- 01:16 AM, Feb 08
Accidentally stepped into the glamorous world of modeling then Hollywood, Molly Sims amazingly has soared not only to be a first-class supermodel America ever has, but also a promising screen star as well, many thanks to her roommate who was very responsible for this to happen. A native of Murray, Kentucky born on May 25, 1973 to Jim and Dottie Sims, she originally had never planted any slightest thought of developing a career in both fields, let alone acting, as her mind was rather focused to be a lawyer when she finished her study at Murray High School. Later entered Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee by 1991 in her effort to accomplish the goal, it was during this period that her roommate successfully persuaded the green-eyed teen to pose for a few photographs and boldly sent them to some modeling agencies in New York.
Much to Molly's surprise, her pictures quickly came to the attention of Next Agency and sensing that she had the potentiality to be a fine model, the company subsequently offered her a promising deal which she gladly accepted. Dropped her study in 1993, this tall girl soon found herself undergoing numerous modeling stints around London, Germany, and Milan besides gracing the covers of some magazines, like French Vogue, Madame Figaro, plus British Marie Claire among others. Her career kept rising as she also appeared in various advertising campaigns for popular brands of Nautica, Armani, Chanel, Old Navy, Victoria's Secret, and Maidenform, all catapulted her to be highly regarded as one of American supermodels by the turn of the third millennium.
Looking on her success, MTV eagerly appointed the striking brunette to be the host of its "House of Style" in 2000, replacing fellow supermodel Rebecca Romijn, who had taken the position for about two years. Nailed the job quite effortlessly with her grace and charm, it really did not require such a long time for Molly to gain wide notice from the audience to thus become a more familiar figure onscreen, apart from her commercial works. Thoroughly enjoyed this whole new experience, she afterwards concluded to take deeper exploration on entertainment industry and confidently crossed to acting, taking a minor part in a home-video feature of "Frank McKlusky, C.I." (2002). The next roles were far better as she made her way to show up in an episode of "Twilight Zone" by 2003 then being included in