Karen Mulder

Karen Mulder

Karen Mulder, (born 1 June 1970 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands) is a Dutch former model. Raised in Den Haag and Voorburg, Mulder’s father, Ben, is a tax inspector and her mother, Marijke, is a secretary. Mulder has a younger sister, Saskia, who became an actress after a stint studying economics. In 1985, her family went… Read More »

Chanel Iman

Chanel Iman

Chanel Iman Robinson (born December 1, 1990) known professionally as Chanel Iman is an American fashion model perhaps best known for her work for Victoria’s Secret. Iman was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, co-owner of “The Red Bag Boutique” in Los Angeles with her daughter, is half… Read More »

Yasmeen Ghauri

Yasmeen Ghauri

Ghauri was born in Montreal, Quebec to a Pakistani father, Moin Ghauri, an Imam for the Islamic Community of Quebec, and a German mother, Linda Ghauri. Early on in her life, Ghauri had a troublesome childhood and was tormented by her classmates at school. This led her to dissociate from children in her age group… Read More »

Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer (born 25 August 1970) is a German model and occasional actress, who reached the peak of her popularity during the 1990s, initially due to her resemblance to Brigitte Bardot. Schiffer is one of the world’s most successful models, having appeared on over 500 magazine covers. Forbes estimated her net worth at about $55m…. Read More »

Tatjana Patitz

Tatjana Patitz

Tatjana Patitz (born 25 March 1966) is a German model and actress who rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s. Patitz was born in Hamburg, Germany and raised in Skanör, Sweden. She began working as a model in Paris in the mid 1980s at the age of 17. Though rarely participating in runway shows,… Read More »

Nadja Auermann

Nadja Auermann

Nadja Auermann (born March 19, 1971) is a German model and actress. Fashion designer Valentino once commented on her physical resemblance to Marlene Dietrich. A fashion columnist wrote of her ice maiden visage and pole vaulter’s legs. Auermann arrived in Paris in 1990, unsuccessfully signing with Karins Modeling Agency in the same year. In 1991,… Read More »

Kristen McMenamy

Kristen McMenamy

Kristen McMenamy (born December 13, 1966) is an American model. She is known for her unconventional, androgynous appearance. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, McMenamy’s modeling career mainly spanned the years 1985 to 1998, when she worked for many of the world’s top designers and international fashion houses (such as Chanel, Valentino and Versace). She has also… Read More »

Shalom Harlow

Shalom Harlow

Shalom Harlow was born in Oshawa, Ontario, the daughter of Sandi Herbert and David Harlow. Though her mother named her Shalom, meaning “peace” in Hebrew, her family is not Jewish. She was discovered at a Cure concert in Toronto and started modeling straight out of high school. She has since appeared on numerous magazine covers,… Read More »

Roberta Chirko

Roberta Chirko

Roberta Chirko Myers grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago. She then traveled extensively as a fashion model and lived in Paris and New York City from 1983 until 1992. When she met her future husband, who introduced her to Brown County, IN., she immediately fell in love with the landscape and the people… Read More »

Rosie Vela

Rosie Vela

Rosie Vela was born Roseanne Vela in Galveston Texas on December 18, 1954. Vela’s family later moved to Arkansas, where she attended the University of Arkansas. Whilst studying art and music, Vela also began modeling. She married the Arkansas born musician, Jimmy Roberts, but he died of cancer shortly after. Following this, Vela moved to… Read More »

Michelle Stevens

Michelle Stevens

Top cover girl of the 70s, Michelle Stevens-Childs, has a new attitude: “All the glamour and fame that came with modeling was so exciting to me in my early 20s, but eventually I felt I had to get a real life. So I got married, moved to the country, had two kids and started my… Read More »

Eva Voorhees

Eva Voorhees

Eva Voorhees, born in Los Angeles, California, established a reputation in the late seventies and the eighties as one of the most captivating models of her time. With her soft, romantic face, deep green eyes and full lips, Eva’s Pre-Raphaelite appearance was unique in the fashion industry. Eva started modeling out of high school in… Read More »

Janice Dickinson

Janice Dickinson

Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1953) is an American model, fashion photographer, actress, author and agent. By the 1980s, she was considered a supermodel in the fashion industry, and later expanded her profession to reality television by judging for four cycles on America’s Next Top Model. She subsequently opened her own modeling agency, which was documented as The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency…. Read More »