Emily Ratajkowski – ‘Nudity isn’t something people should take offense to.’
Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski was born in 1991 (London, England). American parents, Kathleen (Balgley), a professor, and John David Ratajkowski, a painter. She is of British Isles, German, Polish, and Jewish ancestry. Emily was raised in Encinitas, California, near San Diego. She traveled a lot, and also spent some of her childhood in Ireland and Mallorca. As Emily mentioned herself because of her name and her look, people would say ‘ ‘Wow, I expected broken English or a British accent.’
Emily Ratajkowski started modeling when she was not younger than 12 years old. She has a mom who’s a feminist. Her mom is an English professor, an intellectual. She really gave her the equipment to understand that she can celebrate yourself without putting yourself down or needing to apologize for the way she look. She believes that this attitude is really crucial for a model. As Emily stated herself: ”I think I had really good parents. I got really lucky. They said, ‘You’re a woman; enjoy yourself and believe that you can do things.”’
She continued to attend school but, after one year at UCLA, majoring in Fine Art, she decided to concentrate on becoming a model. After shootings with Tony Duran, she became recognized as a fashion model. Later, she was on the cover of “GQ Turkey” and appeared in Robin Thicke’s music video, “Blurred Lines”. This music video gathered her notoriety and fame. Ratajkowski especially got know as a sex symbol. In October 2013, Esquire magazine named Ratajkowski “Woman of the Year”, over online fan vote finalist Jennifer Lawrence. In the same year, Rolling Stone magazine listed her among its twenty hottest sex symbols.
As an actress, she played “Tasha” on the “Nickelodeon” series, iCarly (2007), and the mistress of Ben Affleck’s character in the thriller Gone Girl (2014). She also appeared in the film version of Entourage (2015), and co-starred with Zac Efron in the musical drama We Are Your Friends (2015).
She is a huge star on social media too. At the moment she has over 8.6 million followers on Instagram: @emrata
Her Facebook page comment section gets blown away by funny comments and pictures left by men. You can check those bellow:
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