Barbie Day: The evolution of a childhood icon

A timeline of the changes the popular doll has undergone

Emily Xia

Barbie is an iconic doll, playing an integral role in billions of childhoods around the world. According to the company that created Barbie, Mattel, Inc., over a billion Barbies have been sold in 150 countries, and there are currently over 200 types of Barbies in the collection. Explore to learn more about the evolution of Barbie, from its creation in 1959 to today.

All information sourced from Insider and People.