Christy Turlington was born January 2, 1969 in Walnut Creek, California. She was discovered in Miami, Florida while horseback riding by photographer Dennie Cody. At 14, she started modeling during the summer, and after she turned 18, she moved to New York City to model full-time. Over her career, Turlington has done campaigns for: Calvin Klein, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, Donna Kar[...]
 
 
 
Raquel Zimmermann was born May 6, 1983 in Bom Retiro do Sul, Brazil. She was discovered at the age of 14 by a scout in Porto Alegre, Brazil. She started modeling in Japan, and then moved to Paris. Not long after she was featured on the cover of Vogue Italia, shot by Steven Meisel. Raquel Zimmerman has worked on fashion campaigns for: Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Bloomingdales, Bottega Veneta,[...]
 
 
 
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was born April 18, 1987 in Plymouth, Devon, England. She began modeling at the age of 16, with her first modeling job for Levi’s. Her first major modeling job was in 2004, when she did a shoot for Teen Vogue. In 2006, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was signed by Victoria’s Secret. She has walked for: Givenchy, Burberry, Oscar De La Renta, Valentino, Michael Kors, Roberto[...]
 
 
 
Liya Kebede was born March 1, 1978 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She was discovered by a director while she was attending Lycée Guebre-Mariam and was soon signed by a modeling agency in Paris. Her modeling career began to take off when she was signed by Tom Ford for his Gucci fashion show in 2000. Then, in 2002, she was featured on the cover of Paris Vogue. Liya Kebede’s campaign work includes: [...]
 
 
 
Bar Refaeli was born Jun 4, 1985 in Hod HaSharon, Israel. She actually began her modeling career before she was a year old. She won a modeling contest in 2000, and began modeling for Castro and Pilpel. Bar Refaeli has appeared in fashion campaigns for: Chanel, Escada, Ralph Lauren, Desigual, Andrew Marc, Victoria's Secret, Marks and Spencer, Gap, Moët & Chandon, Hurley, Rampage, True Religi[...]
 
 
 
Alessandra Ambrósio was born on April 11, 1981 in Erechim, Brazil. At the age of 14 she was one fo the finalists for the Elite Model Look competition in Brazil. Her first major modeling experience was with Guess?. She has appeared in major ad campaigns for: Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein,Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Escada, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Guess, Emporio Armani, Moschino,[...]
 
 
 
Paulina Porizkova was born April 9, 1965 in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia. When a friend sent pictures of her to Elite, she was noticed by John Casablancas, and had her immediately come to Paris to begin her modeling career. Paulina Porizkova’s modeling career was doing very well in Paris, but when she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1983, her career exploded. She appeared on the [...]
 
 
 
Naomi Campbell was born May 22, 1970 in Streatham, South London. Her modeling career started in earnest in 1986, but had been in music videos prior to that. She is considered one of the supermodels of the 1990’s. She has walked the catwalk for designers, such as: Marc Jacobs, Yves Saint Laurent, Chloé, Diane Von Furstenberg, Prada, Chanel, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Zac Posen, Blu[...]
 
 
 
Jessica Stam was born April 23, 1986 in Kincardine, Ontario. She was discovered at a Tim Horton’s by an agent from the International Model Management agency in Ontario. She has appeared on the cover of several international versions of Vogue, Numero, and many other top fashion magazines. Jessica Stam has walked the runway for: Victoria’s Secret, Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Christian Dior, Givenchy,[...]
 
 
 
Iman was born on July 25, 1955, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Iman was discovered by the famous fashion photographer, Peter Beard, and had her first modeling job for Vogue in 1976. Iman was featured prominently in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar in the late 1970’s and 1980’s, and the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent’s “African Queen” collection is centered around her, and the designer referred to her as [...]