Carmen Dell’Orefice (/dɛlˈɔːrfɪtʃeɪ, ˌdɛlɔːrˈfiːtʃeɪ/, Italian: [delloˈreːfitʃe]; born June 3, 1931) is an American supermodel and actress. She is known within the fashion industry for being the world’s oldest working model as of the Spring/Summer 2012 season. She was on the cover of Vogue at the age of 15 and has been modelling ever since. Her daily motto is to enjoy herself, at no-one else’s expense.
Cynthia Ann Crawford (born February 20, 1966) is an American model and actress. Her years of success at modeling made her an international celebrity that have led to roles in television and film, and work as a spokesperson. During the 1980s and 1990s, Crawford was among the most popular supermodels and a ubiquitous presence on magazine covers, runways, and in fashion campaigns.
When Crawford was 10 years old, her three-year-old brother Jeff—whom she continues to praise as “the fourth most influential person in [her] life”—died of leukemia. Since becoming a model, Crawford has made childhood leukemia a focal point of her charity work, donating proceeds of her calendars to medical research. Crawford has been a long-time supporter of the pediatric oncology program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where Jeff was treated, stating that she believes he received the best care possible. She is also an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
In 2007, she became an official supporter of the Ronald McDonald House Charities and is a member of their celebrity board, called the Friends of RMHC. Crawford is on the honorary committee of the California Wildlife Center.
Paulina Porizkova (born Pavlína Pořízková; Czech pronunciation: [ˈpavliːna ˈpor̝iːskovaː]; 9 April 1965) is a model, actress and author. Born in Czechoslovakia, she now holds dual U.S. and Swedish citizenship.
At 18 years old, in 1984, she became the first woman from Central Europe to be on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She was the second woman (after Christie Brinkley) to be featured on the swimsuit issue’s front cover in consecutive years (1984 and 1985). She was part of the judging panel of America’s Next Top Model in Cycles 10–12.
Iman (born Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid; Somali: Zara Maxamed Cabdulmajiid; 25 July 1955) is a Somali fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. A former muse of designers Gianni Versace, Halston, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan and Yves Saint Laurent, she is also noted for her philanthropic work. She is the widow of English rock musician David Bowie, whom she married in 1992.
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley (born 18 April 1987) is an English model, actress, designer, and businesswoman. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret, formerly being one of their brand “Angels”, for being the face of Burberry‘s 2011 brand fragrance “Burberry Body”, for her work with Marks & Spencer, and, most recently, for her artistic collaboration with denim-focused fashion brand Paige.
Moving into acting, she became known for her supporting roles as Carly Spencer in the 2011 film Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third installment in the Transformers film series, and as The Splendid Angharad in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road.
Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid (born April 23, 1995) is an American fashion model who is signed to IMG Models since 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council. Over the span of four years, Hadid has made 35 appearances on international Vogue magazine covers.
Brooke Christa Shields (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress and model. She was initially a child model and gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle‘s film Pretty Baby (1978), in which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. Shields garnered widespread notoriety in the role, and she continued to model into her late teenage years and starred in several dramas in the 1980s, including The Blue Lagoon (1980), and Franco Zeffirelli‘s Endless Love (1981).
In 1983, Shields suspended her career as a model to attend Princeton University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Romance Languages. In the 1990s, Shields returned to acting and appeared in minor roles in films. She also starred in the NBC sitcoms Suddenly Susan (1996–2000), for which she received two Golden Globe nominations, and Lipstick Jungle (2008–2009). In 2017, Shields returned to NBC with a major recurring role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in the show’s 19th season. Since 2014, Shields has voiced Beverly Goodman in the Adult Swim animated series Mr. Pickles and its spinoff Momma Named Me Sheriff.
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Kendall Nicole Jenner (born November 3, 1995) is an American model and media personality. Jenner was born to Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner, and rose to fame in the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Jenner began modelling at the age of 14. After working in commercial print ad campaigns and photoshoots, Jenner had breakout seasons in 2014 and 2015, walking the runways for high-fashion designers during the New York, Milan, and Paris fashion weeks. Jenner has done multiple editorials and cover shoots for LOVE and various international Vogue editions, and is a brand ambassador for Estée Lauder.
Jenner made her debut at No. 16 on Forbes magazine’s 2015 list of top-earning models, with an estimated annual income of US$4 million. In 2017, Jenner was named the world’s highest-paid model by Forbes.
Karlie Elizabeth Kloss (born August 3, 1992) is an American fashion model. She had walked in 64 runway shows by the time she was 16, and Vogue Paris declared her one of the “top 30 models of the 2000s” when she was 17. On the runway, she is known for her “panther”-like walk.
Kloss was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2013 until 2015; she resigned to study at New York University. Models.com has said that Kloss “represents the gold standard of modeling—a girl with the look, the poise, and the drive to take things to the next level,” and she ranks on their “New Supers” and “Money Girl” lists. By 2019, she had appeared on 40 international Vogue covers.
Outside of modeling, Kloss has an interest in technology and has founded the “Kode with Klossy” camp, which aims to get young girls interested in STEM fields. In 2019, Kloss became the host of the reality competition television series Project Runway.
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