Bar Refaeli. biography
Born on June 4, 1985, in Hod HaSharon, Israel, model Bar Refaeli is best known for dating actor Leonardo DiCaprio and being on the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover. She started modeling at the age of 8 and began appearing in fashion campaigns for fashion brands like Castro when she was 15-years-old.
In 2007, Bar got her big break when she posed alongside Aerosmith in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her the first Israeli model to be featured in the magazine. Two years later, Bar was an official modeling superstar after showing up on the cover of the magazine's Swimsuit Issue half-naked and being honored by the Women's World Awards with the World Style Award in a part of her style and elegance.
After being ranked number 57 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women" 2010 list, Bar was moved up to number 97 in 2011 and voted number one on Maxim's "Hot 100" list in 2012.
Aside from modeling, Bar made her acting debut in the Israeli TV drama series Pick Up (2005) followed the TV series Eretz Nehederet (2008) and the drama Session (2011). She also served as a guest judge on Germany's Next Topmodel (2009) alongside host Heidi Klum.
Bar's most recent projects include, her own modeling TV reality series Million Dollar Shootingstar (2012) and making-out with actor Jesse Heiman in a GoDaddy Super Bowl XLVII ad.
Bar Refaeli Boyfriend & Dating History Timeline
Bar dated Baywatch "star" David Charvet for a small amount of time until she realized how hot she was.
December 2005 - June 2009
Bar first met actor Leonardo DiCaprio at a party thrown by the rock band U2 in Las Vegas. They immediately began dating with DiCaprio even traveling to her hometown in Israel. Bar later opened up on why the romance was rarely publicized, saying, "I don't need to strike poses with him in front of the cameras."
The relationship went strong for over three years, but eventually came to an end in 2009.
To get her mind off of DiCaprio, Bar rebounded with the founder of Platech and one of Israel's top 30 wealthiest men, Teddy Sagi, who is ten-years her senior.
July 2009 - December 2009
Further separating herself from DiCaprio, Bar hooked up with Gossip Girl cutie Chace Crawford for less than a year before searching for her next cute-but-not-so-cute-compared-to-Leo conquest.
2010 - May 2011
Turns out Bar's next conquest was DiCaprio himself. Bar later addressed their momentary split, saying, "It was a half year for which I am very grateful."
However, the two officially parted ways in May 2011.
July 2011 - Present
Rumors that Bar was dating Israeli property tycoon David Fisher began circulating when they attended the Italian wedding of Daniel Ofer together and later spotted getting touchy feely in St. Tropez.