British Female Models

Throughout history, there have been many British women models who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female models such as Cara Delevingne, Victoria Beckham, Kelly Brook, Lucy Pinder, Kate Moss.

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 1 Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne
24
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

English actress Cara Delevingne is known for films like Paper Towns, Suicide Squad, Tulip Fever and London Fields. She’s also a very successful fashion model and has been the face of some of the top brands in the world like Burberry, H&M, Zara and Chanel. She has also walked down the catwalk as a model at many prestigious fashion shows.

 2 Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell
17
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Streatham
Naomi Campbell is one of the “Big Six” supermodels of the 1980s and the 1990s, who has graced both the ramp and print. She has also released a music album, been part of a fashion reality show, started a web series, and founded charitable organizations such as Fashion for Relief.

 3 Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Argentine-British actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, first gained international fame with her role in the period horror film, The Witch. She is trained in ballet dancing and began her career as a model when she was just 16. Her modelling career paved the way for acting and soon she was playing significant roles in TV series and films.

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 4 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
7
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a popular English model and actress known for being the face of world-renowned brands, such as Victoria's Secret, Burberry, and Marks & Spencer. Known for her stunning looks, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been featured on covers of magazines, such as Vogue. She has also been named in lists like FHM's World's Sexiest Woman and Maxim magazine's Hot 100.

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 5 Kate Moss

Kate Moss
10
Famous As: Supermodel
Birthdate: January 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Croydon

Kate Moss, one of the highest-paid supermodels of the 1990s, was one of the pioneers of the “heroin chic” trend. Featured on TIME 100, she was known for her collaboration with Calvin Klein and her size-zero figure. She owns a clothing range and is a fashion editor for British Vogue.

 6 Lily Collins

Lily Collins
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guildford, England

Born to a famous musician Phil Collins, Lily Collins first faced the camera at the age of two. As an adult, she gained recognition with Mirror Mirror and then followed it up with The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Rules Don't Apply. The British-American actress, who has become extremely successful, is also a model and a published author.

 7 Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks
12
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Christina Hendricks is an actress and producer. She began her career as a model and enjoyed international success for several years before transitioning into acting. As an actress, she was able to replicate her success and appeared in films like Drive and Lost River. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards. 

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 8 Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
British model and actor Amy Jackson is a former Miss Teen World who made her acting debut with the Tamil film Madrasapattinam. She also appeared in the Hindi films Ekk Deewana Tha and Singh Is Bliing. She is also associated with charities such as PETA and the Being Human Foundation.

 9 Sade Adu

Sade Adu
11
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

Nigerian-British singer Helen Folasade Adu, or Sade Adu, often blends Afro-Cuban tunes with soul and smooth jazz in her music. The Grammy Award winner had initially studied fashion designing and been a model. The founder of the band Sade, she has released iconic tracks such as No Ordinary Love.

 10 Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil
13
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England

Jameela Jamil, who works as an actress, model, writer, and radio presenter, is a fighter in every sense of the word; she fought conditions like hearing loss, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, coeliac disease, and anorexia nervosa before establishing herself as an entertainer. Not to mention a car accident that damaged her spine when she was 17 years old!

 11 Suki Waterhouse

Suki Waterhouse
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London

Suki Waterhouse is an English model and actress who was selected as the Mercier Muse for the popular French makeup brand Laura Mercier. Waterhouse used her popularity as a model to launch a direct-to-consumer accessories brand called Pop & Suki, which she co-founded with Poppy Jamie. Since its launch, the brand has been worn by celebrities like Lady Gaga.

 12 Katie Price

Katie Price
7
Famous As: Model, Television Personality
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Katie Price began her career as "Jordan," modeling for British tabloids. She then gained fame with her appearances on reality shows such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Celebrity Big Brother, and Jordan. She has also released an album and written several children’s books, autobiographies, and novels.

 13 Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley
21
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Best known for her roles in the Austin Powers franchise, Bedazzled, and The Royals, Elizabeth Hurley began her career as an Estee Lauder model. A trained ballerina, she has also been in the news for her relationship with Hugh Grant and her marriage to textile magnate Arun Nayar.

 14 Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell
12
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

Catherine Bell is an actress, producer, and model. She is best known for her roles in the TV series JAG and Army Wives. As a young woman, she enrolled at UCLA but dropped out to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She struggled for a few years but was eventually able to establish herself as a versatile actress. 

 15 Emma Bunton

Emma Bunton
9
Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model, Karateka
Birthdate: January 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Finchley

Part of the iconic British all-girl pop band of the 1990s, Spice Girls, Emma Bunton was nicknamed Baby Spice, for being the youngest in the group. Known for her signature pigtails and bright blue eyes, she later went solo and also appeared in the BBC One series Absolutely Fabulous.

 16 Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon
6
Famous As: Singer, Model, Dancer
Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

Alesha Dixon is an English singer-songwriter, rapper, and TV personality. She initially wanted to become a teacher, but destiny had other plans for her, and she ended up entering the music world. She rose to fame as a singer in the 2000s as a member of the girl group Mis-Teeq. She later pursued a successful solo career as well. 

 17 Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
British-American actress Mischa Barton rose to fame with Lawn Dogs (1997) starring opposite renowned actor Sam Rockwell. She received two Teen Choice Awards for playing Marissa Cooper in the Fox television series The O.C. her other works include Notting Hill, The Sixth Sense and Pups. She is also an ambassador for Save the Children and the One Water campaign.

 18 Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif
8
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

Katrina Kaif is one of the top actresses of the Hindi film industry. Namastey London, New York, Raajneeti, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang and Bharat are some of her hit films. Her career has seen highs and lows and many times she has been criticised for her acting.

 19 Twiggy

Twiggy
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Neasden,Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Dame Lesley Lawson, better known as Twiggy, soared to fame as a model in the 1960s. Known for her signature androgynous look, she graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue. She has won two Golden Globes for her role in The Boy Friend and written a bestselling memoir, too.

 20 Stella Maxwell

Stella Maxwell
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Model Stella Maxwell was declared a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2015. Named to Maxim's Hot 100, she has also campaigned for Max Factor cosmetics, H&M, and Puma, and has graced the covers of major fashion magazines. An LGBT icon, she has publicly dated Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart.

 21 Pattie Boyd

Pattie Boyd
6
Famous As: Model, Ex-Wife of George Harrison
Birthdate: March 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Taunton
Pattie Boyd set the tone for British fashion of the 1960s. She married Beatles star George Harrison and inspired many of his songs. She then married Eric Clapton. Pattie’s photographs of Harrison and Clapton were exhibited as Through the Eye of a Muse. She also works for addiction recovery.

 22 Hannah Simone

Hannah Simone
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Best known as Cece in New Girl, Hannah Simone won a Teen Choice Award for the role. She began modeling at 13, when she lived in Cyprus. As a VJ at MuchMusic, she presented Much News Weekly and The NewMusic. She was also part of Gillette's What Women Want campaign.

 23 Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook
7
Famous As: Fashion Model & Actress
Birthdate: November 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester, Kent, England, UK

English model, actress, and media personality Kelly Brook has done modeling work in both UK and USA. She gained international fame with her role in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Regarded as a sex symbol and style icon, she has appeared in the FHM 100 Sexiest countdown multiple times. Also a businesswoman, she owns a bar in London.

 24 Katie Piper

Katie Piper
9
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: October 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Andover

Model Katie Piper made headlines after being attacked with acid by her former boyfriend. She underwent a face restoration surgery to rebuild her damaged face. She then became an activist, released an autobiography, and created a documentary. She also owns a foundation to help burn victims and has hosted Bodyshockers.

 25 Saffron Burrows

Saffron Burrows
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

Saffron Burrows is a British model and actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Boston Legal, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Burrows also campaigns for equality and disabled rights; she has never let the good Samaritan in her die down since the age of 11 when she joined an anti-racism group.

 26 Mia Goth

Mia Goth
12
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southwark, London

English actress and model, Mia Goth, began her career as a teenage model. Soon, she ventured into acting as well and made her film debut. In the ensuing years, she appeared in many movies and TV shows, making a name for herself in the entertainment industry. The popular actress is a recipient of the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award.

 27 Poppy Delevingne

Poppy Delevingne
6
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Model Poppy Delevingne has campaigned for brands such as Louis Vuitton and has graced the covers of top-notch fashion magazines such as Vogue. She has been named a Young Ambassador of the British Fashion Council. She has appeared in films such as Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Aspern Papers.

 28 Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler
8
Famous As: Models
Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: December 4, 2017

 29 Tamsin Egerton

Tamsin Egerton
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampshire, United Kingdom
Tamsin Egerton is best known as Chelsea Parker from the St. Trinian's films. She had started as a child actor in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of The Secret Garden. She was also seen as Guinevere in Camelot and as Fiona Richmond in the biopic The Look of Love.

 30 Rhona Mitra

Rhona Mitra
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hampstead, United Kingdom

Rhona Mitra is an English model, actress, and singer. Mitra burst onto the acting scene in the early-2000s and became known for her good looks; in 2001, she was ranked 46th on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women list. She then went on to play important roles in popular American films, such as Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.

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 31 Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof
6
Famous As: English columnist
Birthdate: March 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: April 7, 2014
Peaches Geldof, daughter of singer Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paula Yates, wrote for publications such as Elle Girl and The Guardian. She later presented her own TV shows, such as Peaches Geldof: Teen America, and modeled. Geldof was a Scientologist. She died of a heroin overdose at age 25.

 32 Hazel Keech

Hazel Keech
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Famous As: Wife of cricketer Yuvraj Singh
Birthdate: February 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essex
British−Mauritian actor and model Hazel Keech began her career touring with the team of Bombay Dreams. She later earned several modeling assignments in Mumbai and appeared in films such as Bodyguard and shows such as Bigg Boss 7. She is married to Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh.

 33 Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell
3
Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

 34 Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham
3
Famous As: Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 35 Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle
5
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland, UK

Part of the award-winning girl band Girls Aloud, Irish singer-actor Nadine Coyle began her career with the show Popstars and later launched a solo career, with songs such as Go To Work. She has also been a model and has launched an Irish pub, which was later run by her family.

 36 Jodie Turner-Smith

Jodie Turner-Smith
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England

Jodie Turner-Smith is a British model cum actress currently based in USA. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and worked as a banker for some time before venturing into the entertainment industry. She is best known for her work in the TV series The Last Ship and Nightflyers.  She has also appeared in a few films. 

 37 Gabriella Wilde

Gabriella Wilde
6
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK

 38 Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan Dunn
3
Famous As: Supermodel
Birthdate: August 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

 39 Karen Elson

Karen Elson
5
Famous As: Model, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham

 40 Davina McCall

Davina McCall
5
Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: October 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
After brief stints as a singer and dancer during her early twenties, Davina McCall established herself as a television presenter at MTV and then rose in popularity as the host of Big Brother aired on Channel 4. She presented This Time Next Year on ITV. Born to a French mother and an English father, she is also involved in charity.

 41 Sonoya Mizuno

Sonoya Mizuno
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo

Sonoya Mizuno is an English actress, ballet dancer, and model. She started her professional career as a model, working for world-renowned brands, such as Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. Thanks to her skills as a ballet dancer, which she learnt at the Royal Ballet School, Mizuno landed roles in dance films like High Strung, which kick-started her film career.

 42 Daisy Lowe

Daisy Lowe
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: January 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London

 43 Samantha Womack

Samantha Womack
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

 44 Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson
5
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Musician, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edinburgh

 45 Cat Deeley

Cat Deeley
6
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model, Radio personality
Birthdate: October 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield

 46 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
5
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK
Died: February 8, 2017

 47 Jade Jagger

Jade Jagger
4
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris

Jewelry and home designer Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, has also been a model. She launched the fashion brand Jade Inc. and a lifestyle concept called Jezebel. She has also worked for Garrard and designed luxury apartments in New York and Mumbai.

 48 Sophie Gradon

Sophie Gradon
3
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne
Died: June 20, 2018

Sophie Gradon was an English marketing manager and model. She is remembered for appearing in the dating reality series Love Island, where she dated Katie Salmon, becoming the show's first same-sex couple. Also known for her charity work, Gradon promoted the NE1 campaign, through which she raised funds for charities. Gradon took her own life at the age of 32.

 49 Sophie Dahl

Sophie Dahl
5
Famous As: Author, Model, Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 50 Heather Mills

Heather Mills
6
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Model Heather Mills lost her left leg in an accident but continued to model using a prosthetic leg. She was previously married to singer Paul McCartney. An avid animal rights activist, she is associated with organizations such as Viva! She has appeared on reality shows like Dancing with The Stars.