May 21, 2024

Ines-Loan Rau (born on March 18, 1990) is a French Transgender model and actress born and raised in Paris, France, popularly recognized as Ines Rau. She is best known for being the first transgender model in Playboy magazine in 2017. 

Early Life

Ines Rau‘s journey toward self-discovery and acceptance has been long and challenging, but her unwavering spirit and courage have inspired many. Growing up in Paris, Rau has always felt drawn to feminine things but kept this hidden from those around her. Only later that she began to explore her gender identity and realize that she was better off as a woman.

At 16, Rau bravely decided to undergo gender reassignment surgery, a choice that would transform her life. However, this was not an easy path, as she endured much discrimination, prejudice, and misunderstanding from the people around her. Nevertheless, she persevered, driven by her unwavering determination to live on her terms.

Through her struggles, Rau found strength and hope in the story of Caroline Cossey, a transgender model who had also faced significant obstacles in her life. Cossey’s resilience and bravery inspired Rau to keep going, even when going was tough.


At 16, Ines Rau launched her modeling career and rapidly gained recognition for her striking appearance and fearless personality. Since then, she has collaborated with some of the fashion industry’s most prominent names and has appeared in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

After turning 18, Rau started dancing for DJs in Ibiza and became friends with David Guetta.

In 2017, Rau made headlines after being one of the first transgender women to feature in Playboy magazine. This was a historic moment for the LGBTQ+ community, increasing awareness and acceptance of transgender individuals. She has also become an advocate for the transgender community, using her platform to raise awareness and promote equality.

Besides her modeling career, Rau has also established herself as an actress, starring in various films and television shows, including “Orphan Black” and “The Trans List.” Her talent and beauty have garnered a large following, and she continues to motivate and empower others through her work.

Personal Life

The [calculate_years datestring=”03/18/1990″]years old celeb prefers keeping her personal life private and does not frequently reveal personal details. 

Nevertheless, she has been open about her journey as a transgender woman and has utilized her platform to promote equality and increase awareness for the LGBTQ+ community. As a passionate advocate for the transgender community, she continues to motivate and empower others with her story. 

She was reportedly in a relationship with the famous PSG football player Kylian Mbappe, but they are believed to have broken up already.

She is currently in a relationship with Staiv Gentis.

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Net Worth

Ines Rau has an estimated net worth of approximately US$14 million.

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