Top 10 famous models of our time

 

We are sure you have heard a lot about them, as they are the most popular and well-paid models in the world. Forget about these morbid skinny models that are so in vogue, the real models look like women and they’re proud of it.

10. Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Caroline Bündchen ( born 20 July 1980) is a Brazilian fashion model and occasional film actress and producer. She is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme. In the late 1990s, Bündchen became the first in a wave of Brazilian models to find international success. In 1999, Vogue dubbed her “The Return of the Sexy Model”, and she was credited with ending the “heroin chic” era of modeling. Bündchen was one of Victoria’s Secret Angels from 2000 until mid-2007.

 

9. Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer ( born 25 August 1970) is a Germanmodel and creative director of her own clothing label. Schiffer rose to popularity and became a household name during the early 1990s as one of the world’s most successful models. In her early career, she was said to resemble Brigitte Bardot.She appeared on more than 700 magazine covers and continues to front global campaigns for luxury fashion and fragrance houses. In 2002, Forbes estimated her net worth at about US$55 million (£38 million).

 

8. Cindy Crawford

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Crawford (born February 20, 1966) is an American model. Crawford is known for her trademark mole just above her lip, and has adorned hundreds of magazine covers throughout her career. Her success at modeling made her an international celebrity that has led to roles in television and film, and to work as a spokesperson. In 1995, Forbes magazine named her the highest paid model on the planet.


7. Kate Moss

Kate Moss (born 16 January 1974) is an English model who rose to fame in the early 1990s as part of the heroin chic fashion trend. She is known for her waifish figure, and role in size zero fashion. She is also noted for her controversial private life, high-profile relationships, party lifestyle, and drug use. In 2007, TIME magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.In 2012, she came second on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $9.2 million in one year.


6. Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model. Discovered at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and 1990s, and she was one of six models of her generation declared “supermodels” by the fashion world.Her personal life is widely reported, particularly her relationships with prominent men—including boxer Mike Tyson and actor Robert De Niro—and several highly-publicised convictions for assault.

 

5. Doutzen Kroes

Doutzen Kroes ( born 23 January 1985) is a Dutch model and actress, who is a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She started working for the brand in 2004 and became an Angel in 2008. She is on contract with L’Oréal. In 2012 she came in fifth on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $6.9 million in one year.

 

4. Kate Upton

Katherine “Kate” Upton (born June 10, 1992)is an American model and actress, known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Upton was namedRookie of the Year following her first SI-appearance in 2011, and in 2012 and 2013 she featured as the cover model.

 

3. Miranda Kerr

Miranda May Kerr (born 20 April 1983) is an Australian model. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria’s Secret campaign and also represented Australian fashion chain David Jones. In addition, Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skincare products, Kora Organics, and released a self-help book, Treasure Yourself.

 

2.Catrinel Menghia

Catrinel Menghia, sometimes known as Catrinel Marlon, (born October 1, 1985, Iași) is a Romanian top fashion model who is best known for her 2006 and 2009 appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and as the face of Giorgio Armani worldwide and French lingerie purveyor Lise Charmel. At the age of 16, Menghia finished third in Ford’s”Supermodel of Romania” competition, and received the award Romania’s Model of the Year in 2002. She made her television debut at the age of 17 when she appeared in Cerceii Tai music video from the Romanian band Krypton.

 

1. Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima (born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model and actress who is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At the age of 15, Lima finished first in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the World” competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City. In 2012, she came in 4th on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $7.3 million in one year. She is married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić, with whom she has two daughters.

Top 10 sex symbols of all time

They were famous at their time, but they still are. The icons everyone looked up to and the models young people follow now, these are ten of the most known sex symbols of this world.

10. Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer, musician and actor. One of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”.


9. Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, known simply as “Valentino” and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the “Latin Lover”.He starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle, and The Son of the Sheik. He had applied for American citizenship shortly before his death.
His death at age 31 caused mass hysteria among his female fans, further propelling him into icon status.

8. Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, now an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and ’60s. Starting in 1969, Bardot’s features became the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.


7. Pamela Anderson

Pamela Denise Anderson (born 1 July 1967) is a Canadian actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television seriesHome Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Monthfor Playboy magazine in February 1990.For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee (or Pamela Lee) after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. She maintains dual Canadian and American citizenship.Anderson is a notable member of the Animal Rights movement and has conducted campaigns condemning the commercial fur industry and promoting veganism through the animal welfarist organisation PETA.

6. Dolly Parton

Beginning her career as a child performer, Parton issued a few modestly successful singles from 1959 through the mid-1960s, showcasing her distinctive soprano voice. She came to greater prominence in 1967 as a featured performer on singer Porter Wagoner’s weekly television program; their first duet single, a cover of Tom Paxton’s “The Last Thing on My Mind”, was a top-ten hit on the country singles charts, and led to several successful albums before they ended their partnership in 1974.


5. Grace Kelly

Grace Patricia Kelly (12 November 1929 – 14 September 1982) was an American actress who served as Princess of Monaco from 1956, when she married Prince Rainier III, until her death.
After embarking on an acting career in 1950, at the age of 20, Grace Kelly appeared in New York City theatrical productions as well as in more than forty episodes of live drama productions broadcast during the early 1950s Golden Age of Television.


4. Demi Moore

Demi Moore is an American actress, film producer, film director, former songwriter, and model. Moore dropped out of high school at age 16 to pursue an entertainment career, and posed for a nude pictorial in Oui magazine in 1980. After making her film debut in 1981, she appeared on the soap opera General Hospital and subsequently gained attention for her roles in Blame It on Rio (1984) and St. Elmo’s Fire(1985). Her first film to become both a critical and commercial hit was About Last Night…(1986), which established her as a Hollywood star.

 

3. Halle Berry

Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress and former fashion model. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in Monster’s Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2013, the only woman of African-American descent to win an Oscar for a leading role. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood and has been involved in the production side of several of the films in which she performed. Berry is also a Revlon spokesmodel.

2. Elizabeth Taylor

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond “Liz” Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star withMGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. As one of the world’s most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive violet eyes.

1. Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren ( born Sofia Villani Scicolone -20 September 1934) is an Italian actress.
Loren is widely recognized as Italy’s most renowned and honored actress. She was the first actress of the talkie era to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance, for her portrayal of Cesira in Vittorio De Sica’s Two Women. Her other awards include a Grammy Award, five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award and a Laurel Award. In 1995 she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievements, one of many such awards.