Meet Maxim Magazine’s May Cover Girl Lana Zakocela

Ford Springer | Entertainment Reporter

You may not have heard of Lana Zakocela, but you’ll be seeing a lot more of her soon.

Photo credit: Getty Images)

(Photo credit: Getty Images)

The brunette beauty comes from a small town in Latvia and has yet to make her breakout in the modeling industry. Perhaps her Maxim shoot will do just that for her, but she has her mind set on another career as well.

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Zakocela has been modeling all around Europe since the age of 16 when she got her start in England, but she’s hoping to eventually become an actress.

“I don’t want to do this without getting into theater first, because everyone is going to be like, ‘She’s got it so easy,” she told Maxim.

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Last spring, Lana was selected to model for Antonio Banderas’s fragrances perfume Queen of Seduction. While working the project, Zakocela took advantage of the opportunity to seek advice from the Hollywood star.

“Antonio and I worked together for four days,” she recalled. “At the time, I had a boyfriend, and he didn’t want me to be an actress because they have quite crazy lives. But Antonio said, ‘You have to do this. It doesn’t matter about your accent.'”

The model and aspiring actress is both humble and gracious although her career is just starting to pick up.

“I don’t even know what beauty is,” she told Maxim. “It’s all about mathematical balance. I feel I am very lucky and I really appreciate it. I think, ‘Why me?’”


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