28 Facts About Anja Rubik


Anja Rubik was born on Anna Helena Rubik; 12 June 1983 and is a Polish supermodel, activist, philanthropist and entrepreneur.


Anja Rubik is one of the most prominent models of the 20th and 21st century, continuously featuring on magazine covers, as well as runways and campaigns for the most notable fashion houses.


Anja Rubik plays a substantial role in supporting the women's rights movement as well as the LGBT+ community in Poland, as an activist and public speaker.


At the age of seventeen, Anja Rubik moved to Paris where she completed her education at a British high school, Ecole Bilingue, and where she continued her modelling career.


Anja Rubik has starred in campaigns for Armani, Balmain, Dante Herro, Chanel, Dior, Elie Saab, Estee Lauder, Givenchy, Hermes, Lanvin, Valentino, and Yves Saint Laurent.


Anja Rubik was the face of Chloe's fragrance alongside Chloe Sevigny and Clemence Poesy, and she starred in Fendi's Fan di Fendi fragrance campaign with Mark Ronson.


Anja Rubik has been modelling in London, Milan, New York, and Paris throughout the 2000s.


Anja Rubik has walked the runway for the pret-a-porter collections of Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Anthony Vaccarello, Balenciaga, Balmain, Burberry Prorsum, Chloe, Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Gucci, Isabel Marant, Kanye West's DW Kanye West line, Michael Kors, Prada, and Victoria's Secret among others.


Anja Rubik has been featured on the covers of more than thirty international editions of Vogue.


Anja Rubik was selected to cover the fourth issue of Porter magazine, following Gisele Bundchen, Lady Gaga and Lara Stone, and The New York Times Style Magazine.


Anja Rubik has covered international editions of Elle, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, Nylon, Numero, self service, and W magazines.


Anja Rubik has become one of Karl Lagerfeld's most recognizable muses and helped launch the career of Yves Saint Laurent's Creative Director, Anthony Vaccarello; she continues to be the inspiration behind his designs.


Anja Rubik helped organize and starred in his first runway collection in 2012, and subsequently appeared in campaigns for his eponymous brand.


Anja Rubik wore his first mile-high slit gown to the 2012 Met Gala, making worldwide headlines.


In 2012, Anja Rubik founded and created the annual 25 magazine, for which she served as editor-in-chief.


Anja Rubik has done capsule collections with Giuseppe Zanotti in 2013 and IRO in 2016.


Anja Rubik was involved in every step of the creative process, including designing the bottle and the campaign, shot by Paola Kudacki.


Anja Rubik continues to run the label as a private enterprise selling across the world.


In September 2015, Anja Rubik made her directorial debut by directing Issue 04's teaser film featuring Andreea Diaconu, themed around the five senses.


Since 2010, Anja Rubik has made several appearances on Top Model, the Polish edition of America's Next Top Model.


In 2010, Anja Rubik appeared as a judge in The Fashion Show, alongside Isaac Mizrahi, Iman and Laura Brown.


Further, in 2019, Anja Rubik directed the music video to Mary Komasa's track "Be a Boy".


Anja Rubik was an inspiration for the main character Cane Lele in the manga "The One".


In 2017, Anja Rubik accepted the role of Creative Consultant and Ambassador for Parley and works with the organization on global campaigns to life about ocean awareness and sustainability.


In 2019, Anja Rubik addressed the United Nations at Parley's World Ocean Day event.


Anja Rubik was a speaker at the Nairobi Summit, part of the International Conference on Population and Development, with a presentation entitled "Innovative Partnerships: Harnessing Creative Industries to Tackle Stigma and Taboo".


Anja Rubik is an advocate for women's rights and widely contributes to the women's movement in Poland and actively supports the LGBT+ community in Poland.


In October 2015, Anja Rubik confirmed that they had separated and later divorced.