The mystery stunner who caught Justin Bieber's eye on Instagram has admitted she feels like she is "living a fairytale" after she went from babysitting for £3 and hour to being a catwalk model.
Cindy was a babysitter and is now modelling
The Where Are You Now hitmaker brought Cindy Kimberly into the spotlight when he spotted her on social media. He posted a photo of her on Instagram and campaigned for fans to help him find out who she was, he wrote: "OMG who is this!"
The 17-year-old shy student from Denia, near Benidorm, Spain, was earning £2.90 an hour by babysitting, the MailOnline reported in December. Now the teenager, who is still studying at school, revealed that she will be making her catwalk debut at Madrid Fashion Week next month.
Justin asked social media fans to find out who Cindy was
Cindy, who was born in Holland, said: "When I saw Justin was asking about me I got very emotional because I've been a fan of his for more than six years.
"It seems like a fairytale. A friend of mine often used to joke that one day I'd be one of the girls he talked about and I didn't believe her. My life's changed positively since Justin appeared in my life. At the beginning I felt completely overwhelmed and didn't know how to deal with it but now I'm getting used to it," the teen said.
Since being thrown into the limelight, she has gained hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram. Now followed by almost 700,000 fans on social media, she insists she intends on keeping her feet firmly on the ground and will be concentrating on her studies.
The 17-year-old will model at Madrid Fashion Week
"I've had a lot of job offers since all this happened. I'm constantly receiving calls offering me things, but I'm focused on my studies and fashion commitments I'd already made," she said.
Cindy claims she was "delighted" to have been compared with the likes of Irina and Angelina Jolie. "I love both of them." She added: "My mum's happy for me with everything new that's happening in my life. She already knew I was a fan of Justin's. She's always urging me though to stay focused on my responsibilities with my studies and keep my feet on the ground."