Gossip and fashion blogs have lately been targeting model/ actress Byrdie Bell more and more, marking her as the next hip thing. The 26 year old blond was on the chicest looks list at the latest Sundance festival, she was named best dressed by Nylon magazine at the Versace & H&M bash in New York and lately she has been filming roles in 2 upcoming big screen movies. Rumor has it that she’s considered for the next Martin Scorsese film, and the New York Times has marked her as one of the 50 new talents of America.
And here’s your Israeli connection: Byrdie was brought to Israel by famous model agent Eyal Malul, during the 2nd season of ‘Big Brother Israel’ that aired in 2009-2010. Bell was brought into the Big Brother house in Jerusalem on January 24, 2010 and was presented to the housemates as a participant in the American version of the show She was brought to the Israeli show as a part of a mission. Byrdie stayed on the show for a week, playing a fake American Big Brother contestant, and then left. During her stay in Israel she learned a little bit of Hebrew and toured around Tel Aviv.
Besides appearing on red carpets and fashion blogs as a socialite personality, it was announced this week that Byrdie will take over as US brand ambassador of the Finnish cosmetics company Lumene. “The power of the arctic ingredients sets Lumene apart – you really see results, which I love,” Bell is quoted on the announcement. So Looks like our Byrdie is on the right track to fame! Good Luck!