates Woman, Rolling Stones and fashion brands like Juicy Couture, Dolce&Gabbana as well as various TV commercials for Yoplait, Micromaxx, The Jumeira Hotels etc.
Mid 2013 Marianna moved to Mumbai India, where her career took up a new stage and her consistent and prolific work led her to work with acclaimed photographers and high end fashion magazines like Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Verve, Cosmopolitan and India's biggest print and TV campaigns like Estee Lauder, L’Oréal, Westside, Globus, Maybelline, Kaya, Lifestyle, Lodha, Kingfisher Calendar, Bajaj hair oil, Raymonds, Nivea, TBZ Jewellers. She has worked with India's high end designers like Anita Dongre, Annamika Khanna, Tarun Tahiliani, Gaurav Gupta to just name a few and was famous for her Campaigns with Indias No 1 Designer Sabyasachi..
Her inventive and creative talent was quickly noticed by Bollywood, where she became one of India's most appreciated celebrity hair and make up artist. Adored by Bollywoods A list celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra, Vaani Kapoor etc etc for not only her perfectionism and understanding of color and technique, but also her adorable and charming personality, which illuminates her every collaboration.
Marianna worked on her first Bollywood Movie in 2015, "Ae Dil Hae Mushkil" by Dharma production directed by one of Bollywoods biggest directors Karan Johar shot in London and Paris. She was taking care of the main lead Actress Anushka Sharma's hair. She was also the main hairartist for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the movie "Fanny Khan" 2017 and Disha Patani's make up artist in the movie+movie song of Salman Khan's movie Bharat (slow motion-song).
2017 Marianna was leading the hair department of Indias Lakmé Fashionweek for both seasons spring/summer and autumn/winter, where she created some new trends and looks for India's biggest fashion designers and 2019 + 2020 + 2021 she took over the make up + hair department of Lakmé Fashionweek spring/summer again, where her creations stood up again and brought some new trends into Indias beauty industry.
2019 at the Cannes Film fest with Diana Penty and Estée Lauder
2019 Marianna received the VOGUE BEAUTY AWARDS for BEST MAKE UP OF THE INDUSTRY for her brilliant contribution to the beauty and fashion Industry in India since so many years
She has been chosen from the global headquarters of Estée Lauder in NY to be the representative Make up artist for all Estée Lauder Campaigns in India.
2019 Mariannas collaboration with Eucerin for product development leads to becoming the brand ambassador for Eucerin Sun Global
Over the years Marianna has mastered her talent in nearly every aspect of hair and makeup industry. Desired by icon photographers, clients from beauty, fashion and commercial field and adored by A list celebrities, Marianna is not only trained in technique but her talent and brilliance as an artist and her versatility to handle all the areas of hair and make up with such professionalism has moulded her craft on which she has built her career on.
Marianna currently resides in Germany and Mumbai but travels globally for work.