As we’ve talked about before on this site, many former models go on reality TV or launch their own line of skincare products. However, there are some models who end up in politics – whether by being elected to office or by marrying someone who is elected to office. Here are some names you should know.

[Editor’s note: After writing this, Twitter follower @eddieanne gave us one more name to add to the list, so there are actually nine people in this gallery, even though the url says eight. Sorry if we just threw your world out of order.]