Shakara Ledard (born February 21, 1979) is a Bahamian-born model and actress based in New York City.
Ledard was born in Nassau, Bahamas on February 21, 1979 to Dennis Ledard, a businessman from Normandy, France, and Maddie, who is Bahamian. Dennis owned several upscale clothing boutiques in the Bahamas. She has two brothers, Lorenzo and Yannick, and a half brother, Philippe. She moved to America when she a teenager and graduated with an associate's degree and a 3.8 GPA.
Ledard has posed for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and for Maxim. Ledard has been featured in music videos for Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Babyface. She has also appeared in the movies After the Sunset, The Defender, Prey for Rock and Roll and Full Clip.
Ledard resides in New York City. She was married to male model Ralph Jacob, but the marriage ended in divorce. She supports Deejay Ra's "Hip-Hop Literacy" campaign.
Estelle Lefébure (born 11 May 1966) is a French actress and model. She was one of the top fashion models in the 1980s and 1990s. Estelle Lefebure, as she was known in the early 1980s, was discovered by George Gallier and managed by him exclusively at Prestige Models in Paris, France. George Gallier then moved to New York City to start American Model Management, and managed her career until 1991. Her national recognition was immediate after the first Guess (clothing) campaign shot by Wayne Mazer in the early 1980s; she then shot several covers of American Vogue with photographer Richard Avedon, several covers of American Elle with Marc Hispard, Gilles Ben Simon and Bill King. French Elle magazine model editor Odile Saron was also instrumental in helping Estelle's career take off. In 1991, she switched agencies, moving from American Model Management to Elite, moved to California, and married singer David Hallyday. During her marriage with David Hallyday, she was known professionally as Estelle Hallyday.
She began modeling at age 19. Over the years, she has appeared in advertisements for Guess?, Cartier, Christian Dior, Revlon, Lord & Taylor, and Samsung. In 1988, she first appeared in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She was featured again in 1989, 1990, and 1993. In 1994, she was named one of the "50 most beautiful people" by People. In 1999, she was one of the candidates to become the official model for the French national symbol Marianne but ultimately lost to Laetitia Casta.