Agyness Deyn (born Laura Hollins; 16 February 1983), is an English fashion model, actress and singer. Deyn has been hailed as "the fashion industry's next great supermodel".
Deyn is from Failsworth in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, Greater Manchester. The daughter of a nurse, Lorraine, and second of three children she attended All Saints RC High School, as well as Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School and Sixth Form in Waterfoot, Rossendale.
Deyn's name was apparently coined to further her modelling career after she consulted her mother's friend, a numerology expert who advised her of the most 'fortuitous' way to spell the name 'Agnes'. It was reported that her mother Lorraine and sister Emily have both changed their surname to ... read more