Meet the actresses behind the 5 beautiful wives in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Mad max Jasin Boland/Warner Bros.The real stars of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ are the women Charlize Theron’s Furiosa breaks free from a warlord’s Citadel.

Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron may be the leads in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” but long after leaving the film you’ll likely be talking about five other women.

The plot of the apocalyptic high-octane car chase film revolves around five brides — the prized possessions of the film’s villainous warlord Immortan Joe. Theron’s Imperator Furiosa sets about a plan to break them free from a vicious breeding cycle as an act of vengeance on Joe.

After leaving the film, you may be left wondering the identities of the five young women all playing characters with rather extravagent, flamboyant names. From models and even Elvis’ granddaughter here are the wives of “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

28-year-old British supermodel and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley plays the leader of the wives, The Splendid Angharad.

Here’s how Huntington-Whiteley looked at the “Fury Road” premiere.

If the actress looks familiar it’s because you may remember her from “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” in which she took over the lead female role from Megan Fox.

Before her acting career kicked off, she was one of Victoria’s Secret Angels. Here she is in November 2010 at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Rosie huntington whiteley victorias secretValerie Macon/Getty ImagesHuntington-Whiteley with Miranda Kerr, Candice Swanepoel, and Doutzen Kroes in May 2010.
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She was also the face of Burberry’s 2011 campaign, “Burberry Body.”

25-year-old Riley Keough plays the fiery, red-headed Capable.

Mad max womenJasin Boland/Warner Bros.Riley Keough (left) with her costars Courtney Eaton and Rosie Huntington-Whitely (right).

Keough is the oldest granddaughter of Elvis and the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough.

Here she is with both her famous mother and grandmother, Priscilla Presley, at the premiere for “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

Keough has been in several films including 2010 indie “The Runaways” with Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. She also appeared in the original “Magic Mike,” in which she played a stripper.

In celebration of the release of “Fury Road,” Keough posted a collage of images from on-set to Instagram. 

Keough recently married stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen, who you may recognise as the guitar-wielding man in “Fury Road.” The two met on set while the film was shooting in 2012.  

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Zoe Kravitz (26), the daughter of rock star-actor Lenny Kravitz, plays Toast the Knowing.

The actress-model often appears alongside her famous dad at events including the “Hunger Games” premieres and the Academy Awards.

Lenny kravitz zoe kravitzJordan Strauss/Invision/APLenny Kravitz and his daughter Zoe at the November 18, 2013 premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’

Kravitz has appeared in two big franchises, “X-Men: First Class” as the mutant Angel and the “Divergent” series as one of the leads, Christina. As a hobby, she started a band, Lolawolf, named after her two younger half-siblings (Lola Lolani and Nakoa-Wolf).

Zoe kravitz divergentJaap Buitendijk/Summit EntertainmentKravitz as Christina in ‘The Divergent Series.’

19-year-old Australian actress and model Courtney Eaton plays the youngest of the wives, Cheedo the Fragile.

Here she is in real life with director George Miller at the film’s premiere.

Eaton, who makes her film debut in “Fury Road,” told The Hollywood Reporter she auditioned for the role because of her father.

“I was with a modelling agency and the casting directors came to my agency and asked me to do a tape,” said Eaton. “And then my dad, he’s a massive fan, made me do the audition. So I have him to thank.”

Her next role will be in 2016’s “Gods of Egypt,” featuring Gerard Butler.

Abbey Lee also made her film debut in “Fury Road” as The Dag.

In reality, Lee looks much different.

The 27-year-old is an Australian fashion model who has been modelling since 2008 in New York Fashion Week and the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Abbey lee 2008 modelAlexander Tamargo/Getty ImagesLee at the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Miami Beach, Florida, November 2008.
Abbey lee modelPascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesAbbey Lee at Paris Fashion Week in March 2012.

She has also been photographed by Terry Richardson. In 2016, she will be in “Gods of Egypt” with her friend Eaton.

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