Agyness Deyn is a popular fashion model and actress from Littleborough, near Rochdale in Greater Manchester. She has appeared in advertisements for several high profile fashion brands like Blugirl by Blumarine, Burberry, Cacharel, Doc Martens, Gianfranco Ferré, Shiseido, and Giorgio Armani. Furthermore, she has been featured on numerous magazines like Vogue, Pop, Grazia, Time, and many others. Her acting credits include ‘Clash of the Titans,’ ‘Electricity,’ ‘Patient Zero,’ and ‘The Titan.’
Agyness Deyn was born on the 16th of February 1983, in Littleborough, Greater Manchester, England. She is currently 36 years old.
|Birth Name||Laura Michelle Hollins|
|Date of Birth||February 16, 1983|
|Place of Birth||Littleborough, Greater Manchester, England|
|Age||36 years old|
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Family and Education
Agyness Deyn was born second of three children to parents Ken Hollins and Lorraine. Her father worked at Royal Mail while her mother worked as an ENT Nurse at Liverpool Hope Hospital. She has two siblings, one older and one younger sister named Emily.
For education, Agyness attended All Saints Roman Catholic High School, Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School and Sixth Form in Waterfoot, Rossendale, Lancashire, England.
Agyness Deyn Husband
Deyn has been married twice. Her first marriage was with American actor Giovanni Ribisi, which lasted for three years from 2012 to 2015. The couple broke up in December 2014 with their divorce being finalized in February 2015.
She married hedge fund manager Joel McAndrew in New York on August 28, 2016. The two have been living together in New York.
Apart from these relationships, Deyn has had dated musician Josh Hubbard from 2004 to 2008, musician Albert Hammond Jr. for a year from 2008 until 2009, Alex Greenwald in 2009, Miles Kane in 2009 and actor James Franco in 2011.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Shoe Size||9 (US) / 39.5 (EU) / 6.5 (UK)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) / 36 (EU)|
|Distinctive Features||Short Blonde Hair|
Thin Body Frame
Agyness Deyn made her first catwalk appearance in Ready to wear – Autumn/ Winter 2006 fashion show where she walked the runway for such designers and fashion houses as Alice McCall, Evisu, John Richmond, Kei Kagami, Laura Biagiotti, Osman Yousefzada, Roberto Menichetti, and Trussardi.
Deyn landed her first acting gig, playing Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty, love, and sex in the 2010 film Clash of the Titans.
Though Agyness Deyn hasn’t released a full-length studio album to this date, she has released a few tracks. She is known for being the member of the now defunct band “Lucky Knitwear”.
Deyn provided vocals for the single “Who” by Five O’Clock Heroes as well as featured in the music video for the same. She can also be heard in the starting seconds of Rihanna’s music video for “We Found Love”.
As a high-profile fashion model, she has done endorsement works for many brands and designers including Adidas, Anna Sui Beauty, Armani jeans, Blugirl by Blumarine, Burberry, Cacharel, Calvin Klein ‘CK One’ fragrance, Campaign, Culture Call, Doc Martens, Emporio Armani underwear, Galliano, Gareth Pugh, GF Ferré, Giles Deacon ‘Gold’, Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier ‘Ma Dame’ fragrance, John Galliano, La Redoute, Me&City, Moncler, Moussy, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Printemps, Reebok, Shiseido, System, Uniqlo, Vivienne Westwood, Voslauer water.
Agyness Deyn Facts
Deyn was discovered by a modeling scout while shopping with her best friend and fashion designer, Henry Holland, in Kentish Town, London.
She told in an interview that she changed her name after she decided to pursue a career in modeling. She wanted her name to sound familiar and memorable and thus she changed her real name Laura Michelle Hollins to Agyness Deyn.
Before fame, she did a few odd jobs including a bartender and also worked in a fast food restaurant.
Vogue Paris named her as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.
She achieved fame and recognition soon after she landed on the cover of Italian Vogue November Edition.
In 2007, she was voted British Fashion Council Model of the Year.
In February 2008, she was on the cover of the TIME magazine Style & Design issue.
Deyn outranked Kate Moss as the most glamorous face of fashion since 2007.
Over the years of her successful modeling career, she has launched her own line of accessories, shoes, and clothing in collaboration with major fashion brands.
Agyness has kept her short hair since 13.
At age 16, she won the Rossendale Free Press “Face of ’99” competition.