Hometown: Toronto, ON
Languages: English, Bosnian, Croatian, French, Serbian, Spanish
Occupation: Real Estate Agent
Although she was born and raised in Toronto, Tamara prides herself on being multilingual. She inspires young girls to push stereotypical boundaries while always setting daily examples for doing better and being better. She has travelled to over 30 countries, lived in 4 of them and adopted two dogs while on her travels abroad. Tamara has a thirst for seeing new places and experiencing life through new adventures.
Aside from her travels, Tamara is known for being savvy with marketing and social media. She believes social media can be a powerful tool for spreading awareness about pressing world issues, encouraging healthy active green living, personal motivation and empowering people to make kinder, more mindful choices. Tamara is no stranger to the modeling world as she has been in front of the camera since age 3. Most notably she has modeled for L’oreal, Schwarzkopf, and nation-wide Rogers Communication ads. Eventually she discovered her love for pageantry where she was able to apply her personality and love for sharing platforms she is passionate about. Tamara was honoured to be crowned Miss Earth Canada 2016 and Miss Globe Canada 2019. Both provided her a memorable experience but further grew her desire to compete for the opportunity to become Miss Universe Canada.
Outside of her career in the entertainment industry, she is a self-employed, Award-Winning Realtor. Excelling in her field and reinforced by her contributions to her community, she has been nominated for the nationally coveted “Canadian REALTORS Care® Award 2021.” She has always distinguished herself by her eminent ambition and drive to give back. Tamara graduated with an Honours Degree from the University of Toronto, she completed her graduate studies at the University of Hawaii and her Real Estate License at the Ontario Real Estate College. “Hard work, dedication and perseverance are my driving forces towards success.” Education has provided her with the compulsory tools to excel in various environments.
During her studies abroad, Tamara adopted a dog from a local shelter. A few years later, she brought home a dog from a vacation. She is the spokesperson for “HOT PAWS” a fundraising group that benefits local animal shelters and international rescue-missions. She believes that animals are very vulnerable because they rely on us to keep them healthy, safe, and happy. Tamara works towards educating people on the importance of the protection of animals and bringing awareness to prevent animal cruelty. “They can’t speak up for themselves, it’s our duty to be their voice.”