Louis Reard, a French engineer, introduced the modern day two-piece bikini to the world on July 5th, 1946. The first model to wear the two-piece bikini was Micheline Bernardini. The bikini was very controversial when first introduced and was actually banned in most parts of the world. It has gone on to become accepted in the Western Culture. Hollywood celebrities also played an important role in helping the bikini gain acceptance. In 1953, actress Brigitte Bardot turned many heads when she was photographed on the beach in a sexy bikini during the Cannas Film Festival. In 1962, Ursula Andress emerged from the water in a white bikini in the film, James Bond Dr. No. This scene is widely regarded as one of the most iconic scenes in fashion and film history. Many of these early celebs, such as Raquel Welch and Annette Funicello, could have certainly made millions as bikini models.
Nowadays, it’s much more common to see stunning and beautiful celebrities flaunting their bodies in a sexy bikini. Many of the top actresses, singers and reality TV stars participate in modeling and photoshoots. However, the claim to fame of the celebrities listed below wasn’t being a breathtaking model or appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition. They are successful and very talented actresses, singers and MMA fighters. If they wanted to, they probably could make millions of dollars as bikini models. Sometimes they are photographed while enjoying a day at the beach or maybe they posted a sizzling picture on Instagram. They just have incredible bodies. Here is a look at 12 Hollywood celebrities who Should be bikini models.
12) Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie is quickly taking Hollywood by storm. The beautiful actress had her first breakthrough with the Australian TV series Neighbours. She’s moved onto a film career and has appeared in several films, such as The Wolf Of Wall Street and Focus. She will be starring in the upcoming DC film Suicide Squad as Harley Quinn. She will also star as Jane in the upcoming Tarzan Film. Margot Robbie has been seen flaunting her stellar body in a sexy bikini on the beach. Her toned and sexy frame turns heads and makes jaws drop. Had she wanted to, she clearly could have made millions being a bikini model.
11) Katy Perry
Katy Perry is considered to be a sex symbol. She is a singer known for her unique and evolving fashion sense. She has released several critically and commercially acclaimed singles, such as “I Kissed A Girl”, “Teenage Dream” and “Firework”. Elle Magazine described her body as “being sketched by a teenage boy.” If she wanted, Katy could quit her career and just focus on flaunting her sexy body. She posted pictures on her Instagram, of her soaking up the sun in a bikini. She had her Instagram followers buzzing after those pictures went up. If Katy wanted to she could probably give up her international singing career and just focus on selling millions of Katy Perry Swimsuit calendars.
10) Nina Dobrev
Nina Dobrev is a beautiful and talented actress. Instead of becoming an actress though, she could have started her career as a bikini model. She is best known for her roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation and The Vampire Diaries. She’s also moved on to a film career and appeared in the films The Perks Of Being A Wallflower and Let’s Be Cops. Not too long ago, she was photographed having the time of her life on a yacht. She was seen flaunting her sexy curves and toned body. This young actress is on the rise in Hollywood and should consider a full time career being a bikini model.
9) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson is an actress best known for her roles in Almost Famous, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days and Skelton Key. She also appeared in the hit FOX musical comedy, Glee. She is the daughter of Goldie Hawn. She co-founded an athletic clothing line, Fabletics. She is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful celebrities. She has been seen on the beach showing off her sexy bikini body. Not too long ago the gorgeous celeb posted sizzling hot pictures of her soaking up the sun in Greece. Of course, she is looking absolutely breathtaking while flaunting her body in a sexy bikini. Clearly, Kate Hudson could take on a whole new career as a bikini model.
8) Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is an actress and singer. She became well known after her role on the Disney series, Wizards Of Waverly Palace. She’s also appeared in several films, including Ramona and Beezus, Monte Carlo and Spring Breakers. She also released her debut album Star Dance, which produced the single, “Come and Get it.” She is widely regarded as one of the hottest rising stars in Hollywood. She spent a majority of the controversial film Spring Breakers, running around in a sexy bikini that had everyone buzzing. She has a stunning body that is toned and curvy. She clearly should consider a career as a bikini model.
7) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is an actress and director. She’s made millions of dollars and starred in some of the biggest movies of all time. However, her bikini body proves that if she wanted to, she could have probably made millions just by being a bikini model. Natalie Portman has appeared in several highly successful films, such as The Star Wars Prequel, Thor, V for Vendetta and Black Swan. She won an Academy Award for her role in the critically and commercially acclaimed film, Black Swan. The beautiful Natalie has been photographed several times flaunting her stunning body in a bikini. In 2012, she was even photographed strutting around the beach in a sexy bikini a year after giving birth. Not that anyone is complaining, but Natalie Portman could have started her career as a bikini model.
6) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence is one of the most beloved Hollywood stars right now. She has appeared in several critically and commercially acclaimed films, such as American Hustle, The Hunger Games movies and The X-Men series. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film, Silver Linings Playbook. She was listed on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Elle Magazine named her the Most Powerful Woman and in 2014, Forbes Listed her as the second highest paid actress. She also appeared in FHM‘s 100 Sexiest Women List. She’s widely regarded as one of the most beautiful celebrities.
Rihanna is one of the best selling solo artists of all time. She has released several critically and commercially acclaimed albums, such as Music Under The Sun, Rated R and Unapologetic. She is widely regarded as a sex symbol and one of the most beautiful celebs of all time. She constantly steals the show with her incredible talent and breathtaking beauty. She’s appeared in several sizzling bikini pictures that prove that she could make a career out of just being a bikini model. She also has millions of her followers drooling over her sizzling and sexy bikini pictures posted to her Instagram.
4) Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is a singer, actress, dancer and sex symbol. She’s truly done it all. Jennifer Lopez had her first big opportunity as a Fly Girl in the sketch comedy, In Living Color. She focused on her acting career and has appeared in several films, such as Selena, Out of Sight and The Wedding Planner. She’s also had a very successful music career and released the albums, On The 6, J-Lo and A.K.A. She is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful celebs in Hollywood. J-Lo has stated in an interview that she believes she looks hotter in her mid-40s than she did in her 20s. J-Lo showed off her toned and curvy body on the cover of Us Weekly that had readers all over the world drooling. The cover proves that J-Lo is suited to be a bikini model.
3) Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick is a talented and incredibly gorgeous actress. She might be unaware of the fact that she could certainly make millions just by being a bikini model. She has appeared in several critically and commercially acclaimed films, such as Up In The Air, The Twilight Saga and Pitch Perfect. Her pitch isn’t the only thing that’s perfect. Anna Kendrick has appeared in several magazine spreads showing off her incredibly sexy body in a bikini. She’s also been photographed strutting around the beach with all eyes glued to her. The stunning actress could give up everything and focus on a career modeling bikinis. However, she has stated that she feels lucky knowing that she never had to depend on her looks for success.
2) Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey is one of the few women who men both fantasize about, and are also terrified of at the same time. Ronda Rousey is a Mixed Martial Artist who currently competes in the UFC. She is the first and reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She is one of the most dominant MMA fighters of all time. She is currently undefeated and has won the last 11 of her 12 fights in the first round. She has now crossed over to film and appeared in The Expendables 3, Furious 7 and The Entourage Movie. She appeared in an athlete themed photoshoot in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition showing off her smoking hot body in a bikini. Her sexy curves and toned body had many people buzzing. She proved in the pictorial that had she not been an a** kicker, she certainly could have been a bikini model.
Beyonce is one of the best selling artists of all time. She is widely regarded as a sex symbol and one of the most beautiful celebrities alive. Beyonce rose to fame as a member of the girl-group Destiny’s Child. She embarked on a highly successful solo career. She has released several critically and commercially acclaimed albums, such as Dangerously In Love, I am…Sasha Fierce and Beyoncé. She has won 20 Grammy Awards, and has also appeared in films such as Dreamgirls, Obsessed and Cadillac Records. People Magazine named her one of the Most Beautiful People. She’s done some modeling and has appeared in bikini shoots. Her H&M Bikini advertisement had everyone buzzing and talking about her sexy curves and toned body. Perhaps, Queen B should consider focusing on a career as a bikini model.