Caris is an Australian model and beauty pageant titleholder who shot to fame after being crowned Miss Universe Australia 2016. She went on to represent Australia at the Miss Universe 2016 in the Philippines.
Caris Tiivel was born on February 27, 1993, Perth, Western Australia. Growing up, Caris was very artistic and she was even awarded an Academic Scholarship to Kalamunda Senior High School & also offered a position in their highly sought after Special Arts program. After graduating from high school, she worked & traveled as a full-time model for a few years, living in cities such as Sydney, Berlin, Milan & New York.