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

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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.

Uma Thurman Uma Thurman
American
Halle Berry Halle Berry
American

Brenda Song Brenda Song
American

Gal Gadot Gal Gadot
Israeli
Megan Fox Megan Fox
American

Ruby Rose Ruby Rose
Australian

Lali Espósito Lali Espósito
Argentinian

Gigi Hadid Gigi Hadid
American
RuPaul RuPaul
American

Aaliyah Aaliyah
American
Nina Dobrev Nina Dobrev
Bulgarian, Canadian

Liu Yifei Liu Yifei
Chinese
Portia de Rossi Portia de Rossi
Australian, American

Bella Hadid Bella Hadid
American

Tyra Banks Tyra Banks
American

Nydia Stone Nydia Stone
Cuban, American
Teresa Palmer Teresa Palmer
Australian

Grace Jones Grace Jones
Jamaican, American
Ivana Trump Ivana Trump
American

Rene Russo Rene Russo
American
Miranda Kerr Miranda Kerr
Australian

Geena Davis Geena Davis
American

Kate Upton Kate Upton
American

Amber Rose Amber Rose
American

Sasha Grey Sasha Grey
American