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 Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner
28
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.

 2 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.

 

 3 Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
13
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.

 4 Gigi Hadid

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.

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 5 Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: June 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Signed with Ford Models at 14, American model Emily O'Hara Ratajkowski later graced the cover of GQ Turkey and was recommended by Ben Affleck for her role of the sassy mistress in Gone Girl. Her oomph factor made sure she got a place on Maxim's "Hot 100" list in 2014.

 6 Kim Kardashian

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.

 7 Belle Delphine

Belle Delphine
2
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.
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 8 Elsa Pataky

Elsa Pataky
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Spanish

Elsa Pataky is one of the most famous Spanish models and actresses to make it big in the American film industry. She is best known for playing Officer Elena Neves alongside Dwayne Johnson in The Fast and the Furious film franchise. A polyglot, Elsa Pataky can speak Spanish, English, Romanian, Portuguese, French, and Italian fluently.

 9 Scarlett Johansson

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.

 10 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.

 11 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.

 12 Jennifer Lopez

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.

 13 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a popular English model and actress known for being the face of world-renowned brands, such as Victoria's Secret, Burberry, and Marks & Spencer. Known for her stunning looks, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been featured on covers of magazines, such as Vogue. She has also been named in lists like FHM's World's Sexiest Woman and Maxim magazine's Hot 100.

 14 Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk
5
Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Russian

Irina Shayk became the first Russian model to appear on the cover page of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. Widely regarded as an industry icon, Irina Shayk is the face of many international brands. Also a well-known philanthropist in Russia, Irina raises money for a charity organization called Pomogi, which helps sick children.

 15 Cameron Diaz

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.

 16 Nina Dobrev

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.

 17 Pooja Hegde

Pooja Hegde
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

 18 Blake Lively

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.

 19 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.

 20 Chrissy Teigen

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.

 21 Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham
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Famous As: Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 22 Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Journalist
Birthdate: January 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

 23 Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson
0
Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Best known to fans as Hanna Marin from Pretty Little Liars, a role that fetched her multiple Teen Choice awards, Ashley Benson had started modeling with Ford Models at age 8. She is also known for her roles in the film Spring Breakers and the series Days of Our Lives.

 24 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.

 25 Angie Harmon

Angie Harmon
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: August 10, 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.

 26 Zoey Deutch

Zoey Deutch
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

The daughter of Howard Deutch and Lea Thompson, Zoey Deutch is one of the most successful Hollywood actresses under the age of 30. Apart from acting and appearing on the cover pages of famous magazines, Zoey also participates in fundraising campaigns for charity. She was the star attraction at the 2017 and 2018 Women's March

 27 Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput
13
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

 28 Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen
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Famous As: Actress, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Mary-Kate Olsen began her career when she was 9 months old, starring in Full House with her twin, Ashley. Since then, the Olsen twins have starred in several Dualstar productions, launched a fashion brand, and written a book. Mary-Kate is also a competitive equestrian and has struggled with anorexia nervosa.

 29 Cobie Smulders

Cobie Smulders
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian

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.

 30 Aaliyah

Aaliyah
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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.

 31 Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum
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Famous As: Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 1, 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. 

 32 Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Leighton Meester has been one of the most beautiful actresses of the current generation. Not surprisingly, she has been featured in several magazine covers and in lists, such as the world's most beautiful women and 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces. Also a well-known philanthropist, Meester has actively taken part in many charity campaigns.

 33 Kate Mara

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

 34 Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler
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Listed In: Actors, Models, Artists
Famous As: Actor, Director, Model, Painter
Birthdate: March 9, 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.

 35 Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 1, 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.

 36 Sasha Grey

Sasha Grey
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

A woman of many talents, Sasha Grey is an American actress, author, musician, and former pornographic actress. Grey's journey from the pornographic industry to the mainstream film industry has been quite inspirational. Also a well-known DJ, Grey is credited with co-founding the now-defunct industrial music band aTelecine. An openly bisexual star, she serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 37 Kidada Jones

Kidada Jones
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, Kidada Jones started off as a stylist for Vibe magazine. She designed a fashion line for Snoop Dogg and modeled for Elle and Vogue, before launching her own line, Kidada for Disney Couture. She dated Tupac Shakur at the time of his death.

 38 Caitriona Balfe

Caitriona Balfe
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Northern Irish

 39 Margaret Qualley

Margaret Qualley
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: American Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Daughter of actor Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley is best known as Jill Garvey from The Leftovers and as Pussycat from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Fans also loved her Emmy-nominated performance in Fosse/Verdon. A trained ballerina, she started modeling at 16 and has also worked with Chanel and Valentino.

 40 Rachael Leigh Cook

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

 41 Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere
5
Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

American actress and model, Hayden Panettiere, started her career as a child artist. Her fame grew when she portrayed the role of a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers in the television series Heroes. She has also worked in the TV series, Nashville, and a number of films like Custody, Scream 4 and Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy.

 42 Nayanthara

Nayanthara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian

 43 Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, American

 44 Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy Suresh
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

 45 Kate Upton

Kate Upton
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Model/actor Kate Upton is the great-granddaughter of Whirlpool co-founder Frederick Upton. She was a national-level equestrian earlier and had also won three APHA Reserve Championships. She shot to fame with her photos in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. She has also appeared in films such as The Layover.

 46 Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Brazilian

Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model who became famous as a Victoria's Secret Angel. One of the longest-running Victoria's Secret Angels of all time, Lima was adjudged the most valuable Angel in 2017. Since 2003, she has been serving as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics. One of the world's highest-paid models, Adriana Lima is also known for her charity work.

 47 Ciara

Ciara
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Ciara is an American singer-songwriter whose debut single, Goodies, earned her the title Princess of Crunk&B. Her songs, Goodies and Yeah!, are credited with introducing the substyle of contemporary R&B and crunk music called crunk&B to music lovers. Also a dancer and model, Ciara has had a major impact on the American entertainment industry for the past 10 years.

 48 Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr
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Listed In: Models
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Australian

One of the highest-earning models according to Forbes, Miranda Kerr was the first Victoria's Secret model from Australia. Known for her attractive physique, she is often named in the sexiest women in the world lists by several magazines. She has used her fame and beauty to launch a brand of skincare products called KORA Organics.

 49 Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson
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Listed In: Models, Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Manx, British
British model and actor Amy Jackson is a former Miss Teen World who made her acting debut with the Tamil film Madrasapattinam. She also appeared in the Hindi films Ekk Deewana Tha and Singh Is Bliing. She is also associated with charities such as PETA and the Being Human Foundation.

 50 Kriti Kharbanda

Kriti Kharbanda
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Listed In: Actresses, Models
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian
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