Raven Tao is an entertainment industry personality & fashion designer of English/Polish - Nepalese/ Chinese descent, raised in Hong Kong, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Recognised across Asia for her international modelling campaigns as well as her quirky character on Fox Movies Premium, Channel [V] International and social media, she is the founder and creative director of Hong Kong's first luxury corsetry brand Pearls & Arsenic.
Thriving in the progress of modern technology, Raven's reach as a social media Influencer grows daily via her personable live broadcasting and writing on TheCuriousRaven.NET
Recent acting work includes press tours in China for A Wishing Tree by director Ankie Lau Heung Ping and martial arts indie feature film Stop Hit II by director Dr. Z.
Previous acting appearances include guest role in All About Love by acclaimed director Ann Hui, leading role of Sarifah in German-Malaysian co-production Reunited in Malaysia by director Helmut Metzger, and guest appearance in Damon Dash's kung fu short Beef & Broccoli.
Starting her career as a teen fashion model, Raven found instant success starring in campaigns across Asia, and her vivacity and enthusiasm saw her scouted for a coveted position as producer/presenter at MediaCorp's Top 40 station, 987fm, and as an onscreen television host for HBO and AXN.
For broader life experience, Raven completed an education in legal studies while taking an active role as ambassador for luxury real estate company Engel & Voelkers. She then went on to create Hong Kong's first luxury corsetry brand, Pearls & Arsenic - featured on Asia's Next Top Model and multiple magazine covers- before returning to her métier to explore new mediums of media.
As a presenter, she has interviewed artists like Simple Minds, Michael Buble, Ian Brown, Electric Eel Shock, The 5,6,7,8’s, Regurgitator, Danny Avila, Feeder and Kaskade amongst others, and currently live broadcasts on life in Hong Kong.
Acting in movies and short films, she is has been lauded by directors as having 'immense talent' and stars only in carefully selected roles.
As a social media Influencer, she connects and engages directly with audiences via live broadcasting as well as her blog TheCuriousRaven.NET.
Her timeless image and multi-cultural visage makes her a popular choice for luxury brands, and she is especially sought after and has worked with global clients such as Bulgari, Mont Blanc, Olay, Sprite, Sunsilk, Samsung, Mercedes Benz, Cartier, Vidal Sassoon and many others seeking to appeal to ever wider international audiences.
This same elegance combined with an ambiguous multi-cultural look and friendly open character has led Raven to be considered a strong screen presence by directors and her acting work is increasing across Asia.
Noteable projects include a semi-global campaign for Olay, guest starring in 'All About Love' by critically acclaimed director Ann Hui, starring as lead actress in German-Malaysian movie 'Reunited in Malaysia', MC'ing the globally broadcast W Hong Kong's 5th Anniversary Party, shooting a celebrity campaign for luxury accessories brand MW-Giorgio Fedon and hosting the Channel V show Tokyo Luxe, to name but a few.
Today this charismatic, engaging and vibrant beauty can be seen exploring and combining the world of live broadcasting with blogging on Twitter Live (Periscope) and TheCuriousRaven.NET
She promotes rescue animal adoption with her live 'Bunny Bulletin' broadcasts featuring adopted bunnies from the SPCA and Hong Kong Rabbit Society.
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