Miranda May Kerr is an Australian model and businesswoman who was born on 20 April, 1983. Kerr rose to fame in 2007, as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels .
Kerr was the first Australian model for Victoria’s Secret and she also represented the Australian department store chain David Jones .
Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skin care products, KORA Organics , and has written a self-help book .
Miranda Kerr Biography
She start modeling in the fashion industry when she was 13 years old and won Dolly magazine’s 1997 model search contest.
Since 2008, Kerr has consistently ranked on Forbes ‘ list of top earning models.
She is the daughter of Therese and John Kerr. Her mother was 17 years old when she gave birth. She has a brother, Matthew, who is two years younger. Kerr is of English descent, with lesser amounts of Scottish and French.
During her childhood, she “raced motorcycles and ride horses on her grandmother’s farm.” She describes her early life in the Australian countryside as “very grounded…there was no pretense of it and no one really cared what you wore. You could be yourself.”
Her family moved to Brisbane , Queensland , to allow Kerr and his brother to experience life in the city.
She was initially reluctant to leave her childhood hometown, but her first boyfriend, Christopher Middlebrook, was killed in a car accident when they were teenagers and she said it was too painful to stay.
She graduated from All Hallows’ School in 2000 and studied nutrition and health psychology before pursuing modeling.
Miranda Kerr Career
At age 13, she entered and won the 1997 Dolly /Impulse magazine annual modeling contest. She was flown to Sydney a week before her 14th birthday to film for the magazine. Following Kerr’s victory, local media expressed “concerned outrage” at her young age. The controversy raised concerns about the glorification of young girls within the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries.
His shoot with Dolly (including footage of a 14-year-old Kerr in a swimsuit) was claimed by some media outlets to constitute a form of pedophilia . Of the press, Kerr said: “In the media at the time they were trying to latch onto anything even remotely related to pedophilia. Dolly is a magazine for teenagers, not the elderly. And I was fully clothed! Shoot! They they just made something out of nothing.”
Kerr signed with the Chic Management division in Sydney . She received considerable commercial exposure after a series of beachwear advertisements predominantly for Australian surf chain Billabong , in which Kerr modeled surf brands Tigerlily , Roxy , Billabong Girls , and One Teaspoon.
Also the ambassador for Australia’s most recognized swimwear brand, Seafolly. After modeling in Australia and Japan, Kerr moved to New York City, where she acquired a minority stake in Bowery Ballroom .
Following her success with Maybelline, Kerr became Victoria’s Secret’s first Australian Angel joining models Alessandra Ambrosio, Karolína Kurková, Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks, Izabel Goulart and Heidi Klum. Before becoming Angel in 2007, Kerr was already chosen to become Alessandra Ambrosio’s successor as the face of PINK in 2006.
In 2008, Kerr became the new face of the Clinique Happy fragrance and signed a six-figure deal to be the new face of Australian department store David Jones, replacing model Megan Gale. She also appeared on the cover of British Harper’s Bazaar . Earning an estimated $3.5 million over the previous 12 months, Forbes placed Kerr at number 10 on the list of the world’s highest-earning models.
In June 2009, Kerr posed nude, chained to a tree, for an issue of Rolling Stone Australia, to raise awareness of endangered koalas. [In October, Kerr launched her own brand of organic skin care products, KORA Organics, with George Moskos, and she became the face of the company.
Kerr released an inspiring self-esteem and self-help book, Treasure Yourself. The book is aimed at teenage women. Kerr also shot a spring/summer ad campaign for XOXO.
She was featured in the 2010 Pirelli Calendar, photographed by Terry Richardson in Bahia, Brazil. Previously better known for her Victoria’s Secret status than her haute couture work, Balenciaga is credited with launching her career as a haute couture model when casting directors Ashley Brokaw and designer Nicolas Ghesquière chose her for walk exclusively for the brand’s spring 2010 show.
In January 2011, Kerr became Vogue ‘s first pregnant model when she appeared in Vogue Australia, being six months pregnant at the time of filming.
In March, she walked the runway for Balenciaga’s fall 2011 ready-to-wear collection as part of Paris Fashion Week, two months after giving birth. Kerr also posed nude for a 2011 Harper’s Bazaar photo shoot .
In January 2012, she was appointed as a Qantas ambassador. In March, Kerr walked for Chanel and Miu Miu at Paris Fall/Winter Fashion Week. Kerr appeared on the June cover of Numéro Tokyo, shot by Nino Muñoz. In August, Kerr graced the cover of Vogue Turkey and in November she was named the new face of the Mango brand, replacing Kate Moss for their spring/summer 2013 campaign.
In March 2013, negotiations to renew his five-year contract with David Jones “fell through”, leading to a peaceful split between the two parties. The following month, it was reported that Kerr’s three-year, million-dollar contract with Victoria’s Secret would not be renewed.
Anonymous sources claimed that Kerr had a “tough reputation” and was not “a big seller for VS”; however, Kerr’s camp stated that he could not devote the necessary time to the brand. In response, Victoria’s Secret marketing director Ed Razek stated that he had already invited Kerr to walk in that year’s fashion show. Korea.
In October, Kerr was named the face of Austrian crystal house Swarovski for its fall 2013 campaign, and that December she starred in social shopping website ShopStyle’s first national campaign.
In February 2014, Kerr became the face of the Swedish clothing brand H&M. She then appeared in high-profile campaigns for Reebok and Wonderbra. In March, Kerr opened and closed for Sonia Rykiel at Paris Fall/Winter Fashion Week. On April 22, 2014, Kerr released her first online single from Ella, featuring her and singer Bobby Fox, on a cover of Elvis Presley’s “You’re The Boss”.
In July, Kerr became the face of Escada’s fragrance, Joyful , attending the launch at the brand’s flagship store in Munich. Kerr modeled for the covers of Vogue Taiwan’s May issue and Vogue Australia’s July issue.
She was among 50 models on the September cover of Vogue Italia , celebrating the magazine’s 50th anniversary. She was also featured prominently in Vogue Japan ‘s November 15th anniversary issue, shot by Mario Testino. Kerr was ranked third on Forbes ‘ list of 2014 highest-earning models, earning an estimated $7 million.
In July, Kerr designed a jewelry line with Swarovski, having been the face of the brand since 2013. She spoke of the collaboration: “I wanted it to reflect my personality, my personality and who I am. . And really allowed me to have full creative control. I knew what I wanted. I wanted it to be fine, delicate and have meaning and hopefully inspiration.”
When Kerr first appeared on the top-earning models list, Ed Razek described Kerr’s good looks as “…the cheeks of a chipmunk, the smile of an angel, and the body of a devil.”
Miranda Kerr Net Worth
Miranda has a net worth of $18, $45 mil, or whatever figure has been cited as the value of everything. that has. What we can tell you is that modeling has been the source of her wealth.
She has been able to make a lot of money with contracts like the one she had with Victoria’s Secret, and various other lucrative endorsement deals.
On top of that, the model has been pocketing significant income from KORA Organics that she founded. KORA Organics is an organic skincare line that Miranda says is sold in more than 100 countries around the world. The woman has appeared on Forbes’ list of top model earners since 2008.
Miranda Kerr Relations
In 2003, Kerr dated finance broker Adrian Camilleri. Following an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Camilleri was found guilty of five counts of fraudulent behavior between February 2003 and February 2004. A 2007 newspaper report states that Kerr suffered financially “after receiving the advice her boyfriend’s finances,” but decided not to take legal action. .
From 2003 to mid-2007, Kerr dated Jay Lyon, the lead singer of the band Tamarama. Kerr starred in Tamarama’s music video for “Everything To Me”.
Kerr began dating English actor Orlando Bloom in late 2007. In 2009, a gang of thieves known as the Bling Ring broke into Bloom’s home. The group stole clothing and jewelry from luxury brands. In this case, the ringleader allegedly wanted Kerr’s Victoria’s Secret lingerie.
She and Bloom announced their engagement in June 2010, and married the following month. Kerr gave birth to their son, Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom, on January 6, 2011.
In October 2013, Miranda and Bloom announced that they had separated several months earlier and intended to end their relationship. to your marriage. The divorce became official in late 2013.
In 2014, during an interview with GQ, she spoke about bisexuality. “I appreciate both men and women. I love the female body and I really appreciate the female form. I want to explore. Never say never!”
In 2015, she began dating Snapchat co-founder and billionaire CEO Evan Spiegel. In July 2016, Kerr announced her engagement to Spiegel and they married in May 2017.
Kerr wore a custom Dior wedding dress designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri that was inspired by Grace Kelly.
In November 2017, Kerr announced that she was expecting her second child and her first child with Spiegel.
On May 7, 2018, Kerr gave birth to a son named Hart Spiegel.Ten months after Hart’s birth, Kerr announced her third pregnancy. She gave birth in October 2019 .
In June 2017, Kerr turned over $8 million worth of jewelry, given to her by Malaysian fugitive Jho Low in 2014 when they were dating, to the US government amid an investigation into the Malaysia Development Berhad scandal.