Malin Akerman is a Swedish-American model, actress, singer, and producer. She is known for playing important roles in such films like The Heartbreak Kid and Watchmen in which her nude scenes garnered much attention. She also works closely with a nonprofit organization called Opportunity International.
Model, actress, and author, Paulina Porizkova, became the first woman from Central Europe to be featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 1984. She began modeling as a teenager and became a top model in Paris during the early 1980s. She eventually began acting as well. Also a writer, she has written a few books.
Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress, singer, and model. One of the leading actresses in Sweden during the 1960s and 1970s, Ekland also established herself as a sex symbol and achieved international prominence when she appeared as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun. Britt Ekland was also one of the most photographed actresses during the 1970s.
Currently based in Oxfordshire, England, Sweden-born television presenter Ulrika Jonsson moved to the United Kingdom as a child and began her career as a TV-am weather presenter, eventually climbing her way up, presenting many popular television series in England and Sweden. Equally successful as a model and as an actress, she has also authored an autobiography.
Swedish indie-pop singer Lykke Li was born into a musical family, her father being a member of the band Dag Vag. Known for her award-winning tracks such as I Follow Rivers and Sadness Is a Blessing, she is also an advocate of transcendental meditation. She has a son with musician Jeff Bhasker.
Kelly Gale is a Swedish-Australian model best known for her association with Playboy, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and Victoria's Secret. In September 2016, she was chosen as the Playboy Playmate of the Month. One of the most popular Swedish models of her generation, Kelly Gale has walked runways for famous designers like Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Victoria Silvstedt is a Swedish model, singer, actress, and television personality. She achieved national prominence in 1993 when she was selected to represent Sweden in the Miss World pageant in South Africa. She then worked for popular fashion houses like Chanel and Christian Dior before being featured on international magazines like Playboy, Glamour, and Maxim.
Currently based in the United States, Erika Linder is an internationally-known androgynous model, active since 2011. Born in Sweden, she debuted as a model for the Candy magazine, portraying a young Leonardo DiCaprio in it. Since then she has been appearing in different masculine, feminine and unisex looks in numerous internationally-known magazines as well as fashion houses.
Jennifer Åkerman is a Swedish model, singer-songwriter, and blogger. The youngest sister of Malin Åkerman, Jennifer followed in the footsteps of her sister and became a model. She also pursued a musical career and has contributed to the success of bands like Bella Tech and Bloke & Bird. In 2013, Jennifer showcased her dancing skills by participating in Let's Dance.
Ida Ljungqvist is a Tanzanian-Swedish model known for her association with Playboy. In 2008, she became the first African-born person to be adjudged Playboy Playmate of the Month. The following year, she was adjudged Playmate of the Year, becoming the second Swedish model to receive such recognition. Well-known for her philanthropic work, Ljungqvist works with Empowerment Works, a non-profit organization.
Swedish model, makeup artist, and photographer Ulla Agneta Andersson, or Ulla Jones, is best known as the former wife of music legend Quincy Jones. She met Quincy at a party at age 19. Known for movies such as Luftburen, she has also written a memoir and released an album.
Camilla Henemark became known as a member of the Swedish dance pop group Army of Lovers with which she primarily worked from 1987 to 1992, and later from 1995 to 1997 and then in 2013. Also known as La Camilla, she has done television, film and theatre projects too. These include the miniseries Kenny Starfighter and the film Jarrett (Encounters).
A Polish-Swedish singer, Dominika Peczynski is known for her association with the dance-pop group Army of Lovers. She also briefly joined another musical group called Nouveau Riche. Apart from being a singer, she has also been a model, a host for her own travel show in UK called Dominika's Planet and the presenter of the Swedish version of Temptation Island.
Swedish figurative painter Alice Herbst is best remembered for her depictions of elite and beautiful women in a vintage fashion. A former model and Sweden's Next Top Model winner, she gave up her modeling career out of a dislike for the lack of ethics in the industry.
Elizabeth Lejonhjärta is a Swedish model, writer, blogger, and social media personality. Elizabeth and her twin sister Victoria Lejonhjärta achieved international fame when they collaborated with popular Canadian rapper Drake for his 2016 album Views. Popularly known as the it girls in Sweden, Elizabeth and Victoria Lejonhjärta have modeled for brands like Calvin Klein, Nike, Chanel, and Max Factor.
Louise Camuto is a Swedish businesswoman and model. She achieved national prominence in 1989 when she was crowned Miss Sweden. She then went on to represent her country at the Miss Universe 1989 pageant where she was the first runner-up. Louise Camuto has also served as the CCO of Camuto Group, which is owned by her husband Vince Camuto.
Swedish singer, songwriter, and model Faye Matilda Dagmar Hamlin, better known as Faye, soared to fame as the lead vocalist of the girls’ pop band Play. Starting her music career as a teenager, she created hit tracks such as Us Against the World with her band. She later became a home stylist.