Dita Von Teese

© Mireille Ampilhac

© Mireille Ampilhac


Heather Renée Sweet, popularly known as Dita Von Teese was born on September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan. She is an internationally renowned fetish supermodel. She is a burlesque performer and is referred to as the ‘Queen of Burlesque.’ She also appears in films occasionally. In her earlier years, she featured in soft-core, fetish-related adult films. However, recently she has been appearing in mainstream movies. Von Teese was ranked 87th on the 2008 list of Maxim magazine Hot 100 and featured on Playboy magazine’s cover page, four times. In 2012, she launched “Classics” her makeup collection and in the same year she also launched her own line of clothing and underwear called, “Von Follies.” In her personal life, Von Teese married Marilyn Manson on November 28, 2005 but, she filed for divorce on 29th December 2006 citing “irreconcilable differences.” Dita Von Teese is known for wearing the perfume Quelques Fleurs.