Caroline Maria Winberg (born March 27, 1985) is a Swedish model and actress.
Early life [ edit ]
Caroline Winberg was born in
Sollentuna, Sweden. Winberg, a tomboy and aspiring professional football player in her youth for AIK from Solna a suburb north Stockholm, was en route to football training when scout Cesar Wintland spotted the 15-year-old and suggested that she consider a career in modelling. [1 ]
Winberg began her modeling career at age sixteen, and a year later was booking local gigs and appearing in promotional spots for regional companies. She soon caught the eye of several well-known agencies – including Women Model Management, Why Not Milan and Dominique Brussels – and found herself in campaigns for designers such as
Valentino, Versace, Oscar de la Renta, Escada, and Armani. She has also been in campaigns for D&G, Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas by Stella McCartney, Rolex, Chloé, Armani, Ralph Lauren and Neiman Marcus, and has graced the covers of several international editions of . She has appeared in the Vogue Victoria's Secret Fashion Show each year since 2005. She also appeared in Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief runway show for The White Ribbon Alliance to raise funds for mothers in Haiti in 2010. She made her acting début in the 2011 film , appearing alongside Limitless Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. Winberg is the host of Sweden's Next Top Model, Cycle 6. Caroline is also one of the three supermodel coaches on The Face UK.
References [ edit ]
^ Oak, Henry (22 July 2012). "Caroline Winberg" (in Swedish). Cafe . Retrieved 15 December 2012.
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