Everyone knows Barbie.  She's been around since 1959 and has had hundreds of careers over the years.

Barbie has had boyfriends, siblings, friends and pets over the years.  She's been an astronaut, a doctor, and a firefighter.  She has modeled thousands of outfits and, in fact, Mattel is one of the biggest apparel manufacturers.

Check out some little know facts about one of the most popular toys ever.