Canadian Female Models

Throughout history, there have been many Canadian female models who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Canadian female models such as Nina Dobrev, Pamela Anderson, Charlotte Le Bon, Shay Mitchell, Dorothy Stratten.

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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.

 3 
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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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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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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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.

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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.

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

 16 
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

 20 
Sandrine Holt
(Model, Actress)

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

 21 
Tamia
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Model)

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

 22 
Coco Rocha
(Model)

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

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Shalom Harlow
(Actor, Model)

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

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Rosa Mendes
(Professional wrestler)

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

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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

 30 
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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Yasmeen Ghauri
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Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

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Kiesza
(Singer songwriter)

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

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Crystal Lowe
(Actress)

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

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

 35 
Leyla Milani
(Actress, Model)

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

 36 
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.

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Keshia Chanté
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Pianist, Model, Songwriter, Musician)

Keshia Chanté
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Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa

Keshia Chanté is a Canadian singer-songwriter, TV personality, and actress. Interested in music from an early age, she began her career as a teenager. She became popular quickly and got the chance to open for Destiny's Child when the band was touring Canada. As her popularity grew, she ventured into TV as well and has appeared in many shows. 

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Victoria Pratt
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Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chesley, Ontario, Canada

Actor, author, and fitness model Victoria Pratt is best known for her roles such as that of Queen Cyane in Xena: Warrior Princess. She excels in karate and kickboxing. She also boasts of a Canadian Track & Field Championship medal and has a degree in kinesiology.

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Emilija Baranac
(Actress and Model)

Emilija Baranac
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Birthdate: August 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Melyssa Ford
(Model and Actress)

Melyssa Ford
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Birthdate: November 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Daria Werbowy
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Birthdate: November 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland

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Chelan Simmons
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Birthdate: October 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Jordan Claire Robbins
(Actress best known for her role in The Umbrella Academy television series)

Jordan Claire Robbins
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Birthdate: January 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bermuda

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Alice Dixson
(Actress)

Alice Dixson
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Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.

Karen Spencer, Countess Spencer
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Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: Edmonton

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Jessalyn Wanlim
(Actress, Model)

Jessalyn Wanlim
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Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Nikki Benz
(Pornographic actress)

Nikki Benz
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Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mariupol', Ukraine

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.

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Natalie Glebova
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Birthdate: November 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuapse, Russia

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Jayde Nicole
(Model & Businesswoman)

Jayde Nicole
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Birthdate: February 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

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Tommy Genesis
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

A self-proclaimed fetish rapper, Tommy Genesis is considered an underground icon, who prefers to let her art speak for itself. Beginning her journey in 2015 with the release of her debut mixtape, she now has two studio albums and significant number of singles to her credit. Also a successful visual artist and model, she also appeared at many fashion shows.