Rosie's paternal great-grandmother, Enid Kohn, descended from a family of Polish Jews, who emigrated to England in the 1870s. Her paternal grandmother, Gillian, was also from a Jewish family.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was born on April 18, 1987, in Plymouth, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Fiona (Jackson) Huntington-Whiteley, a fitness instructor, and Charles Huntington-Whiteley, a chartered surveyor.
Rosie is a great-granddaughter of Wing-Commander Eric Huntington-Whiteley JP, who, in his turn, was the nephew of George Whiteley, 1st Baron Marchamley and the younger son of politician Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet.
Rosie has a brother and a sister.