Kate Moss | Biography
Kate Moss, the trend-setter, the English supermodel who is known for her “waiflook”, as per her zero figure and blank gaze, has remained in the news for her professional activities as well as extra- professional activities like cocaine scandal and high profile relationships. Kate Moss’s quote “I try to eat so I won’t be so waiflike, but even if I do, I’m going to become this voluptuous thing.” This perfectly suits her as she is the one who evolved at that time when the models with robust body and curvaceous figure dominated the fashion word, has turned into fashion designer and businesswoman.
Moss was born in London, England. Her birthday is January 15, 1974. She is the daughter of travel agent Peter Edward Moss and his wife Linda Rosina. After her parents divorced when she was 13, she lived with her mother. She went to Ridgeway Primary School & Riddledown Collegiate. She was discovered by the founder of Storm Model Management Sarah Doukas. Sarah found something unique, something grunge in Moss which could make her the next supermodel. Kate was spotted at JFK Airport in New York while returning back from Bahamas after holiday. The bony boyish body had everything in it to match the heroin chic to make her most suitable for advertising campaign for renowned fashion giants.
Her first shoot for Calvin Klein’s Scent Obsession in 1993 was the platform to explode in the fashion world. Following that, the black and white photographs of 16 year old Moss that appeared on British fashion magazine The Face was all needed to begin the gossips about her and set the trend of zero figure and heroin chic. After that she appeared on the covers of fashion magazines all over the world. Although she was criticized as lack of diet figure or health disorder look in the beginning that concept was to be changed later on. She has been the cover of more than 300 magazines globally. Including 30 times appearance on covers of British Vogue, 17 of W she has appeared on the covers of US, French and other international versions of Vogue, Another Man, Vanity Fair, The Face just a few to name.
In her career she has campaigned for the top fashion houses, extensively for Calvin Klien alson with Chanel, Christain Dior, Versace, H&M, Burberry, Virgin Mobile, Rimmel and many more. She has worked with the world class designers Gucci, Dolce aaaaaa7 Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Bulgari, Alexander McQueen among others and the high ranked photographers Mario Testino, Mario Sorretti, Steven Klein, Juergen Teller and many others. She is bold and confident. She has shot nude as well as no make-ups. Her era in the fashion world is called the waif period. Her style is much matched up with the street style, so loved by the junk guys which mad her style as “street style”.
Apart from her modeling, she has tried her hand at fashion designing and business where she fetched a good result. As a fashion designer she collaborated with Topshop to launch her clothing line including various products designed by her. She also released the self titled fragrance and body lotion in 2007 in association with Coty and the expansion of business has been encouraging. She has appeared in many music videos and even voiced in some songs.
Apart from her modeling achievements she has been in the news for her relationship with high-profile boyfriends and drug addiction. She was spotted snorting cocaine in a London recording studio with her then boyfriend Pete Doherty and the photos were published by The Daily Mirror Magazine. However she wasn’t legally punished due to lack of evidences but instead she went to rehab. Its reported that she has been drinking and smoking marijuana from the age of 12 and has been to rehab several times. She has had huge losses due to drug addiction. Despite ups and downs she continued her career with will and has reached the feat.
She stands five feet seven inches tall, that’s a decent height for a model. There are many guys drolling about her now at this age, what about the period when she was young and at the peak of her career. she has spent a lavish lifestyle, with several affairs and breakups; had many boyfriends including Mario Sorrenti, Johnny Depp, Antony Langdon, Jefferson Hack, Pete Doherty, all of them renowned and successful in their own field. she got pregnant and gave birth to daughter Lila Grace Hack in September 2002 from Jefferson Hack. They were and not married just engaged and later they broke up. She is married to The Kills’ guitarist Jamie Hince. They were dating since 2007. Jamie proposed her for marriage giving her a Vintage 1929s engagement ring in bed. The date was March 26, 20078. They married on July 1, 2011. The wedding ceremony took place at St Peter’s Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire. The pair does not have children from both of them.
Moss is a successful model turned businesswoman. She has received several awards and earned a lot in her career. In fact she is the second highest earning model according to Forbes Magazine with an annual earning of £9.2 million. Her net worth is estimated to be of £40 million .she has made her mark as an unorthodox supermodel sometimes referred as anti-supermodel. She has lots of fans googling for her hot photos in the internet. He biography can be obtained from wiki, and many other websites.