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Erin Heatherton Biography

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Birth Name: Erin Heatherton
Born: 04/03/1989
Birth Place: Skokie, Illinois, USA

After being discovered by a modelling scout while on a family vacation in Miami as a teenager, Erin Heatherton made her professional debut on the catwalk a few months later in New York. Almost immediately, Erin began to appear on the covers of fashion magazines all over the world but made an indelible impression when she first appeared as a Victoria's Secret Angel for the American lingerie house in 2008. This marked the beginning of a long-term professional partnership that would make her world famous. Although she was still perhaps better known in some Hollywood circles as the one-time partner of Leonardo DiCaprio, Erin made her acting debut in the 2013 Adam Sandler movie "Grown Ups 2".

Erin Heather Bubley was born in 1989 in Skokie, IL. She attended the Solomon Schechter Day School before moving on to Niles North High School where she claimed her height of 5' 11" made her feel awkward and unable to fit in with the other pupils. However, when she was 17 her height -- as well as her striking good looks -- caught the eye of a talent spotter for the Marilyn Agency while she was on vacation with her family in South Beach, FL in 2006. Only a few months later, Erin was modelling Diane von FŌčrstenberg's spring collection in September 2006. The same month, she appeared on the cover of Italian Flair and within a year had modelled for Elle and Interview magazine, been photographed by Mario Testino, and was named one of the best new girls of the season by

Erin's profile was elevated even further when she made her debut in the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, televised in November 2008. Erin quickly become one of Victoria's Secret's elite supermodels, appearing in their next four shows. Becoming one of the most sought after faces -- and bodies -- in fashion, Erin appeared in Italian Vogue, British Harper's Bazaar, and British GQ as well as modelling Karl Lagerfeld eyewear and John Galliano underwear. Erin also became a frequent gossip column presence when she dated actor Leonardo DiCaprio from December 2011 until the couple split up in October 2012. She made her professional acting debut as Ginger, the small-town head cheerleader, in the Adam Sandler comedy sequel "Grown Ups 2" (2013).