10 Models Turned Hollywood Actresses

Monica Bellucci began modeling with Elite Model Management, becoming a top model in Paris and New York. She transitioned to acting in the early '90s

Monica Bellucci

Rebecca Romijn started modeling at 19, working for Giorgio Armani and Victoria's Secret. She is best known for appearing on the cover of Sports

Rebecca Romijn

Isabella Rossellini began modeling at 28, working with top photographers and appearing in ELLE and Vanity Fair.

Isabella Rossellini

Cameron Diaz signed with Elite Model Management at 16, appearing in ads for Calvin Klein and Levi's, and gracing the cover of Seventeen.

Cameron Diaz

Milla Jovovich started modeling at 11, gracing over 100 magazine covers, including Italian Lei and British The Face.

Milla Jovovich

Andie MacDowell was a top model in the early 1980s, appearing in Vogue and campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent and Calvin Klein.

Andie MacDowell

Sofía Vergara started as a model in Colombia, discovered by a photographer on a beach. She gained early fame through a Pepsi commercial at 17

Sofía Vergara

Famke Janssen's career began as a model for Elite Model Management, working with brands like Victoria's Secret, Chanel

Famke Janssen

Brooklyn Decker began modeling at 16, featuring in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues and campaigns for Victoria's Secret and The Gap.

Brooklyn Decker

Pinto's breakthrough came with her role in "Slumdog Millionaire," which led to roles in big-budget films like "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Immortals."

Freida Pinto