March 9th is National Barbie Day as it was on this special day back in 1959 that the Barbie doll was first unveiled to the public at the American International Toy Fair in New York. In honor of this day, we take a look at some of the real life Barbies from around the globe.

A recent trend has taken the world by storm, where young men and women are dedicating their lives and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to transform themselves into living dolls.