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Emily Ratajkowski

Name: Emily Ratajkowski

Real name: Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski

Birth date: 7 of June 1991 (28 y.o.)

Place of birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Height: 170 cm

Weight: 54 kg

Birth Sign: Gemini

Chinese zodiac: Goat

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Biography of Emily Ratajkowski

Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski (nickname from childhood: Emrata) – a model and actress who deserves to be called one of the most attractive woman in the world.
Emily Ratajkowski
Emily Ratajkowski
She became widely known in 2013, having filmed topless in the Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams’ music video «Blurred Lines». That made a splash all over the world but provoked many controversies over sexism there.
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. T.I., Pharrell Williams
Emily is also known as an actress, first of all by the role of the mistress of Ben Affleck’s hero in the thriller «Gone Girl», where she was cast by the actor’s offer.

Childhood and youth

The only child of John Ratajkowski and Kathleen Balgley was born on June 7, 1991 in the UK capital, London. Her parents are the Americans with Polish, Jewish, Irish, English and German roots. John is a catholic and Katlyn belongs to the Jewish religious tradition.

Emily is a quite «late» child — her parents were 45 and 39 of age, when she was born.
Emily Ratajkowski in childhood
Emily Ratajkowski in childhood
Aged five, Emily was moved with her parents to San-Diego, the resort USA city. Her father, an artist and art teacher, and mother, a writer and intellectual with Ph.D., started working at San Dieguito High School Academy (SDA).

Thus, the daughter of highly-educated parents was brought up without TV. They lived in a house by the Pacific Ocean coast, nearby Encinitas town. By the way, she was travelling around Europe a lot, having spent much time in the Irish town of Bantry of the Cork County, and on the Mallorca Island in Spain.
Emily Ratajkowski in her youth
Emily Ratajkowski in her youth
From the very childhood Emily was passionate about theater – she was engaged in ballet, and also took a great interest in acting. She began was playing in the amateur plays. A role of Elsa became her debut in the performance based on Andersen’s «A Little Match Girl» that was staged in the Theater School in Solana Beach, California.

Having been graduated from school, «intellectual by origin» as she was often called by journalists, Emily received an education in The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture of California University, Los-Angeles, in 2009. Then an ambitious girl decided to focus on the professional modelling career.

Modeling career

Bohemian parents often told Emily that exquisite and nude body symbolizes harmony and perfection but nothing shameful or reprehensible. They introduced her to the ancient Greek sculpture and erotic photo shoots made by Herb Ritts and Helmut Newton. Being a child, she often met naked models posing to her father in the workshop and visited nude Spanish beaches with her open-minded relatives.
Emily is not embarrassed to get naked in front of the cameras
Emily is not embarrassed to get naked in front of the cameras
Probably that background helped Ratajkowski to get ready to such an activity, which requires total relaxedness in front of the cameras despite the photo shoot is executed in nu-style. Demonstration of a naked body and freedom of sexual expression are not such things that could make Emily nervous. It should be noted that such attitude to own sexuality is not always perceived by audience in a positive way.
Emily gained fame thanks to her participation in explicit photo shoots for the glossy magazines
Emily gained fame thanks to her participation in explicit photo shoots for the glossy magazines
A young model signed he first contract aged of 14 – it was Ford Agency. She made her first step on the way to world fame by the shooting for Kohl’s and Nordstrom catalogues. During this time, she was never forgetting about the school. Soon she became quite famous after making explicit photo shoots for the glossy magazines. The most successful one was her cooperation with Tony Duran. Beautiful girl had no hesitations to demonstrate her curves, to pose topless, underwear, and wearing transparent clothes or without them.
The young model signed her first contract in 14 of age
The young model signed her first contract in 14 of age
In 2012, erotic photos with Emily, taken by Tony Duran, were on the front covers of a few treats! issues including one for March.

Same year she and photo model Sara Underwood took part in the commercial for the fast food restaurant Carl’s Jr. That period she worked with Nikon, having posed naked for the photo album of Jonathan Leder and for underwear brand Frederick's of Hollywood.

Then, in 2016, Leder included previously unpublished photos with the model made for this photo shoot in his book «Unseen Ratajkowski: The Luxury Edition». It should be mentioned, that nevertheless, it was done without any approval from Ratajkowski.
In 2013 Emily became the new and hottest sex-symbol of the USA
In 2013 Emily became the new and hottest sex-symbol of the USA
In 2013, the whole world started talking about Emily as the new sex-symbol recently just brought to light. The provocative video by Robin Thicke «Blurred Lines» featuring Ratajkowski was just a bombshell. This song was a №1 hit in UK, Canadian, Irish and other English-speaking charts.
Maroon 5 – «Love Somebody»
Soon Emily had appeared in the Maroon 5 music video to a song «Love Somebody». The girl co-worked with photographer Bruce Verber for a CR Fashion Book’s cover and with Michael Thompson and Tony Kelly for American and Turkish editions of GQ as well.
Emily was recognized as the most desirable woman of 2014 year
Emily was recognized as the most desirable woman of 2014 year
Soon thereafter this attractive girl was ranked in 4th position of the FHM «The sexiest girls of the planet», was recognized as the most desirable woman of the 2014 year and one of the Hot 100 defined by Maxim magazine.

Emily is well-known not only for her successful modeling career but also for her determined position about women rights. In particular she has her own view on a sexual expression, considering it to be a demonstration of liberation. In 2016, Emily wrote the essay on this issue for feminist journal Lenny and also shooted completely naked being riding a horse and became a guest star of the show «Project Catwalk».
Emily Ratajkowski was shooted naked being riding a horse for Harper's Bazaar
Emily Ratajkowski was shooted naked being riding a horse for Harper's Bazaar
That same period she added nude selfie to her Instagram in support to Kim Kardashian which eventually evoked a bunch of discouraging comments. Later Emily made her fans happy having been starred in the Dima Bilan’s video «Inseparable» («Nedelimye»).
Dima Bilan «Inseparable»
In 2017, Emily launched her own brand of swimwear, Inamorata. Same year she participated in the Marc Jacobs Fashion Show in New York and Miu Miu during the Fashion Week in Paris.
In 2017, Ratajkowski started the swimwear brand
In 2017, Ratajkowski started the swimwear brand

Acting career

Store of the roles played by Emily counts more than 10 works in feature films. Year 2004 she took part in a short comedy film «Andrew's Alteration». Year later she starred in the series «A Year and a Day».

During the 2009-2010 Emily played a Tasha in a sitcom series «ICarly», and finally she was lucky to join the all-star cast in the David Fincher’s thriller «Gone Girl» where she portrayed Rand, a mistress of a main character (Ben Affleck).
«Gone Girl» Trailer
Already two films featuring Em came out in 2015. There are comedy «Entourage» and music drama «We Are Your Friends» starring Zack Efron. Ratajkowski portrayed Sophie, a girlfriend of his character, Coyle. Besides, she joined the cast of detective series «The Spoils Before Dying».
«We Are Your Friends» Trailer
After the year the aspiring actress appeared on screens as Ellison in a drama comedy series «Easy», which received positive critic reviews. In 2017 she filmed in the thriller «In Darkness» starring Natalie Dormer. The motion picture telling about a blind girl who witnessed the murder was premiered on spring 2018.
Emily is an aspiring but already successful actress
Emily is an aspiring but already successful actress

Personal Life of Emily Ratajkowski

Emily has had a few love affairs before she got married. She was often seen in public with creative director Andrew Dryden in 2013. After their split in 2014, she dated a musician Jeff Magid more than 3 years.
Emily Ratajkowski and Jeff Magid
Emily Ratajkowski and Jeff Magid
On February 2018, Emily suddenly married to an actor and producer Sebastian Bear McClard. Her husband was one of the producers of the drama «Good Time» starring Robert Pattinson which was included in the Contest program at the Cannes Festival in 2017. Interesting, that before the wedding newlyweds had been dating just a few months.
Emily with her husband Sebastian Bear McClard
Emily with her husband Sebastian Bear McClard
The wedding ceremony was held in a New York’s City Hall and all went very quiet. Except the closest friends, a favorite pet, mops Moose, had also attended the celebration. Emrata preferred mustard-colored pantsuit to a traditional white lush wedding dress and bridal veil.
The newlyweds’ first appearance in public was made in March; they attended the ceremony of Film Independent Spirit Awards and became the true sensation of the event despite the fact that neither she, nor he was nominated to the awards.

Emily Ratajkowski’s body size is 89х61х87 as she is 5,57’ tall and her weight is 3,3 pounds.

Emily Ratajkowski now

In 2018, the model and actress became a new face of an American clothing brand DKNY. She filmed in a commercial for the Spring-Summer collection, where she, according to the plot, had been eating a pizza and making selfies.
Emily Ratajkowski for DKNY campaign
That same period she attended the ceremony of Fashion Los Angeles Awards which was held on April, in Beverly Hills. At the ceremony she was recognized as a model of the year.
Emily Ratajkowski is a model of the year of 2018
Emily Ratajkowski is a model of the year of 2018
In 2018 she also started advertising her brand’s swimwear collection having been represented series of her own enticing photos including the ones that had been taken in her husband’s car.

Four premiers featuring Emily were planned to the 2018 year. They are «Cruise», «I Feel Pretty», «Lying and Stealing», «Welcome Home» and «In Darkness».
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