Dr. Hima Zaker is an Iranian veterinarian, model and beauty queen. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She is originally from Mashhad, Iran.
- She is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
- She is an environmental awareness and animal rights advocate.
- She has one older sister.
- She loves sports.
- She enjoys swimming, ice-skating, aerial dancing, mountaineering, practicing gymnastics and playing handball and tennis.
- She was a solo passenger with no tour guide when she traveled outside Iran for the first time. For Iranians, it is unusual for a girl to visit a foreign country by herself.
- She grew up watching films by Studio Ghibli, a Japanese animation film studio founded on June 15, 1985.
- The title character of “Princess Mononoke,” a Studio Ghibli film released in 1997, was always an inspiration to her.
- She is 5’9″ tall.
- In September 2021, she was crowned Miss Iran 2021, making her Iran’s Miss Earth 2021 representative.
- She was 27 years old when she was crowned Miss Earth Iran 2021.
- On November 21, 2021, she will represent Iran in the virtual coronation of Miss Earth 2021. She is the first Miss Earth candidate representing Iran.