Everything We Know About the Fiji Water Girl at the Golden Globes

Brenda Watkins
January 9, 2019

Kelleth Cuthbert was working the award ceremony as a promotional model for Fiji, the bougie bottled water brand, distributing free bottles to stars on the red carpet.

"I didn't realize it 'til several hours after it happened when people started coming up to me showing me their phones", she explained.

When the Ottawa native's name was called as the victor of the statue for best actress in a drama for her role in Killing Eve, she made history as the first Asian woman to win multiple Golden Globes as well as this particular category.

The mysterious woman was photographed behind "Crazy Rich Asians" star Constance Wu, Idris Elba, Camilla Belle, Jim Carrey, and Golden Globe victor Richard Madden, among others. But her favorite was when Heidi Klum kissed her fiance, musician Tom Kaulitz.

"I loved the Jim Carrey one", she shared.

"Wow, oh wow, I wasn't really expecting this at all", says Cuthbert in her "acceptance" speech in which she describes herself as "a normal girl" who was miraculously discovered on the night of nights. "You can't hear a shutter go off without throwing a face", she said.

Jamie Lee Curtis was not a fan of the Fiji Water Girl at Monday's Golden Globe Awards.

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"They are all so sweet".

Let's review her handy work. "I think I just got put in the best location of the night". At press time, she has 189,000 followers-more than 256 percent increase. I would love to get an acting role. According to her Instagram bio she is with Wilhelmina models.

The Fiji water girl is model Kelleth Cuthbert.

A model bearing trays of the water was photographed behind numerous celebrities at the awards ceremony, earning viral meme fame and an estimated $12 million in free advertising for the company.

Fiji Water tweeted from its official handle, "We're so glad everyone is talking about our water! I feel like I've been photobombing people since I was a kid".

Viewers and news sites alike couldn't help but notice how the woman expertly made her way into the background of dozens of celebrity photos, including snaps of Molly Sims, Judy Greer and Camilla Belle.

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