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A supermodel is a famous and extremely highly paid fashion model, almost always female. The term also implies steady access to work, uncommon in the highly volatile fashion industry. They are, almost by definition, sex symbols.

Supermodels of today are globally famous, and parlay their celebrity for product endorsement[?] deals and often into acting careers[?]. Supermodels who have made the switch include Milla Jovovich, Elle Macpherson[?] and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos.

Some supermodels of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s include:

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  • Carol Alt interview (http://www.safesearching.com/carolalt/features/readytotake.shtml) discussing definition of "supermodel"

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