Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski (born June 7, 1991) is an American model and actress. She rose to prominence after appearing in the music video for Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”, which became the number one song of the year 2013 in several countries and was the longest running Billboard Hot 100 number one song of the decade to date in the United States.
Ratajkowski’s modelling career has progressed from retail adwork to arthouse erotica and high fashion. She appeared on the cover of the March 2012 issue of erotic magazine treats! This led to her being asked to appear in two music videos, including “Blurred Lines”, which became controversial because of its nudity and lyrics. Following the success of “Blurred Lines”, she became a high profile sex symbol and appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Her acting career began with youth acting roles in the San Diego area before gaining a recurring role on iCarly and later roles in major films. Her feature film debut was as the mistress of Ben Affleck’s character in the 2014 film Gone Girl.