Kate Moss

(biography, photos, videos) Katherine Ann moss

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  • Name: Kate Moss ( Katherine Ann Moss )
  • Date of birth: 16 January 1974
  • Age: 43 years
  • Place of birth: Croydon
  • Height: 170
  • Activities: the British supermodel and actress
  • Marital status: married to Jamie Hinz

    Kate moss: biography

    Katherine Ann moss was born in January 1974 in Croydon, a district of London. Shortly after the birth of her daughter in the family moss was born the second child, a son Nick. When Kate moss turned 13, her parents separated. His mother, who worked as a waitress, had hard times, because her care was left with two young children. Kate had to help her mother, and at a very young age, she worked part time selling tickets for the rides and Shrovetide carnivals. Later she worked as a seller in toy stores.

    Once Linda Rosina shepherd got enough money and made Kate and nick a gift: lucky children to have a rest to the Bahamas. Then Kate turned 14 years old. She looked plain skinny teenager with a grim stare. Interest from boys Catherine was not observed. But it is such a simple girl drew the attention of the mistress of the little-known London Agency storm, was engaged in selection of models. Sarah this month, which saw the teenager at new York’s Kennedy airport, invited Kate to come home to look into the Agency and try a casting as a model. Moss came. Thus began a new, vibrant biography of Kate moss.

    Modeling career

    Low bony teenager with an indifferent expression in his eyes – at first glance, Kate moss does not «fit» into the model parameters. On the podium was dominated by Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer and Nadja auerman. But Kate is destined to break the traditional and already somewhat outdated understanding of the model parameters. She appeared on the crest of the wave androgyny (the blurring between the sexes), soon swept the world of high fashion.

    The first time the career of Kate moss was neither good nor bad. But the girl was quite happy with that, not knowing what she is doing in the world of fashion and the beautiful people that never believed. Kate had a lot of complexes about their appearance. She had no idea that soon will be a real supermodel, and her fees are even more than Naomi Campbell.

    Wave androgyny, invaded the world of fashion has noticed one of its legislators – Calvin Klein. He was the first to popularize the style of unisex, which is totally flat and low, Kate moss, embodied the «asexual», was perfect. The girl becomes the face of a new fragrance from Calvin Klein called «the one» (ck One). Very soon the scent becomes one of the most popular smells, and the face of Kate with her estranged «wolf» look you know everything, because now it’s on all promotional banners and magazine covers. There appeared a trend to the «heroin chic» (painful, emaciated and sexless mannequins) brought to the catwalks of many models of the same type as Kate moss. But she was the first, and it’s worth it. And in the truest sense of the word. Fees Kate moss become exorbitant.

    Your first million Kate moss earned in 20 years of age. In 2000, she became one of the most highly paid models of the world. Only one 4-year contract with «Chanel» brought the girl $ 5 million. According to Forbes, Kate moss earned $ 14.8 million.

    In 2005, moss has partnered with «Topshop». She debuts as a designer and produces his own line of clothing. (Turned 14 collection of the brand, Kate). This collaboration adds to the capital model is $ 5.2 million.

    After Kate moss left the brand «Topshop», she was invited to participate in the fashion shows of many fashion houses, including «Louis Vuitton», «Dolce & Gabbana», «Gucci», «Chanel», «Dior», «Versace» and others. According to «Forbes» the model becomes the 2nd largest of its state, behind only the top model Gisele bündchen.

    In spring 2008 Kate moss worked as the face of several brands. She collaborated with Yves Saint Laurent, Roberto Cavalli and Donna Karan. After its collaboration with firm «Coty» you receive the fragrance «Kate». Inspired by the extraordinary beauty of moss, British artist Marc Quinn cast a Golden statue, «Siren», which became the main exhibit of the British Museum.


    «Heroin chic» that was embodied by Kate moss, brought her to the way of life that so carelessly popularized by fashion gurus of the fashion world. The model is really beginning to abuse alcohol and drugs. In 1998, she was in a private psychiatric clinic. According to the official version, Kate moss was treated from exhaustion. In fact, as it turned out, from alcoholism.

    After leaving the clinic, Kate gained 4 pounds and look more healthy and fresh look. It is, as before, absolutely not adhere to diets and consumed the crisps, sausages, spaghetti, puddings and fish.

    But moss didn’t last long: a healthy way of life soon ended. Kate was seen for cocaine use. Banged incredible scandal. Almost all of the fashion house broke with the model contracts. The moss formed in one of the narcological clinics in Arizona to recover from a vicious addiction. After the rehabilitation, and Kate stood up many stars, including Stella McCartney and Elton John. The girl again appeared on the covers and at shows. But after her treatment, one of the main designers who gave the world the model ceased to cooperate with Kate. It was Calvin Klein.

    In October 2015 there was a new scandal. Paparazzi caught Kate moss during a party organized by her friend Rita Ora where she appeared with a very characteristic spots of white powder on a black dress. The media again talking about the fact that Kate has returned to his former life.

    Personal life

    In contrast, modeling career, personal life, Kate moss is not so brilliant. In the beginning of a model girl for several years she lived with the photographer Mario Sorrenti. But after meeting with johnny Depp Kate and Mario broke up. Broke novel took place in a drug-alcohol intoxication. Depp in that period was not removed and used heroin. The affair ended quickly, and johnny went to Vanessa Paradis, who helped him recover.

    After the divorce with Depp Kate moss met many Cavaliers. The media called Anthony Langton, Billy Zane and Jack Nicholson. In 2002, Kate moss gave birth to daughter Lila grace from publisher Jefferson Hack. But the Union also collapsed quickly.

    Fleeting was the relationship with music «The Kills» Jamie Hinz. The guitarist left her for model Jessica Stam.

    Now the tabloids are again talking about Kate moss on her new passion. 41-year affair with 28-year-old descendant of Otto von Bismarck, the photographer and Earl Nicholas.


    Kate Moss

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