Diana Hayden Biography

Diana Hayden, the eye-catching model from Hyderabad made India proud by winning the 1997 Miss World Title in Seychelles in November. In fact she was the only Miss World Title winner who won three titles in an international beauty pageant (Miss Beachwear, Miss Photogenic and Miss World).

Diana Hayden was born in Hyderabad in 1973. During her teens she was a tomboy. She was educated at St Ann’s High School at Secunderabad and completed her graduation in English from Osmania University (through correspondence). She then pursued her higher studies from Mumbai. Initially Diana Hayden started a career in modeling and did a small number of fashion shows in Mumbai and Bangalore.

It was due to one of her friends’ inspiration that Diana Hayden participated in the Femina Miss India Contest and then there was no looking back.

After winning the Miss World Title, Diana Hayden became the brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris and thus her pretty face with striking features became famous worldwide.
Diana Hayden also served as the ambassador for CRY(Child Relief and You).
As a person Diana is very lively and dance and music are her passions. She also enjoys reading, playing chess and horse riding.

Diana made her foray into Bollywood and made a guest appearance in her debut film- Tehzeeb. Later she acted in ‘Ab Bas’, a Hindi Movie and in Hollywood movies like Othello-A South African Tale (2006) and All Alone (2006).