Natalie Minh, MBA, MS Finance, is an internationally published fitness model, award-winning photographer, business consultant, author, and mom.
As a fitness modeling industry expert, she is a 3x European Physique Champion, preferred photographer for a number of top Los Angeles modeling agencies, CEO of FMI Events – the only accredited Fitness Entertainment Industry educational conference in the world, and author of “The Insider’s Guide to the Business of Fitness Modeling“, which has been featured on the NYC Times Square billboard, Yahoo News, and numerous other mainstream news sources.
Natalie also serves as a technical partner to her clients and others through Natalie Minh Interactive, a full service photography, video, graphics, marketing and website development company.
2009 MuscleMania European Model ChampionFitness Competition History
2009 MuscleMania European Ms. Bikini Champion
2008 FAME European Fitness Model Champion
2008 MuscleMania Italia Ms. Bikini Champion
Due to her broad expertise as a fitness entertainment industry professional, Natalie has been recruited as a celebrity judge for Bikini Universe, Global Physique and Operation productions and shares wisdom via Fit Lifestyle Mag, an online destination for fitness, diet, photography, modeling, music, and travel.
Natalie Minh is no stranger to the corporate world either. Prior to going out on her own as an entrepreneur in 2010, Natalie worked for 7 years with Fortune 500s in Treasury, dealing with highly leveraged companies and developing strategies to address challenging issues such as preserving liquidity, covenant compliance, risk management, etc. She has raised +$10 billion in the global capital markets with GMAC Bank during the worst credit market in 70 years and took a 3-year expatriate assignment in Belgium, developing and executing industry leading structured financial transactions.
Prior to that, she worked in Information Technologies for 7 years as an UNIX Systems Administrator specializing in computer aided design/engineering environments for Tier 1 automotive companies in metro Detroit.
Los Angeles Fitness Photographer Natalie Minh is internationally recognized for her work. Her images have appeared in global advertising campaigns and the NYC Times Square billboard, model portfolios throughout well known European and American modeling agencies, and national American television shows such as TMZ, Access Hollywood, Celebrity Rehab. Publications include Newsweek, FLEX (USA), Muscular Development, Oxygen (North America), Muscle & Fitness Hers (USA), IronMan (USA), BODY (Sweden), Ultra Fit (UK), World Physique (USA), Physique (Dubai), Marathon Muscle (USA), Inside Fitness (Canada), Muscle Insider (Canada), Status Magazine (Canada), MMA Uncaged, etc.
She has worked with top fitness celebrities such as 3x Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler, IFBB Hall of Famers Shawn Ray and Kevin Levrone, 2x Arnold Classic winner Kai Greene, IFBB Japanese superstar Hidetada Yamagishi, 2009 IFBB World Champion female bodybuilder Alina Popa, Internationally ranked fitness competitor Oksana Grishna, MMA fighter Julien Greaux, WBFF Pro Champions Rob Riches and Chady Dunmore, Ms. Bikini Universe Classic Nicole Moneer, Model Universe Champion Melissa Cary, IFBB Pros Tianna Ta & Krissy Chin, Fitness Competitor Ashley Horner, Oxygen Cover Model Amber Elizabeth and Playboy’s Miss November 2003 Divini Rae. Mainstream personalities include Legendary R&B Singer Brian McKnight, Baywatch’s Jeremy Jackson, French Actor Anthony Dupray, Mr. Belgium 1999 Maurizzio, Mr. Belgium 2007 Michael Verlackt, and many more. Her areas of expertise are in the genres of fashion, beauty, glamour fitness, editorial, commercial and model portfolio development.
In 2011, Natalie was awarded 2011 FMI Female Talent of the Year by Fitness Model International founders Gary Augustine Warren and legendary Fitness Model Clark Bartram. She was also named 2011 Multi-Talented Female of the Year by Joe Pavlik, Editor-in-Chief of Marathon Muscle Magazine.
August 7, 2014 — Natalie Minh Photography has been selected for the 2014 Los Angeles Award in the Photographer category by the Los Angeles Award Program.
Los Angeles Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Los Angeles area a great place to live, work and play.
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