Jacqui Ainsley

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Jacqui Ainsley
Born (1981-11-28) 28 November 1981 (age 33)
Southend, Essex, England
Partner(s) Guy Ritchie
(2010–present; engaged)
Children 3
Modelling information
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Brown
Measurements 34C-24-35 (in)
86C-61-89 (cm)
Dress size 8(UK), 4(US), 34(EU)
Manager Premier Model Management, London (mother agency)
Heffner Model Management, Seattle
Modelwerk, Hamburg
IQ Models, Istanbul
Flair Model Management, Vienna

Jacqui Ainsley (born 28 November 1981) is an English model from Southend in Essex,[1] signed to the Premier Model Management agency in London.[1]


Ainsley was discovered by a Premier model scout in Oxford Street in 2002 while shopping.[1] Ainsely quickly signed with other top agencies including Elite Models in New York, Elite Models in Miami, Elite Models in Barcelona, Elite Models in Amsterdam, Joy Models in Milan, Modelwerk in Hamburg, Starz People in Hong Kong, Heffner Management in Seattle, and IQ Models in Istanbul.[citation needed]

Since then, she has landed campaigns with Lynx, Samsung, Sunsilk, Virgin Atlantic, ASOS, Myla Lingerie, Swissotel, Tia Lusso, Elle Macpherson, as well as being featured in the opening credits for the James Bond film Die Another Day.[1] She has appeared in editorials for Tatler, Night & Day, Essentials Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Once. She has graced the covers of Night & Day, Stuff, The Sunday Times Travel, You Magazine, GP Live as well as modeling book. "A Model for Living"[citation needed]

In 2010, Ainsley did the body motion capture work of photo-journalist Madison Paige in Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 3 game Heavy Rain by French developer Quantic Dream. The character's body, face, and physical movements were based on Ainsley's using motion capture technology. The voice work for character Madison Paige was done by American actress Judi Beecher.[2]

In February 2010, Ainsley was featured in editorial for British Tatler called 'Guys Doll' which was photographed by Huggy Ragnarsson. She is currently signed to Premier Model Management in London, Modelwerk in Hamburg, Flair Model Management in Vienna, The Agency Artist Management in Bern, and IQ Models in Istanbul.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Ainsley grew up in Essex with her mother Janet, an English teacher and film teacher father Robert. Prior to signing with Premier Model Management, she attended Essex University for accounting. Upon signing with Premier, she became an in demand model and dropped her courses. Ainsley is a supporter of Cancer Research UK, the NSPCC and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.[citation needed]

In 2002, Ainsley began dating Pop Idol runner up Darius Danesh after starring in his music video.[4] The two lived together in Fulham until they broke up in June 2004.[5] Following her high profile romance, Ainsley kept a relatively low profile and worked at establishing herself as a top model.[citation needed]

Ainsley is engaged to Guy Ritchie with whom she has three children; a boy Rafael (born 5 September 2011), daughter Rivka (born 29 November 2012) and her second son, Levi (born 8 July 2014). [6]


  1. ^ a b c d Bio on Jacqui Ainsley's website
  2. ^ Heavy Rain interview
  3. ^ Jacqui Ainsley Profile on FMD – Jacqui Ainsley pictures / images. Fashionmodeldirectory.com (1981-11-28). Retrieved on 2011-03-18.
  4. ^ "A net gain for Darius". The Sun. 2007-07-30. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  5. ^ Farman, Henry (September 6, 2011). "Guy Ritchie, Jacqui Ainsley welcomes a baby boy". MJB Star. 
  6. ^ "Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley enjoying family life after she gives birth to third child". Hello! Magazine. July 8, 2014. 

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