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Hotties Pro Cosplayer: Marie-Claude Bourbonnais

Marie-Claude Bourbonnais


Marie-Claude Bourbonnais (born October 15, 1979 in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec) is a Canadian glamour and cosplay model.
Bourbonnais had worked as a costumer and fashion designer before she began her professional modeling career when she posed for the 2008 calendar Dream Team, sponsored by Quebec RadioX and the beer brand Molson Export. In July 2008, she posed in an advertising campaign for New York Fries, a Canadian franchise fast-food restaurant. Bourbonnais continued to model, including for American CurvesElle CanadaFHM PhilippinesPeoplePlayStation Official MagazineSummum and Toronto Sun, as well as for charity purposes. In 2010, she started her own company.
Bourbonnais's famous 2009 cosplay portrayal of Mortal Kombat character Frost fascinated Ed Boon and apparently inspired the looks of female characters in the 2011 version of Mortal Kombat. In 2011, Bourbonnais participated in a calendar Cosplay for a Cause, raising funds for theJapanese earthquake and tsunami relief.
Bourbonnais was a speaker at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2012, and a special guest at Cape & Kimono 2010 and 2011 and at Ottawa Comiccon 2012. She was featured on radio and TV shows and Soda Pop Miniatures featured her as a character in their games. She also played the character Hornet in the web series Heroes of the North that has an action figure made in her image. 
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