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British model Cara Delevingne started modeling at age 10. Her first catwalk at London Fashion Week in 2011 launched her into the spotlight, so much so that by the end of 2012, she was named a "star face" of the autumn/winter season by British Vogue after walking for more than a dozen coveted brands. Delevingne crossed over to movies with a non-speaking role in 2012's Anna Karenina, and will make her debut as a leading lady in 2015's Paper Towns, an adaptation of the John Green novel. She is also set to star as a mermaid in Pan and as Enchantress in the upcoming DC Comics blockbuster Suicide Squad.
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Decker began her career modeling for Victoria's Secret, Gap, and Sports Illustrated, appearing on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue in 2010, one year before making her feature film debut in the Adam Sandler comedy Just Go With It. She has recently appeared on TV shows like The League, Friends With Better Lives, and Netflix's Grace and Frankie.
Kutcher was discovered by a modeling scout at a bar when he was attending college at the University of Iowa. He dropped out of school after winning the "Fresh Faces of Iowa" modeling competition, signed with an New York-based modeling agency and appeared in commercials for Calvin Klein. In 1998, Kutcher moved to Los Angeles and was cast as Michael Kelso on That '70s Show. In addition to a successful film and TV career, Kutcher is now also a renowned venture capitalist and was the first Twitter user to reach one million followers.
Campbell was recruited as a model at age 16 and was one of the recognizable and in-demand models of the late '80s and 90s. After bit parts in music videos and films like Cool as Ice and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, Campbell broke into TV with international reality modeling competition show The Face. In 2015, she starred as Camilla Marks on Fox's breakout hip-hop drama Empire.
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Cole was discovered by a modelling scout at the age of 14 and booked her first British Vogue cover at 16. Her first leading role as an actress came in 2009's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. She has also appeared in Doctor Who and Snow White and the Huntsman.
Diaz started modeling at 16 years old, appearing in ads for Coca-Cola and Calvin Klein, as well as on the cover of Seventeen. She started taking acting lessons after landing her breakthrough role in 1994's The Mask, and went on to massive film success, including There's Something About Mary and the Shrek and Charlie's Angels franchises.
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British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel before director Michael Bay selected her to replace Megan Fox as the romantic lead in his sequel Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Her second acting role came as The Splendid Angharad in Mad Max: Fury Road.
King was discovered as a model at age 14 in 1993 and appeared in Vogue, Mademoiselle, and more before transitioning to acting. Her first major role was in 2001 war drama Pearl Harbor and she has since appeared in Sin City and on The CW show Hart of Dixie.
Duhamel won Male Model of the Year in an International Modeling and talent Association (IMTA) competition in 1997 (ironically, the runner-up was Ashton Kutcher) and worked as a model and extra before landing the role of Leo du Pres on All My Children in 1999. From there we he went on to shows like Las Vegas and Battle Creek and films like When in Rome and the Transformers franchise.
Banks' post-modeling career has remained mostly model-related, as the creator and host of America's Next Top Model (never forget, Tiffany, we were all rooting for you!) but who can forget her acting turns in Life-Size, Coyote Ugly, and Glee?
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Romijn began modeling for the likes of Sports Illustrated, Victoria's Secret and Giorgio Armani in 1991, and it's fitting that one of her first cross-overs was as host of MTV's House of Style from 1998-2000. She is best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men cinematic universe, as well as for her recurring role on fashion-themed Ugly Betty.
Ukrainian-born Jovovich began modeling at age 12 before landing her first acting role in TV movie The Night Train to Kathmandu. Her breakthrough role came in 1997's The Fifth Element, though she has since become iconic for her lead role as Alice in the Resident Evil franchise.
Shields was one of the hottest models of the '80s and her Calvin Klein jeans ad is still iconic, but these days, most fans know her as an actress. Shields starred in TV shows like Suddenly Susan and Lipstick Jungle, and has recently made appearances on The Middle and Army Wives, as well as lending voice talent to films like Under Wraps and Adventure Planet.
The five-time Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl kept her love of fashion in the foreground as she expanded her film and television career, hosting and executive producing Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model as well as NBC's Fashion Star. Of course, we'll also never forget her as Joey's super-hot, initially-uninterested roommate Janine on Friends.