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.
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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.
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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.
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 3 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
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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.

 4 Kate Moss

Kate Moss.
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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.

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 5 Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks.
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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. 

 6 Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson.
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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.

 7 Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif.
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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.

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 8 Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil.
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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!

 9 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.

 10 Katie Price

Katie Price.
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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.

 11 Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell
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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. 

 12 Sade Adu

Sade Adu
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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.

 13 Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon
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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. 

 14 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.

 15 Stella Maxwell

Stella Maxwell.
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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.

 16 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.

 17 Pattie Boyd

Pattie Boyd.
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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.

 18 Katie Piper

Katie Piper.
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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.

 19 Rhona Mitra

Rhona Mitra.
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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.

 20 Nicollette Sheridan

Nicollette Sheridan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Worthing, Sussex, England
Model/actor Nicollette Sheridan is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Edie Britt in Desperate Housewives. Fans also loved her as Paige Matheson in Knots Landing and as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty. She has also appeared in films such as Beverly Hills Ninja. She owns a cruelty-free moisturizer brand.

 21 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.

 22 Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley.
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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.

 23 Mia Goth

Mia Goth.
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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.

 24 Poppy Delevingne

Poppy Delevingne.
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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.

 25 Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook.
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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.

 26 Tamsin Egerton

Tamsin Egerton.
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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.

 27 Heather Mills

Heather Mills.
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Famous As: Media Personality
Birthdate: January 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire
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.

 28 Sonoya Mizuno

Sonoya Mizuno.
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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.

 29 Christine Keeler

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

 30 Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Privett, Hampshire, England

Alexa Chung began as a model and then graduated to fashion journalism. She has been an editor for British Vogue and has also written the book It. She owns a fashion brand and has been a host on shows such as Frock Me, Popworld, and It's On with Alexa Chung.

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 31 Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof.
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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 Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Singer
Birthdate: February 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Littleborough

 33 Emma Watson

Emma Watson.
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Famous As: Actress, Activist
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

English actress, model, and activist, Emma Watson first gained prominence as a child artiste in the Harry Potter film series. The daughter of lawyers, she was determined to go to college despite her busy acting career and graduated from Brown University. A staunch feminist, she is actively involved with organizations that work for the betterment of women.

 34 Darcey Bussell

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

 35 Jourdan Dunn

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

 36 Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham.
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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.

 37 Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle
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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.

 38 Sophie Dahl

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

 39 Jodie Turner-Smith

Jodie Turner-Smith
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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. 

 40 Emma Bunton

Emma Bunton
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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.

 41 Gabriella Wilde

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

 42 Davina McCall

Davina McCall.
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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.

 43 Shakira Caine

Shakira Caine.
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Famous As: Former Model, Actress, Michael Caine’s Wife
Birthdate: February 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: British Guiana
Shakira Baksh, Lady Caine, wife of actor Michael Caine, is an Indian Muslim model and actor from British Guyana. She has been part of movies such as The Man Who Would Be King and Son of Dracula. At 19, she ranked third in the 1967 Miss World contest.

 44 Karen Elson

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

 45 Sophie Monk

Sophie Monk
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London

Born in London, Sophie Monk moved to Australia with her family at age 2. Initially a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at a Warner Bros. entertainment center, Sophie won Popstars Australia to be part of the pop band Bardot. She later won The Celebrity Apprentice and gained phenomenal success as a reality star.

 46 Shirley Manson

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

 47 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

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

 48 Lisa Snowdon

Lisa Snowdon
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: January 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England

 49 Lily Cole

Lily Cole
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: December 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torquay

 50 Jade Jagger

Jade Jagger.
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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.