Meet Bar Refaeli, an Israeli model and the face of Sports Illustrated who is dating Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio. See photos, video and a biography of Refaeli here.

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Refaeli is in the news as she has been chosen as the second sexiest woman in the world by E! entertainment television. Only Victoria’s Secret model Karolina Kurkova is ranked better than her and she beat Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson for the coveted position.

Besides, her boyfriend DiCaprio recently expressed his desire to get married.

“A lot of my friends are getting married and having children,” he says. “So much of my life has been spent on some far-off movie location and so little of it has been lived normally. I want to get married and have children.”

As a biography, Bar Refaeli was born on June 4, 1985 in Hod HaSharon, Israel so her age is 23. She has been modeling since the age of just eight months and was represented by agency Irene Marie Models.

Refaeli modeled for Castro and Pilpel in her early career and was chosen as the ‘Model of The Year’ in a beauty contest in 2000 and 2001. Later, she became the face of Subaru, Accessorize, Brazilian clothing line Besni and Italian jewelry line Marco Bicego. She was also the spokesperson for brand Luisa Cerano. She hosted the show Tommy Hilfiger Presents Ironic Iconic America.

Refaeli is also a regular on almost all the fashion magazines. She has appeared in French ELLE, Maxim and GQ Italy. Her most famous covers have been with Sports Illustrated where she also posed with Aerosmith in 2007. She is currently doing an English movie Session directed by Israeli Haim Bouzaglo.

The lady is most famous for her relationship with mega-star Leonardo DiCaprio which she has been in since November 2005 after meeting him in a Las Vegas party. She has earlier dated Baywatch actor David Charvet and Uri El-Natan.

More photos and a video of Bar Refaeli are below.

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Photos: WENN