Maytee Martinez, born on March 7th in New Jersey, she is a stunning beauty with a down-to-earth personality who has emerged as a top-notch international model, actress, and fashion designer.
Maytee began her modeling career at the age of 13 at Alicia Faccio Models. She graduated from MiamiInternational University of Art & Design in 2010 with a B.A. in Fashion Merchandise. That year, she was a featured finalist on Tyra Bank’s site Tyra.com for America’s Next Top Model, which opened many doors for her.
As a runway model, she has worked for top brands such as Dior, Carolina Herrera, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli, Betsey Johnson, La Perla, Elie Tahari, Nouvelle Amsale, GUESS Jeans, Jessica Simpson, Pink by Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom, Shrekahnth, Leghila Italy,Nicolita Swimwear, SAKS, CJ By Cookie Johnson, Samy Gicherman, Neiman Marcus, Lilly Pulitzer, Claudio Milano, Papi Inc, Macy's, Ella Bella, Yoly Munoz, Lila Nikole, Lorie Lester, Jacinta Ligon, Lorena Prado, Silvia Techrassi,Hendrik Vermeulen, Nino Letteri, Gianni Tolentino and St. John to name a few. She has also modeled in Fashion Weeks including: New York Fashion Week, FTL Moda, Ft. Lauderdale Fashion Week, Arts of Fashion, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Hispanic Heritage Fashion Week, FUNKSHION, Rock Fashion Week, and Miami International Fashion Week, among others. She's been featured numerous times on Vogue, Vogue Italia, ELLE, Seventeen, and Ellements.
Maytee was also an actress in the Colombian television series, “El Cartel de Los Sapos” and was in the BET movie, “CO2”. She's done countless TV appearances including the popular Univision program Sabado Gigante, TelemundoUn Nuevo Dia, 6 in the Mix and The Today Show on NBC.
In 2013, Maytee launched her swimwear line, "Adoro by Maytee by M." in Chelsea, New York which had great success. She also represented Cuba at the Top Model of the World 2013 competition held in El Gouna, Egypt. Maytee was also a finalist and chosen to represent Cuba at the prestigious Major ModelsWorld Top Model event in Budapest, Hungary.
Now in 2015, Maytee is on the second season of Diane Von Furstenbeg's hit series"House Of DVF" which airs in 100 countries. The series is currently airing in the U.S. Sundays at 10pm on the E! Network.
No matter which direction Maytee’s career goes in the future, she remains extremely close to her family, who taught her how to be a successful businesswoman with a positive attitude.