Model Moms

From the catwalk to the playground, these hot mamas know how to work it. Check out some of our favorite runway-strutting moms striking a pose with their biggest fans – their kids! By Kate Hogan

01 of 16

HEIDI KLUM

HEIDI KLUM
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Famously taking to the runway in the Victoria's Secret fashion show just weeks after giving birth to her second child, Heidi Klum, 35, is an unstoppable force. Though hosting two TV shows in addition to her modeling work, the German beauty also finds time for husband Seal, daughter Leni, 4, and sons Henry, 3, and Johan, 22 months.

02 of 16

CINDY CRAWFORD

CINDY CRAWFORD
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Discovered while detasseling corn, girl-next-door Cindy Crawford, 42, has one of the most recognizable faces – and facial features – around. Children Presley Walker, 9, and Kaia Jordan, 7, with husband Rande Gerber definitely inherited mom's good looks (although it doesn't hurt that dad is dashing, too!).

03 of 16

CAMILA ALVES

CAMILA ALVES
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A Brazilian beauty, Camila Alves' modeling career was just starting to take off when she met actor Matthew McConaughey. The 25-year-old – who also designs a line of handbags with her mother – welcomed the couple's son, Levi, on July 7.

04 of 16

KATE MOSS

KATE MOSS
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Kate Moss, 34, has appeared on more than 300 magazine covers and is perhaps most noted for ushering in the era of less-curvy models. Though a regular fixture on the London nightlife scene, Kate takes great care to keep daughter Lila Grace, 6, with ex Jefferson Hack, out of the spotlight.

05 of 16

RHEA DURHAM

RHEA DURHAM
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Though routinely seen on the runway or the cover of Elle, brunette bombshell Rhea Durham, 30, is perhaps best known for being mom to Ella Rae, 5, Michael, 2½ and Brendan Joseph, 4 weeks, with longtime partner Mark Wahlberg.

06 of 16

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO
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Tyra Banks once described Alessandra Ambrosio, 27, as "the future of the modeling world." She's lived up to Tyra's prophecy, starring in ad campaigns for everyone from Giorgio Armani to Calvin Klein. Her latest endeavor? Daughter Anja Louise, 7 weeks, with boyfriend Jamie Mazur.

07 of 16

EVA HERZIGOVA

EVA HERZIGOVA
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Born in the Czech Republic, Eva Herzigova, 35, was dubbed the "Marilyn of the 1990s" after hitting it big in Paris during her teens. Though once married to Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres, the couple divorced, and on June 1, 2007, Eva and boyfriend Gregorio Marsiaj welcomed son George Marsiaj in Italy.

08 of 16

ELLE MACPHERSON

ELLE MACPHERSON
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Dubbed "The Body" for her gorgeous curves and towering height – she's six feet tall – Elle Macpherson, 44, has appeared on the cover of the famed Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue six times. Now a spokeswoman for Revlon cosmetics, the stunning Australian is mom to Arpad "Flynn" Alexander, 10, and Aurelius "Cy" Andrea, 5, with ex Arpad Busson.

09 of 16

LIYA KEBEDE

LIYA KEBEDE
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Born in Ethiopia, Liya Kebede, 30, was the eleventh-highest-paid model in the world in 2007. Appearing in ads for everyone from the Gap and Gucci to Escada and Louis Vuitton, the World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador is married to Kassy Kebede, with whom she has two children, Suhul, 7, and Raee, 3.

10 of 16

LINDA EVANGELISTA

LINDA EVANGELISTA
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Known as "The Chameleon" for her ever-changing hairstyles, Linda Evangelista, 43, famously told Vogue in 1990 that she didn't "wake up for less than $10,000 a day." Now starring in an international Prada campaign, the Canadian-raised supermodel is mom to Augustin James, 2.

11 of 16

AMBER VALLETTA

AMBER VALLETTA
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Arizona-born Amber Valletta, 34, was featured in advertisements for Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein and Versace before going on to host MTV's House of Style. Now married to Olympic volleyball player Christian "Chip" McGraw, she's a dedicated mom to son Auden, 8.

12 of 16

CHRISTY TURLINGTON BURNS

CHRISTY TURLINGTON BURNS
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Though known around the world, Christy Turlington Burns, 39, has always downplayed her fame in favor of her family life with husband Ed Burns and children Grace, 5, and Finn, 2. Made famous by Maybelline's "Maybe She's Born With It" catchphrase, the model still represents the company today.

13 of 16

CHRISTEN CHIN BARKER

CHRISTEN CHIN BARKER
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With her stunning features and flowing locks making her a famed face in London, Christen Chin Barker, 33, ended up marrying another model – fashion photographer Nigel Barker. Already parents to Jack, 2½, the pair expects a daughter in December.

14 of 16

NATALIA VODIANOVA

NATALIA VODIANOVA
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Recognizable from her campaigns with David Yurman, Marc Jacobs, L'Oreal and more, Natalia Vodianova, 26, has declared she's not interested in moving into acting, instead choosing to focus on motherhood. The Russian model and her husband, Justin Portman, are parents to Lucas Alexander, 6½, Neva, 2½, and Viktor, 13 months.

15 of 16

CLAUDIA SCHIFFER

CLAUDIA SCHIFFER
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One of the world's most famous supermodels, Claudia Schiffer, 38, was handpicked by designer Karl Lagerfeld to star in advertisements for Chanel. Claudia is mom to Caspar Matthew, 5½, and Clementine, 3½ with husband Matthew Vaughn, who proposed to the blonde beauty with a tortoise instead of a ring!

16 of 16

HELENA CHRISTENSEN

HELENA CHRISTENSEN
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Though identifiable as one of Victoria's Secrets' Angels, Helena Christensen, 39, is also a spokesmodel for the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign, and is noted for her photography. Outside of the fashion world, the eternally youthful Helena has one son, Mingus Luchien, 8½, with actor Norman Reedus.

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