|Bar Refaeli Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1985|
Bar Refaeli is an Israeli model, television host, actress, and entrepreneur who is considered among the most internationally successful models to come from Israel and was the highest-paid model in Israel according to Forbes Israel in 2013. Over the years, she has worked with fashion giants like Chanel, Escada, Ralph Lauren, Desigual, Andrew Marc, Victoria’s Secret, Marks and Spencer, Gap, Moët & Chandon, Hurley, Rampage, Reebok, Arrow, and Marco Bicego as well as graced the covers of French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Belgian, Danish, Swedish, Australian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Bulgarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Croatian, and Turkish Elle, French, Spanish, and Russian Marie Claire, British, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Mexican GQ, American, British, Australian, and Serbian Maxim, and Esquire. Moreover, she was ranked number #1 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list of 2012.
Hod HaSharon, Israel
Bar Refaeli may have hardly studied as she started modeling and appearing in commercials when she was around 8 months.
Model and occasional actress
- Father – Rafi Refaeli (Horse stable owner)
- Mother – Tzipora “Tzipi” Levine (Model)
- Others – Benjamin Levin (Maternal Grandfather), Pnina Drabski (Maternal Grandmother)
Bar Refaeli has been signed with –
- Models 1
- Stockholmsgruppen Models
- Marilyn Agency – Paris
- Model Management – Hamburg
- 3D Model Agency – Cape Town
- IMG Models – Milan
- UNO Barcelona
- PARS Management – Munich
- One Management – New York
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth had been $25 Million
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
58 kg or 128 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Bar Refaeli has dated –
- David Charvet (2004 – 2004) – David Charvet is a French singer and actor who first met on the sets of Baywatch. They dated briefly in 2004 and then moved on to other suitable partners.
- Leonardo DiCaprio (December 2005 – June 2009) (2010 – May 2011) – Leonardo and Refaeli first met at a party thrown by Irish Rock Outfit, U2 in Las Vegas in December 2005. They went on dating from that instant and Leonardo also visited the supermodel’s hometown Israel. Though, this 3 and half years-long relationship came to end in 2009. After a 6-month break, the couple dated again. But, this time they stayed out of the public eye. “I don’t need to strike poses with him in front of the cameras”, said Refaeli.
- Chace Crawford (July 2009 – December 2009) – American actor and “Gossip Girl” principal Christopher Chace Crawford and supermodel Bar Refaeli dated for about 6 months. This relationship ended in December 2009.
- Teddy Sagi (2009) – It was RUMORed that she was romantically involved with Teddy Sagi in the year 2009.
- Ricardo Mansur (2009) – There were RUMORs that she had a fling with Brazilian socialite Ricardo Mansur in July 2009.
- David Fisher (July 2011 – 2011) (See Pic) – From July 2011 onwards, the Israeli model dated Israeli businessman David Fisher. She was seen with him in Israel and later St. Tropez. They have now called it quits.
- Omri Casspi (2011) – Bar was rumored to be dating professional basketball player Omri Casspi in 2011 after some pictures surfaced on the internet in which they were seen getting cozy in each other’s company.
- Aito De La Rua (2012) – RUMOR
- Shaun White (2012) – American snowboarder, Shaun White dated this Israeli model for a couple of months in 2012. It was confirmed by NY Daily News.
- Adi Ezra (2013-Present) – According to the local newspaper Israel HaYom, Bar was introduced to Israeli businessman Adi Ezra through mutual friends in 2013, and since then, they are an item. After dating for about two years, the couple got engaged in March 2015. On September 24, 2015, she married Adi in Israel. They have 3 children together – 2 daughters named Liv Ezra (b. 2016) and Elle Ezra (b. 2017), and a son named David Ezra (b. 2020).
Race / Ethnicity
Bar Refaeli is of Sephardi Jewish and Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
35-24-35 in or 89-60-89 cm
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU)
- She did advertisements for Accessorize, Aldo Coppola, Andrew Marc, Chanel Make-Up, El Corte Inglés, Escada ‘Especially’ fragrance, Fox, Gap, Garnier, Guerlain ‘L’Instant Magic’ fragrance, Hurley Swimwear, Irit, Luisa Cerano, Marco Bicego, Marks & Spencer, Mayden Natural Water, Morellato, Naulover, O’Neill, Otto, Passionata Lingerie, Peter Hahn, Pupa, Ralph Lauren, Rampage, Recarlo, Reebok, Sean John ‘I Am King’ fragrance, Teleno, True Religion, Victoria’s Secret, Yamamay.
- In January 2013, she was featured in Go Daddy‘s “Super Bowl” commercial
- In November 2022, Bar was announced as the new Xti ambassador.
Best Known For
Appearing in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012
Bar Refaeli starred in a psychological thriller English language film Session premiered on January 18, 2011, in Israel.
First TV Show
Bar Refaeli has done various TV shows as well. Her first one was the Israeli TV series Pick Up in 2005.
She has done various fashion shows and the first one was Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2007. In that, she walked the ramp for Clips, Peter Hahn, Pronovias.
Bar Refaeli follows an intense workout inspired by Krav Maga, a martial arts-based practice originally used by the Israeli army. This basically involves lots of kicking. Her trainer mixes up the different techniques for working out and never lets her feel bored. Readout more regarding her workout routine and diet plan.
Bar Refaeli Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Sushi, French Fries
- Favorite Singer – Michael Jackson
- Favorite Places – Israel, Jamaica, Hawaii
- Favorite Movies – White Chicks (2004), Dear John (2010)
- Favorite Bands – Paramore, Black Eyed Peas
- Favorite Songs – I Know You Want Me (Pitbull in 2009), Airplanes (Bruno Mars ft. Hayley Williams in 2010), Little Thing (Colbie Caillat in 2010), I Never Told You (Colbie Caillat), Whipping Out (Good Charlotte)
- Favorite Color – Black and Purple
- Favorite Accessories – Lip Gloss, Mascara, Lovely By Sarah Jessica Parker, J’adore Dior, Lancôme Juicy Gloss
Bar Refaeli Facts
- Bar Refaeli started modeling at the age of 8 months, appearing in commercials.
- Bar Refaeli and Dudi Balsar (former model) set up an E-commerce company called under.me to sell designer underwear in 2011.
- Bar Refaeli is the first Israeli model to be featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit magazine.
- She has a pet – Bella (Dog).
- She topped the list of Maxim’s Hot 100 Women in the World in 2012.
- Refaeli and film director Shahar Segal have agreed to do a free campaign under the slogan “One Bag Less” to reduce the use of plastic bags.
- She used to have braces as a kid, due to which she stopped her modeling in between until age 15.
- Bar Refaeli does smoking.
- She volunteers for Project Sunshine, a nonprofit organization providing free services and programs for children facing life-threatening illnesses.
- Bar also helps the animal lovers foundation Ahava.
- She was featured on the cover of Italian GQ’s war-themed May 2011 issue.
- In 2013, Bar was honored with the Vienna Fashion Award in the category of “Style-Icon”.
- She served as the host of The X Factor Israel in 2013.
- In March 2017, the Israeli Internet Association revealed that she was the 2nd most influential person on Israeli Instagram.
- In January 2019, Bar was suspected of tax evasion. In June 2020, due to the tax evasion charges, Refaeli was sentenced to 9 months of community service and was ordered to pay a fine of $720,000. She was also ordered to repay back taxes of $2.3 million.
- She is the owner of an iPad app called Mika Look. This app allows users to purchase the items that models are wearing.
- Bar is also one of the investors of MyCheck.