Brooke Shields is an American actress and model, who is without doubt one of Hollywood’s most iconic personalities on the back of the films in which she acted in and also because of her glamorous career as a model of the very highest order.

Brooke Shields was born on May 31, 1965, in New York City, to parents Terri and Frank Shields. Her father was a Revlon executive and her mother a model. Shields was a mere 11 months old when she appeared in an Ivory Snow advertisement.

Some of the biggest brands in the world wanted to hire her, and it seemed Shields was able to do it all – from modelling to acting, as well as studying at an Ivy League school.

However, now is the time to reveal the truth about her time in the spotlight.

Genes

It seems Shield was destined to live the life she did, as she was born to a model mother and a Revlon executive father. She was already a gifted child with a winning smile which was asking to be captured by a camera.