Victoria Duke is a globetrotting, celebrity beautifying, Paris-trained makeup artist. She counts A-list celebrities as her clientele as well as over 100 national and international beauty queen clients, and she is the artist behind the reigning Miss Universe. She’s in high demand behind the scenes every award season and Victoria and her team regularly work the Oscar’s, Grammy’s, Emmy’s and Teen Choice Awards.
Her work has graced high fashion catwalks, concerts, music videos and international publications. Victoria editorializes as a beauty expert for magazines and websites such as Woman’s Day, Self, Weight Watchers, TotalBeauty.com, WomansHealth.com and Guiliana Rancic’s Fit Fab Fun. In 2014, Victoria was recognized as one of 100 Most Influential Women for her work towards empowering women to find their beauty, purpose and passion.
Her talents don’t start and end with the make-up brush. Victoria’s reach extends to women through her dynamic motivational speaking and Academy of Glam events. Victoria’s fun, confidence building lessons on beauty are part motivational speech, part beauty tutorial, and all self-discovery. She inspires her students to celebrate the ritual of beauty and empowers them to go confidently in the direction of their dreams and to live the life they imagine.
Victoria Duke is all about makeup, magic and mischief. She believes in performing senseless acts of beauty, random acts of kindness, and inspiring others to live their dreams. In 2010 she opened the doors of Academy of Glam, the only makeup artistry “school” in the world owned and operated by a multi-media celebrity artist. Located in South Florida, Academy of Glam is her pride and joy, and today more than 1000 artists have experienced the magic of Victoria’s vision. In 2015, she launched Victoria Duke Beauty, a lifestyle brand that is luxury makeup with a message.
Victoria is a dynamic mix of entrepreneur, educator, life coach, and motivator extraordinaire; a perfect blend of beauty, brains, and betterment.