You could become a household name. The term "supermodel" was coined in 1943. Lisa Fonssagrives was the first model to achieve "supermodel" status. Later, Janice Dickinson, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, and Christie Turlington reached this coveted status. How do you get to be a supermodel?
Claudia Schiffer offers some advice, "In order to become a supermodel one must be on all the covers all over the world at the same time so that people can recognize the girls." Unfortunately, celebrities and actors grace most of the covers of magazines these days. In fact, many claim that the supermodel heyday is over.
Despite the fact that the road to becoming a household name is more difficult than ever for models, Hilary Rhoda, Jessica Stam, Doutzen Kroes, and Natalie Vodianova are working hard to achieve supermodel fame. Who knows? Maybe someday you'll hear your dad say that his pork chop has less meat on it than Jessica Stam.