Barbie’s official birthday is March 9, 1959, the date she made her debut at the American International Toy Fair in NYC, and like so many blondes, she started out brunette.
Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. Her parents were George and Margaret Roberts. She was born in Willows, Wisconsin. She attended Willows High School and later Manhattan International High School (while pursuing her modelling career). She has also had careers as a flight attendant, pilot, astronaut, doctor and NASCAR driver.