Melissa Baker

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Melissa Baker
Melissa Baker Photographed by Ed Kavishe for fashionwirepress.jpg
Melissa Baker
Born (1987-10-06) October 6, 1987 (age 32)
Modeling information
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlue

Melissa Baker is an American model who appeared in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.[1]


Melissa Baker was born in Akron, Ohio, and grew up in nearby Cuyahoga Falls,[2] graduating from Stow-Munroe Falls High School.[3] She had been a competitive gymnast in her youth.[4] Her family, which is at least partly Greek in origin, still resides in Ohio. Her mother's name is Becky,[5] and she has a twin brother, Brandon.[citation needed]


Baker is considered curvaceous.[6] She is represented by Click Model Agency in New York and Los Angeles, and by Women's Model Management in Milan and Paris.[7]

She has modelled for Abercrombie & Fitch, Express, McDonald's, Sisley and appeared on the cover of Bridal Magazine.[7] Baker has been photographed by Bruce Weber, Terry Richardson, Sylvia Krivickova, Richard Phibbs, Raphael Mazzucco, Antoine Vergas, Miko Lim and many more. She has appeared in V and Maxim. She walked for the Malan Breton Spring 2009 Runway collection during New York Fashion Week.



  1. ^ "Melissa Baker". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
  2. ^ Heldenfels, Rich (2008-02-15). "The Heldenfiles". Akron Beacon Journal. Newsbank. Retrieved 2009-01-15.
  3. ^ "Local model appears in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition". Stow Sentry. Record Publishing Co, LLC. 2008. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2009.
  4. ^ "Melissa Baker's Q&A". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
  5. ^ Nudd, Garrett (2008-02-16). "Congratulations Melissa Baker!". Retrieved 2008-02-18.
  6. ^ "Haute Buzz". LLC. 2007-02-02. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
  7. ^ a b "Melissa Baker". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 2008-02-15.

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