Jennifer Lawrence was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on August 15, 1990. She got her big break at 14, when she was discovered while vacationing in New York City with her family. She quickly landed a part in the TV series The Bill Engvall Show, followed by roles in films that included The Burning Plain, Winter’s Bone, X-Men: First Class and The Hunger Games.
Miranda May Kerr is a popular name and a renowned face in the international fashion industry. She is an Australian model and embarked on a modelling career when she was in her early teens. She won a local modelling contest and realized her true calling eventually pursuing her career as a model. At the very beginning of her career, she gained much popularity as a model in Australia. Miranda’s ambitions to reach heights in her profession, made her travel to New York. This decision proved to be a well-made and rewarding one because she never had to look back after that.
Keira Knightley was born on March 26, 1985, in London, England. She made her film debut at the age of 9 in A Village Affair. Her first major part came in Star Wars: Episode 1-The Phantom Menace and she then became well-known for her performance as tomboy footballer Juliette “Jules” Paxton in Bend It Like Beckham. Her later films include Atonement, Pirates of the Caribbean, A Dangerous Method and Anna Karenina. She has also earned Oscar nominations for her roles in Pride & Prejudice and The Imitation Game.
Irina Shayk gained immense popularity when she became the exclusive face of Intimissimi lingerie. She has walked the runway for brands like Marc Jacobs, Versace, Givenchy and Bottega among many others. In October 2015, she became the new Loreal Paris International Spokesperson. She also made her acting debut alongside Dwayne Johnson in the 2014 film – Hercules.
Emma Watson gained her popularity when she was only nine years old, thanks to the leading role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. Her appearance in the all eight film series brought her various awards, worldwide fame and over £10 million fortune.
Gal Gadot started off her career as a model and went on to become the country’s leading model, winning the prestigious Miss Israeli pageant as well. She also represented the country at the Miss Universe crown. Following her super successful stint as a model, she tried her hand at acting. Gadot’s killer looks, never-say-die military spirit and artistic determination to excel helped her become a top-rated actress.
Angelina Jolie Voight was born in Los Angeles, California. In her earliest years, Angelina began absorbing the acting craft from her actor parents, Jon Voight, an Oscar-winner, and Marcheline Bertrand, who had studied with Lee Strasberg. At age eleven, Angelina began studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she was seen in several stage productions. She undertook some film studies at New York University and later joined the renowned Met Theatre Group in Los Angeles. At age 16, she took up a career in modeling and appeared in some music videos.
Blake Lively was born in Los Angeles on August 25, 1987. Her father was an actor and director, and her mother was a talent scout. During her junior year of high school, Lively had an audition for and landed a major role in the 2005 blockbuster “chick flick” The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Two years later, Lively landed her most famous role to date on the CW’s hit teen drama Gossip Girl.
Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City on November 22, 1984. She began acting as a child, and her role in the movie The Horse Whisperer brought her critical acclaim at age 13. Her subsequent successes include Lost in Translation, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Nanny Diaries, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and the mega-hit The Avengers.
Deepika Padukone is one of the top rated Indian model-turned-actress who has gained international fame and recognition. Born in Denmark and raised in India, Deepika aimed at becoming a World-class badminton player, like her father Prakash Padukone. However, her ambition for a sporting career soon faded as she found her real calling as a model. Having established her position as the supermodel of the country, walking high-profile ramp shows, gracing as the Calendar Girl for Kingfisher and doing a couple of ad films, it was only natural for Deepika to take the next leap and start her career as an actor.