M odel, actress and activist Emily Ratajkowski is quickly establishing herself as one of the most talked-about faces in fashion and film. In 2014, she was seen in her first major movie role, playing Andie in Gone Girl, the David Fincher-directed adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling mystery novel. It was released nationwide by 20th Century Fox and New Regency in October 2014, to critical, award and box office acclaim. In 2015, she starred in two films for Warner Bros – opposite Zac Efron in coming-of-age drama We Are Your Friends and as Adrien Grenier’s love interest in Entourage: The Movie.
Ratajkowski was most recently seen in Joe Swanberg’s anthology series Easy for Netflix. Upcoming films include Cruise, written and directed by Rob Siegel (The Wrestler), Anthony Byrne’s psychological thriller In Darkness and the thriller-romance Lying & Stealing opposite Theo James.
Over recent years, Ratajkowski has seen exponential success in her modeling career, where she has claimed the covers of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Spain, Vogue Germany, Madame Figaro, GQ, and Glamour Magazine, as well as InStyle’s British, Australian and American editions. She has become a subject of choice for renowned fashion photographers including Inez and Vinoodh, Mert & Marcus, David Sims, Mario Testino, and Giampaolo Sgura, among others. Ratajkowski has since appeared in advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Jason Wu, Twinset, Rag & Bone, and has her own capsule collection with the luxury Australian swimwear house, Amore & Sorvete.
She was born in London and raised in Encinitas, California. Her parents are both artists; her father a painter and her mother an English professor and writer. Their careers lead Ratajkowski to live and travel throughout Europe at a young age, spending much of her time in Ireland and Spain.
She splits her time between Los Angeles and New York City.