Estella Warren was born on December 23 in 1978 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. She is a Canadian actress, ex synchronized swimmer and former fashion model, who has had a number of illustrious awards and recognitions to her name. She has modeled for publications like Sports Illustrated and for brands like Victoria’s Secret, Nine West, UGG Australia and Perry Ellis.
Once Estella was done with her swimming and modeling career, she dove into the world of acting and has starred in films like Planet of the Apes and has made several television appearances on well-known shows like Beauty and the Beast, Law & Order, That 70’s Show, Ghost Whisperer and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Estella was a three-time swimming champion before the owner of American Model Management, George Gallier, discovered her natural beauty in 1994. She arrived in New York for some test shots, where she was introduced to fashion photographer Ellen Von Unwerth. Ellen immediately recognized her talent and booked her for an Italian Vogue shoot − the start of an illustrious modeling career.
Estella’s global modeling career and worldwide recognition was unleashed after she took part in the Cacharel campaign Eau d'Eden. She was also part of the Chanel No. 5 ad campaign. Over the years, she has appeared in several magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair, Sports Illustrated and some television commercials for Chanel No. 5. She was named as the Hottest Woman in 2000 by Maxim magazine. She was also ranked 61 on the list of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2005 in FHM magazine.
Estella has appeared in several brand campaigns for companies and brands like Perry Ellis, Nine West, Cartier, De Beers, Andrew Marc and UGG Australia. She has also been a part of several television ads for Samsung. Estella also appeared nude on the cover of the 3D magazine World’s Most Beautiful in 2013.
Estella is well known for her petite appearance and piercing gaze, which made her the darling of the runway. She continues to appear in several movies and television series till date.