15 Barbie Models Released in Honor of Famous Women

In 1967, iconic supermodel Twiggy became the first celebrity to get a Barbie doll copy of herself. Since then, Mattel has been releasing collectible toys inspired by talented and smart women.

We at CHEERY got curious and found out what other famous women of the past and today have a doll version of themselves.

Actress Laverne Cox and the first ever transgender Barbie

Queen Elizabeth II

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Singer Diana Ross

Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Ibtihaj Muhammad — sable fencer, world champion, and the first ever hijab-wearing Barbie

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Artist Frida Kahlo

Singer Cher

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Professional Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka

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Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez

Actress Elizabeth Taylor

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Designer Vera Wang


American poet and writer Maya Angelou


Fashion icon Iris Apfel

Actress and activist Yara Shahidi

Actress Grace Kelly in Rear Window

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Which of these dolls looks like the woman they are modeled after the most?

Preview photo credit Jason Mendez / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty Images, Mattel / Ferrari Press / East News
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