OFFICIAL: Top 10 Celebrities from Barbados you never knew

5. Melyssa Ford

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Melyssa Ford is a Canadian born model and actress. Ford’s father is Afro-Bajan and her mother is Russian and Norwegian. She is often referred to as Jessica Rabbit, after the character from the animated film “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” whose voluptuous figure Ford’s is said to resemble.

She attended York University and studied in the field of forensic psychology. In the late 90s, music video director Little X discovered Ford while she was working as a bartender at a Toronto nightclub and helped launch her modeling career. She has appeared in music videos, men’s magazines, television programs and films.

In 2014, Ford participated in the Bravo Network television series “Blood, Sweat & Heels”, documenting her social life against the background of her struggles of becoming a realtor in New York. Ford has appeared in several hit TV shows & movies such as Soul Food (Showtime), How I’m Livin’ (BET), BET Style (BET), : Entourage (HBO), The Game (The CW), Blood, Sweat & Heels (Bravo), “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (Bravo), Chris Rocks’s “Good Hair” & Steve Harvey’s “Think Like A Man” 1 & 2.

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