Famous Briton Models

Fashion and media are the most hyped industries in the world and why not, for they come packed with glitz and glamour. For those who haven’t attended a fashion show or a high-class media event, you cannot just fathom the pizzazz that such events carry. There is an air of sophistication that these events have. And upgrading them further are drop-dead gorgeous/handsome models, both male and female, who add a sense of beauty and stylishness to the entire place. Models are the face of the fashion industry. Their job is to make the product/service they are modelling for look appealing to the people. Models work in different fields, fashion, advertising, print media, television, internet and so on. A highly paid and sought-after profession, the glitz and glamour associated with modelling are inspirations for budding youngsters to take up modelling as a line of work. And while talking about top models, the British counterparts are worth mentioning. Britain is swarming with a sea of beautiful/handsome models who have become a rage in the fashion world thanks to their killing looks, sharp features, to-die-for body and loads of attitude. They can make any man/women go weak in the knees with their charismatic charm and seductive looks. Check this section to know more about British models.

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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.

 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.

 5 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.

 6 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. 

 7 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.
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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 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.

 12 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. 

 13 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. 

 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 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.

 16 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.

 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 Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stevenage
Alex Pettyfer began his creer as a child model and later gained fame for his Empire Award- and Young Artist Award-winning role of Alex Rider in Stormbreaker. He is also known for his portrayal of John Smith in I Am Number Four and Brody in the Netflix miniseries The I-Land.

 19 Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland

One of the most popular model-turned-actors from Northern Ireland, Jamie Dornan was named by Vogue in its list of 25 Biggest Male Models of All Time. He earned international recognition after portraying Sheriff Graham Humbert in Once Upon a Time. Known for his looks and acting skills, Dornan is regarded as one of the greatest film actors of Ireland.

 20 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.

 21 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.

 22 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.

 23 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.

 24 Henry Golding

Henry Golding
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sarawak, Malaysia

 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 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.

 27 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.

 28 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.

 29 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.

 30 Max Irons

Max Irons
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camden, London, England, UK

 31 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

 32 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.

 33 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.

 34 Callum Turner

Callum Turner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 35 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.

 36 Darcey Bussell

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

 37 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.

 38 Jourdan Dunn

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

 39 Gabriella Wilde

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

 40 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. 

 41 Sophie Dahl

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

 42 Daisy Lowe

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

 43 Rylan Clark-Neal

Rylan Clark-Neal
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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: October 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK

Rylan Clark-Neal is an English TV and radio presenter, model, and singer. He has been modeling since he was 16 and forayed into TV as a young man. He began his career by appearing in variety shows and gained fame as a housemate in the 11th series of the reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother, which he ultimately won. 

 44 Simon Le Bon

Simon Le Bon
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bushey, Hertfordshire, England

 45 Karen Elson

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

 46 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.

 47 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

 48 Dhani Harrison

Dhani Harrison
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Composer, Pianist, Model
Birthdate: August 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Windsor

 49 Robert James-Collier

Robert James-Collier.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Robert James-Collier is best known as Thomas Barrow from Downton Abbey and as Liam Connor from Coronation Street. The former model also holds business and marketing degrees and has won the Sexiest Male Award at the British Soap Awards twice. He has also played Martin Evershed in Ackley Bridge

 50 Milind Soman

Milind Soman
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scotland, UK

Milind Soman is an Indian actor, supermodel, producer, and fitness enthusiast. He aspired to be an engineer as a young man and earned a diploma in electrical engineering. However, life had other plans for him, and he soon ventured into modeling and acting. He is also a fitness enthusiast and completed the Ironman Challenge in 2015.