Modeling is not an easy industry, as lots of people think. There are very strict requirements for models. It is connected to their weight, height, diet, daily regime and all about their look. Every fashion house has his own standards of beauty and not everyone can satisfy them. However, modeling is still the dream for all young girls all over the world. But dreaming is not enough to become a model and that to become a successful model a girl must be able to work hard for long hours and follow all the rules of this industry. Check out the list of 5 most successful female models, which were able to overcome all obstacles of modeling.
5. Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne was born in England in 1992. She became a model when she was 10. Then the founder of Storm Model Management noticed her and made her a popular model. At such a young age she appeared in fashion shows of Burberry and Dolce&Gabbana. In 2012 and 2014 she won the “Model of the Year” award in Britain. And now Cara is well known, successful model, who participates in a lot of catwalks, works as an actress and is filmed in commercials.
4. Claudia Schiffer
Claudia is one of the most successful female models of all times. She is from Germany. She was born in 1970. The pick of her popularity was in the 90s. She made many commercial names known around the world. Claudia is the only model who has appeared on more than 1000 magazine’s covers. Her model career did not bother her to do some charity works with the UNICEF.
3. Linda Evangelista
Linda’s popularity was the strongest in the 80s and the 90s. She was born in 1965 in Canada. In 1984 she moved to Paris and started a model career. She was a face of different popular magazines, for example, Elle, Glamour and Vogue. The designers, who worked with her, told that had never met as professional model as Linda. You can hardly name well known designers with whom Linda didn’t work. And, of course, she is the owner of a lot of different awards.
2. Christie Brinkley
Christie is an American model. She was born in 1954 and started her career in 1973. She appeared on almost 500 magazine’s covers. Christie had a 25-years contract with Cover Girl cosmetics and it is still a record for the duration. Also Christie was an actress and wrote a book, which was one of the best selling in America.
1. Tyra Banks
The story of Tyra’s career can be the plot of the film. Born in 1954, she started her career in 1973. She was rejected from four American modeling agencies and decided to move to Europe. There she became a popular model. Also Tyra is an actress and TV host. She appeared in music videos and wrote a novel about her life.