Comprehensive directory containing biographies of world's most famous models.

A model may refer to any person who is employed in order to advertise, promote or market either products or services. Models may work in different fields such as fashion, advertising, print media and other kinds of media like television, magazines, shows, music videos, reality television or even the internet. The profession of modeling was first introduced by English designer, Charles Frederick Worth, who had requested his wife to wear and display the clothes that he had designed. Subsequently, the need for fashion models increased with the development of the field of fashion photography in the late 1950s. A decade later, in the 1960’s, fashion agencies were established and during that time there was a great demand for models in Paris. By the 1990s modeling became one of the most highly paid professions. The different kinds of models include fashion models, runway models, super models, glamour models, fitness models, camera and commercial print models, promotional models, showroom models and art models. In the 21st century, male models too have become an important part of the fashion industry. Here is a compilation of a list of famous models from across the world, learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Gigi Hadid Gigi Hadid
American

Yvette Prieto Yvette Prieto
Cuban, American

Gal Gadot Gal Gadot
Israeli
Megan Fox Megan Fox
American

Aaliyah Aaliyah
American

RuPaul RuPaul
American

Bella Hadid Bella Hadid
American

Uma Thurman Uma Thurman
American

Ruby Rose Ruby Rose
Australian
Nina Dobrev Nina Dobrev
Bulgarian, Canadian

Miranda Kerr Miranda Kerr
Australian
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Ivana Trump Ivana Trump
American

Milla Jovovich Milla Jovovich
Ukrainian, American

Jamie Dornan Jamie Dornan
British, Northern Irish

Portia de Rossi Portia de Rossi
Australian, American
Nora Fatehi Nora Fatehi
Canadian

Gina Carano Gina Carano
American

Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson
Canadian, American

Zoey Deutch Zoey Deutch
American
Brenda Song Brenda Song
American

Mia Goth Mia Goth
Brazilian, Canadian, British

Ciara Ciara
American

Olga Kurylenko Olga Kurylenko
French, Ukrainian

Rene Russo Rene Russo
American

Geena Davis Geena Davis
American

Travis Fimmel Travis Fimmel
Australian

Liu Yifei Liu Yifei
Chinese

Tyra Banks Tyra Banks
American
Sasha Grey Sasha Grey
American

Eva LaRue Eva LaRue
American
Leslie Bibb Leslie Bibb
American