Victoria's Secret Model
Springdale, Arkansas born, Dallas, Texas raised Bridget Hall has made a
name for herself as one of the top fashion models in the world. She has
graced the covers of many major publications, has walked the catwalks
for world class designers and has done numerous advertising campaigns.
The dark blonde, who became famous as model of The Victoria's Secret,
has also appeared in several television shows and films. Her
measurements are 34-24-24 ½.
Hall was romantically linked to actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Norman
Reedus. She is a big fan of Super Dallas Cowboys and rap music. She
excels in snowboarding and enjoys reading, drawing and playing
Childhood and Family:
Bridget Hall was born on December 12, 1977, in Springdale, Arkansas,
but grew up in Dallas, Texas. Starting modeling as a young child, she
briefly enrolled at R. L. Turner High School in Carrollton, Texas
before moving to New York City to pursue modeling full-time. She has a
brother named Josh. Her mother, Donna Hall, serves as the
President of Bridget's own company, Bridget Hall
Bridget was given the nickname “The Wild Child” because of her wild side and her out going and large-minded nature.
Bridget Hall inked her first modeling contract at the age of nine with
a Dallas company called The Kim Dawson Agency. After dropping out of
high school, she moved to New York City to further pursue her modeling
career. In 1992, 15 year old Hall signed with Ford Modeling Agency, and
she posed for her first swimsuit calendar in the following year. By age
18, she was named one of Forbes magazine's “Top 10 Moneymaking
Supermodels in the World,” along with Cindy Crawford and Christy
Turlington. However, due to her overly wild behavior, she was later
kicked out of Ford Models President Eileen Ford's home.
Thanks to her impressive lips, natural beauty and athletic yet feminine
style, Hall has become one of the best-loved cover girls in the
business. Her face has decorated many magazine covers around the
worlds, including “Allure,” “Elle,”
“Marie Claire,” “Glamour,” “ Arena
UK,” “Cosmopolitan ,” “Harper's Bazaar,”
“The Face” and “Vogue.”
The five-foot-ten model also has strutted down runways in New York
City, Paris and Milan and has worked with such popular
designers as Alexander McQueen, Antonio Berardi, Badgley Mischka,
Bill Blass, Byblos, Carolina Herrera, Céline, Chanel,
Chloé, Daryl K, Donna Karan, Ellen Tracy, Fendi, Givenchy, John
Bartlett, Julien Macdonald, Lanvin, Mark Eisen, Matthew Williamson,
MaxMara, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Paco Rabanne, Paul Smith,
Prada, Sonia Rykiel, Strenesse, Valentino, Versus and Vivienne
Hall, who has signed with other big companies such as IMG, Why Not,
Independent Models in London and 1 Model Management in New York City,
has done advertisement work for various clients like Pepsi Cola,
Maybelline, Guess Jeans, Patek Phillipe watches, Polo Sport,
Christian Dior and Pepe Jeans.
During the heyday, the Hazel eyed beauty made several appearances on
both television and films, mostly as herself. She was featured on
“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (1995-1996), “Late
Show with David Letterman” (1996), “Cybill” (1996)
and “Howard Stern on Demand” (2006) as well as in the
documentary film “Scratch the Surface” (1997) and
“The Outsider” (2005) and the motion picture “The
Devil Wears Prada” (2006). She also appeared on the
TV special “The Victoria's Secrets Fashion Show”
Hall was included in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues from
2002-2005. She became the object/subject of Joanne Gair body painting
deeds in various editions.
In 2008, Hall landed her first real acting role in the action/crime
movie “Death Toll,” where she was cast as Agent Sax Girl 1.
The film was directed by Phenomenon and starred Lou Diamond Phillips,
DMX and Keshia Knight Pulliam.