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Carla Mai biography

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Carla Mai was born September 5, 1989, in Chigwell, Essex, England, UK. British reality TV performer Carla Mai (AKA Aimee Spencer) died in a Brighton hospital last Monday. She had been in a coma for a week before her death. Mai died from injuries she sustained following her fall from a 1st-floor window in her apartment. The fall is considered suspicious and not accidental by police. A man was arrested by police for attempted murder for allegedly pushing Mai out of a window in the apartment. A woman has been arrested for possession with intent to supply a Class A drug in connection to Mai's death. Both the man and the woman are out on bail and are scheduled to appear in court to address the charges in early September. Died on July 18, 2016 (age 26) in Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK. last updated November 2022

Kara Sands biography 2022

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Kara Sands biography Kara Sands (Republican Party) is the Nueces County Clerk in Texas. She assumed office in 2015. Her current term ends on December 31, 2022. Sands (Republican Party) is running for re-election for Nueces County Clerk in Texas. She is on the ballot in the general election on November 8, 2022. She advanced from the Republican primary on March 1, 2022. Her brother Trey Sands was murdered in 2014 by an individual named Keith McWilliams. last updated October 2022

Celine Balitran biography 2022

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Celine Balitran biography Celine Balitran was born on 31 October 1974 in France. She was previously married to David M. Rosenthal. Dated - and lived with - George Clooney (1996-1999). last updated October 2022

Amber Valletta biography 2022

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Amber Valletta biography Amber Valletta (Amber Evangeline Valletta) was born February 9, 1974, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She is an American model and actress. She began her career as a fashion model and landed her first of sixteen American Vogue covers at eighteen.  last updated October 2022

Bridget Hall biography 2022

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Bridget Hall biography Bridget Hall was born December 12, 1977, in Springdale, Arkansas, USA. She is an American model.  last updated October 2022

Gia Carangi biography 2022

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Gia Carangi biography Gia Carangi (Gia Marie Carangi) was born January 29, 1960. She was a model, and one of the first supermodels. She was featured on the cover of many magazines, including multiple editions of Vogue and Cosmopolitan, and appeared in advertising campaigns for luxury fashion brands such as Armani, Dior, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent. After Carangi became addicted to heroin, her career declined. In 1986, at age 26, she died of AIDS-related complications. Believed to have contracted it from a contaminated needle, she became one of the first famous women to die of the disease. Her life was dramatized in the 1998 HBO TV film, Gia directed by Michael Cristofer and starring Angelina Jolie as Carangi. Died: November 18, 1986 last updated October 2022

Victoria Silvstedt biography 2022

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Victoria Silvstedt biography Victoria Silvstedt was born on September 19, 1974, in Skellefteå, Sweden - a small village close to the Arctic Circle. She grew up with an older sister and a younger brother in her family. Growing up, she spent her winters skiing professionally, but at 18, she decided to participate in another competition. Victoria participated in the Miss Sweden pageant and represented Sweden in the Miss World pageant in 1993. Although she did not win, she entered as one of the top ten contestants. After the pageant, Victoria Silvstedt left her small town to pursue fame. She found herself in Paris, where she began working as a model. Three years later, Playboy discovered her, and she became Miss December 1996 and 1997 Playmate of the Year. It didn't take long before Victoria Silvstedt got a contract with Guess? Jeans that follow in the footsteps of models Eva Herzigova and Shana Zadrick. Victoria's career has been on the rise ever since, with appearances on various

Elle MacPherson biography 2022

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Elle MacPherson biography Elle MacPherson was born in Sydney, Australia, on March 29, 1964. She planned to study pre-law at Sydney University, but when spotted in Aspen, Colorado, she was signed to the Click modeling agency. Elle became a fixture of Elle magazine and posed for the magazine for 6 years. While her talent as a model was undeniable, her marriage to the magazine's creative director, Gilles Bensimon, further secured her relationship with the magazine. MacPherson ventured into the world of exercise videos, motivating and teaching people how to stay in shape to hopefully end up with a body like hers. She showed off her body on the cover of the highly coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 1994 with models Kathy Ireland and Rachel Hunter. After achieving supermodel status, Elle MacPherson knew that the glamorous modeling industry had a high turnover, so she set about other projects. Since the transition from modeling to acting was popular, Elle decided to appear in

Adriana Lima biography 2022

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Adriana Lima biography Adriana Lima was born on June 12, 1981, in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. The blue/grey-eyed Brazilian beauty can attribute her exotic looks to her French, Portuguese, Native American, and Caribbean heritage. Adriana Lima's climb from obscurity to pretty girl took place after a runner-up finishes in the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest at 13. Three years later, she went to one of the world's fashion centers, New York, and signed a contract with Elite Model. Once there, her modeling portfolio began to expand exponentially after appearing in Vogue (Italy) in 1997, as well as Vogue (UK), I-D (UK), Marie Claire (Brazil), and Vogue (Italy) in 1998. She appeared in Vogue (US, Germany, UK) and Marie Claire (Italy) in 1999. As for fashion shows, the Vogue girl has walked down the catwalk for the following designers: Cynthia Rowley, Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Betsey Johnson, Girls Rule, Richard Tyler, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Randolph Duke, Ralph

Carmen Kass biography 2022

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Carmen Kass biography Carmen Kass won several beauty pageants, including Miss Paide and Miss Jarvamaa County, before being discovered by an Italian model scout in a supermarket in Paide, a village outside Tallinn, Estonia. Carmen Kass started modeling for a local agency called "Baltic Models" when she was 14. Her single mother, a waitress, refused to sign the papers allowing her to fly to Milan for 3 months, so "I faked her signature!" says Carmen. She has bought part of her former modeling agency in Tallinn and is reportedly addicted to email. "If you meet her, you can be sure she'll be glued to her cell phone and connected to her computer at home to check her email." She also loves chess. last updated October 2022

Leeann Tweeden biography 2022

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Leeann Tweeden biography Leeann Tweeden was born on June 13, 1973, in Manassas, Virginia, USA. The Osbourn Park Senior High graduate headed to Colorado Springs to try a modeling career. Fresh out of school, Leeann got a job at Hooters and postponed her acceptance to Harvard to study modeling full-time. 2 years after moving to Colorado, she won the Venus International Model Search competition in 1992. The aspiring model headed west to Los Angeles and made her television debut for Tony Little, the Venus Model Search fitness trainer. While modeling for Frederick's of Hollywood in 1993, Leeann paid tribute to her modeling roots as the video and TV host of the Venus Model Search 1993. She later returned to host the event in 1994 and hosted the finals in 1995, 1996, and 1997. Her work with Venus Model Search helped her land her first magazine cover when she graced the cover of Swimwear USA Magazine. Although Leeann is not said to have worked with Hooters for a long time, her relationship

Anna Nicole Smith biography 2022

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Anna Nicole Smith biography Anna Nicole Smith was born on November 28, 1967, in Houston, Texas, USA. Things are just bigger in Texas. Take the previous year's pet and Guess? Jeans model Anna Nicole Smith made it sexy to be a full-figured woman again in the starved times of Kate Moss . It's especially nice to have that weight split between her breasts and planetoid posterior. Playboy took her from chicken-throwing obscurity to centerfolds and table dances. Anna married crippled 90-year-old billionaire J. Howard Marshall, whom she met at a topless club in 1994. Anna Nicole may have been more than Marshall could handle when he died a year later, and a court battle between the widow and her old husband's family followed. She ended up walking away with millions, but that didn't stop her from sharing the wealth. We're especially fond of Anna Nicole Smith Exposed: Her Fantasy Revealed (1998). She has appeared in more features, such as her debut in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994

Camilla Vest biography 2022

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Camilla Vest biography Camilla Vest was born on 15 December 1972. Camilla is a fashion model. She attracted a lot of attention in connection with a tax case, which led to a more general debate about the methods of the Danish tax authorities. Camilla Vest has been a cover model for, among others, Eurowoman, French Photo, German and Swedish Elle, and as a photo model in Euroman. Camilla Vest has lived in New York for the past 20 years.  last updated September 2022

Katie Price biography 2022

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Katie Price biography Katie Price, AKA Jordan, was born May 22, 1978, and grew up in the seaside town of Brighton in Sussex, England. Becoming a glamour model was far from Katie Price's mind while she was at school. Her stunning figure did not develop until she reached her 16th birthday. Not much is known about her schooling years, though. The decision to embark on a modeling career came after a friend suggested a session with a professional photographer. Her photos were sent to an agency in London, which replied with an invitation for a photo shoot. After signing a contract, it was only weeks before she began appearing in several national newspapers. last updated October 2022

Sille Lundquist biography 2022

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Sille Lundquist biography Sille Lundquist was born August 25, 1970, Denmark. She is 5'11.5 high and uses a size 10. She has a bust size of 36.5 and a waist size of 27.5. Her hips are 38, and Sille uses a shoe size of 9. Sille Lundquist has blond hair and blue eyes. Sille died on 21st January 2018 in Copenhagen, only 47 years old - too early (cancer). last updated October 2022

Mandy Moore biography 2022

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Mandy Moore biography Mandy Moore was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on April 10, 1984. From six, Amanda Moore knew she would be a star. Her family soon moved to Orlando, Florida, where she resides. Moore started singing and acting at nine when she attended a summer musical theater camp. She also spent seven years performing as a cheerleader for Pop Warner football. Her interest in show business drove her to take voice lessons and audition for plays at local theaters. With her parents' support, she went on to co-star in a dozen plays. Her route to fame started when she was named the "National Anthem Girl" because she sang The Star-Spangled Banner for all major sports teams and for Chris Evert's Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament. She became involved in national commercials, TV pilots, and voice-overs, including the voice of "Ducky" for the Universal Studios California Land Before Time attraction. She also entered the fashion world as a model in a Mexican magazi

Tyra Banks biography 2022

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Tyra Banks biography Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles on December 4, 1973, to a very loving and supportive family. Despite her parents' divorce when she was only six years old and the torments of her older brother Devin, her youth was happy. Though it might now be hard to believe, Tyra was a tall, skinny, awkward adolescent. She was constantly teased by her brother and her classmates and often ran home crying to her mother for comfort. Then, late in high school, everything changed for her. She filled out her skinny frame, began to work out, and decided to become a model. Tyra pursued that goal with the determination that now marks all her activities. And after being turned down by four modeling agencies because they thought her face wasn't photogenic, she was signed by the Elite agency when she was 17. So, instead of going to Loyola Marymount College, Tyra moved to Paris for a year and modeled for many big names in fashion, including Ralph Lauren and Chanel. She then moved ba

Stephanie Seymour biography 2022

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Stephanie Seymour biography Stephanie Seymour was born in San Diego, California, on July 23, 1969. Her fame as a model began when she was only 14 years old. Modeling for local department stores in San Diego, Stephanie entered the Elite Look of the Year contest and won first place. At this point, the model decided to move to New York. After completing odd jobs as a model, Stephanie tries to get herself a spread in the infamous Bunny magazine. It worked, considering she got the job effortlessly. In March of 1991, Stephanie earned her first major break into modeling while in Florida shooting a photo spread for Playboy magazine. Only four months after her first child was born, Stephanie, who was 22 at the time, graced the cover of Vogue UK. Stephanie soon became a regular catwalk woman, having modeled haute couture and prêt-a-porter clothing everywhere from Europe to the United States.  In 1993, she appeared in Playboy's Valentine's issue. By this time, Stephanie was already involv

Linda Evangelista biography 2022

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Linda Evangelista biography Linda Evangelista was born on May 10, 1965, in St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada. One of the five original supermodels is known as  Claudia Schiffer , Cindy Crawford , Christy Turlington , and Naomi Campbell . Linda was raised in a working-class Italian Catholic family and knew she wanted to pursue modeling by age 12. Her big break came when Linda participated in the 1988 Miss Teen Niagara Contest at age 15 when a modeling scout discovered her. Although she did not win, entering the contest led to her modeling career. Although a modeling scout discovered Linda's rise to the top of supermodel stardom was not easy. Her career began in New York, where she signed with the Elite Model Agency. Before getting a job booking with the fashion magazine Vogue, Linda moved to Paris to try to develop her career. Evangelista had to endure the three-year wait before getting the job at Vogue was worth it since the string of jobs that came later made up for the lost ti

Bitten Knudsen biography 2022

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Bitten Knudsen biography Bitten Knudsen born march 1953 in Denmark. She was one of the most photographed supermodels of the 1970s and early 1980s and the best friend of Supermodel Gia Carangi . She was also an actress known for Hollywood Vice Squad (1986). Unfortunately, she died in her sleep on March 22, 2008, in Denmark. last updated October 2022