Who is Kate Moss?
Kate Moss is a British model and businesswoman who rose to prominence in the 1990s, appearing in covers of international magazines.
Croydon, Greater London, England
Her early life and career beginnings
Kate is the daughter of Linda Rosina Moss, a barmaid, and Peter Edward Moss, an airline employee who divorced when she was thirteen. She has a younger brother Nick, and a half-sister Lottie who is also a model.
She attended Ridgeway Primary School and Riddlesdown High School in Purley, London.
After Sarah Doukas discovered her at JFK airport at 14, she began appearing in fashion books and campaigns like Levi’s Levi’s for Girls and Calvin Klein. Kate’s shoots and successful campaigns earned her the anti-supermodel of the 1900s compared to the other curvy and tall models like Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, and the likes.
Her professional career life
Kate began receiving commercial exposure featuring several ad campaigns for Roberto Cavalli, Alexander Wang, Burberry, Balenciaga, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Balmain, Versace, and many international brands. Her magazine covers include international versions of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Another Man, Vanity Fair, The Face, and W.
She was a regular cover for Vogue; covering British Vogue 30 times was indicative of what Kate Moss represented, a beauty.
As a successful model, it’s not surprising that she featured on the inaugural covers of Numéro, Numéro Tokyo, and L’Officiel and worked with established photographers to help bring their artistic vision to life. She was named Model of the year at the British Fashion Awards in 2006.
Winning Vogue/CFDA award from the fashion designers of America in July 2005 is no small feat, but she did it.
Although controversies surrounded Kate Moss, she always bounced back stronger. Kate signed many contracts and collaborated with several designers to launch fragrances, body lotion range, clothes, bags, shoes, belts, handbags. She worked with Coty, Topshop, Longchamp to launch these collections.
On August 12, 2012, Kate performed alongside supermodel Naomi Campbell in the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. She earned her spot as one of the most successful models of her time.
The highly sought-after model was so good-looking that she appeared in music videos and films. She proved to be one of the most iconic models of her time, considering the evident achievements and awards she received in her career.
She’s charitable towards several causes. She supports War Child, an organization that helps young people affected by war. Cancer Research Uk, SamandRuby charity, Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Hoping Foundation are all beneficiaries of her benevolence.
Kate’s personal life
Kate’s relationship with Dazed & Confused editor Jefferson Hack produced a daughter Lila Grace Moss-Hack in 2002. She and guitarist of The Kills, Jamie Hince, married on July 1, 2011, at St. Peter’s Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire, England. They split in 2015 and settled out of court in 2016.
She is currently dating Count Nikolai von Bismarck, a German aristocrat, and photographer.
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