FASHION & MUSIC – 15 MODEL-MUSICIANS THAT ROCK BOTH STAGE AND RUNWAY – PART 1

Dear music lovers,

I wish you a very happy Thursday morning.

Today I want to start a series of blogs about 15 model-musicians, that rock both, catwalk and stage.

Over the decades, a number of achingly cool catwalkers have used their fashion careers as platforms for diving into music – and vice versa. But looking the part is just one part of the equation. You’ve got to have the attitude, passion, and talent to really make it as a musician. Whether they released a few songs or made being in a band their full-time hustle, I put together an index of model-musicians who have proven their double and triple-threat chops. (Warning: several of the chicks on this list can really shred.)

Today I want to start with one of my all time favorite models:and actresses

MILLA JOVOVICHMilla Jovovich Trivia: 57 fascinating facts about the model!

There are multihyphenates, and then there’s Jovovich, who parlayed her supermodel status into a successful acting career (starring in blockbusters like?Resident Evil?and?The Fifth Element), dabbled in fashion design, and and made her music debut in 1994 with the critically acclaimed, folk-electronica album?THE DIVINE COMEDY. Comparing herself to “a mix between Kate Bush, Sinead O’Connor, This Mortal Coil and the Cocteau Twins,” Jovovich still tours and releases new music on her?OFFICIAL WEBSITE, and has even taken up?DIRECTING MUSIC VIDEOS?for other artists.

Milla Jovovich
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Born Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich
December 17, 1975?(age?42)
Kiev,?Ukrainian SSR,?Soviet Union
Nationality American
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
  • musician
Years?active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Shawn Andrews
(m.?1992; annulled?1992)
Luc Besson
(m.?1997;?div.?1999)
Paul W. S. Anderson
(m.?2009)
Children 2
Parent(s)
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich?/?jo?v?v?t?/?YOH-v?-vitch; born December 17, 1975), known professionally as?Milla Jovovich, is an American actress, model and musician.?She has appeared in numerous?science fiction?and?action films, leading the music channel?VH1?to deem her the “reigning queen of kick-butt” in 2006.?In 2004,?Forbes?determined that she was the highest-paid model in the world.
Born in?Kiev, in what is now?Ukraine, Jovovich emigrated with her parents to?London?when she was five, and then to?Sacramento, California; she finally settled in?Los Angeles?seven months later. In 1987, at the age of 12, she began modeling when?Herb Ritts?photographed her for the cover of the Italian magazine?Lei.?Richard Avedonfeatured her in?Revlon‘s “Most Unforgettable Women in the World” advertisements.?In 1988, Jovovich had her first acting role in the television film?The Night Train to Kathmandu, and that year also appeared in her first feature film,?Two Moon Junction.
Jovovich gained attention for her role in the explicit 1991 romance film?Return to the Blue Lagoon, as she was then only 15.?She was considered to have a breakthrough with her role in the 1997 French science-fiction film?The Fifth Element?written and directed by?Luc Besson. She and Besson married that year, but soon divorced. She starred as the heroine and martyr in Besson’s?The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc?(1999).
In 2002, Jovovich starred in the science fiction horror film?Resident Evil, adapted from the?video game series of the same name. She reprised her role in?five sequels, all in the apocalyptic fiction action horror genre, made between 2004 and 2016.?Despite consistent negative reviews, the?Resident Evil?film series was commercially successful; with six films released, it is the highest-grossing?film series to be based on video games?of all time, having grossed over?US$1.2 billion?worldwide.
Jovovich released an album,?The Divine Comedy, in 1994. She continues to release demos for other songs on her official website and contributes to film soundtracks. In 2003, she and model Carmen Hawk created the clothing line?Jovovich-Hawk. Jovovich has her own production company,?Creature Entertainment.
Before we start with her music, let′s have a look at the world′s leading fashion & lifestyle media “FashionTV”?and see Milla at work as a model.Image result for milla jovovich

And here′s the first music video showing Milla singing her song “The Gentleman Who Fell” from 1994.

And here′s a photoshoot music video with her song “Let You Gp” from 2014

And here′s Milla Jovovich′s avantgardistic music video “Electric Sky”.

And here′s “Electric Sky” performed by Milla Jovovic live at Life Ball Vienna 2012.

I finish my story of today with a clip from the world′s leading network dedicated to
fashion & lifestyle “FashionTV”.?Milla Jovovich Stuns in the Campari 2012 Calendar Campaign.

I wish you a successful Thursday and come back tomorrwo with?VANESSA PARADIS.