Meet Damaris Lewis: NBA’s Style Host, International Fashion Model, a 3 time Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model, Prince’s Dancer and Muse, modeled for names like Yves Saint Laurent, MAC, and Nike, to name a few. Damaris will also be acting in the movie “The Rewrite” with Hugh Grant, coming out later this year. But guess what? Damaris Lewis is not just a superstar; she’s Kittitian.
The 25 year Old Goddess was born in Brooklyn to St.Kitts-Nevis Parents . She is a classically trained dancer who attended the LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts.
She was discovered by a modelling agent while performing with her dance troupe at a benefit dinner, and within months she was working for clients such as V, French Vogue, Benetton, Saks, MAC Cosmetics and Yves St. Lauren.
She first appeared in the popular Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2009 at the age of 18 and again for the 2010 edition.
The 5’9” beauty with measurements 34-26-34 is the European face of YSL Complexion Makeup.
Lewis hosted a special presentation for The Africa Channel entitled, Prince! Behind The Symbol: Music Special, during his Welcome 2 America – 21 Night Stand at The Los Angeles Forum.
After months of secret rehearsals, in May 2012, she got the chance to showcase some of the dancing talents she trained to do.
Famed musician Prince selected her as his Muse & Dancer during his Welcome 2 Australia Tour 2012 with The New Power Generation. She continued touring with Prince & NPG for his 2012 Welcome to Chicago Tour, appeared with the band on Jimmy Kimmel live, and served as his muse for his closing show at SXSW 2013 in Austin Texas. In the summer of 2013, Damaris traveled to Switzerland to perform with the band at the Iconic Montreux Jazz Festival.
Damaris takes her West Indian roots seriously and never passes on the opportunity to represent her Country of St.Kitts-Nevis. Her social media is filled with photos of her representing her flag and her country of St.Kitts-Nevis. A heritage she treats with much pride.
Follow her fan page on Facebook and show your national pride. You may also follow her on twitter and visit her website, damarislewis.com, to learn more about this talented, beautiful and intelligent Kittitian / American.