Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (born 18.4.1987)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is an English actress and model.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Childhood
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was born at the Freedom Fields Hospital in Plymouth, Devon, to Fiona and Charles Huntington-Whiteley. Her mother is a fitness instructor and her father is a chartered surveyor.
She grew up on a farm in Tavistock, Devon and studied at Tavistock College, where she was spotted by somebody working for Profile Model Management, whilst she was seeking an internship with London model agencies. She undertook her first modelling assignment at the age of 16, for Levi's.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Career
Huntington-Whiteley started modelling for the American underwear brand Victoria's Secret in 2006. She debuted at the brand's 2006 show in Los Angeles. However, she remained relatively unknown in the fashion industry until 2008, when Burberry's Christopher Bailey chose her to replace Agyness Deyn for their fall/winter collection, along with the actor Sam Riley.
The model then landed her first British Vogue cover in November 2008, alongside Eden Clark and Jourdan Dunn. Karen Millen then signed her up as the face of their spring / summer collection in 2009. Later that year, she received an Elle magazine Style Award for 2009's 'Model of the Year'. Rosie then went on to star in a short film for Agent Provocateur. She played the role of a young woman whose boyfriend forgets Valentine's Day. For fall / winter 2009, she modelled for Godiva and Miss Sixty, before officially becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel and modelling for their fashion show in New York City.
2010 saw Rosie Huntington-Whiteley posing nude for the Pirelli calendar, photographed by Terry Richardson. She then took to the catwalk for Prada in Milan and Giles Deacon in Paris. Among the advertising campaigns for her, were Monsoon, Thomas Wylde, Full Circle and VS Online.
She went on to return to Burberry for their fall/winter 2010 campaign and also for the release of their fragrance, Burberry Body. The revered fashion photographer devoted an entire book to her, entitled Ten Times Rosie. He career continued to progress in 2011, when she landed her first debut cover for British Vogue.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has also had a successful introduction to an acting career, after it was announced that she had been cast in the role of Carly Spencer in Transformers: Dark of the Moon. She replaced Megan Fox in the role and appears alongside Shia LeBoeuf and Patrick Dempsey. Despite receiving a lot of criticism for her performance, MTV's Nextmovie.com still named her as one of their breakthrough stars to look out for in 2011.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Personal Life
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley dated Ronnie Wood's son Tyrone Wood between 2007 and 2009. When they separated, she began dating Olivier Martinez (who also famously dated Kylie Minogue) and in April 2010 it was reported that she was dating the British actor Jason Statham.