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Ivana Esther Smit

Ivana Esther Smit

Ivana Esther Smit was a Dutch runway and print model.

Biography

Photo of Ivana Smit modeling.

Photo of Ivana Smit modeling.

Born in Sittard, a city in the southernmost part of Limburg, Netherlands. She was born to Dutch and Indonesian-Chinese parents. At the age of three years old, Smit lived with her grandparents in Penang. She studied from kindergarten to high school in Penang. She graduated Grade 10 at an international school at the age of 16.

She was seen more of a Penangite than Dutch, and had lots of friends.

She was considered very sociable.

She grew up learning how to play guitar and piano.

She also received her black belt in Tae kwon do.

Modeling

Photo of Ivana Smit with her grandfather.

Photo of Ivana Smit with her grandfather.

At the age of 13 years old, she began modeling professionally.

During her younger days, she modeled at events in Korea and Taiwan.

She was the second runner-up in the Malaysia Supermodel Search 2014, when she was just 15 years old.

She was selected as a contestant for the ‘Top Model Belgium 2018′ in Paris on Dec 21st, 2017.

Death

Photo of Ivana Smit modeling.

Photo of Ivana Smit modeling.

On December 7th, 2017, Smit was found after falling from the 20th floor of the CapSquare Residences in downtown Kuala Lumpur on Dec 7. She was found sprawled on top of the sixth-floor balcony in the nude. The case has been classified as sudden death, with police declaring no foul play.

After the post-mortem results, the family of Smit was upset due to the amount of questions that were suppressed by law enforcement.

An autopsy revealed she had traces of ecstasy and alcohol in her system at the time.

Ivana’s body will be sent to Geleen, the Netherlands once it is released by the hospital, and will be cremated there.

US American Couple

There is a report that Smit was staying at a 20th floor apartment with a wealthy “cryptocurrency trader” named Alexander Amado Johnson and his wife Luna — were swingers who frequently brought young models home to party.

The couple have been arrested on drug charges, but not for the death of Smit.

References

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Citation Linkinstagram.comThe personal Instagramprofile of Ivana Smit.
Dec 13, 2017, 11:03 PM
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Citation Linknydailynews.comCoverage by the NY Daily Newsabout Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 AM
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Citation Linkhollywoodlife.comStory about the death of Ivana Smit on Hollywood Lifeabout her death.
Dec 13, 2017, 11:04 PM
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Citation Linkexpress.co.ukThe Express.co.ukarticle about Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 AM
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Citation Linknypost.comThe NY Postarticle about Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:23 AM
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Citation Linkdailymail.co.ukThe Daily Mailabout the death of Ivan Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:20 AM
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Citation Linkfreemalaysiatoday.comArticle about the death of Ivana Smi t and bit of background.
Dec 13, 2017, 11:06 PM
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Citation Linkthesun.co.ukThe Sun magazine article about the death of Ivan Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:24 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit with her grandfather.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:13 AM
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Citation Linkdailymail.co.ukThe Daily Mailarticle about Ivana Smit and her death.
Dec 13, 2017, 11:05 PM
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Citation Linkbossip.comThe Article on Bossipabout the death of Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:24 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit modeling.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:14 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit modeling near some trees.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:15 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit from one of her modeling shoots.
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit modeling.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:19 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Ivana Smit posing.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:21 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comThe Facebookprofile of Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 1:23 AM
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Citation Linkfoxnews.comThe Fox Newsarticle about the death of Ivana Smit.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:25 AM