Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Model / Actor

Born: 18 April 1987
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Best known as:

The model who also stars in the film Transformers 3

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the plush-lipped, long-legged Englishwoman whose modeling experience landed her a leading role in the 2011 film Transformers 3. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley grew up in England and was attending Tavistock College there when she began modeling in London in 2003. She appeared the same year in Teen Vogue and was soon a rising star, modeling for fashion lines like Ralph Lauren, DKNY and Dolce & Gabanna. 2008 was a big year: she was named Model of the Year by Elle magazine and became the official feminine face of the clothing shop Burberry. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley began posing for Victoria's Secret lingerie in 2006 and in 2009 was made an official Victoria's Secret "Angel," with all the perks and responsibilities pursuant to the office. In 2010 she was a surprise choice to replace Megan Fox as a new love interest for Shia LaBeouf in the 2011 film Transformers 3: Dark Of the Moon.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is 5'9" tall, according to CBS... She was born in Plymouth (at the former Freedom Fields Hospital) but was "brought up in a farmhouse in the hamlet of Quither, just outside Tavistock, Devon," according to a 2010 report in The Daily Mail. Freedom Fields Hospital was closed in 1998... Her great-great-grandfather was Sir Herbert James Huntington-Whitely, a Conservative member of Parliament from 1895-1906 and again from 1916-1918, according to Wikipedia... She has dated actor Jason Statham and Tyrone Wood, son of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood... Tavistock College is for students aged 11-18, rather than the 18-22s typical of an American college.

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