Vera Steimberg Moder was born in 1973 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She was a member of the Oscar Mullet makeup studio back in her hometown and while on the job, she gained some experience and improved her skills. After a while, she moved to the US where she grew up and completed her education.

Moder was interested in makeup from an early age which later made her pursue a career in it. She has been working in the industry for more than 15 years and has collaborated with many A-lister Hollywood celebrities like Sarah Baker, Zoe Saldana, Lou Doillon, Gabrielle Union, and others.

The makeup artist is best known for transforming Eddie Murphy into the titular character in The Nutty Professor.

Moreover, she has worked for Zoe Saldana in many of her movies as her personal makeup artist.

She is represented by Criterion Group and you can find her portfolio HERE