Emily Ratajkowski is an British-American model and actress. She was born as an only child to American parents. Both of her parents are artists, her mother, Kathleen Balgley, being a professor of English language and also a writer, and she was described by Emily as a “feminist and intellectual”, and her father, John David Ratajkowski, being a painter and art teacher.
Emily Ratajkowski attented San Dieguito Academy from San Diego, California, besides her modelling in Los Angeles. She planned on attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for a major in fine arts, but ended up dropping out after a year in order to pursue her full time career in modelling. She is currently 26 years old.
What made Emily Ratajkowski stand out from other celebrities was her topless appearance in Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video, which provoked a big controversy in the music video industry. After the success or coverage the song had (including controversy for nudity and rape insinuation), she has been converted into a sex symbol.
Emily also starred in Maroon 5’s “Love Somebody”, from the band’s fourth album called “Overexposed”. In the music video, we see a shirtless Adam Levine and Emily Ratajkowski, both covered in paint, and as they touch they reveal each other.
She has her first role in 2014 movie “Gone Girl”, starring as Andie Fitzgerald, and acting as Ben Affleck’s mistress.
Emily Ratajkowski is supposed to star in her first leading role opposite actor Zac Efron in a movie called “We Are Your Friends”, which started production in August 2014 and is supposed to be released in the summer of 2015. She will also star as herself in the upcoming “Entourage” movie, also set to be released in 2015.
She also guest starred in two episodes in an American teen sitcom called iCarly, playing Tasha, in a 2009 episode “iSpeed Date” and in 2010, the episode called “iEnrage Gibby”.
Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski
26 years old.
Place of birth:
Westminster, London, England
Model and Actress
5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
119 pounds (54 kg)
Emily Ratajkowski is best known for is best known for her appearance in the music video “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke.
Emily Ratajkowski Facts
- She beat Jennifer Lawrence on the Esquire “Woman of the Year” top.
- Appeared topless in Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”.
- She has Polish, English and Israeli ancestors.
- When she was 14, Emily signed a deal with Ford models.
Emily Ratajkowski Quotes
Nudity isn’t something people should take offense to.
When I was a little girl, I loved theater a lot and I was always playing and making my own worlds.
Emily Ratajkowski Pictures