Kylie Minogue – The Latest Celebrity Barbie Doll

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Barbara Millicent Roberts, better known as Barbie, is not just a simple toy but a celebrity herself. (Now you know her full name!) Even as a doll and a fictional character, Barbie has influenced countless of children all over the world and continues to do so even for many adults. She’s the doll for everyone who dreams big! Barbie encapsulates what young girls want to be when they grow up. She’s a model, mermaid, fairy, princess, actress, astronaut, nurse, doctor, police officer, soldier, farmer, office worker, president, and many others. There are more Barbies being made to suit whatever a child wants to become, inspiring them to DREAM BIG in a world of ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES.

While she is a celebrity herself and has taken on different roles and careers, do you know there are Barbie dolls that have been inspired by real life celebrities? That’s right! Several celebrities have been immortalised by having their likeness crated into Barbie dolls, including their signature fashion style. For a celebrity, receiving a highly acclaimed award such as an Emmy, Grammy, or Oscars – or having one’s name imprinted on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – is an honour that will carry on in history. But having a Barbie doll in your image and likeness is on a different league; you will be remembered by kids, collectors, and the toy industry itself.

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This week, we highlight some of the well-known celebrities, pop stars, famous people, powerful women, and actual princesses whose likeness and fashion style have been made into Barbies. Each of them literally has their "own Barbie doll!" So prepare yourself for a delighting message of empowerment, representation, and inclusion – things that Barbie is known to be an advocate for! Here they are (in no particular order)…

Barbie Role Models: Celebrity Icons Set to Have Their Own Barbie Doll Forms in 2024

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Kylie Minogue

Kylie’s glittering career has seen her amass sales of over 80 million records worldwide, 5 billion streams and 9 UK #1 albums. Her multiple awards include 3 BRIT awards, 2 MTV awards, and 2 Grammys. She is the only female artist to score a #1 album in 5 consecutive decades in the UK. In so many ways, she stands alone in the pop arena – a superstar artist whose constant re-inventions and explorations keep her firmly rooted in the present whilst defining and celebrating much of our collective past.

Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren is one of the world’s best known and most respected actresses with an international career that spans stage, screen, and television. She has won many awards for her powerful and versatile performances, including the Academy Award in 2007 for her performance in The Queen. The only performer to have achieved both the American and the British Triple Crowns of Acting, Helen’s career began with the National Youth Theatre playing Cleopatra and has since performed on London’s West End and Broadway. She is also the narrator role in 2023’s record-breaking Barbie the Movie.

Helen is patron to a number of organisations supporting women and children, and is an advocate for embracing and celebrating self-expression, aging, and fashion. She was appointed a Dame of the British Empire by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 2003.

Shania Twain

Global superstar, celebrated songwriter, and style icon Shania Twain is a five-time GRAMMY winner and one of music and fashion’s most renowned trailblazers. With six albums released and more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, Twain remains the top-selling female country pop artist of all time. Her hits include “Any Man of Mine,” “That Don’t Impress Me Much,” “You’re Still the One.” and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman.” Shania is the first artist in history to release 3 consecutive diamond-certified albums.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis is a critically revered artist, activist, producer, philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling author. Davis has earned EGOT status through her Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and multi-Tony Award wins. She was honoured in 2017 by Time 100 as one of the world’s most influential people and, in 2022, was honoured with the Public Counsel’s William O Douglas Award for her commitment to social justice causes. Davis has partnered with multiple programs to eradicate childhood hunger in the United States.

Maira Gomez

Maira Gomez is from the indigenous community of the Tatuyo ethnic group in Amazonas, and is a digital influencer. Known as Cunhaporanga, which means “beautiful woman from the village” in Tupi, she has almost 7 million followers on social media. The main objective of her content is to present the culture and traditions of her people, and share her daily life and those of her community.

Lila Avilés

Lila Avilés is a film director, producer, and screenwriter. Her film Tótem premiered in 2023 in the Official Competition at the Berlinale, won more than thirty international festivals and had a strong reception from international critics, in addition to having been Mexico's selection to compete for the Oscars 2024, being shortlisted. In 2023, she also premiered his short film Ojos Dos Veces Boca (Eyes Twice Mouth) at the Venice Film Festival. Her first film “La Camarista” won many international awards, traveled to more than seventy international festivals and was also selected to compete for the 2020 Oscar and Goya awards.

Nicole Fujita

Nicole Fujita was chosen out of 14,076 people at Model Audition for #1 teen fashion magazine “Nicola.” She was selected as a Grand Prix winner and made her debut as a model in her 6th grade of elementary school. Currently, she has been working as an exclusive model for teen and young women fashion magazine “VIVI,” and also appearing on some Japanese TV variety shows. The first store of her apparel brand “CALNAMUR” opened at Shinjuku Lumine B1F (one of the biggest fashion building in Tokyo). The total number of followers on her SNS is approximately 10 million.

Enissa Amani

Enissa Amani is a German-Iranian comedian. She gained popularity through her stand-up comedy and political activism. Enissa Amani has appeared as the first female European Woman with her own Netflix comedy special, and a second one as part of the critically acclaimed show “Comedians of the World”, showcasing her versatile talent in the entertainment industry. She has won multiple awards for her comedy and her political engagement including the Hamza Kurtovic Award, the Hurz Award, the Character of the Year Award from Glamour Magazin, the Comedy Price Award, the Emotion Award, and the prestigious German “Grimme Price Award” for a viral show which she created and produced herself regarding racism issues in Germany.

We are left wondering if there will be a Taylor Swift Barbie doll made one day!

Celebrity Barbie Dolls Throughout the Years

Margot Robbie

Year of Doll Release: 2023

First on this sub-list is Australian actress, Margot Robbie! And why not? She’s the first and only actress to portray Barbie on a live action movie.

Kate Middleton

Year of Doll Release: 2012

The Princess of Wales and wife of Prince William too was made into a Barbie with William as her Ken. It was a tribute to Prince William and Princess Kate during their first wedding anniversary.

Ava DuVernay

Year of Doll Release: 2015

Ava DuVernay's Barbie doll form is part of the Barbie Sheroes line. She is the director of SELMA, a film nominated for Best Picture in the Academy Awards, and the founder of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement.

Jennifer Lopez

Year of Doll Release: 2013

J-Lo got her "Barbie treatment" for two in 2013. The first features her wearing an outfit for her World Tour and the second with the gown she wore on the red carpet during the Oscars in 2012. Both were designed by Zuhair Murad.

Heidi Klum

Year of Doll Release: 2009

Heidi Klum is truly a living doll, and Mattel confirms it by giving the actress her own Barbie doll form. Klum says she is "so into Barbie," and her Barbie version is a dream come true for her.

Misty Copeland

Year of Doll Release: 2016

Principal ballerina Misty Copeland inspires us to dream big and never give up. Celebrate her strength and determination with the Misty Copeland Barbie doll! Copeland is one of American Ballet Theatre's first principal dancers in its 75-year history.

Grace Kelly

Year of Doll Release: 2011

Barbie Grace Kelly inspires just like the real Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco! The Grace Kelly Barbie World Collection comprises four fashion styles in her 1950s elegance, all designed by Robert Best.

Priscilla Presley

Year of Doll Release: 2008

Can Priscilla Presley be called the "Queen of Rock 'n Roll? Being the wife of the king himself, Elvis Presley, some fans assert it so. So Mattel releases the Barbie Priscilla and Barbie Elvis (or more appropriately, Ken Elvis)?

Marilyn Monroe

Year of Doll Release: 2009

Another feather goes to the cap of an acclaimed Golden Era Hollywood actress! Mattel gives Marilyn Monroe her very own doll figure. Barbie Marilyn Monroe wears flowing golden lame inspired by a gown from American costume designer William Travilla, and is the debut doll in the Blonde Ambition Collection.


Year of Doll Release: 1976 and 2007

Cher Barbie has two different versions: One portrays her in her 1970s-80s look, wearing her “If I Could Turn Back Time” music video outfit; and the other as part of of the Barbie Collector Series. Barbie girls and boys will love having her as part of their collection.

Tina Turner

Year of Doll Release: 2022

Tina Turner's very own Barbie form celebrates her smash hit “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” The design is inspired by the iconic outfit she wore in the music video. Being a Grammy Award winner, chart-topping singer, and one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, Tina Turner is hailed as the real Queen of Rock 'n Roll!

Katy Perry

Year of Doll Release: 2011

Mattel designer, Amy Lee, captured every "Katy Perry" detail, right down to her hand-painted tattoos, sparkling pink shoes, and glittered candy cane mic. The Katy Perry Barbie doll is ready for display with her too-sweet-to-eat waffle-cone stage complete with swirly pops, "ice cream" mountains, and cotton candy clouds.

Elizabeth Taylor

Year of Doll Release: 2000 and 2012

The gorgeous Hollywood legend, Elizabeth Taylor, has several Barbie dolls made in her honour. The two more famous ones are Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra outfit and Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds doll.

Emmy Rossum

Year of Doll Rlease: 2015

IRL Emmy Rossum is a singer, songwriter, actress, director, and producer. Just like Barbie, Emma Rossum shows us that "Anything Is Possible" when you "Dream Big" and work hard. She is truly a Shero!

Mariah Carey

Year of Doll Release: 2023

The voice of the Christmas Season rings aloud with Mariah Carey Barbie Doll. Barbie honours her timeless talent with a beautiful doll that will make a wonderful gift for Barbie collectors and Mariah fans alike.

Jennifer Lawrence

Year of Doll Release: 2013

Known for her several iconic roles such as Mystique in the X-Men film franchise and Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games, this Oscar winner lives the life like Barbie. Her character as Katniss Everdeen has earned her a Barbie treatment fit to be in any collector's display.


Year of Doll Release: 2015

Mattel's Barbie honours Zendaya for encouraging girls to "speak up" with a one-of-a-kind doll that debuted at the Barbie Rock 'N Royals Concert Experience at the Hollywood Palladium, which she also hosted.

Audrey Hepburn

Year of Doll Release: 1998

Part of the Barbie Collectors' Edition and Paramount Pictures Audrey Hepburn Collection Classic Edition, the Audrey Hepburn doll is portrayed as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.


Year of Doll Release: 2005

The Beyoncé Barbie doll form is part of the Destiny's Child Doll Line. Included in this line are her co-members: Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.

Who Is Your Favourite Celebrity Barbie?

Who among the celebrity Barbie dolls are already in your collection? Is your favourite well-known person included in our list of Barbie girls living the life of a star? If you think we might have missed a few, feel free to send us a feedback.

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