I was never allowed a Barbie as my mum claimed they were completely unrepresentative of real women and would lead me to do something as vacuous as well, fashion I suppose. Good work there mum. You may however be surprised to hear that Barbie has held down a whopping 125 jobs in her life. Her most impressive being a brief stint as an astronaut. You go girl! Here is Barbie back in 1986 doing it for the girls.