Born and raised in Illam, the green tea city of Nepal, Monika spent most of her childhood there. At the age of 15, she left her hometown city and moved to the capital i.e Kathmandu She started her professional modeling career in 2014 Joy papaya sun glam haunt 2014 and since then has worked on many fashion shows & photoshoot. In 2015, Monika was selected as a contestant on House of Fashion- a modeling enterprise where she won the title of Miss Energetic .. Monika with her twin sister ( also a model ) She was proudly able to represent her country Nepal in the China twin Festival in both 2012 and 2014. Besides modeling, she is currently in her final year of Bachelor’s studying Business Administration Travel and Tourism.