Fashion

Fashion may refer to the popular and prevalent trends that dominate the world of clothing and accessories. The concept of fashion originated around the 12th century, while the concept of fashion designing evolved in the 19th century, when fashion houses came into existence. Charles Frederick Worth, widely regarded as the ‘father of haute couture’, was one among the first designers who created his own label of clothes. All through the 20th century, Paris became one of the hot spots of fashion and there were numerous fashion shows that were held there. Fashion virtuosos from all over the world would come to attend the fashion shows that were held in Paris. In the 21st century, Milan has become one of the major centers of world fashion and design. The fashion industry is a multibillion dollar global enterprise that is an ever-changing, evolving field. The fashion industry has provided employment to millions of people from across the world and find work as fashion designers, tailors, textile makers, stylists, dressmakers, models, illustrators and fashion writers. Here is a compilation of a list of famous fashion designers. Learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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1Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 13 October 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: 12 July 2020

Considered one of the most underrated actresses, the late Kelly Preston left her mark in both films and television shows and across a variety of genres. The charming actress starred alongside big Hollywood actors including her husband John Travolta and made her presence felt in most of them.

2Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 21 January 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

3Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian
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Famous As: Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite
Birthday: 21 October 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

First gaining media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian didn’t take long to become a celebrity in her own right. She came into the limelight in the early 2000s owing to a leaked sex tape and quickly became a social media celebrity with millions of followers across platforms.

4Mia Khalifa

Mia Khalifa
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthday: 10 February 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Lebanese, American
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5Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 22 November 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

The popular, award winning gorgeous artist, Scarlett Johansson is the highest paid actress in the world. With an interest in acting, Scarlett Johansson debuted in films at the young age of eight and went on to act in numerous films including Lost in Translation, The Avengers, Hitchcock and Marriage Story. She has also worked in television and released an album.

6Megan Fox

Megan Fox
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 16 May 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

With her sharp facial features and stunning figure, actress Megan Fox is undoubtedly a head-turner! Making her debut in the early 2000s as a teenager, she has come a long way in Hollywood and is today counted among the most beautiful and sexiest women in entertainment. She has been featured on various magazine covers as well.

 

7Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton
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Famous As: Socialite, Model, Reality Star
Birthday: 17 February 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Paris Hilton comes from an affluent family and is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. A leaked 2001 sex tape with her then boyfriend, Rick Salomon, had created quite a scandal in 2003, which led her to act in the reality television series, The Simple Life. She’s also an actress, singer, model, author, socialite and businesswomen.

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8Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 23 April 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2016, fashion model Gigi Hadid has made several appearances on international Vogue magazine covers. The daughter of a former model, she began her career as a toddler. She made her mark in her teenage yeaars and continues to be a popular model.

9Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner
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Famous As: Model, Reality Star
Birthday: 10 August 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
An elite socialite and fashion model, Kylie Jenner is the head of Kylie Cosmetics and creator of the hugely popular line of lipsticks, Kylie Lip Kit. Thrown into the limelight in her teens, courtesy the reality series Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jenner has since gone on to become a highly successful businesswomen and social media influencer.

10Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 18 July 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian

The Winner of Miss World 2000; a successful actress in Hindi films; the owner of production house that promotes regional Indian cinema and the first Indian actor to play the lead character in an American television show – Priyanka Chopra’s list of achievements is long. The popular star is also a singer, a tech investor and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

11Blake Lively

Blake Lively
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Famous As: Model and Actress
Birthday: 25 August 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Born into a family with a rich legacy in the entertainment industry, actress Blake Lively was exposed to acting as a young child. Even though she was not interested in acting as a teenager, she developed a passion for the same after winning a Teen Choice Award for one of her early TV shows.

12Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 04 October 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Born into a family of actors, Dakota Johnson debuted as a child artist and later began modelling. Her first big hit was the movie, The Social Network but it was the role of Anastasia Steele in the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, and its two sequels that skyrocketed her fame to an international level. Her other work include the movie, Black Mass and A Bigger Splash.

13Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
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Famous As: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Birthday: 24 July 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

14Ivana Trump

Ivana Trump
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Famous As: Ex-Wife of Donald Trump
Birthday: 20 February 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Currently. a businesswoman and media personality, Ivana Trump started her career as a model. She is best known for being the first wife of Donald Trump, who she married in 1977. Their marriage was a troubled one and ended in a bitter, much-publicized divorce after she discovered her husband’s extramarital affair with Marla Maples.

15Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei
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Famous As: Actress, Singer, Model
Birthday: 25 August 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Chinese

Popularly known as Fairy Sister, Liu Yifei is a famous actress, singer, and model. In 2009, she was named among the New Four Dan actresses of China. As a singer, she has released a couple of albums including a Japanese album titled All My Words. In 2020, she was ranked 30th in the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list.

16Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthday: 06 February 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Canadian

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.

17Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 30 November 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Christine Teigen, the American model, television personality, author and entrepreneur, has been the face of Gillette Venus, Olay, Nike, Gap Factory and a host of other such campaigns. She has also hosted shows for TMZ, MTV and others and has appeared in TV series like the ‘The Mindy Project’. Plus, she has written recipe books and has released a clothing line.

18Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 01 May 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, Northern Irish

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.

19Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate
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Famous As: Model, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthday: 24 January 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: 09 August 1969

In the 1960s, Sharon Tate was one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses. She won a beauty pageant while still a teenager and soon started modelling and acting in films and television shows. Her big breakout film was Valley of the Dolls. At the age of 26, she was all set to welcome her first child when she was brutally murdered.

20Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher
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Famous As: Actor, Producer, Model, Investor
Birthday: 07 February 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Actor and producer, Ashton Kutcher, began his career as a model and soon ventured into acting, where he found success appearing in a string of romantic comedies. Besides acting, he is a venture capitalist and has successfully invested in several high technology start-ups. He is also actively involved in humanitarian work.

21Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 30 April 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Israeli

From Miss Israel to Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot has made heads turn and take notice of her. Serving two years in Israeli Army as a combat trainer surely helped Gadot in her movie career, where she is known for playing strong, action-oriented roles. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2018.

22Aaliyah

Aaliyah
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Famous As: American singer
Birthday: 16 January 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: 25 August 2001

Aaliyah was an American singer, actress and model, who became famous when her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number sold three million copies in the US. Her subsequent albums also sold in millions and won her numerous accolades. She also acted in some films. She tragically died in an airplane crash in the Bahamas, at the age of 22.

23Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 05 January 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Indian

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest-paid Indian actresses. She is also known for her off-screen work, which involves supporting charitable organizations. She founded The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which aims at creating awareness on mental health. In 2018, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

24Hailey Baldwin

Hailey Baldwin
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 22 November 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Model and TV personality Hailey Baldwin is a major figure in the international fashion scene and modeled for brands like Ralph Lauren, Guess, and Tommy Hilfiger. Born into the famous Baldwin family, she started modeling early on. She has also appeared in a few TV shows and films. 

25Denise Richards

Denise Richards
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 17 February 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Denise Richards is an actress, television personality and a former fashion model. Some of her well known films are Starship Troopers, Wild Things, The World Is Not Enough and Love Actually. She’s also worked in many television sitcoms and has made it to top 50 and top 100 ‘Sexiest Women’ list of several magazines. She supports numerous charities.

26Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 10 March 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Sharon Stone is an American actress who is best known for her performance in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct in 1992. The film gave her the tag of sex symbol. Thereafter, she went on to do notable films like Casino, The Muse, The Mighty, The Last Dance and Alpha Dog. By 2010s, she gravitated towards the small screen.

27Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthday: 10 March 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Popular actress and filmmaker, Olivia Wilde shot to fame with the award winning medical drama, House. Since then, she has appeared in numerous movies and television productions like TRON: Legacy, Richard Jewell and Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas; made her Broadway debut with 1984 and directorial debut with Booksmart. She is also a board member of Artists for Peace and Justice.

28Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 05 April 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian

29Belle Delphine

Belle Delphine
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Famous As: Cosplayer
Birthday: 23 October 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British, South African
A social media personality with a big fan following, Belle Delphine is known for her glamour and cosplay modelling on Instagram. She also has a YouTube channel, a patron page and TikTok account. However, her videos and photographs, because of their suggestive nature, have attracted criticism and controversies too.

30Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 09 January 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Bulgarian, Canadian

Nina Dobrev is one of the most popular Canadian actresses. Apart from her acting career, she is also known for her activism and charity work. She uses her fame to support several charitable causes, such as Puma’s Project Pink. Also an enthusiastic volunteer, Dobrev takes part in social movements like WE movement, Me to We, and We Day.

31Julia Garner

Julia Garner
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 01 February 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

32Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 03 November 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Like many of her other family members, Kendall Jenner gained fame after starring in the American reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family. She is also a fashion model, co-designs a clothing line and was named the world's highest-paid model of 2018 in the Forbes top-earning models list.

33Kate Mara

Kate Mara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 27 February 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

34Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 09 October 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

One of the most popular American models of the current generation, Bella Hadid has been featured in popular magazines, such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She was voted Model of the Year in 2016 by industry professionals. The same year, Hadid contributed to Johny Dar's Jeans for Refugees project in order to raise fund for the International Rescue Committee.

35Brenda Song

Brenda Song
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 27 March 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Famous actress Brenda Song began her career as a child model, worked in TV shows ,The Ultimate Christmas Present, and The Bernie Mac and eventually became a Disney star with the sitcom, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, and its spinoff The Suite Life on Deck. She ultimately transitioned into doing more mature characters with the acclaimed film The Social Network.

36Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 30 July 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

37Rachael Leigh Cook

Rachael Leigh Cook
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 04 October 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Starting out as a child actress, Rachael Leigh Cook went on to establish herself as a successful actress. Known for her good looks, she was ranked 26th in Stuff magazine's list of 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002. Also known for her public service, she was selected as a Champion of Change for Arts Education by the Obama administration.

38Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 01 September 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian

Padma Lakshmi is a model, television host and author. She has hosted cooking competition program Top Chef and has published cookbooks. She has acted in films and television too and is also an activist working for immigration and women’s rights and is a critic of skin-lightening creams. She was married to novelist Salman Rushdie for a little over three years.

39Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthday: 20 November 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

40Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 29 April 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

From being a lanky girl who was made fun of in school to becoming Hollywood’s A-list star, actress Uma Thurman has had quite a journey. She worked in various movies before landing on the film that earned her international appreciation, Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction. Later, Tarantino's two Kill Bill movies and Mira Nair’s miniseries Hysterical Blindness further boosted her stardom.

41Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian
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Famous As: Model, Reality Star
Birthday: 18 April 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

One of the most popular social media celebrities in the US, Kourtney Kardashian is best known for her appearance in the TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Along with her sisters, she endorses products like prescription drugs, Coca-Cola, and waist slimming pants, for which she gets paid between $75,000 and $300,000 per post on social media.

42Angie Harmon

Angie Harmon
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthday: 10 August 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Starting out as a child model, Angie Harmon won a modeling contest organized by Seventeen magazine when she was 15. After winning a Spectrum Model Search contest, she pursued a modeling career. She then became an actress and gained international recognition for her performance in series like Baywatch Nights and Law & Order. She also practices taekwondo and boxing.

43Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 01 November 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Actress, model, and TV host, Jenny McCarthy has been active in the entertainment industry for around three decades. She started her career as a model for Playboy and moved on to host TV shows. She made her film debut in the late 1990s. Her son has autism and she promotes research in alternative medical treatments for autism.

44Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Singer
Birthday: 03 September 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Garrett Hedlund has played important roles in many popular films. Also a skilled musician, Hedlund plays the violin and guitar. While filming Eragon, his friend Jeremy Irons taught him alternative violin techniques. Hedlund has released a couple of music videos and singles. Also known for his looks, he was named Man of the Year at the 2011 Glamour Awards.

45Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthday: 10 October 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

Indian actress Rakul Preet Singh started her career as a model and then graduated to films. She made her debut in a Telugu film in 2011 and then did a Tamil film in 2012. In 2014 she starred in a Hindi film Yaariyan. Venkatadri Express, Current Theega, Dhruva, Spyder and De De Pyaar De are some of her notable films.

46Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler
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Famous As: Actor, Director, Model, Painter
Birthday: 09 March 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

American actor, Matthew Gray Gubler, is best known for playing the character of Dr Spencer Reid in the popular and acclaimed television series Criminal Minds. He has also acted in films like 500 Days of Summer, Suburban Gothic and How to Be a Serial Killer. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for his role in the television series, The Beauty Inside.

47Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi
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Famous As: Model
Birthday: 31 January 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Australian, American

Businesswoman and philanthropist, Portia de Rossi, is the founder and CEO of the art company, General Public. A former actress and model, she is best known for starring in the TV drama series, Ally McBeal. After a successful acting career that spanned over 20 years, she retired from acting to focus on her business ventures.

48Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum
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Famous As: Model, Fashion Designer
Birthday: 01 June 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German

German-American model and TV host, Heidi Klum has been featured on the cover of French, Portuguese, German, and Spanish Vogue magazines. She was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. After a successful modeling career, she became a TV host in the 2000s. She is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. 

49Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 01 May 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Indian

Indian actress and producer, Anushka Sharma is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in the country. She was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2018 and is the recipient of numerous awards. Beginning her career as a model, she soon ventured into acting and made a name for herself within a short while.

50RuPaul

RuPaul
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Famous As: Drag Queen
Birthday: 17 November 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Drag queen, actor, model, singer, and songwriter RuPaul is best known for hosting the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race. Considered the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States, he is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. As an actor, he has appeared in many TV shows and films, often playing himself.

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