Bar Refaeli (born June 4, 1985) is an Israeli Supermodel, Television Host, Actress, and Businesswoman from Hod HaSharon, Israel. She is one of the most successful and famous models that come from Israel. Furthermore, the 33-year-old supermodel is the host of The X Factor Israel since 2013.
She started modeling when Bar was just a baby of eight months. Moreover, the model also acted in small commercials during the initial days of her career. Refaeli won the “Model of the Year” award by an Israeli beauty pageant in 2000.
She was just 15-year-old at that time. In addition, Bar also appeared in editorials for Spanish, Russian, French, American, Italian, and Ukrainian Elle. In her career, the supermodel featured in numerous magazines like Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Spanish Vogue, British, Russian, Australian, and Vietnamese Harper’s Bazaar.
The TV host also won the “World Style Award“. It was presented by the Women’s World Awards in 2009. Recently, Bar charged with tax evasion and money laundering. According to a source, Refaeli attempted to cover more than $6 million USD from tax authorities.
Moreover, the model has been under investigation for years. She tried to fool Israel tax authorities by claiming that her primal residence is in the USA.
In fact, Bar also telling the U.S. authorities that she lived in Israel. According to officials, Bar declared to be living in the USA with Leonardo DiCaprio. However, at the time she was really living in Tel Aviv under a family member’s name.
Refaeli’s parents are also expected to be charged with money laundering and tax evasion. Her lawyer “Moshe Mizrahi” said Bar hasn’t hidden anything from the authorities.
Profile, Parents & Before Fame
The supermodel was born on the 4th of June 1985 in Hod HaSharon, Israel. As of 2018, Bar Refaeli’s age is 33 years old. The model’s mother Tzipi Levine (former model) worked as a very successful model in 1970s.
Furthermore, Bar’s father name is Rafael Refaeli. The businesswoman’s parents were both born in Israel, and her grandparents were immigrants from Europe. Bar belongs to Sephardic Jewish and Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
Moreover, she starred in commercial ads when Bar was just a baby because of her mom’s contacts. Later, she quit modeling for a while. At the age of 15, Refaeli started working as a professional model.
Personal Life, Spouse & Boyfriend
Bar started her relationship with her ex-boyfriend “David Charvet” (French actor, singer, and model). Later, the model dated and married her first husband “Arik Weinstein”. The couple stayed together from 2003 to 2005.
Furthermore, she started an affair with Leonardo DiCaprio in November 2005. The former couple first met at a party in Las Vegas. However, their relationship ended in 2011. Later, Refaeli engaged to Adi Ezra (Israeli businessman) in March 2015.
Moreover, the love partner tied the knot on 24 September 2015 in Israel. They also share two daughters together. The model’s baby girl named Liv Ezra was born in August 2016. The couple’s second daughter Elle Ezra was born on 20 October 2017.