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Sep 07, 2020
Very Experienced
Paid Assignments Only
Shoot Nudes:
Jun 21, 2008
5' 10"
125 lbs
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Born in Washington, D.C., raised in Toledo, Ohio, Runa Lucienne is a Guyanese and African-American model, actress, and former Playboy Bunny who has appeared in numerous television shows, music videos, magazines, and national ad campaigns.

Runa Lucienne became the first African-American Playboy Bunny to work at the Playboy Club Macao in November 2010 and has made promotional appearances on behalf of Playboy, including being a featured guest on Sirius/ XM's Playboy Radio Morning Show. Runa is known for her role on Project Runway Season 5, as Keith Bryce's model who left the competition and returned in the finale to walk at New York Fashion Week 2008 for Suede, another Project Runway Season 5 designer. She is also known as the Runner-Up to Miss New York USA 2010, and a recurring face for Outre hair products.

Runa has been featured on television shows including Project Runway Season 5, How I Met Your Mother, Sons of Anarchy, Hot in Cleveland, Hart of Dixie, Fox Sports NFL Sunday Pre-Game Show, MTV's Total Request Live (TRL), MTV's Suckerfree Sunday, KTLA Morning News, and others. She has appeared in numerous music videos including “Don’t Judge Me” by Chris Brown, “We Got Hood Love” by Mary J. Blige ft. Trey Songz , and “Falling in Love” by Taio Cruz. She has also been featured in various magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan, King, Slam, Jewel, and Jamrock magazines. Her national ad campaigns include Mandee clothing store, Outre, Regis Hair Salons, and others.

In 2012, Runa Lucienne became the first African-American Monster Energy Girl, making appearances on behalf of Monster Energy Drink at various DUB Auto Shows, and special events including autograph signings at Army/ Air Force bases Ft. Hood and Ft. Bliss. Since being a part of the Monster Team, Runa has shot with Monster’s newest personality, Snoop Dogg, for a spread in DUB Magazine which will be released in the near future.

In 2013, you can find Runa as the face of Outre’s new Rose by Velvet hair campaign, a number of national commercials including Footlocker and Adidas' "Ghost Hunter" commercial starring Dwight Howard, Petco’s Think Adoption commercial featuring the cast of Animal Practice, on television shows including Tosh.0, and at the Monster Energy Lounge at DUB Auto Shows across the country.

In 2014, look out for Runa in the high anticipated feature film “Voyage of Time” directed by Academy Award nominated Terrance Malick, as well as her official 2014 swimsuit calendar.

Besides modeling and acting, Runa studied mechanical engineering, and has worked for NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX in the Systems Architecture and Integration division. Lucienne’s hobbies include studying art, painting, graphic design, fashion, sports, technology, and food.

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Monster Energy Girl
Former Playboy Bunny at the Playboy Club in Macao, China
Runner Up to Miss New York USA 2010
Playboy Golf Regional Winner 2009-10

Previous Work Includes:

"I Am Legend" - African-American Female Mannequin, Principal

"Don't Judge Me" by Chris Brown Music Video, Lead

Foot Locker x Adidas "Ghost Hunter" National Commercial

Sol Bluetooth Speaker National Commercial

Petco Think Adoption National Commercial

"How I Met Your Mother" S07E02 - Claire, Ted's date

Project Runway Season 5

Tosh.0 S05E13 - Fitness Instructor

90210 S04E23 - Sorority Girl

"Hart of Dixie": Hell's Belles, NASCAR girl

"Hot in Cleveland", Track Suit Model #1

Suave for Men: Matthews v. Matthews 'Sack Dance' Viral Commercial - Dancer

"Bounce Hair Styling Tool Infomercial

"30 Thousand 100 Million" Music Video by Soulja Boy

"Falling in Love" Music Video by Taio Cruz

"Oh Santa" Music Video by Mariah Carey

"Aint Thinkin' About You" Music Video by Bow Wow ft. Chris Brown

"Hey Sexy Ladies" Music Video by iSquare

"U Do Know That" Music Video by Mac Shawn 100 ft. Snoop Dogg

"The Parade" David Hasselhoff Viral Video

"Matrix" by Chris Brown

Outre Hair Campaign 2011

Sally's Beauty Supply Instructional DVD on Hair Extensions

"We Got Hood Love" Music Video by Mary J. Blige ft. Trey Songz

Motown Tress Product Marketing Video

Outre Hair Product Packaging

Project Runway Season 5 Model

Mandee's Fall 2008 Campaign

Regis Hair Salon Portraits

"When I See You" Music Video by Fantasia

Magaine Editorials including Elle, Cosmopolitan, Slam, King, Jamrock, Jewel, and others