• Age: 22
  • Height: 167
  • Occupation: Student – Software Engineering

“Hallo everyone! I am honored and proud to be representing Iceland in Miss World 2014. I am grateful for this once in a lifetime opportunity. I look forward to meeting you in London and I hope you follow my journey in Miss World.”

Tanja describes herself as “an honest, determined and ambitious person.” Born and raised in the capital city of Reykjavik, Tanja is studying Software Engineering at university, with aspirations of a career in business in the future. When not at uni, she leads an active lifestyle, enjoying snowboarding and gymnastics, and she loves to travel, hoping to one day see the whole world. One of her proudest achievements was launching a charity committee at her university recently.

“Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland. The population of Iceland is approx. 320,000. We are famous for our volcanoes and rough nature.”

Question Time With Tanja

What is the best App you’ve used in the last year?


What is your favourite fashion website?

Pinterest. I find everything about fashion and the newest trends there.

What item of makeup could you not live without?

First and foremost; day cream. The skin is the foundation for a beautiful makeup and healthy look.

Any pets?

I have a beautiful dog called Bella.

Favourite food?

Mexican Cuisine!

What annoys you most of about the world you live in?

Unequal distribution of life quality.

Tanja's outfits...


Formal Evening Wear:

This is a full length ruby red dress designed for Tanja Ýr by Mac Duggal. The dress features an open back and a deep v-neck encrusted with red beads. The sleeveless gown is crystal encrusted around the shoulders, neckline and waist before the skirt falls in a straight style.

Iceland BWAP 2014

Tanja Ýr Ástþórsdóttir represented Iceland at Miss World 2014. Below is a video presentation of the work she carried out in the name of Beauty with a Purpose.

Iceland Ready to Launch New Cosmetic Line!

07 May 2015

Iceland’s Tanja Ýr Ástþórsdóttir has announced she will be releasing her very own eyelash collection, called Tanja Lashes! Tanja, who represented Iceland at Miss World 2014, says she has been…