Emily DiDonato is Best Known For Modeling for famous fashion brands and Sports Illustrated for their Swimsuit Issue in 2013.
Born Name Emily DiDonato
Nick Name Emmy, Little Woo, Woo Woo, Emmy-Woo
Occupation Fashion / Runway model
Years active 2009–present
Born February 24, 1991, 29, Goshen, NY, United States
Sun Sign Pisces
Height 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Measurements 34-25-35 in or 86-62-89 cm
Bra size 32B
She completed her schooling in May 2009 and soon signed with Maybelline New York to become their latest face.
Father – Retired New York City firefighter
Mother – Unknown
Siblings – She has an older brother, who is a New York City cop and an older sister.
She has Italian, Irish and Native American ancestry.
Lips, legs, and eyes
Emily is managed by these modeling agencies –
Mega Model Agency – Hamburg
IMG Models – New York
IMG Models – Paris
IMG Models – London
IMG Models – Milan
Mega Model Agency – Berlin
IMG Models – Sydney
Marilyn Agency – Paris (2009 – 2013)
Request Model Management (2011)
Request Model Management (2009 – 2011)
Emily has done advertisements for Calvin Klein Jeans, Elie Tahari, Eres, Gap, Giorgio Armani ‘Acqua di Gioia’ fragrance, Giorgio Armani ‘Acqua di Gioia Essenza’ fragrance, Guess by Marciano, Kensie, La Senza, Longchamp, Maybelline, Missoni Lindex, Miu Miu, Nicole Farhi, Pronovias, Ralph Lauren Polo Jeans Co., Ralph Lauren Rugby, Replay, True Religion, Trussardi Jeans, and Victoria’s Secret.
Born in Goshen, New York, DiDonato is of Italian, Irish, and Native American ancestry.
Her great-grandparents emigrated to the U.S. from Italy. Emily was scouted at The Danbury Mall when she was 10 years old by Tina Kiniry from the John Casablancas Modeling & Acting Agency of Connecticut. Tina introduced Emily to Request Model Management in 2008 and she booked jobs as the face of Guess? clothing for spring 2009 and as a model in Ralph Lauren’s “Rugby” spring 2009 advertisement campaign.
In May 2009, she was signed as the face of Maybelline New York, having just graduated from high school with only a few months of modeling experience, and made her television commercial debut for the company’s “Color Sensational Lip Color” line, alongside Christy Turlington, Jessica White, and Julia Stegner. DiDonato began modeling for Victoria’s Secret in August 2009, and appeared on her first magazine cover with The Block’s October 2009 issue.
Prior to the 2009 New York Fashion Week, Vogue Germany dubbed her “top newcomer”.
In 2010, she became the face of Giorgio Armani’s fragrance Acqua Di Gioia. Images of her from this campaign were used as the cover pages of L’Oréal’s Annual and Financial Reports for 2010. For Summer 2013, Emily DiDonato stars in advertising campaign for Oysho.
She made her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue debut in 2013, with photos taken in Namibia.
DiDonato has walked for Chanel, Balmain, Givenchy, rag+bone, Louis Vuitton, Loewe, and Giles Deacon.
She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Miu Miu, Oscar de la Renta, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Trussardi, Ralph Lauren, Just Cavalli, Missoni, Elie Tahari, Longchamp, Nicole Farhi, Aldo, Gap, Juicy Couture, and Guess.
DiDonato has stated that “I’d like to maybe get into acting one day.”
DiDonato married financier Kyle Peterson in July 2018.
She has not appeared in any of the films.
First Fashion Show
Emily debuted with Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 2010 fashion show in which she advertised for Christian Cota, Givenchy, Rag & Bone, and Tibi.
She is a fitness freak and likes to work out every single day. Her workout consists of exercises likes spinning, running, Pilates and yoga. She basically likes to stay active.
She also eats healthily. In the following video, she reveals her detailed diet which she eats to remain in shape and look great in a bikini.
Emily DiDonato Favorite Things
Food – Pizza
TV Show – Hoarders
City – New York (United States), Cape Town (South Africa)
Emily DiDonato Facts
She likes reading, traveling and hanging out with friends.
Emily is good friends with Christy Turlington, Cole Mohr, Jessica White, Julia Stegner, Miranda Kerr, and Emily Senko. However, her mom is her best friend.
She did her first-time photo shoot with Sports Illustrated in Namibia for their 2013 Swimsuit Issue.
She was encouraged by one of the family friends to pursue modeling.
Emily commenced modeling for Victoria’s Secret in August 2009.
She had her first magazine cover in October 2009 issue of The Block.
As a kid, she has played on an all-boys hockey team for several years.
DiDonato is very sensitive and emotional, which she blames it on being a Pisces.
She does not know cooking; but, wants to improve her skills in that.
She is a sports lover. During school, she played lacrosse, basketball, and soccer.
Before now, she has worn braces for four years.
She hates peppers.
You may not be aware that she wears contact lenses and that too from third grade.
On her 16th birthday, she received a 1996 Volkswagen black Beetle.
Her memory is not sharp. She forgets things easily.
Though she started pursuing modeling at a young age. But, this wasn’t her first job. She had worked in a pizzeria as a hostess.
She is afraid of needles and injections. So, she brings her mother to the doctor, whenever possible.
Morning coffee is her necessity. She cannot work or do anything if she does not receive it.