Bar Refaeli: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

Dimitris Papadakis
Dimitris Papadakis

Bar Refaeli is one of the most successful models of her generation, and the highest paid model in Israel. She has been the main host of Israel’s The X Factor since 2013 is she’s now expecting her first child. Take a look at these 15 fun facts about the model and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

Number Fifteen: Bar Refaeli’s Strange Facials

The model once tried a $1,500 ‘vampire facelift’, which consists of injecting the petient’s own blood on their face to stimulate collagen production. She shared a photo of her bloody face on Instagram, following in Kim Kardashian’s footsteps. In addition to that, she regularly gets a very expensive liquid gold facial treatment as well.

Number Fourteen: She Has Been Banned in Israel a Few Times

The Israeli model has had a few issues in her home country. She once filmed an ad that was banned from airing on television, because she appeared in bed with a famous national Muppet. On another occasion, a billboard ad was taken down because she was semi-nude in it.

Number Thirteen: First Israeli on Sports Illustrated

Refaeli was the first Israeli model to cover the Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit issue, in 2009. Prior to that, she had already appeared in the magazine, alongside Aerosmith, in 2007.

Number Twelve: Bar Refaeli Doesn’t Like Cooking in Front of Others

Bar Refaeli enjoys cooking when she’s home, and she loves eating hamburgers and French fries—her guilty pleasure. However, cooking in front of others makes her nervous, and tries to avoid doing that.

Number Eleven: Packing Makes Her Anxious

She simply hates packing for a trip. “It’s the one thing I hate more than anything. I feel anxious and overwhelmed.”

Number Ten: She Thinks ‘American Hustle’ Was Overrated

When the Huffington Post asked what or who she thinks is overrated, she replied American Hustle. She considers the movie to be a bit slow and boring for her.

Number Nine: Bar Refali’s Worst Fear

Her worst nightmare would be to have something bad happen to her family or friends. There’s nothing she’s more afraid of than that.

Number Eight: Her Image Was Plastered on a Plane

Bar Refaeli worked with Sports Illustrated and Southwest Airlines to have a huge picture of her covering the entirety of a commercial Boeing 737. Passengers on the flight weren’t so happy to board what they considered to be an offensive aircraft “covered in pornography.” Stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

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