Alice Suki Waterhouse is a British model with a distinct personality, a brilliant it-girl, an actress whose popularity is growing rapidly, and co-founder of the youth brand of accessories Pop & Suki.
Suki Waterhouse is a famous model and actress
She was the ambassador of the couture Burberry houses, the premium brand Redken, appeared on the glossy pages of the magazine, including Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Glamor, and Tatler. She represented famous producers Swatch and H&M on the catwalks and also she was shooting in «Churchill», «Billionaire Boys Club», «The Divergent Series: Insurgent», «The White Princess». Suki starred in the romantic drama horror-thriller film «The Bad Batch», which received a special jury prize at the festival in Venice in 2016.
The future star of fashion-world was born on January 5, 1992, in Hammersmith, the western part of the capital of Foggy Albion, and grew up in Chiswick. She became the first child in the family. Her parents decided to be ingenious and gave daughter the middle name of Japanese origin Suki which translated as «beloved». Initially, they were going to call her Kuuki as is «eccentric». Later, she had the sisters, Madeleine and Imogen, as Immi (she also became a model), and also brother Charlie.
Child photo of Suki Waterhouse with sisters and brother
Their mother Elizabeth worked as a nurse and looked after cancer patients. Father Norman was a well-known specialist in the field of plastic surgery in the United Kingdom. He owned a private clinic and actively supported charitable projects. Following the example of her family, Suki also later began to volunteer.
Suki Waterhouse in her childhood
The girl attended the elite school Ibstock Place, where the future supermodel Cara Delevingne and Georgia May (the daughter of the legendary Mick Jagger) also studied. Later they became her close friends. Suki practiced karate (she has a black belt) and later kickboxing.
As a teenager, she got carried away with music and theater. She was going to become an actress, and she did not even think about her modeling career. The debut performance of the ten-year-old Suki took place on the stage of one of the theaters in the West End. It was the musical «Les Miserables» based on the novel by Victor Hugo with the same name, and she played unhappy little girl Cosetta. The audience was captivated by her performance of the song «Castle on a Cloud», in which her poor character dreams of a better life.
Suki Waterhouse before she became famous
When she was 16 years old, she was attracted by the scout of the model agency in one of the London pubs and offered to try herself in the global fashion industry. Without thinking twice, she left school and signed a contract with the international agency Next Models Management, despite the fact that her parents took this decision, to put it mildly, without enthusiasm.
The modeling career of the charming British woman developed successfully and rapidly. She participated in high-profile advertising campaigns. Suki walked down the runway at the shows of the most famous fashion houses, appeared on the covers of cult magazines, including the British secular publication Tatler and the influential glossy Vogue. Representatives of fashion industry were bribed by her inherent expressive personality, courage, and ability to easily reincarnate, get into any character and stay in harmony with herself, look sweet and natural.
Photoshoot with Suki Waterhouse: backstage
At the age of 18, in parallel with the demonstrations of fashion collections and photo shoots, she began to take the first steps on television by playing in the TV shows about fashion, love, and dreams «Material Girl». In 19 she became the face of the underwear advertising campaign of the largest domestic producer Marks & Spencer.
In 2011, the model participated in the event Rimmel & Kate Moss Party, organized in honor of the 10th anniversary of cooperation Kate Moss with the British cosmetics brand Rimmel.
Suki Waterhouse's modeling career developed successfully and rapidly
In 2012, the British made her debut in Hollywood in the movie «Pusher» (remake of the 1996 film of the same name). She played a friend of junkie Frank (performed by Richard Coyle), causing him all sorts of trouble.
Inside Suki Waterhouse's wardrobe
In 2013, Christopher Bailey, the president of the house Burberry made her the «face» of perfume composition Brit Rhythm for Women, where the key role is given to lavender. In the same year, she actively cooperated with other well-known trademarks, including H&M, Max Studio, Swatch, Pepe Jeans.
The model took part in the photo exhibition, which took place in the Moscow the Eb and Flow gallery. She presented a series of pictures entitled «I'll Be Your Mirror». It included photos not only of herself but also of her famous friends: Georgia May Jagger and Cara Delevingne. Together at the Fashion Week in London they also demonstrated the autumn-winter collection of the fashion house Burberry. In branded outfits, they participated in shooting under the name «Bloomsbury Girls». Then she starred nude for Dominic Jones Jewelry.
Three friends: Suki Waterhouse, Georgia May Jagger, and Cara Delevingne
In January of the next year, a photo of the of the world runway star has brightened the release of English ELLE, and in autumn she could be seen on the big screen in the comedy «Love, Rosie», based on Cecilia Ahern's book «Where Rainbows End». Her colleagues on the site were Lily Collins and Sam Claflin. She performed the image of the girl which became the wife of the film's hero Sam.
Suki Waterhouse and her sister Immy
In 2015, together, Suki and her sister Immy became the ambassador of the capsule collection with elements of the sports chic of the 90's Mytheresa x Tommy Hilfiger. She demonstrated velour sweaters, men's boxers, vintage jackets, once again proving that she looks great in any outfits.
Suki Waterhouse in a swimsuit
In the same period, she played in the sequel to the Hollywood movie «Divergent», based on the book of Veronica Roth «Insurgent». She was playing a Marlene, the representative of the group of brave men in futuristic Chicago.
In 2016, six films with Waterhouse were released, including a post-apocalyptic thriller «The Bad Batch», which premiered at the Venice Festival. This time, she was starring the girl Arlene, caught in the Texas desert and captured by a tribe of cannibals. Such stars as Jim Carrey, Keanu Reeves, Jason Momoa and Giovanni Ribisi were also participated in shooting in horror film with her.
Bad Batch starring Suki Waterhouse. Trailer
In the same year, the charming British woman shone in the new advertising campaign of Burberry, dedicated to the release of the so-called satin Kisses lipstick. In the promo by legendary Mario Testino, she and the musician George Le Pashem played a couple in love. Only a one for two classic checkered scarf was provided for them of clothes.
A model with great potential also created and launched (in partnership with TV presenter Poppy Jamie) a collection of accessories Pop & Suki. The debut line included 17 items, including backpacks, clutches, bags, keyrings, pendants, which design combined femininity, elegance, and functionality.
Personal life of Suki Waterhouse
The gifted British woman is not married. In 2012, her boyfriend was musician Miles Kane, a former member of The Rascals band. In 2013, she drew the attention of the tabloids with an affair with Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, who was 17 years older than her. They met at the ELLE Style Awards in London.
Suki Waterhouse dated with Bradley Cooper
In 2015, they parted allegedly on the initiative of a Hollywood actor, who was tired of the fact that the girl was engaged exclusively in her career and did not give him the proper support.
Then, Suki's chosen one became a Mexican artist Diego Luna, the star of the adventure «Rogue One: A Star Wars Story». He is also 12 years older than her. Their meeting took place in 2016 during the joint work on the set of the film «The Bad Batch».
Suki Waterhouse and Diego Luna
Suki said that she is a big fan of psychedelic indie rock and especially admires the work of the American band «Black Rebel Motorcycle Club».
In addition to her modeling career, she intends to become a successful actress or photographer, write songs or publish her own magazine. The girl does not exclude the possibility of becoming a young mother.
Suki Waterhouse today
In 2017, a British-American historical mini-series «The White Princess» was released and told about palace intrigues, based on the eponymous work of Philipp Gregory. Suki performed the role of Cecilia, sister of The Duchess of York.
A frame from the movie «The White Princess» with Suki Waterhouse
Great news for fans of the young British was also the announcement of her «Mercier Muse». She became the face of the world-renowned American brand of decorative cosmetics and perfumes Laura Mercier.
Suki Waterhouse became «Mercier Muse» in 2017
In 2018, three movies are expected with the participation of a promising actress: «Jonathan», «Billionaire Boys Club », «Assassination Nation», «A Rainy Day in New York».