Bar Refaeli Bio, Age, Family, Affairs, Husband, Height & Net Worth
|Birth Date||June 4, 1985|
|Birthplace||Hod HaSharon, Israel|
|Parents||Rafi Refaeli & Tzipora “Tzipi” Levine|
|Spouse||Adi Ezra (m. 2015), Arik Weinstein (m. 2003–2005)|
|Affairs||Mick Jagger, Leonardo DiCaprio David Charvet, and Uri El-Natan, Ran Danker|
|Profession||Model, television host, actress, businesswoman|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Height||5 Feet and 8.5 Inches|
Israeli-born supermodel Bar Refaeli drew the attention of the fashion world with sheer ease, through her absolutely amazing body and high-sense style statements. She was exposed to the glamour world as a young eight-month-old infant, appearing in advertisements.
While this was just the beginning, she went to rule the fashion industry by modeling for various luxury fashion giants, including Accessorize, Escada, Marco Bicego, Passionata, Subaru, Fox, Chanel, Gap, and Arrow. The host of The X Factor Israel since 2013, Bar is famous for gracing the cover of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In fact, she’s the first Israeli model to appear in Sports Illustrated Magazine.
This blue-eyed goddess has been in the news very often, not just for her ad campaigns and product launches, but also for her link-ups with various high-status and distinguished men, the most prominent of them being her on-and-off romantic bonding with Hollywood hunk Leonardo DiCaprio. She is a dedicated volunteer of some social organizations, taking care of sick children and abandoned pets.
Well, today we’ve collected everything you need to know about the model’s age, height, wiki-bio. To know detailed information about her boyfriend, career, and net worth, stick with us!
Bio, Age, Parents & Siblings
Refaeli was born and raised in Hod HaSharon, Israel, to a secular Jewish family. In Hebrew, her first name means “wild” (as in nature), and her surname literally means “God heals” and is a derivative of the biblical angel Raphael. Her parents were both born in Israel, and her grandparents were immigrants from Europe and of Sephardic Jewish (Italian-Jewish) and Ashkenazi Jewish (Lithuanian-Jewish, and Polish-Jewish) descent.
Her father Rafi Refaeli is a horse stable owner, and her mother was a successful model in the 1970s under her maiden name Tzipora “Tzipi” Levine. Dor Refaeli is her brother.
Bar Refaeli was born on June 4, 1985, in Hod HaSharon, Israel. She is of Israeli nationality. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She is now 35 years old.
From an early age, it was apparent her face was to be her fortune and she started modeling at the age of 11. By 15 the leggy, blue-eyed blonde was being photographed for national fashion catalog Castro and swimwear label Pilpel.
She moved to the U.S. to pursue a modeling career rather than fulfill her country’s requirement for its residents to serve in the armed forces.
Bar Refaeli Modeling Journey
The Israeli model Refaeli commenced her modeling career while she’s just eight months old. Initially, she first appeared as a model in small TV commercials. In 2000, she got awarded with “Model of the Year” award by an Israeli beauty pageant. She played prominently in campaigns for the fashion brands Castro and Pilpel, and she starred in a Milky pudding commercial.
Bar became the home model for the Renuar fashion channel and featured in its summer 2002 and winter 2003 catalogs. Bar Refaeli is tall, beautiful, bold, and participated in many competitions and awarded “model of the year” in the 2004 year. She debuted on television in 2005 with the Israeli drama series, ‘Pick Up’.
In October 2008, she co-hosted the Bravo special program Tommy Hilfiger Presents Ironic Iconic America, based on the book of George Lois‘s Ironic Iconic America. She returned as a program host in 2009, this time for MTV’s brief revival of House of Style.
Bar debuted in the 2007 Sports Illustrated, where she posed with the rock band Aerosmith. She was featured as the cover model of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. in 2009.
In 2011, she made her feature debut with a supporting role in Haim Bouzaglo‘s psychological drama Session. She was also voted No. 1 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list of 2012. In 2013, she starred in the film Kidon, and also took on hosting duties for The X Factor Israel.
Awards & Achievements
- Women’s World Awards presented her with the ‘World Style Award’ in 2009, for her exceptional fashion sense and gorgeous looks.
- FHM ranked her at #42 in their list of ‘100 Sexiest Women’ in 2008, which was updated to #57 in 2010 and #97 in 2011.
- In 2012, she was voted at #1 in the ‘Hot 100’ list by Maxim magazine.
- She received the Vienna Fashion Award for ‘Style Icon’ in 2013.
- She stood at #4 on Shalom Life’s ’50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish women in the world’ list.
Personal Life: Affairs, Married & Divorced
A sensation in print and on the catwalks in her native Israel, supermodel Bar Refaeli romantic relationship with many high-profile men, including English musician Mick Jagger, Baywatch actor David Charvet, and actor Uri El-Natan.
In November 2005, she began a relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio after meeting him at a party in Las Vegas thrown for members of U2. In the course of their trip to Israel in March 2007, the couple met with Israeli president Shimon Peres and visited Refaeli’s hometown of Hod HaSharon. The relationship ended in June 2009.
In 2010, numerous reports indicated that their romance had been rekindled, but in May 2011, it was reported that the couple had ended their romantic relationship, though they would remain friends.
Refaeli reportedly dated the Israeli actor-musician, Ran Danker. Danker’s and Refaeli’s mothers are close friends.
Refaeli got engaged to Israeli businessman Adi Ezra in March 2015. She has said she plans to raise “a big Jewish family” with him. The couple was married in Israel on 24 September 2015. She and Ezra have two daughters: Liv Ezra and Elle Ezra and a son, David (born January 2020).
She was previously married to Arik Weinstein. They were married in 2003 and got divorced in 2005.
Activism and charity
The gorgeous Israeli is also interested in philanthropy. She has been volunteering for children’s organizations and in 2006 was a part of animal care with Ahava. She has also been involved in preserving the environment in her home country by joining an anti-plastic bag campaign. She has also actively supported the LGBT community.
Refaeli participated in a campaign to help reduce the use of plastic bags in Israel. In 2009, she led an unpaid campaign on behalf of the Israel Water Authority, to educate the public about water use and conservation.
On 7 June 2013, Refaeli hosted a beach party in Tel Aviv for participants of Tel Aviv Pride, the city’s gay pride parade. In November 2013, she spoke out in support of legislation for civil marriages in Israel, as part of a campaign for the proposed Knesset bill.
Refaeli hosted the closing ceremony for the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Latrun on 18 July 2017.
Salary & Net Worth
According to Forbes Israel, she was the highest-paid model in Israel in 2013, ahead of the combined modeling income of other Israeli models such as Esti Ginzburg, Gal Gadot, and Shlomit Malka. As a result of her modeling and investment career, her net worth was estimated at US $20 million in 2015.
As of now, Bar Refaeli estimated net worth is $25 Million. The primary source of her income is modeling, acting, and as a TV host. Besides, she set up an E-commerce company called Under.me in 2011, which surely adds up a hefty amount of income in her pocket.
She also wed a billionaire businessman, Adi Ezra, and enjoys his fortunes. They married in a Jewish ceremony, under a chuppah and before some 300 family and friends at the Carmel Forest Spa Resort, near Haifa.
The bride wore a Chloe gown and the bride and groom walked down the aisle to “The Beginning of the World” which Shlomi Shabbat sang. When Ezra stepped on the glass, at the end of the ceremony, Bruno Mars’ “Marry Me” played, E! reported.
Refaeli changed into another Chloe creation for the reception which was in a tent, bathed in purple light. Some estimates have the wedding coming in about $330,000.
There was a bit of drama surrounding the wedding because she wanted the airspace closed. Though BBC.com reported the skies stayed open to traffic, Haaretz, Israel’s paper of record, reported that the airspace was closed.
Height & Body Measurements
The good-looking model graces her body perfectly everywhere she goes. The model stands slim and fair with a height of 5 Feet and 8.5 Inches (1.74 m). She weighs around 128 lbs or 58Kgs. Even more, she looks marvelous with blonde hair and blue eyes.
We’ve also learned that she graces her body measurements of 35-24-35 inches. Furthermore, her bra size is 35C. Likewise, her shoe size 9 (US) and dress size 6(US).
Social Media Portfolio
The beautiful model is active on her social media profiles where she updates the daily happenings of her life. You can connect her on:
Facebook: 2.7 million Followers
Instagram: 3 million Followers
Twitter: 960.9k Followers
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