- Discovered by a modeling scout at age 15.
- Famously has no belly button, the result of childhood surgery.
- Became one of the youngest models on the cover of Vogue magazine in 2001.
- Named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002.
- Made her movie debut in 2007's My Sexiest Year.
- Works with youth-oriented groups including Free Arts NYC, Global Youth Action Network and the Beautiful Life Fund, which she formed.