US: Who was Masuimi Max? Popular Playboy model found dead in Las Vegas

Playboy and Maxim model-actress Masuimi Max found dead in Las Vegas was started her modeling career in 2000 spanning features across several popular magazines like Alt, Bizarre, Playboy, and Maxim among others

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Model-Actress Passes Away Playboy and Maxim model-actress Masuimi Max were discovered deceased in her Las Vegas area residence on Thursday morning, January 26. Police received an emergency call around 11:30 am ET post after which first responders arrived at the 45-year-old's house.

While no foul play is currently suspected, an investigation into the causes behind Max's passing will be undertaken, as per media reports.

Max was scheduled to attend a Las Vegas Chaos anniversary event on January 27 at The Dive Bar.

Who was model actress Masuimi Max?

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Masuimi was of Korean and German descent. During her teens, Max's Air Force father retired and shifted base to Las Vegas.

Max's modeling career started in 2000 spanning features across several popular magazines like Alt, Bizarre, Playboy, and Maxim among others.

Inspired alternative models

Sinical Magazine credited Max with inspiring several alternative models to embrace unique looks blending gothic, burlesque, and cosplay elements. Her creativity extended to self-styling shoots and costumes alongside fire dancing.

As per IMDb, international performer Max dabbled across modeling, acting, and running her own cosmetics brand I Am Sin, featuring in global campaigns for top brands.

Mayem magazine highlighted Max's exhaustive portfolio spanning around 100 magazine covers and extensive credits in music videos, movies, and TV features.

Dita Von Teese comparisons

Sinical once compared trendsetter Max's similar long-running influential career to leading model Dita Von Teese, placing her among distinguished personalities shaping the industry.

“They've been modeling and performing full-time since the 1990s. Their influence on current models is unquestioned and they've basically joined the ranks of Miss Page,” Sinical Magazine said.

The sudden loss of the alternative culture star has sparked shock and grief in the industry she deeply impacted through her avant-garde personality and looks.