Riya Basnet – Miss Nepal Earth Full Biography

Riya Basnet

Riya Basnet is a gorgeous dimpled Nepali model, beauty pageant holder, and entrepreneur. She is Miss Nepal Earth 2019 who represented Nepal in the 19th edition Miss Earth in Manila, Philipines. Riya Basnet is also an Environmental Activist and founding member of a non-profit company named Young Roots. This company particularly works for the promotion of eco-friendly physical structure.

Quick info About Riya Basnet 

NameRiya Basnet
DOB19 July 1996
Birthplace / Current ResidenceKathmandu, Nepal
PrefessionModel, Beauty Pageant, Entrepreneur
Height5 ft 5 "
CollegeKathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM)
EducationBachelor in Business Administration (Hons)
PredecessorPriya Sigdel
AffiliationYoung Roots
HobbiesTraveling, Social Work, Singing
Major TitlesMiss Nepal Earth 2019
Miss Popular Choice 2019
ParentsBinay Basnet
Srijana Poudel
Relationship StatusSingle

Riya Basnet Early Age & Education

Riya Basnet Childhood
Riya Basnet in Her Young Age

Riya Basnet was born on 19 July 1996 in Kathmandu. Riya completed her School Leaving Certificate from Paragon school. Then, she joined United Academy as a science student. She completed her bachelor’s degree from Kathmandu University School of Management.

Riya Basnet Parents
Riya Basnet Parents

Beauty Pageant Career

Riya Basnet is a business student so she did not think of getting into the glamourous field. But after winning the Miss Nepal Earth title, she is in this field. However, she is not thinking of getting into movies, MVs, and other glamourous fields – she tells in an interview. Her future plan is to work for women empowerment and women entrepreneurship.



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Young Roots

Young Roots a non-profit company established to encourage youth participation in order to create a sustainable future for all.
Belief: Our roots are connected. So it’s time we work together to make these roots stronger for a brighter and sustainable future.

Riya Basnet is one of the co-founders of this company. Young Roots developed two different projects, zero waste schools by encouraging school into a zero-waste school through upcycling, composting and educating all stakeholders at school to reduce the production of waste, and zero waste homes through our innovative ideas and programs.

Riya Basnet Boyfriend

As of 2019, she has not revealed any relationship status publicly. Also, she claims that she is single in an interview. Keep in touch with Nepali Trends updates to know more about celebrity gossips, news and trending stories.

Facts About Riya Basnet

  • She has a perfect dimple on her left cheek.
  • She was born and raised in Kathmandu.
  • She is a student of Business Stream.
  • She has a keen interest in politics.
  • She is also a miss popular choice of 2019.
  • Apart from her beauty pageant carer, she is also a good singer.

Riya Basnet Social Links

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Riya Basnet Photos and Video

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Riya Basnet Miss Earth Nepal


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