English model and actress. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret and Burberry, and also for her role as Carly Spencer in the 2011 film Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third installment in the Transformers film series.
Huntington-Whiteley was born at theFreedom Fields Hospital, in Plymouth, Devon. Her mother, Fiona (née Jackson), is a fitness instructor, and her father, Charles Andrew Huntington-Whiteley, is a chartered surveyor. Her paternal great-great-grandfather was politician Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet; Herbert’s son, Eric, married Rosie’s great-grandmother, Enid Kohn, who was from a family of Polish Jews who emigrated to Britain in the 1870s. Rosie’s other paternal great-grandfather, Jacob Franks, was a prominent surgeon in Sussex.
Huntington-Whiteley grew up on a farm in Tavistock, Devon. At secondary school, she was bullied and teased at school for having a double-barrelled name, small breasts and full lips. Her first modelling session was at sixteen, posing for a Levi’s commercial. In 2004, Huntington-Whiteley was photographed by Bruce Weber for Abercrombie & Fitch.