Esti Ginzburg (Hebrew: אסתי גינזבורג; born 6 March 1990), is an Israeli fashion model who is famous for appearing in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues.
Esti has modelled in international campaigns for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, FCUK, Pull and Bear, and Castro.
Esther (Esti) Ginzburg is Jewish, born in Tzahala, Israel, and from Tel Aviv, Israel. Her father, Arik Ginzburg, is an architect, and her grandfather was involved in the original planning and construction of Zahala Tel Aviv.
Unlike some other high-profile models, Esti willingly served her compulsory time in the Israeli Defense Force beginning in 2009.
About her military service, Esti Ginzburg has said:
In order to contribute and help, in order to be part of the state, enlisting is a duty, not a choice.... There are a million things I don't feel like doing, but I do them because I have to. Military service is part of the things I believe in, the values I was raised on.Esti has hurt some feelings by calling out some other top models for avoiding military service.
Esti was a child model, beginning her career in front of the cameras at the age of 8. Her brands include:
- Pull & Bear,
- Pull and Bear,
Esti's covers include:
- Israel: 'Cosmopolitan' - 2009
Esti has broadened her career to include acting, appearing in Joel Schumacher's 'Twelve' in 2010 and also in 2013 American film 'Movie 43.'
Esti co-hosts an Israeli reality singing competition along the lines of 'American Idol' called 'HaKokhav HaBa.' Ginzburg is married to Adi Keizman.