Anja Rubik is a supermodel whose unique beauty and charm has captivated audiences for decades. She was born on December 3, 1978 in Warsaw Poland. She now lives with her husband Jay Joplin in New York City where they are both highly involved with the fashion industry. Anja’s modeling career began to take off when she was discovered at age 13 by Eileen Ford of Elite Model Management on an international scouting trip through Europe. She then went on to work extensively as a runway model before making her first appearance — though unnamed —on America’s Next Top Model Cycle 3 Episode 7 during Tyra Banks’ introduction sequence that features elite models from around the world who had been successful working under contract or freelancing throughout Asia over the last few years.
She is a model and she has been in the industry since 1994.
Anja Rubik’s modeling career began at age 17 when her sister entered one of Anja’s pictures into Ford Models’ “Look of The Year” contest! Her first big break came with an ad campaign for German clothing company C&A which would eventually lead to contracts from other major companies such as Yves Saint Laurent Paris, Armani Jeans London and Lagerfeld Gallery Berlin alongside runway work for designers like Ralph Lauren New York, Valentino Rome Italy Chanel France Dolce & Gabbana Milan.