Ranked number 1 in the Maxim list of Top 100 Hottest women of 2012, Bar Refaeli is a Jewish woman who was born on 4 June, 1985 in Israel. Her modeling career has always been controversial for various reasons. Apart from modeling, she is also into acting and business.
She became very popular in her modeling career that almost all magazine covers had photos of Bar Refaeli. She is 1.74 m tall with body measurements 35C–24–35. Her hair color is blonde and eye color is blue. She is working under various modeling agencies, Storm Model Management in London, ONE Management in New York, IMG models in Paris and MP management in Milan. She was in the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition of 2009 and she is the first Israeli woman to achieve so.
Bar Refaeli was into modeling in a very early age itself as she posed for a commercial when she was only 8 months old. It is strongly believed that her mother’s genes are reflected in her as her mother was also a model in the early 1970s. She then avoided modeling as she wanted to wear braces. Hence, she returned back to modeling only at the age of 15. There is no stopping of her after her comeback. Her elegance and natural appeal made her a part of the FHM list of 100 sexiest women for the years 2008, 2010 and 2011. She ranked 42 in 2008 but slipped down to 57 and 97 in 2010 and 2011 respectively.
She also won the World Style Award presented by Women’s World Awards in 2009. She was then ranked 4th in the Shalom Life’s “50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish women in the world”. She ranked 45th in the Maxim list of hottest women in 2007 while climbing to 6th in 2011. She was in a relationship with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio for a couple of times, once from 2005 to 2007 and then from 2007 to 2011. She is also interested in philanthropic activities as well, thereby rendering her services for the needy children.