Kate Moss has become one of the world’s leading supermodels and successfully ventured into business with the launch of her clothing brand as well as featured in a number of music albums,videos and movies.
At the age of eighteen, Kate was chosen as the face of the brand ‘Calvin Klein’ and part of the advertisement campaign for the perfume, ‘Obsession’, which gave her the attention of the world.
Kate Moss distinguished herself by her small stature and skinny appearance and popularized the notion of delicate-beauty along with the wide-eyed ‘waif’ looks.
Kate is the proud recipient of the ‘Fashion Personality of the Year’ award (1995), the Fashion Icon award (2005), the Model of the Year awards at the prestigious British Fashion Awards for 2006. In addition, she was bestowed upon the Sexiest Woman NME Award (2007) and has been enlisted in the ‘Sexiest Woman List’ by various magazines.
Kate Moss was born to travel agent Peter Edward Moss and Linda Rosina, a barmaid. She was thirteen when her parent divorced and one year later, she was spotted at the JFK Airport, New York City, by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Model Management.
Kate dated Billy Zane who is an actor in 1999, then engaged with Johnny Depp (1994-1998). After breaking up with Johnny Depp, she turned to Jefferson Hack a magazine publisher and had a daughter Lila Grace Moss-Hack in 2002. She broke up with her daughter’s father and dated Russell Brand (2006) before getting married to Jamie Hince, the Kills guitarist in 2011.
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