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Comprehensive directory containing biographies of world's most famous models.

A model may refer to any person who is employed in order to advertise, promote or market either products or services. Models may work in different fields such as fashion, advertising, print media and other kinds of media like television, magazines, shows, music videos, reality television or even the internet. The profession of modeling was first introduced by English designer, Charles Frederick Worth, who had requested his wife to wear and display the clothes that he had designed. Subsequently, the need for fashion models increased with the development of the field of fashion photography in the late 1950s. A decade later, in the 1960’s, fashion agencies were established and during that time there was a great demand for models in Paris. By the 1990s modeling became one of the most highly paid professions. The different kinds of models include fashion models, runway models, super models, glamour models, fitness models, camera and commercial print models, promotional models, showroom models and art models. In the 21st century, male models too have become an important part of the fashion industry. Here is a compilation of a list of famous models from across the world, learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Aaliyah Aaliyah

As one hums the song “Age ain't nothing but a number”, memories flashback of the “Princess of R&B”, who with her debut album broke all ...

Adriana Lima Adriana Lima

Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian model and actress who is famous as the ‘Victoria’s Secret Angel’. Her understanding of ...

Alexis Bledel Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel is a famous American model, actress and producer, who shot to fame with the hit television series, ‘Gilmore Girls’. Her ...

Ashton Kutcher Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher is a renowned actor, model and producer. He has attributed his creative inspiration to his journeys to the source of creation ...

Bettie Page Bettie Page

Bettie Page was cultural icon of the 1950s who forwarded an air of mystical mysterious around her. Popularly referred to as the Queen of Pinups, ...

Blake Lively Blake Lively

Blake Ellender Lively was born in California in a family of actors and acting coaches. Her parents used to teach acting at an acting school, ...

Carla Bruni Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni is a former model turned singer who rose to worldwide prominence after her wedding to the then President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, ...

Chad Michael Murray Chad Michael Murray

Chad Michael Murray was still in his teens when he started modeling. He then began to focus on an acting career. He started on television doing ...

Channing Tatum Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum is a famous American actor who has consistently delivered a string of blockbusters for the past few years. Growing up, he was a ...

Cindy Crawford Cindy Crawford

Famous as one of the original supermodels of America, Cynthia Ann Crawford or Cindy Crawford is one of the very few names, who have ...

Diane Kruger Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger is a German actress and former fashion model. She is famous in Hollywood for her critically acclaimed roles like, ‘Helen of ...

Elizabeth Hurley Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley, also known as ‘Liz Hurley’, is a British model and actress who has always been in the limelight, for both the right and ...

Halle Berry Halle Berry

Halle Berry is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood. She was a fashion model before foraying into the world of acting and had ...

Heidi Klum Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum is a German-American model, television host, actress and business woman. She originally wanted to be a dancer but persuaded by her ...

Janice Dickinson Janice Dickinson

Janice Doreen Dickinson was brought up in a small household in Hollywood. She suffered a tragic childhood at the hands of her pedophile father ...

Kate Moss Kate Moss

With a distinctive small stature and size zero figure that stood in sharp contrast to many of the curvy supermodels of her time, Kate Moss ...

Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is one among the most highly paid reality TV stars, with an estimated net worth of 40 million dollars. She gained media attention ...

Milla Jovovich Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich, the American model, actress, fashion designer and musician is also known as, ‘the reigning queen of kick-butt’. Starting her ...

Monica Bellucci Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci is one of the thriving Italian model-turned-actress of the industry. Attuned to take up law as a profession, destiny played its ...

Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is a Canadian model, actress, producer and activist famous for being a former playboy playmate and for her role as coast guard ...

Sharon Stone Sharon Stone

Blessed with an aura of sensual charm and charisma, Sharon Stone is one of Hollywood’s most famous actresses, who has left audiences ...

Uma Thurman Uma Thurman

Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress who rose to fame with her portrayal of Mia Wallace in the dark comedy movie ‘Pulp Fiction’ which ...