Poppy Delevingne

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Poppy Delevingne
Delevingne in 2009
Poppy Angela Delevingne

(1986-05-03) 3 May 1986 (age 37)
London, England
Other namesPoppy Cook
  • Model
  • actress
Years active2004–present
James Cook
(m. 2014)
ParentCharles Delevingne (father)
RelativesCara Delevingne (sister)
Jocelyn Stevens (maternal grandfather)
Modelling information
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Hair colourBlonde
Eye colourBlue[1]

Poppy Angela Delevingne (born 3 May 1986)[3] is an English socialite, actress and model.

Family and personal life[edit]

Delevingne was born on 3 May 1986,[4] in London, one of three daughters of property developer Charles Hamar Delevingne and Pandora Anne Delevingne (née Stevens). She grew up in Belgravia and attended the independent Bedales School. She is the elder sister of retired model and actress Cara Delevingne.[5][6]

Delevingne's maternal grandfather was publishing executive and English Heritage chairman Sir Jocelyn Stevens,[7][8] the nephew of magazine publisher Sir Edward George Warris Hulton and the grandson of newspaper proprietor Sir Edward Hulton, 1st Baronet.[9][10] Her maternal grandmother Janie Sheffield, a granddaughter of the 6th Baronet Sheffield, was lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.[8][11] Through the Sheffield baronets, Delevingne is a direct descendant of Charlemagne, King of the Franks (36th great-grandfather),[12] William the Conqueror (26th great-grandfather),[13]James IV of Scotland (15th great-grandfather), Louis VIII, King of France (22th great-grandfather),[14] and William I, Prince of Orange (13th great-grandfather).[15]

Her paternal grandmother was the socialite The Hon. Angela Margo Hamar Greenwood and her paternal great-grandparents were the Canadian-born British politician Hamar Greenwood, 1st Viscount Greenwood and Margery Greenwood, Viscountess Greenwood.[8][16] Through one of her maternal great-great-grandfathers, Sir Lionel Lawson Faudel-Phillips, 3rd Baronet, Delevingne descends from the Anglo-Jewish Faudel-Phillips baronets; two of her ancestors on that line served as Lord Mayor of London.[17][18][19]

Delevingne is a muse and friend of fashion designer Matthew Williamson,[20][21] and previously shared a New York apartment with actress Sienna Miller.[5][22]

In October 2012, Delevingne became engaged to James Cook, a former model, who works for his family's aerospace company.[23][20][24] They were married in May 2014.[25] In March 2023, it was announced that Delevinge was dating Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece and Denmark, creating speculation that Delevingne and Cook have separated permanently.[26][27] but in December 2023 it was reported that Delevingne and Constantine-Alexios had broken up.


In 2004, Delevingne was featured on the music video "Sunday Morning" by Maroon 5, as the karaoke singer in Japan.[28]

Delevingne was spotted by Storm Management founder Sarah Doukas in 2008.[20]

She has modelled for brands such as Shiatzy Chen, Laura Ashley, Anya Hindmarch, Alberta Ferretti, and Burberry,[21][7] has walked the runway for brands including Julien Macdonald and Giles Deacon,[20] and has worked with photographers such as Terry Richardson.[5] Having caught the eye of designer Marc Jacobs, she became the face of the Louis Vuitton summer 2012 collection. Delevingne has graced the covers of Vogue (Turkey), Harper's Bazaar (Korea), Elle (Mexico, Ukraine, Korea, Norway) and Love.[21][7]

Delevingne is a Young Ambassador for the British Fashion Council,[21] a Chanel brand ambassador,[22][7][24] and serves as a spokesperson representing Jo Malone London.[29]

In 2017, Delevingne played the role of Clara Von Gluckfberg in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, and the role of Adrianna Colonna in The Aspern Papers directed by Julien Landais.[30]

In 2020 Delevingne teamed up with her sisters (the older Chloe and the younger Cara) to launch Della Vite, an award-winning, sustainably-produced, vegan range of Prosecco wines. This Italian beverage had long been a family favourite; the brand was named after the phrase "of the vine" (Della Vite in Italian and Delevingne in French).

In 2023 it was announced that Delevinge will appear in Rohit Karn Batra's drama The Gun on Second Street. Her role has yet to be announced.[31]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Boat That Rocked Model
Perfect Liberty Short film
2014 She's Funny That Way Macy's Greeter
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Fashion Show / Huki Muki Attendee
Elvis & Nixon Stewardess #4
2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Igraine
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Clara Von Gluckfberg
2018 The Aspern Papers Signora Colonna
2019 Bittersweet Symphony Abigail
2020 Spy Intervention Pam Grayson
2022 Assailant Zoe


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model Herself / Guest Judge Series 8, Episode: "Episode 10"
2015 I Live with Models Sophie Episode: "The Suit"
The Royals Tiara Episode: "We Are Pictures, or Mere Beasts"
2018 Genius Marie-Thérèse Walter Recurring role (season 2)
2019–2020 Riviera Daphne Eltham Main cast (series 2–3)

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Role Ref.
2004 "Sunday Morning" Maroon 5 Karaoke Singer [32]
2017 "Sing Out" Herself and Karen Elson Store Owner [33]



  1. ^ a b "Poppy Delevingne Profile at Storm Models". Storm Models. Archived from the original on 21 July 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Poppy Delevingne - Model".
  3. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 107th edition, vol. 2, ed. Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage Ltd, 2003, p. 3028
  4. ^ "About Poppy". Archived from the original on 20 March 2016. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  5. ^ a b c Blasberg, Derek (7 February 2010). "Poppy Delevingne: Fashion's It Girl". Harper's Bazaar. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  6. ^ Waite, Alicia (16 March 2011). "Model siblings: Poppy and Cara Delevingne". The Telegraph. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  7. ^ a b c d Waite, Alicia (17 February 2012). "Poppy Delevingne is Marc Jacobs' latest muse for Louis Vuitton". The Telegraph. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  8. ^ a b c Herrmann, Joshi (29 November 2012). "The divine Delevingnes: Cara Delevingne's society family". Evening Standard. London. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  9. ^ Gundle, Stephen (2008). Glamour: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-921098-5. The Queen was a house magazine of the British landed and moneyed classes that was bought in 1957 by Jocelyn Stevens. Nephew of Edward Hulton, the publisher of Britain's post-war illustrated weekly, Picture Post, Stevens gradually reinvented the magazine.
  10. ^ Bennett, Will (27 October 1992). "Dictatorial approach by Stevens that rarely leaves feathers unruffled". The Independent. Retrieved 27 August 2013. For much of his life, those jobs were in journalism. His mother was a member of the Hulton Press dynasty from which he inherited an enthusiasm for the printed word and a pounds 1m fortune.
  11. ^ Nelson, Karin (February 2013). "Heavenly Creature". W Magazine. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  12. ^ "Family relationship of Cara Delevingne and Charlemagne via Charlemagne". famouskin.com. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
  13. ^ "Family relationship of Cara Delevingne and William the Conqueror via William the Conqueror". famouskin.com. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
  14. ^ "Cara Delevingne Family Group | Louis VIII, King of France | Ahnentafel No: 29362324 (88081)". famouskin.com. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  15. ^ "Cara Delevingne Family Group | William I, Prince of Orange | Ahnentafel No: 63726 (88081)". famouskin.com. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  16. ^ Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's peerage, baronetage & knightage, clan chiefs, Scottish feudal barons (107th ed.). Wilmington: Burke's Peerage & Gentry. ISBN 978-0-9711966-2-9. Search website for "Delevingne" for snippet view.
  17. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 107th edition, vol. 2, ed. Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage Ltd, 2003, p. 1656
  18. ^ "John Sheffield". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  19. ^ Rubens, Alfred (1949). Anglo Jewish Coats of Arms: Being a List of Armorial Bearings in Current Use... Jewish Historical Society of England.
  20. ^ a b c d Kilcooley-O'Halloran, Scarlett (23 October 2012). "Style File – Poppy Delevingne". Vogue. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  21. ^ a b c d Milligan, Lauren (15 February 2012). "Poppy Delevingne for Louis Vuitton Pre – Marc Jacobs". Vogue. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  22. ^ a b Niven, Lisa (30 April 2012). "When Poppy Met Sienna". Vogue. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  23. ^ Slater, Sasha (12 January 2015). "In full bloom: Interview with Poppy Delevingne". Town&Country. Archived from the original on 31 August 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  24. ^ a b Bergin, Olivia (9 October 2012). "Poppy Delevingne engaged following a very bespoke proposal". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  25. ^ Gicas, Peter (16 May 2014). "Inside Poppy Delevingne's Wedding: Sister Cara Delevingne Serves as Maid of Honor at Star-Studded Ceremony—See the Pics!". E! Online. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  26. ^ "Prince William's godson pictured holding hands with supermodel Poppy Delevingne". Hello!. 18 February 2023. Retrieved 24 April 2023.
  27. ^ "Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece shares romantic sun-kissed photo of Poppy Delevingne". Hello!. 15 March 2023. Retrieved 24 April 2023.
  28. ^ "Who is Poppy Delevingne? Meet Cara's Older Sister". Life & Style. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  29. ^ "Meet Poppy Delevingne - Jo Malone London".
  30. ^ McNary, Dave (4 August 2017). "Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joins Vanessa Redgrave in Period Drama 'The Aspern Papers'". Variety. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  31. ^ Lang, Brent (3 May 2023). "Poppy Delevingne Starring in Rohit Karn Batra's Drama 'The Gun on Second Street' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  32. ^ "Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning (Official Music Video)". Retrieved 11 November 2018 – via YouTube.
  33. ^ "Poppy Delevingne and Karen Elson sing in a Jo Malone music video". Harper's Bazaar. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2020.

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