Top 10 Weird and Fascinating facts about barbie

Barbie was created by Ruth Handler, manufactured by the American Toy company Mattel and launched in 1959

Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts 

Barbie has run for President six times but hasn’t won any elections yet

Barbie was initially inspired by a German Adult doll named “Bild Lilli”

Barbie’s creator Ruth Handler’s husband Elliot Handler created “Hot Wheels”

She was born in the Fictional town of Willows, Wisconsin 

Mattel created a Barbie in a wheelchair in 1997 named “Share a Smile Becky

Her original outfit was this Retro Black & White striped swimsuit

She has her own themed restaurant in Taiwan 

There is Barbie named “Hello Barbie”, the doll that listens and talks back to kids and is Wi-Fi connected