Malaika Firth was born on 23 March 1994 in Mombasa, Kenya and moved to Barking, a suburban town in east London. Height 5 feet 8.5 inches Hair color Black Eye color Brown Firth was encouraged by her mother to try out modeling, after watching an episode of "The Model Agency", which featured a documentary about the Premier Model Management. Her mother called up the agency and arranged a meeting with them. After attending an open-call casting, Firth was signed on the spot. Firth experienced her runway-breakthrough with the fashion week for the Spring/Summer 2014 collections, walking more than 40 shows.