Net Worth: $20 Million
Occasional actress, businesswoman and model Bar Refaeli is an Israeli with an estimated net worth of $20 million in 2012.
Born on Israel on June 4, 1985, Bar Refaeli started her modeling career before she turned 8 months after starring in a TV commercial. At age 15, she began appearing on campaigns for some renowned fashion brands like Milky, Pilpel and Castro.
In 2000, she became a recipient of Model of The Year award in an Israeli beauty pageant. Starting at age 18, Bar Refaeli has exposed herself in some famous magazines like Maxim, GQ (Italy) and ELLE (France). Posing with the Aerosmith rock band, Refaeli debuted in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2007 and two years later, she appeared as the cover girl. As a model, she has endorsed various commercial brans including Besni, Accessorize, Subaru, Marco Bicego (an Italian jewelry line), Rampage and Garnier International.
Her natural sense of style, compassion and elegance earned her a World Style Award, from Women’s World Award in March 2009. She was also named by FHM as one of its 100 Sexiest Women. She was the 42nd sexiest in 2008, 57th in 2010, and 97th in 2011. On the other hand, Maxim named Refaeli as its #1 sexiest woman in the world in 2012.
As an actress and TV personality, Refaeli has appeared on shows like Pick Up (2005), Tommy Hilfiger Presents Ironic Iconic America (2008), House of Style (2009), Germany’s Next Topmodel (guest judge) and Million Dollar Shootingstar (2012). As a businesswoman, Refaeli partnered with a former model and attorney Dudi Balsar, in setting up an e-commerce business, Under.me, which sells designer underwear.