Swiss actress, yesteryear model and sex symbol Ursula Andress gained attention playing Honey Ryder, widely regarded as the first Bond girl, in the first James Bond film titled Dr. No. In the ensuing years, she bolstered her career starring in films like The Southern Star, Clash of the Titans, and particularly as Vesper Lynd in spy parody film Casino Royale.
Sofia Milos is an Italian Greek actress and model best known for her portrayal of Yelina Salas in the popular American police procedural TV series, CSI: Miami. Before establishing herself as an actress, Milos entered several beauty pageants, winning provincial, regional, and national contests.
While he initially studied architectural design, Daniel Bernhardt also co-owned a martial arts center with his brother. He later worked as a model in Paris, before stepping into films. Known for his roles in action films such as the Bloodsport franchise, he was later seen as Agent Johnson in The Matrix Reloaded.
Though a qualified psychologist, Milo Moire is more popular as a porn actor and a performance artist who uses the female form for her art pieces. From creating abstract art by throwing out paint-filled eggs from her vagina, to walking around cities, asking passers-by to touch her breasts, she has done it all.
Born into a German aristocratic family in Switzerland, Prince Egon von Fürstenberg initially studied economics and also worked as an investment banker but later switched fashion designing. He also gained notoriety for his playboy persona and his bisexuality and died of hepatitis C-induced liver cancer at age 57.
Michelle Hunziker is a Swiss-Italian model, actress, and television hostess. After starting her career as a model by posing for brands, such as Armani, La Perla, and Rocco Barocco, Hunziker established herself as a TV personality, hosting popular shows like Paperissima Sprint and Colpo di Fulmine. Over the years, she has also acted in films and TV series.
Swiss pop sensation Luca Hanni created history by becoming the youngest and the first non-German winner of the German talent show Deutschland sucht den Superstar. Though he had mastered the guitar and the piano at an early age, his first job was that of a bricklayer.
Though Patrick Juvet had begun playing the piano at age 7, he also had a successful career as a model in Germany later. The Swiss disco singer is best remembered for his chartbusting track I Love America. Though openly bisexual, he also revealed in his memoir that he preferred men over women.
Darius Sinathrya is a Swiss-born Indonesian actor, model, and TV performer. He is best known for playing the supporting role of Pomo in the 2007 comedy film Nagabonar 2. Sinathrya has also hosted popular programs like the 2006 FIFA World Cup and Super Family Quiz. Darius Sinathrya is also a futsal manager and sport presenter.
Seraina Schönenberger is a Swiss model and a former ‘Miss Zürich’ contestant. She gained international attention when she began dating popular American musician and songwriter Mick Mars. She is over three decades junior to Mars, but their age gap didn’t deter her from tying the knot with him in 2013.