Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (born 18 April 1987) is an English model and actress. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret, formerly being one of their brand “Angels”, for being the face of Burberry’s 2011 brand fragrance “Burberry Body”, for her work with M&S, and, most recently, for her artistic collaboration with denim-focused fashion brand Paige.
Moving into acting, she became known for her supporting roles as Carly Spencer in the 2011 film Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third installment in the Transformers film series, and as The Splendid Angharad in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
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While a 15-year-old student, she undertook work experience at London West End-based model agency Profile, before taking her GCSEs. Signed after leaving school in summer 2003 aged 16, her first modelling session was for a Levi’s jeans commercial.
She got her first big break in January 2004 when she travelled to New York City for a shoot with Teen Vogue.
She later made her catwalk début alongside Naomi Campbell in New York City in Spring 2004, and was then photographed by Bruce Weber for Abercrombie & Fitch.
In May 2010, it was announced that Huntington-Whiteley would become the new female lead in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, released 29 June 2011, replacing Megan Fox.
She had previously worked with the film’s director, Michael Bay, on a Victoria’s Secret commercial. MTV Networks’ NextMovie.com named her one of the “Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011”.
Prior to the film’s release, she won the “Female Star of Tomorrow” award at the 2011 CinemaCon Awards.
Since 2010, she has been in a relationship with actor Jason Statham. In January 2016, her representative confirmed they had become engaged. On February 9, 2017, she announced that she is pregnant with the couple’s first child.