Saturday, January 23, 2016

Shakara Ledard, Bahamian Beauty




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Shakara Ledard (born 21 February 1979) is a top model from the Bahamas. While Shakara has done some work for Victoria's Secret, she is more known for multiple appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and for her film career. Let's get acquainted with the delightful Bahamian beauty Shakara Ledard.

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Shakara was born in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. She has at times gone by the names Shakara Beach and Shakara Beach Ledard.

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Ledard is of French and West African descent and has three brothers.

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Shakara appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2000, 2001 and 2005.

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Ledard began modelling in Fort Lauderdale, where her family was living. After she graduated, she moved to Chicago and began modelling full-time.

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Shakara has an Associate's Degree.

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Ledard was married to male model Ralph Jacob.

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Shakara first got interested in modelling at the age of 9, when Linda Evangelista encouraged her to take it up.

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Shakara began acting at the height of her modelling career. She played Oshun in "Cubamor" in 2001, and Jessica in "Prey for Rock & Roll" in 2003.

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She appeared on "Politically Incorrect" in 2002, and at the 9th Annual Soul Train Awards the following year.

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Jessica was in Justin Timberlake's Justified videos in 2003, along with Nelly and Shazia.

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Perhaps Ledard's best known film was "Raising Helen" in 2004, when she played Tinka.

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Her other film roles include "After the Sunset," "The Defender," "Behind the Smile" and "Full Clip."

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Shakara's covers include Essence in May 2001, Unleashed Magazine in 2007, and Harper's Bazaar in Singapore.

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Shakara has a neat official website.

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Shakara's star sign is Cancer.

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Shakara's personal label is ROXS, which debuted in the New York Coterie show in September 2005.

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Shakara has done work for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. She appeared in its impressive campaign "Behold" along with actor Rick Fox and David Copperfield in 2013.

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Shakara now, or at least recently, resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Shakara got her start in modelling when, at age 14, she sent photos to ten agencies in Miami. All but one ultimately offered Shakara a contract.

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Some of Shakara's clients have included Loreal, Levi’s, and Liz Claiborne.

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Shakara said in 2013:
"My plans for the near future is to spend as much time with my children and family, and to really take it easier this year. I have been working non-stop, and its time for a little family-time."

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Below is Shakara's clip for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.




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