Naturally, the two-piece also highlighted the rest of her athletic build, including her toned arms and slender legs.
She also dated actor Josh Charles from 1999 to 2002.
Connelly went on to star alongside David Bowie in the 1986 cult-classic, Labyrinth.
She is also named as the Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education in the year 2005.
While she never planned to veer away from modeling to embrace acting, her mother enrolled her in acting auditions and she was cast in the film Once Upon a Time in America in 1984.
Enjoy these photos of Jennifer Connelly when she was young.
By 2005, the actress had been named Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education, and she also made an appearance in an advertisement which highlighted the need for clean water, and donation for African, Central American drilling projects and India.
Sadly she would die some 3 months later on Aug 5.