10 Most beautiful models in the world | Part-I | FIONA360

10 Most beautiful models in the world | Part-I | FIONA360

Most Beautiful models in the World

Are you looking for the list of “Most Beautiful Models in the World”? These Models have always been an inspiration to the youth when it comes to glamour, style, and fashion. For the past many decades, they have ruled the fashion industry and has been the top style icon of many brands. Here is the list of the top-10, the greatest fashion icons of all time and the most beautiful models in the World.

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List of most beautiful models in the World

Let us discover the list of the most beautiful models in the world, though I’m sure these big names and their achievements would not make you lose your interest in reading this.

1. Suzy Parker

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Years: 28th October, 1932 to 3rd May, 2003​

Origin | Country: American

Personal Quote: "I believe in the gold standard. I like solid lumps of things. You can always melt them down".

With the heaviest fame and craziest fan following during her modeling career, she is worthy of having her name placed as the #1 most beautiful models in the world with the legendary “Beatles” song at her name.

At the peak of her career, she was considered as the most photographed celebrity of her time, she was pretty active in the limelight for about three-decades as the heart-throbbing and the most beautiful models in the world between the ’40s to ’70s.

2. Carmen Dell'Orefice

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Years: 3rd June, 1931

Origin | Country: American

Biography: "Staying Beautiful: Beauty Secrets & Altitudes from my Forty Years as a Model" - 1985

One of the Greatest Fashion Icon of all time

When it comes to Carmen, we can say that age is just a number for her as she has registered herself as the oldest working fashion model in the industry. A timeless and ageless beauty to carve her name on the list of most beautiful models of the world. She was truly the greatest fashion icons of all time with a Rags-to-Riches story.

A blessed celebrity she is, and who else wouldn’t dream of having such energy and killer beauty even in their 80s, just like Carmen.

3. Twiggy

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Years: 19th September, 1949

Origin | Country: English, United Kingdom

Real Name: Dame Lesley Lawson

Achievement: Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire - Britain's New Year's Honours

A British “Fashion diva” and a teenage icon of Swinger Sixteen, London. Twiggy has always inspired the young models and fashion enthusiasts at her time, from modeling to the cinema, and from magazine covers to TV screens, she has always surprised the world with her skills.

To praise her work, this summary can never be enough to talk about her work as she has a long list of her appearances on movies, magazine covers, and TV shows consequently needing another article to talk briefly about her contribution to the Fashion Industry 🙂

4. Jean Shrimpton

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Years: 7th December, 1942

Origin | Country: English-UK

Shrimpton has always been considered as the face of “Swinging London” and one of the first supermodels of her time. To her long legs and slim figure, she was given the name of “Shrimp” often dubbed as “the most beautiful model of the world” or “the face of ’60s”.

She rocked the world with her first photo shoot before she turned 21 and didn’t look back, as she kept featuring on one magazine cover to another. Her visit to Australia was another chapter of her career, stunning the Australian media with her persona.

5. China Machado

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Years:  25th December, 1929 to 18th December, 2016

Origin | Country: Portugese-Chinese Born

The First Non-American Supermodel made her name with her beauty and modeling skills. She can be considered as a pioneer in the industry as she entered when the industry was not familiar with cultural diversity, and she inspired many with her approach towards life.

She had Portuguese and Chinese roots with her birth in India, with so much diversity in her blood, that might be the reason for her success in the diversified American and European cultures. With the title of highest-paid models at the peak of her career, she was the one to claim $1000/day at that time, therefore she is deserving of having her name remembered as the greatest fashion icon of all time.

6. Lauren Hutton

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Years: 17th November, 1943

Origin | Country: American

Lauren rocked the world with her modeling contract in 1973 with Revlon as it was the biggest contract in modeling history at that time, worth US$250,000 a year. She was Vogue‘s “Cover Girl” for record 26 times.

A model and an actress at the same time, and she never failed to surprise the audience with her beauty & style. She is still working actively with different campaigns and fashion events with the same enthusiasm as she had at her peak.

7. Veruschka

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Years: 14th May, 1939

Origin | Country: German

Veruschka had a terrible childhood story of her father being executed for the charged allegation of Adolf Hitler’s murder attempt when she was five years old. Veruschka’s family had to live in labor camps until the end of World War-II.

Veruschka has always been considered as one of the “Greatest Fashion Icon of all time”. Her appearance in different movies has garnered her more fame and exposure. At her peak, she was earning US$10,000 per day. Though she left the industry in the mid-’70s but off and on she still appears on fashion events.

8. Christie Brinskley

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Years: 2nd February, 1954

Origin | Country: American

Christie is an American model, actress, entrepreneur, activist, director, writer, designer and much more at the same time, turning her into one of the most versatile “Fashion Diva” in the industry. She came into Limelight in 1973 and till now has appeared into more than 500 magazine covers. She was the face of “CoverGirl” for almost 25 years.

Christie’s worth stands at an estimated US$80 Million, in 2019. She has garnered dozens of achievements and awards during her highly influential career, including Merit Award, Humanitarian Award, Heart Award to name a few.

9. Janice Dickinson

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Years: 16th February, 1955

Origin | Country: American

Janice has registered herself as one of the most beautiful faces in the 70’s and 80’s era. From modeling to writing, from acting to TV personality she has proved herself as one of the best versatile “Fashion Diva” at the peak of her career.

She was truly a pioneer for the modern modeling industry, a bridge between classic fashion and modern fashion industry. Unfortunately in 2016, she was diagnosed with ‘Breast Cancer’. Her notable work includes a song titled “Crazy”, being “Fashion photographer” and memoirs such as “Check Please! Dating, Mating, and Extricating”, “Everything about me is fake… and yes I’m Perfect” are the short introduction to this living legend.

10. Iman

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Years: 25th December, 1929 to 18th December, 2016

Origin | Country: Mogadishu, Somali-American

Real Name: Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid

Achievement: 'Fashion Icon' Lifetime achievement award

As a writer, what could be best than ending an article with Iman as one of the greatest fashion icons of all time in the list? She was truly an inspiration for the world and other aspirants of this career, coming from a slight unfortunate region to the glamorous world of Hollywood and registering the name as one of the most beautiful models in the world is truly a great achievement.

Her first achievement was being the cover face for Vogue in 1976. Earning fame and achieving massive exposure at modeling and acting, she registered herself in the list of entrepreneurs and started her cosmetic brand in 1994 while acting as a brand face for the company as well.

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