Norwegian born 5'11" foot tall and graced with an exotic genetic combination of Brazilian and Norwegian beauty, started her modeling at 14 years old. She got signed and contracted by the well known fashion agency "Elite", "FORD" and "Wilhelmina". She was a natural for the world of catwalks and photo shoots, and is today one of the most sought after swim wear models in the world. She has graced around 100 covers of world-renowned magazines, such as "Elle", Maxim, FHM and Esquire. Monica also expended her interest in acting. Her on-camera experience includes a 22 episode stint as "Monica Fox" on the syndicated series BATTLEDOME. She has appeared on E! Entertainment talk soup, Wild on E!, Howard Stern Show, as well as Baywatch, a bit part in the TV series Rude Awakening. Monica's popularity had soared over the recent years She was voted "sexiest woman in the world" and "Sexiest model in the world" by magazines from Australia to USA, from South Africa to England. German Maxim gave her the title " The Maxim Model of the year" 2006. She has also been seen in ad campaigns such as "Express"and "Barcadi", and currently hit music video "Liar" by Madcon. She is now expanding her career into hosting and branding her own identity, Monica Hansen. She is currently working on her own swimwear line " Monica Hansen Beachwear " 2014 collection.
Monica is also the former "Miss Norway" and is the first Norwegian celebrity/ fashion model to be featured in American Playboy (july/Aug 2009 issue) . She was also the main character on the Norwegian TV show " Ja, Vi Elsker Hollywood" . Host on Vi Stjerners Middag and on the show " Fangene på Fortet" in her Home country.