Kate Moss has a net worth of $70 million. Despite having a less curvy figure and being shorter than most contemporary models she has had a highly successful career. She has featured in campaigns for many prominent brands including Gucci, Chanel, Calvin Klein and others as well as appeared on the covers of magazines like Vanity Fair, Vogue, W etc. She has launched four fragrances and a clothing line. She also has a handbag collection to her credit.
She is one of the few very highly paid models and has been so consistently. She was discovered in 1988 at the age of 14 in JFK International by Sara Doukas of the Storm Model Management. Her career started off with a black and white photo shoot by photographer Corinne Day for the Face, at the age of 16 titled ‘The 3rd Summer of love’. Her look was described as ‘grunge’ or a ‘dirty realism’ by Day.
She began ad campaigns and appeared on covers during those teenage years and it is widely accepted that she inspired the ‘heroin chic’ look of the 90’s models. This look came into prominence during her 1993 Calvin Klein underwear campaign.
The cocaine controversy of 2005 led to her losing several deals with high profile brands including Chanel and H&M however it is speculated that the popularity she received albeit negative led to a resurgence with the next three years being her best financially as she earned $5 million, $8 million and $9 million in 2005, 2006 and 2007 respectively.
Height in Inches – 66.93 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 9.0 inches -5″ 11′
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 55 kg /165 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) – 34-23-35 inches
Bra Size(Cup) – 34A
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 16th January, 1974 & 39 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $70 Million
Eye Color – Hazel
Shoe Size(US) – 7
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Kate Moss Trivia & Interesting Facts:
She has appeared in Oasis singles, ‘Fade Away’ and ‘Don’t go Away’ and on the album, ‘Be Here Now’ playing the Tambourine with Johnny Depp on the guitar. She has also appeared on several musical videos by various artists including Primal Scream, White Stripes and Paul McCartney.
Several bands like Primal Scream (Some Velvet Morning), Babyshambles (La Belle et la Bête) and the Lemonheads (You’re a Dirty Robot) have used her vocals in their songs.
In 1999, she appeared in the movie Blackadder: Back & Forth in the role of Maid Marian and a fictional queen of England. Director Richard Curtis claimed he wanted the best looking woman in England for the role and one that looked good naked.
Some miscellaneous facts about her are; Plum Jam maker from the fruit grown on her estate, Chelsea supporter, Tea addict (10-15 cups a day!), has featured on more than 300 covers.
Controversies and Relationships:
Her ‘heroin chic’ look was criticized by President Bill Clinton though she justified herself by claiming that it was simply a trend shift from curves towards, a ‘waif’ look in her own words. She has denied being anorexic.
In 2005, photos of her snorting cocaine in the company of Pete Doherty, the rocker were published in British tabloids and cost here several high profile deals.
Prior to breaking up with Doherty she co-wrote the songs, ‘You Talk’,’Baddie’s Boogie’, ‘Deft Left Hand’ and ‘French Dog Blues’ for Shotter’s Nation, Babyshamble’s second album.
She had a relationship with Jefferson Hack, the Dazed & Confused editor in the early 2000s. In 2002, their daughter Lila Grace Moss Hack was born. She met Pete Doherty, ex member of the Libertines in January 2005 and in April 2007 he declared her his fiancée during a London concert where they performed however in July 2007 the couple split.
On 1st July 2011 she married The Kills guitarist Jamie Hince. The ceremony was held in Gloucestershire at the Church of St. Peter, her wedding dress was designed by John Galliano.
In 2007, she was declared second in the list of the World’s Top Earning Models, behind Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen by Forbes. She ranked 99th in the list of richest British women and in 2009 was the 1348th richest person in the UK.
Brands and Endorsements:
Kate has launched four fragrances in collaboration with Coty, the first one being an eponymous ‘Kate Moss’, while the others include, Lila Belle, Love Blossoms and Vintage Muse.
In 2007 she launched a collection of fifty designs consisting of bags, belts, shoes and clothes, T shirts sporting the letter K, mini dresses and skinny jeans. On 1st May 2007, 225 Topshop stores across the UK released her clothing line designed exclusively for the brand by Moss. On the firm’s flagship store on Oxford Street a countdown window was put up and Moss was seen briefly modelling a red dress form the collection at the store drawing media attention to the launch. Moss was reportedly paid 3 million GBR for her work.