Being the next big thing can't last forever, even for the most beautiful women. So what do models do when it's time for a career change?
Many turn to other areas of fashion, designing clothing ranges and jewellery. Quite a few host modelling shows or become fashion commentators or brand ambassadors. But which one started a furniture line?
Charlize Theron (36): South African actress, at 16 she won a modelling contract at a local competition which forced her to move to Milan, Italy with her mother. Spending her younger years modelling in Europe, New York, Miami and Florida.