Agatha was born on June 23, 1993 in Russia, Moscow. She is the only child in her family.
When she was a child, she dreamed of become a figure skating star. At age of 12, she began to fulfill her dream and at 14 she was taken to the leading ballet on ice in Russia. She also engaged in classical dance and studied at an external school since she did not have time to study at school every day due to trainings. Immediately after school, Agatha entered one of the best sports universities in Europe. By the age of 17, she and her ballet on ice managed to win several championships in Moscow and Russia, and at the age of 17 she flew to the USA for the World Cup, where the ballet took 9th place, which was a good result since it was their debut.
At 15, she created her own rock band. The guys played in the style of punk-rock and rock-and-roll, already half a year after the foundation, they performed at the concerts in Moscow and even earned some money. Now Agatha honestly admit that although she liked to sing, she does not have a special vocal talent. At 15, she was noticed by an agent from one of New York model agencies. Despite the fact that Agatha was not very tall for the model, the agency offered her a contract. In order to completely immerse herself in the work of a model, she temporarily left figure skating and right after she left to work as a model in China. The first working trip was unsuccessful and Agatha returned home, deciding that she would devote herself to study and working with animals. She was going to drop out of a sports institute and go to the university of veterinary medicine. When she was 16 years old, with her mother she decided to start opening a network of zoo-supermarkets, and a year later 2 stores were opened. Even now, ten years later, Agatha admits that working with animals is her best job.
For several years, Agatha cannot decide what she wants to devote herself to completely: figure skating, working with animals and business, or working as a model. Upon returning home after the World Figure Skating Championships, she finally leaves figure skating and decides to try herself again in the modeling business. She decides to change the model agency for further work.
At 18, she signs a contract with one of the best modeling agencies “Avant Models” in Moscow. Almost immediately, she leaves to work in the best modeling agency in Beijing, then to Hong Kong, Milan, Paris. Her career goes uphill and Agatha decides to devote herself completely to this.
She takes part in photo shoots for prestigious advertising campaigns and covers, and in 2016 she becomes the face of the Christian Louboutin campaign. On her Instagram, Agatha wrote a post about collaborating with the brand and talked about shooting for Louboutin.
In Beijing, Agatha works for leading magazines such as Cosmopolitan and L’Officiel, but her dream was always to shoot for Harper’s Bazaar magazine and her dream comes true – she is chosen for a beauty shoot for the magazine.
In 2013, she was confirmed as one of the models for the shooting for Lanvin Paris, but Agatha had to leave for another city and she did not take part in this shooting. Fortunately, Lanvin still take her, but finally as the main model for the shooting of them exclusive wedding collection. In 2017, she became the face of the brands L’Oreal Paris and Garnier. In 2018, her close collaboration with the French evening dress designer Christophe Guillarme began. At the beginning of the year, Christophe chose Agatha at a casting to participate in his show during Paris Fashion Week, since then Agatha has participated in all Christophe’s shows, has appeared in magazines and at all events in his dresses. In 2019, Agatha stepped on the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival in a peach-colored dress from Christophe Guillarme.
In 2018, Agatha decides to try her hand at participating in beauty contests and applies for participation in the Miss Europe France contest. She wins the Miss Europe France 2018 contest and goes to represent France at the finals of one of the most prestigious beauty contests – Miss Europe 2018! At the finals of the contest, Agatha came out in an incredibly beautiful dress from Christophe Guillarme and became the 2nd Vice-Miss Europe of 2018. Miss Europe is a beauty pageant with female contestants from all over Europe. It was established in February 1927 by French journalist Maurice de Waleffe, who also created, in 1920, what by 1927 had become the Miss France pageant.
Agatha also participated in Miss Europe Continental, Miss Cannes Film Festival contests, and in 2018 she won the Miss Intercontinental national selection and became Miss Intercontinental France 2018. In January 2019, she came to the Philippines for the Miss Intercontinental finals and showed herself as one of the brightest participants.
Miss Intercontinental is the international competition witch was founded in 1971, when the island of Aruba, belonging to the Dutch possessions, decided to host the first final of the international women’s competition on its island to attract tourists from all over the world. The competition is one of the ten most prestigious beauty contests around the world and participation in the Miss Intercontinental competition opens up all paths for achieving a professional career.
Participation in beauty contests really helped Agatha although she was already an established model. She has fan clubs all over the world, and fans in the Philippines greeted her with screams and tears. The number of its subscribers in social networks has doubled and many of the most prestigious brands want to collaborate with Agatha.
In 2019, Agatha decides to try her hand at the cinema and signs a contract with the french acting agency MCA. She begins to work with agent Michaël Camarena, who is now pursuing her acting career. In the summer of 2019, Agatha is confirmed for the second major role of the Ataraxia film. Filming will end in the fall and in the winter we hope to see it on the screens.
In 2012, Agatha met with Tibo – a businessman and model from France, with whom she began a serious relationship. In 2013, together with her boyfriend and now her husband, opened them own modeling agency. Allez Model Management is one of the leading international modeling & scouting agencies focused on finding new face models around the world and promote them on the international market.
At the end of 2013, while working in Hong Kong, Agatha and Tibo find out that Agatha is pregnant. In 2014, the couple has a daughter Francesca-Sophie. After reaching 2 months, the couple begins to travel with their daughter and continue to work.
In July 2019, Agatha and Tibo got married in Moscow. The couple specially came to the homeland of the model (Moscow) from Paris for the celebration, it was held in the banquet hall of the boutique hotel MONA in Moscow. Agatha shared pictures from this beautiful event on her Instagram. She posted a lot of photos and videos from the celebration and preparations in her stories with the hashtag #at_wedday. Agatha was dressed in a delicious milk-colored dress with a beautiful neckline made by Lara Bridal for Prima Bridal wedding salon. In the Instagram of Agatha we can also see how carefully the couple prepared for the wedding.
Only the closest guests were present at the wedding, guests from France specially arrived on this occasion. The host of the celebration was Yaroslav Oreshkin, the ceremony area was decorated with dozens of fresh flowers. The event was designed by the agency Bloom ministry. Agatha and Tibo greeted their guests with Fanagoria wine produced on the Taman Peninsula in Russia.
The wedding was attended by a large number of photographers and videographers. Agatha posed for photographers for several hours, guests joked on social networks and posted videos with comments “what model can do at their wedding.”
The story of Agatha Maksimova proves that a woman is capable of everything she wants. It all depends on her desire and motivation. We look forward to the new work of Agatha and the release of her debut film.