(Originally the lead role was to go to Mathew Mc Conaughey to provide the “star power”, but director James Cameron and Kate Winslet both pushed for Di Caprio to get the role.) After making a good, but not incredible, million in its opening weekend, momentum (and great word of mouth) quickly set in.Titanic soon set a “never to be broken” highest grossing film record (that was in fact soon to be broken by Avatar).She played prominently in campaigns for the fashion brands Castro and Pilpel, and she starred in a Milky pudding commercial.
Today I found out about the Leonardo Di Caprio haircut that had the Taliban in a rage. Many Hollywood insiders and naysayers predicted doom for the film.
After all, it had cost a record $200 million to produce; the story had been told on film more than once; everyone already knew the ending; and the film really had no “big stars” to draw in the crowds.
She also served as a guest judge on cycle four of Germany's Next Topmodel hosted by Heidi Klum.
In November 2012 she started her own model casting show Million Dollar Shootingstar on German TV Channel Sat.1.
Refaeli is considered among the most internationally successful models to come from Israel, alongside models such as Nina Brosh Her parents, Rafi Refaeli and Tzipi (née Levine), own a horse ranch.