Ireland Baldwin

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Ireland Baldwin
Born Ireland Eliesse Baldwin
(1995-10-23) October 23, 1995 (age 22)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Ireland Basinger-Baldwin
Occupation Model, actress
Years active 2008–present
Parent(s) Alec Baldwin
Kim Basinger
Relatives Daniel, William and Stephen Baldwin (uncles)
Hailey Baldwin (cousin)
Modeling information
Agency DT Model Management

Ireland Eliesse Basinger-Baldwin (born October 23, 1995)[1] is an American fashion model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin.

Early life[edit]

Baldwin was born in Los Angeles to actress Kim Basinger and actor Alec Baldwin.[1] Through her father, she is the niece of actors Stephen, Daniel, and William Baldwin. Through her father's second marriage, she has a younger half-sister, Carmen, and two half-brothers: Rafael and Leonardo.[2]

Through her father, Baldwin is descended from Mayflower passenger John Howland (1592-1673), and through this line, is the 14th generation of her family born in North America and the 15th generation to live in North America.

At age 11 in 2007, she gained attention in the media after her father left her an angry voicemail message, which became publicized. He called her "a thoughtless little pig".[3]


Baldwin signed with IMG Models in March 2013.[4] In April, Baldwin made her modeling debut in a swimwear editorial for the New York Post.[5][6] In May, Baldwin appeared in W Magazine's It Trend, It Girl feature.[7] Baldwin was Vanity Fair's It Girl in June, and was photographed by Patrick Demarchelier for the issue.[8] Elle interviewed Baldwin in their September 2013 issue.[9][10] The editorial accompanying the interview was photographed by Thomas Whiteside and styled by Joe Zee.[11] She appeared in an editorial for DuJour magazine photographed by Bruce Weber.[12]Baldwin also made her acting debut in the film Grudge Match, playing a younger version of Kim Basinger's character, Sally.[13]

In 2017, Baldwin appeared in campaigns for True Religion Jeans and Guess. In May, Baldwin graced the covers of Elle Bulgaria, L'Officiel Ukraine and Marie Claire Mexico.


  1. ^ a b "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly. November 3, 1995. Retrieved 2015-01-02. Birth: An 8-pound 3-ounce girl, Ireland Eliesse, to Alec Baldwin, 37, and Kim Basinger, 41, on Oct. 23 in L.A. 
  2. ^ Webber, Stephanie (September 13, 2013). "Alec Baldwin: Daughter Ireland Hasn't Met Her Baby Sister Carmen Gabriela 3 Weeks After Birth". Us Weekly. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Baldwin's TV apology to daughter". BBC News. April 27, 2007. 
  4. ^ Krupnick, Ellie (March 10, 2013). "Ireland Baldwin's Modeling Career Kicks Off With Agency Signings". Huffington Post. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ireland Baldwin Blasts Critics' Attacks on Weight, Parents". ABC News. April 30, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Exclusive: Ireland Baldwin sizzles in spring bikinis". New York Post. April 4, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  7. ^ Lawrence, Vanessa (May 2013). "The Look:Shipshape The Girl:Ireland Baldwin". W Magazine. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  8. ^ Smith, Krista (June 2013). "Baldwin and Beautiful". Vanity Fair. 
  9. ^ Stoeffel, Kay (August 15, 2013). "Life according to Ireland Baldwin". Elle. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  10. ^ Eby, Margaret (August 16, 2012). "Ireland Baldwin opens up about modeling: 'I never really thought of myself as a pretty girl'". Daily News. New York City. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  11. ^ Krupnick, Ellie (August 16, 2013). "Ireland Baldwin's Elle Shoot Is A Gorgeous Reminder Of Who Her Mother Is (PHOTOS)". Huffington Post. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Ireland Basinger Baldwin Experiences the Luck of the Irish". DuJour (Winter 2013). 
  13. ^ Warner, Kara (December 30, 2013). "'Grudge Match' Surprise: Ireland Baldwin's Acting Debut". Yahoo!. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 

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