Liv Tyler began modeling at the age of 14. One of
the original supermodels from the 80's Paulina Porizkova ,
was a family friend and took notice of Liv's beauty. So soon
after encouragement from Paulina, Liv decided to give the
modeling industry a try. Then shortly after the five-foot-ten
Liv, began appeared on such fashion magazines as Mirabella
The modeling industry was not all that new to Liv. Her mother
is Bebe Buell, a former Ford model and Playboy Playmate from
the 70's. However, her mother is not the only famed parent
in Liv's life.
Liv grew up thinking that her mothers long-term boyfriend
,rock musician Todd Rundgren, was her father. Then at an Aerosmith
concert Liv met lead singer Steven Tylers daughter back stage.
She was amazed how much Steven's daughter Mia resembled her,
it was as if they were twins. So, Liv confronted her mother
and found out at the age of 10 that famous Rock star Steven
Tyler was her true father.
So after changing her last name to Tyler, Liv continued modeling
, However it was on the set for a commercial that she decided
she wanted to start acting.
In 1994 Liv appeared in her first movie titled Silent Fall
. Then she went on to do such movies as, Empire Records, That
Thing You Do!, Stealing Beauty, Armageddon , and One Night
Liv also known through out the world for her role as Arwen,
the immortal elf princess in the blockbuster The Lord of the
Rings trilogy. Her latest soon to be released movie is titled
Jersey Girl, Liv plays the role as a video store clerk who
helps Ben Affleck move on and find love again after the death
of his wife played by Jennifer Lopez.
Liv has not only been busy working on her new films, she has
still continued with her modeling career as well. She has
recently been choosen to be the new face of legendary French
design house Givenchy, this a huge accomplishment in the fashion
industry, she is to follow in the steps once filled by Audrey
Hepburn. The new ad campaigns "Very Irresistible Givenchy"
can be seen in magazines and on TV commercials.
At 26, Liv Tyler is keeping busy with new husband, British
musician Royston Langdon, her acting career, and her modeling
career. She is yet another talent supermodel that can prove
beauty and talent can do it all.