Her grandfather was an engineer involved in the original planning and construction of Tel Aviv.
Three years later, she was one of the Israeli models serving in the IDF to be photographed by Maxim magazine.
It was her photo that adorned the invitation to the launch party for that issue, and afterwards appeared on the cover of the New York Post.
In 2006, she signed a two-year deal with Israeli firm Fox, and was featured on the February/March 2007 cover of French Elle.
She has also modeled in international campaigns for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, FCUK, Pull and Bear, and Castro.
When she was traveling in London with her aunt at age 16, a Select agent spotted her and offered her a modeling job.
She insisted on first finishing high school and National Service, the army alternative for religious Israelis.A frequent face on the covers of fashion mags such as the French ELLE and the Israel Cosmopolitan, Ginzburg has modeled for Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, FCUK, Clarins, Pull and Bear and another Israeli fashion chain, Castro.Ginzburg made her acting debut in the 2010 Joel Schumacher film Twelve and endeared herself to many Israelis for her choice to join the Israel Defense Forces in 2009.Crowned as Model of the Year in an Israeli beauty contest in 2000, she’s been the cover girl for the French ELLE, Maxim and the Italian GQ.Among the more recent credits of the model voted among FHM Magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 20, Refaeli became spokesperson for Garnier International in 2009.She subsequently studied international relations at the Hebrew University.