Catherine Li, 25, is a Bay Area native who didn’t think about modeling until she was picking up a couch that she had purchased on Craig’s List from plus size model, Danika Brysha. With Danika’s advice, Catherine was determined to get herself known to agencies. Within a week, she was signed by Natural Models LA.
Before modeling, Catherine graduated from University of California Santa Barbara where she majored in Art. During that time she interned with notable entertainment companies, such as BET Networks, Nickelodeon and Dick Clark Productions.
With a job the day after she graduated, she moved to LA to pursue a career in PR specializing in music awards and television programming. She has worked on the Golden Globes, Grammys, BET Awards, VMAS, So You Think You Can Dance, Food Network programming, Oxygen Network programming and many more. With modeling picking up Catherine began to purse it as a full time career and now has worked in numerous areas in the fashion industry.
A business-savvy entrepreneur, Catherine has started her own plus-size line called Shop Love Yourz and continues to consulate artists and upcoming companies on PR/Marketing.
Catherine is currently bicoastal and lives in both Los Angeles and in New York. She enjoys traveling or working on new projects.