Famous Canadian Models

Find out more about the greatest Canadian Models, including Gigi Gorgeous, Nina Dobrev, Pamela Anderson, Evangeline Lilly and Cobie Smulders.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Shay Mitchell
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Emily Fields’ in the Thriller Drama Series ‘Pretty Little Liars’)

Shay Mitchell
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Birthdate: April 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, entrepreneur, model, and author. She came into prominence after portraying Emily Fields in the teen drama TV series Pretty Little Liars. Also a philanthropist, Mitchell was an ardent supporter of the Somaly Mam Foundation until the non-profit organization ended its operations in 2014. She also works closely with organizations, such as The Trevor Project.

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Winnie Harlow
(Public Spokesperson and First Model with Vitiligo to Walk in the ‘Victoria's Secret Fashion Show’)

Winnie Harlow
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Birthdate: July 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

Winnie Harlow is a Canadian model and spokeswoman on vitiligo. After gaining prominence as one of the contestants of America's Next Top Model in 2014, Harlow went on to model for clothing brands. An inspiration to people living with vitiligo, Winnie Harlow was honored with the Role Model award at the Portuguese GQ Men of The Year event in 2015.

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Tricia Helfer
(Actress best known for her roles on the sci-fi television show Battlestar Galactica)

Tricia Helfer
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Birthdate: April 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Donalda, Canada

Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress and model. She gained international fame after portraying the enigmatic Cylon model Number Six in the Battlestar Galactica TV series. She began her career as a model and won the Ford Models' Supermodel of the World contest in 1992. Later on, she quit modeling to pursue a full-time acting career. 

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 4 
Missy Peregrym
(Actress, Model)

Missy Peregrym
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Birthdate: June 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian actor and former model Melissa Peregrym is best known as Andrea "Andy" McNally from Rookie Blue and as Haley Graham from the film Stick It. Fans also loved her in her Streamy Award-winning role in the web series Cybergeddon. She collaborated with TOMS to provide shoes to the underprivileged.

 5 
Maye Musk
(Dietitian)

Maye Musk
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Birthdate: April 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

A successful model and entrepreneur, Maye Musk is also a trained dietician, having a master's degree in dietetics and another in nutritional science. Born in Canada, but raised and married in South Africa, she later returned to her birth country, where she continued modeling, appearing on covers of numerous journals, concurrently running a business as a dietitian, giving presentations worldwide.     

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Hannah Simone
(Actress)

Hannah Simone
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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.

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Pamela Anderson
(Actress, Model)

Pamela Anderson
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Birthdate: July 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

Actress and model, Pamela Anderson, is known as a sex symbol. She featured regularly in the Playboy magazine and acted in television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and VIP. Baywatch was hugely popular and gave her international recognition. Pamela Anderson has also acted in several films. She is an active member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the animal rights organisation.

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 8 
Grace Park
(Actress, Model,)

Grace Park
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Birthdate: March 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Linda Evangelista
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Birthdate: May 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Canada

Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model. Considered one of the most influential and accomplished models of all time, Evangelista holds the record for making the most number of appearances on Vogue Italia's cover. Also an activist, Linda Evangelista works towards promoting breast cancer and HIV/AIDS research and awareness. She is also a supporter of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

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Marie Avgeropoulos
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Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Canada
Marie Avgeropoulos is best known for her performance as Octavia Blake in the science-fiction series The 100 and her Leo Award-nominated role of Cheryl in the thriller Numb. Fans also loved her in the films I Love You Beth Cooper and Hunt to Kill and the series Supernatural and Cult.

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Kris Wu
(Rapper)

Kris Wu
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Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Chinese-Canadian actor/singer Wu Yifan, better known as Kris Wu, previously performed as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. He has also had a successful solo career, with hits such as Good Kid, and has starred in films such as Mr. Six and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.

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Natasha Henstridge
(Actress, Model)

Natasha Henstridge
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Birthdate: August 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Canadian actor Natasha Henstridge is best known for her performances in the Species movies. She was also part of the films The Whole Nine Yards and Would Be Kings, winning the Gemini Award for the latter. She has also appeared in the series Eli Stone and The Secret Circle.

 13 
Dorothy Stratten
(Playboy Playmate, Model)

Dorothy Stratten
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Birthdate: February 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: August 14, 1980

Dorothy Stratten was a Canadian model, actress, and Playboy Playmate. Renowned for her beauty, Stratten was adjudged the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1980 before she was killed by her estranged husband Paul Snider at the age of 20. Her relationship with Snider and her death inspired films, such as Death of a Centerfold and Star 80.

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Laurie Holden
(Actress)

Laurie Holden
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Birthdate: December 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Laurie Holden is an American-Canadian model, actress, and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Andrea in the popular horror television series The Walking Dead, for which she received the 2012 Satellite Award and 2013 Saturn Award. Also known for her human rights activism and charity work, Laurie Holden works closely with organizations that campaign against human trafficking.

 15 
Estella Warren
(Actress, Model and Swimmer Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Tangled’)

Estella Warren
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Birthdate: December 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada

Pin-up girl Estella Warren had been a Canadian swimming champion before she was scouted by an agent and sent to New York. An international model who has topped Maxim’s Hot 100 Women of 2000 list, Warren has also appeared in films such as Planet of the Apes.

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Nora Fatehi
(Dancer & Actress)

Nora Fatehi
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Birthdate: February 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nora Fatehi is a popular figure in the Indian film industry. Although born and raised in Canada. Nora has worked in Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi language films. She was part of one of the highest-grossing Indian films ever - Baahubali: The Beginning. Apart from appearing in films, she has also made a mark in the TV industry.

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Gabriel Aubry
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Birthdate: August 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian model Gabriel Aubry has worked for top-notch fashion brands such as Calvin Klein, Versace, and Tommy Hilfiger. He made headlines for his 5-year relationship with actor Halle Berry, which culminated in a bitter divorce and custody battle. Aubry is also an occasional guitarist and a skilled golfer.

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Heather Menzies
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Birthdate: December 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 24, 2017

 19 
Ludi Lin
(Film actor)

Ludi Lin
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Birthdate: November 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fuzhou, China

Born in China, Ludi Lin spent most of his early years studying in Australia and then moved to Canada. Apart from studying acting, he also took up courses in dietetics and medicine. His martial arts and language skills have helped him grab roles in a lot of Chinese co-productions.

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Antoni Porowski
(Television Personality Who is the Food and Wine Expert on the Netflix Series 'Queer Eye')

Antoni Porowski
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Birthdate: March 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Antoni Porowski is a Polish-Canadian TV personality, actor, author, and chef. He served as the food and wine expert in the Netflix series Queer Eye. He is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. He is a self-taught cook. He was named the Sexiest Reality Star on People's annual list in 2019.

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Emmanuelle Vaugier
(Actress known for appearance on CSI: NY and Two and a Half Men)

Emmanuelle Vaugier
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Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

A versatile actress and avid animal activist, Emmanuelle Vaugier has been busy both on television and in films since her debut in 1995. Since then she has been appearing in scores of productions, winning awards for her roles in films like Susie's Hope and It's Christmas, Carol!, concurrently running The Fluffball Foundation,  a charitable organization that rescues animals across USA.

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Emeraude Toubia
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Birthdate: March 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The only child of a Mexican mother and a Lebanese-American father, Emeraude Toubia grew up training in dance and winning beauty pageants. The Montreal-born beauty is now best known for her roles in Spanish telenovelas and the series Shadowhunters, and for her work with charities such as Toys for Tots.

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Charlotte Le Bon
(Actress, TV Host, Model)

Charlotte Le Bon
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Birthdate: September 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Charlotte Le Bon is an artist and actress. Following in the footsteps of her mother and her stepfather, Charlotte started modeling at the age of 16. She then established herself as a TV presenter and achieved popularity for her work in Le Grand Journal. She then became an actress and received a César Award nomination for her performance in Yves Saint Laurent.

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Lisa Ray
(Film actress, Model)

Lisa Ray
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Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Godfrey Gao
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Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 26 
Alexander Ludwig
(Actor, Singer, Model)

Alexander Ludwig
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Birthdate: May 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver

Alexander Ludwig is a Canadian singer and actor. Unlike many child actors who fail to work their magic as adults, Ludwig has managed to transition from a child actor to a successful adult actor and singer. In 2012, he was honored with a couple of awards including an MTV Movie Award for his work in the film The Hunger Games.

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Sandrine Holt
(Model, Actress)

Sandrine Holt
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Birthdate: November 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

 28 
Tamia
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Model)

Tamia
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Birthdate: May 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Windsor

 29 
Coco Rocha
(Model)

Coco Rocha
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Birthdate: September 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto

 30 
Shalom Harlow
(Actor, Model)

Shalom Harlow
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Birthdate: December 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oshawa

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Kevin Zegers
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Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodstock, Canada

 32 
Rick Genest
(Artist)

Rick Genest
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Birthdate: August 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada
Died: August 1, 2018

Rick Genest was a Canadian artist, fashion model, actor, and musician. Best remembered for his tattoos, Genest held the Guinness World Record for having 139 human bones tattooed all over his body. He even took part in various freak shows and sideshows across Canada and was nicknamed Zombie Boy. He died after suffering an accidental fall from his apartment's balcony.

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Brendan Fehr
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Birthdate: October 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

 34 
Mark Chao
(Actor)

Mark Chao
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Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Mark Chao is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model. He catapulted to nationwide popularity with his TV debut in the series Black & White, for which he won the Golden Bell Award for Best Actor. He soon ventured into films as well and appeared in a string of hit films, clinching numerous awards for his performances.

 35 
Rosa Mendes
(Professional wrestler)

Rosa Mendes
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Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 36 
Sean Avery
(Ice hockey player, Model, Restaurateur)

Sean Avery
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Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North York

 37 
Kelly Rowan
(Actress)

Kelly Rowan
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Birthdate: October 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Former model Kelly Rowan is best known for her Prism Award-winning role of Kirsten Cohen in The O.C. The Canadian actor also amazed audiences with her role in Perception. Though she was engaged to media magnate David Thomson, she broke up with him while pregnant with his daughter.

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Pascale Hutton
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Birthdate: June 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Creston, British Columbia, Canada

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Fefe Dobson
(Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Model)

Fefe Dobson
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Birthdate: February 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scarborough

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Lauren Lee Smith
(Actor, Model)

Lauren Lee Smith
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Birthdate: June 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver

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Jessica Stam
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Birthdate: April 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kincardine

 42 
August Ames
(Actress)

August Ames
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Birthdate: August 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: December 5, 2017

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Nolan Gerard Funk
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Birthdate: July 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Yasmeen Ghauri
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Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 45 
Kiesza
(Singer songwriter)

Kiesza
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Birthdate: January 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 46 
Crystal Lowe
(Actress)

Crystal Lowe
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Birthdate: January 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
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Birthdate: October 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Amanda Obdam
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Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket, Thailand

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Leyla Milani
(Actress, Model)

Leyla Milani
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Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Melissa Molinaro
(Model, Actor, Singer)

Melissa Molinaro
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Birthdate: June 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitby

Melissa Molinaro, best known for her appearances on reality shows such as Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll, had aced figure skating and gymnastics before the age of 6. She is also an accomplished actor and singer, and made waves with the Old Navy Super C-U-T-E commercial.