Hollywood is a place full of beauty, talent, glitz and glamour, and lots of chances.Hollywood gives great stardom to people who can prove themselves, but, until they can be truly fortunate, they need to work exceptionally hard to become famous.Occasionally, even people from Star families don’t make huge careers, while at times, common people through reality shows create a blast. Some become instant successes, while many battles for years. Most of the best celebrities in Hollywood have begun as early as youngsters, while many have begun their careers as extras.Some the very beautiful and skilled actresses of Hollywood were once models, though it’s also accurate that they’re frequently approached by large brands to sign endorsement deals with them worth millions. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 Beautiful Actresses who were Models.
Marilyn Monroe is one of the most famous and timeless celebrities of Hollywood, known for her striking beauty that enthralled the world back then and still does now. Blond hair, porcelain skin, beauty spot: she was the whole package, and frequently called the blond bombshell for her works in many films back in the 1950s and 1960s. She had the possibility to become even more famous until her life came to a sudden halt at 36. It is no surprise that the beautiful woman began as a model early on.
The beautiful and gracious Julianne Moore is seen in the success saga of The Hunger Games. Before moving forward to films, she was an actress in the soap operas and was renowned as Frannie Hughes in the 1985-1988 television series, which finally won him a Daytime Emmy Award. She began her film career in 1990. But as a teen, she did not want to pursue fame. She actually wanted to become a doctor. She acted in high school and college plays and modeled at a youthful age.
The confident Jane Fonda began as a model and was featured on the cover of Vogue, not once but twice. But eventually, she entered the world of acting, and stole the spotlight, staying there for more than 50 years. She’s played in numerous films, including 9 to 5, which became a favorite watch in the 1980s. Though she’s been in controversies, she’s best known for crusading against plastic surgery after reversing her breast augmentation. Her workout videos are extremely popular, also.
Forbes has recorded Angelina Jolie as the highest paid actresses in Hollywood, thrice, and is famous for her unbelievable beauty and great acting. Off-screen, she’s involved in philanthropic works. She was just seven years old in her first film, in Looking to Get Out with dad Jon Voight, and returned to the silver screen ten years afterward in Cyborg 2, in 1993. She’d started taking acting lessons at 14 but dropped out to become a funeral director and fashion model, merely to return to acting soon after.
Uma Thurman has a proper look for a model, with blond hair, blue eyes and also a height of 5’11”. She was, in fact, a model before she became an actress. She began modeling at 15, with Click Models. Subsequently, in 1986, she was featured on the cover of the British Vogue. So it can be said that she’d started off on the right foot. Nevertheless, her real passion was filmed, which is why she gave up modeling to start her acting career two years afterward and has been consistent.
At 14, Jennifer Connelly starred as a teenage girl on a quest to save her little brother from the wicked Goblin King, in the movie, Labyrinth, with David Bowie playing the antagonist. But she was no stranger to the world of glamour, as she was a model at the age of just ten years when she entered a contract with Ford Modeling Agency. She was a successful model, with no aspirations to act. But, from magazine covers, she eventually went on into playing and winning an Academy Award.
Born and brought up in South Africa, Charlize Theron is a very natural beauty, with a spotless air about her. Her first step into celebrity world was through modeling, and although she was hesitant to take up the profession, she managed to win a modeling contract at 16 and moved to Italy. A year after, she moved to New York to be a ballet dancer. However, a knee injury came in the way. Eventually, she became the Academy Award-winning actress in Los Angeles, with movies like Monster under her belt.
Cameron Diaz is well known for her great comic timing and sense of humor. She’s exceptionally capable of laughing at herself. On the big screen, Diaz shows off her outrageous dance moves in Charlie’s Angels, and her outlandish singing capabilities in There’s Something About Mary and Shrek. She’s an ideal appearance and body for modeling. She started out at as a fashion model for Elite Model Management at 16, and she appeared in advertisements of Levi’s and Calvin Klein, and on Seventeen’s cover in 1990.
Halle Berry is perhaps most known as the exquisite Bond girl and is additionally an Academy Award winner for her work in Monster’s Ball in 2002. She was clearly one of the best-paid celebrities in the 2000s when she ruled over Hollywood. But before she started her reign in Hollywood, the actress was a fashion model who’d been in several beauty pageants. She even became the runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant back in 1986 and reached the sixth position in the Miss World Pageant in the same year.
Julia Roberts is among the most gifted actresses in Hollywood, known for her intense works as a hooker or gangster. She stole millions of hearts with her appearance in films like Pretty Woman. She’s bagged innumerable awards and honors. She was also inducted into Guys’s Health’s list of 10 Hottest Women of All Time. She’d always wanted to be a veterinarian but went on to enroll in acting courses. While waiting for the appropriate chance, she was with Click Modeling Agency.
There are a number of other actresses that have modelled at some stage of their career, like Famke Janssen, Milla Jovovich, and Rachel Weisz, and while we’re on the subject of beautiful people starting out as models, we might as well take the chance to mention Ashton Kutcher and Channing Tatum, both really pretty guys that are a significant treatment for the eyes. Both the actors are involved in modeling and appeared in some the top-notch magazines and ads.