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Ruby Rana Shah - Miss Nepal 1994

Ruby Rana Shah – The First Miss Nepal (1994)

Whenever we talk about Miss Nepal – the first name that comes to our mind is Ruby Rana Shah. Ruby Rana, who was crowned as the first Miss Nepal, is an icon in the glamour industry. She is a timeless beauty. She has proved that with hard work and dedication, one can make their dreams turn into reality.

Ruby Rana Shah - Miss Nepal 1994


Ruby Rana was born in Dehradun, India on September 22, 1972. Ruby got to visit different places of India during her childhood because her father was an Indian Army who had posting in different areas. She studied in Kendra Vidyalaya till class 7 in India. After that, the whole family shifted to Birgunj where she continued her studies in Kanya Madyamik Vidyalaya. Ruby Rana, from her childhood, was an active student who was good in studies as well as sports. She was a good swimmer, horse rider and runner. She was energetic and enthusiastic. After completion of her schooling, she joined Thakur Ram Multiple College for her further studies.

Miss Nepal 1994

The bold and beautiful Ruby Rana was 20 when she made her mind to participate in Miss Nepal. In the same year, she was crowned Miss Birjgunj which build up her confidence. She was determined to lead the pageant. The honoured moment of her life was on 20th September, 1994 when she was crowned as the first ever Miss Nepal. She believed that her supportive family made it possible for her to achieve her dreams.


At the age of 16, Ruby Rana started teaching as tuition teacher. When she was 18, she was a school teacher at Gyan Jyoti. But after winning the title of Miss Nepal, Ruby Rana entered into the glamour and movie industry. She started her modelling career and was seen in advertisements, magazines and television serial. Ruby Rana was part of films like ‘Anmol’, ‘Aadi Bato’, ‘Antaraal’.

She always dreamt to become a beautician. So, she gave most of her times in training of beautician rather than on becoming an actress. After completion of her skin course, she also launched her own product Oxygen Botanical. She was also a marketing manager at Manakamana Airways. Ruby Rana set up her own beauty parlour on Kupondole which is still in operation. Apart from beauty salon, she also has a travel agency ‘Just On Time Travels and Tours’ in partnership with her sister.


Ruby Rana was married to an army man who was the love of her life. A friend of her slowly turned out to be her soul mate. The beautiful couple is blessed with two daughters, Prasiddhi and Prasansha. Ruby Rana not only proved herself as a model and actress but also as a good wife and mother. She regards herself to be very lucky to have such a wonderful family.

Ruby Rana has completed two decades in the glamour industry. In this phase, she not only proved herself as a stylish model, but also as an actress, a beautician and a business woman. She is definitely an inspiration for all the Nepalese women.

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