14/08/2014 16:32 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Guess What Cara Delevingne Wanted To Be When She Was Growing Up?

The supermodel who's fast becoming a superstar, Cara Delevingne didn't always want to be in the fashion industry. Oh, no. In fact she wanted to be Hannah Montana!

cara delevingne wanted to be hannah montana when she was little

Cara, who turned 21 on Monday, told W magazine she asked her parents to hire an acting agent for her when she was just 12-years-old. "I wanted to be a Disney Channel star," she said. "I wanted to be Hannah Montana. They said no!"

With her older sister, Poppy, already a model Cara was adamant she wanted to be something different. At 17, she got wind of Tim Burton's big-screen production of Alice In Wonderland and made an audition tape.

"My interpretation of Alice was a little crazy," she confessed. "I overplayed it - the way a young girl would overplay all her emotions. I sent my tape off, and then I was at a wedding and this woman came over to me. She said, 'You don't know me, but I know exactly who you are'."

Turns out it was the film producer's wife. "She told me that they all loved my tape. And I went to Tim Burton's house and met with him. I didn't get the part, but that experience lit a fire in me."

So, could Cara soon be supplementing her income with a second job, just like these celebs?