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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 1 Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell.
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Famous As: Actress
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.

 2 Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

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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 3 Missy Peregrym

Missy Peregrym.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
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.

 4 Tricia Helfer

Tricia Helfer.
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant
Birthdate: April 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Donalda

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. 

 5 Antoni Porowski

Antoni Porowski.
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Famous As: Television Personality
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.

 6 Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi.
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Famous As: Dancer & Model
Birthdate: February 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quebec City, 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.

 7 Maye Musk

Maye Musk
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Famous As: Dietitian
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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 8 Maryse Ouellet

Maryse Ouellet.
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Maryse Ouellet is a Canadian-American businesswoman, actress, and professional wrestler. Currently signed to WWE, Ouellet often appears alongside her husband and WWE superstar The Miz. In 2008, Maryse won the WWE Divas Championship and went on to become the third-longest reigning Divas Champion in the history of WWE. In 2009, she was ranked ninth in the PWI Female 50 list.

 9 Marie Avgeropoulos

Marie Avgeropoulos.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ontario, 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.

 10 Natasha Henstridge

Natasha Henstridge.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
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.

 11 Linda Evangelista

Linda Evangelista.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Ontario, 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.

 12 Dorothy Stratten

Dorothy Stratten.
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Famous As: Model, Actress
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.

 13 Cobie Smulders

Cobie Smulders.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver

Cobie Smulders is one of the most recognized celebrities across the world, thanks to her role as Robin Scherbatsky in one of the most popular TV series of all time - How I Met Your Mother. She also serves as an inspiration to people suffering from cancer as she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 25 years old.

 14 Estella Warren

Estella Warren.
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Famous As: Actress
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.

 15 Ludi Lin

Ludi Lin
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Famous As: Film actor
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.

 16 Gabriel Aubry

Gabriel Aubry.
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Famous As: Model
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.

 17 Emmanuelle Vaugier

Emmanuelle Vaugier
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver

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.

 18 August Ames

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

 19 Nikki Benz

Nikki Benz
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Famous As: Adult Film Star, Model
Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mariupol

Nikki Benz is a Canadian pornographic actress who worked as a stripper prior to her porn career. She has also appeared on the cover of Penthouse magazine and was named the Penthouse Pet of the Month in April 2010. Nikki Benz has received many awards, including an XBIZ Award. In 2016, she was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame.

 20 Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: June 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: White Rock

 21 Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson.
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Famous As: American-Canadian Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ladysmith, British Columbia, 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.

 22 Charlotte Le Bon

Charlotte Le Bon.
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Famous As: Actress, TV Host, Model
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.

 23 Godfrey Gao

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

 24 Alexander Ludwig

Alexander Ludwig
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model
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.

 25 Rick Genest

Rick Genest
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Famous As: Artist
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.

 26 Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: June 12, 1983

Norma Shearer was a Canadian-American actress who often played sexually liberated ingénues in films. Shearer is often revered as a feminist pioneer as she played bold characters that challenged the norm of the society during the 1930s. In 2008, she was inducted into  Canada's Walk of Fame

 27 Heather Menzies

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

 28 Merritt Patterson

Merritt Patterson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Merritt Patterson shot to fame when she appeared in Pretty Little Liars as Olivia. She was first seen onscreen on the TV show Kyle XY. After she made her television debut, a number of film roles followed, and she played the lead in Wolves. Her performance in The Royals was also well-received.

 29 Sandrine Holt

Sandrine Holt
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: November 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

 30 Coco Rocha

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

 31 Roxanne McKee

Roxanne McKee.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canada
Before gaining fame as Doreah from the iconic HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones, Roxanne McKee was known to her fans as Louise Summers from Hollyoaks. Named one of FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World, she also won the Sexiest Female award at the British Soap Awards twice.

 32 Lisa Ray

Lisa Ray
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto

 33 Tamia

Tamia
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Actor, Model
Birthdate: May 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Windsor

 34 Kevin Zegers

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

 35 Shalom Harlow

Shalom Harlow
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: December 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oshawa

 36 Cindy Breakspeare

Cindy Breakspeare.
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Famous As: Miss World 1976
Birthdate: October 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto

Cindy Breakspeare is a Canadian-Jamaican jazz singer, musician, and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss World 1976, becoming the second Jamaican to clinch the crown. She later became a recording artist and entrepreneur, founding a Rastafarian craft store called Ital Craf. She was once in a relationship with reggae musician Bob Marley that lasted until his death.

 37 Brendan Fehr

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

 38 Mark Chao

Mark Chao.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 39 Sean Avery

Sean Avery
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Famous As: Ice hockey player, Model, Restaurateur
Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North York

 40 Jennifer Finnigan

Jennifer Finnigan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Daughter of Canadian radio star Jack Finnigan, Jennifer Finnigan soared to fame with her roles in The Bold and the Beautiful and Salvation, and in several TV movies. The Emmy Award-winning actor is also a pilates fan. She now stays in Los Angeles with her actor husband Jonathan Silverman

 41 Rosa Mendes

Rosa Mendes
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 42 Ruta Lee

Ruta Lee
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 43 Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

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

 44 Jessica Stam

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

 45 Lauren Lee Smith

Lauren Lee Smith
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: June 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver

 46 Pascale Hutton

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

 47 Kelly Rowan

Kelly Rowan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, 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.

 48 Nolan Gerard Funk

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

 49 Amanda Obdam

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

 50 Fefe Dobson

Fefe Dobson
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Model
Birthdate: February 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scarborough