Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the British actor, model, designer and businesswoman best known for her roles promoting huge fashion brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Burberry and Marks & Spencer. Huntington-Whiteley’s modelling career has propelled her on the path to fame, securing key roles in films such as Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Mad Max: Fury Road.
The Plymouth-born model and businesswoman comes from aristocratic ascendancy and immersed herself in a career in fashion after classmates bullied her for her full lips and double-barrelled surname. Indeed, Huntington-Whiteley’s career rapidly built momentum after she secured a number of high-profile photoshoots with British Vogue, laying down the path which would lead her towards representing household names such as Godiva and Burberry.
Huntington-Whiteley received Elle Style Awards for 2009’s “Model of the Year,” 2012’s “Top Style Icon” and 2015’s “Model of the Year.” In 2011, she was voted No. 1 in Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100” list and received the “Editor’s Special Award” at the Glamour Awards. In 2016 and 2017, Huntington-Whiteley appeared as #5 on Forbes’ World’s Highest Paid Models List, with estimated earnings at $9 million and $9.5 million respectively.