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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 1 Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 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.

 2 Scarlett Johansson

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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 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.

 3 Gina Carano

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

 4 Ivana Trump

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Famous As: Ex-Wife of Donald Trump
Birthdate: February 20, 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.

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 5 Kim Kardashian

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Famous As: Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite
Birthdate: October 21, 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.

 6 Sana Khan

Sana Khan
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian

 7 Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: July 12, 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.

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 8 Mia Khalifa

Mia Khalifa
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: February 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Lebanese, American

 9 Blake Lively

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model and Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 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.

 10 Kylie Jenner

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Famous As: Model, Reality Star
Birthdate: August 10, 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.

 11 Kate Mara

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

 12 Megan Fox

Megan Fox
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 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.

 

 13 Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: February 6, 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.

 14 Cameron Diaz

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

A former actress best known for her appearances in comedy films, Cameron Diaz is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a New York Film Critics Award. She began modeling as a teenager and was soon flooded with acting offers. Over the years, she became a successful actress and has since retired from acting. She is known for her environmental activism.

 15 Jennifer Lopez

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Famous As: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: July 24, 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.

 16 Garrett Hedlund

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Listed In: Actors, Models
Famous As: Actor, Model, Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 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.

 17 Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 18, 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.

 18 Belle Delphine

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Famous As: Cosplayer
Birthdate: October 23, 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.

 19 Gigi Hadid

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 23, 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.

 20 Hailey Baldwin

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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 22, 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. 

 21 Chrissy Teigen

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 30, 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.

 22 Christine Teigen

Christine Teigen
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 23 Dakota Johnson

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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 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.

 24 Vanessa Kirby

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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

English actress, Vanessa Kirby, catapulted to fame as Princess Margaret in the Netflix historical drama series The Crown. The success brought her big films like Mission: Impossible –Fallout. However, Venessa has been a known stage and screen actress for quite some time. Her profile include A Streetcar Named Desire (play), The Frankenstein Chronicles (television series) and Great Expectations (BBC miniseries).

 25 Olivia Wilde

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: March 10, 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.

 26 Jenny McCarthy

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 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.

 27 Brenda Song

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 27, 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.

 28 Sushant Singh Rajput

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

 29 Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher
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Famous As: Actor, Producer, Model, Investor
Birthdate: February 7, 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.

 30 Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian

 31 Neelam Kothari

Neelam Kothari
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Jewellery designer
Birthdate: March 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Hong Konger, Indian, British

 32 Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Model, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 9, 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.

 33 Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton
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Famous As: Socialite, Model, Reality Star
Birthdate: February 17, 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.

 34 Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian

 35 Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan
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Listed In: Actors, Models
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 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.

 36 Camila Alves

Camila Alves
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Brazilian, American

Camila Alves’s rags-to-riches story is an inspiration to many. The Brazilian beauty went from being a waitress to the brand ambassador of a Macy’s collection. She designs the Muxo brand of bags and has also dabbled in hosting, lifestyle blogging, and entrepreneurship. Camila is also known as Matthew McConaughey’s wife.

 37 Aaliyah

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: August 25, 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.

 38 Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 3, 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.

 39 Nina Dobrev

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 9, 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.

 40 Eva Green

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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French

French actress, Eva Green, gained instant fame in 2003 with her first film The Dreamers, directed by the eminent Bernardo Bertolucci. Subsequently she went on to act in a number of notable films like Kingdom of Heaven, Casino Royale, Dark Shadows, Home for Peculiar Children, Franklyn, Cracks and Proxima. She has also acted in television series like Penny Dreadful and Luminaries.

 41 Anjelica Huston

Anjelica Huston
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 42 Pamela Anderson

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Famous As: American-Canadian Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian, American

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.

 43 Stella Tennant

Stella Tennant
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: December 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 44 Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Ukrainian, American

The quintessential action heroine of Hollywood, Milla Jovovich was rightly called the reigning queen of kick-butt by VH1 in 2006. Milla Jovovich is synonymous with the Resident Evil film series as the series revolves around its central character Alice, played by Milla. The Resident Evil film franchise is the highest-grossing movie series to be adapted from video games.

 45 Jasmin Bhasin

Jasmin Bhasin
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian

 46 Tess Daly

Tess Daly
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 47 Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 8, 2007

Anna Nicole Smith was one of those Playboy Playmates whose personal lives gained more attention than their professional achievements. She made headlines at the age of 27 when she married the 89-year old J. Howard Marshall. Despite denying media speculation that she married him for his money, she was involved in a legal battle over his property after Howard's death. She died of drug overdose at the age of 39.

 48 Sharon Stone

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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 10, 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.

 49 Denise Richards

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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 17, 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.

 50 Channing Tatum

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Listed In: Actors, Models
Birthdate: April 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Actor, producer, and dancer Channing Tatum has been active in the entertainment industry for around two decades. He is best known for his leading role in the film Magic Mike. After dropping out of college as a young man, he started working as a dancer. Hollywood soon came calling and he proceeded to become a film star.

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