Kate Moss is globally known as an anti-supermodel who launched a new era in modelling. The British model is recognized presently as a significant figure in the Entertainment Industry. Apart from that, she has also worked with big shots in Hollywood.
|Full Name||Katherine Ann Moss|
|Date of Birth||January 16, 1947|
|Age||48 years old (as of 2022)|
|Birth Place||Croydon, United Kingdom|
|Current Residence||Addiscombe, London, England|
|Profession||Model, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer|
|Primary School||Ridgeway Primary School|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Body Measurements||34 26 35|
|Father||Peter Edward Moss|
|Mother||Linda Rosina Shepherd|
|Boyfriend/ Spouse||Nikolai Von Bismarck|
|Ex-boyfriends||Johnny DeppJamie HincePete Doherty Jefferson Hack|
|Net Worth||9 million US dollars|
|Children||1Lila Grace Moss Hack|
|Hobbies||Cooking, painting, Writing|
|Favourite Colors||White, pink|
|Favourite Food||Seafood Paella, Som Tam|
|Favourite Destination||United States and France|
Biography and Wiki
Kate Moss came into this world on January 16, 1947, in Corydon, England. She’s the precious daughter of Edward Moss and Linda Rosina. She has three siblings as well. Her mother was a barmaid whereas her father was a travel agent.
The famous fashion personality spent her early years of life in Addiscombe, a district in south London. Ridgeway Primary School provided her with her preliminary education. Following that, Kate Moss enrolled in Riddlesdown Collegiate.
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Timeline Career of Katherine Moss
Miss spent her childhood in her hometown. Sarah Doukas, the owner of Storm’s modelling agency, discovered her at the age of 14. Whereas in 1990, she was photographed by a notable British photographer Corinne Day. Her stark stylised photographs made a huge boom in the fashion industry. Eventually, those breathtaking and frigid pictures became part of the style magazine ‘The Face’.
In the 1990s, statuesque and curvy frames and conventional glamourous pictures were in the hype. Kate became a revolutionary with her contrasting styles to the trends. Her natural, street-style image and slight build did their magic. She was distinct and a little smaller in height than other models. But rather than being seen as an outcast, she ruled with her uniqueness.
This is what gave her the title of “anti supermodel”. That’s her story of launching her career in the modelling industry.
American Designer Calvin Klein signed with her in 1992. The supermodel highlighted various advertisements of the brand Calvin Klein. Moss accentuated her very delicate frame clothed in skimpy attire. Both Calvin Klein’s campaign and stark images shot by Day induced a furore.
In 1993, Kate Moss was featured in Vogue British. Two months later, she also appeared on their cover. In 2010, she revealed that her first British Vogue cover taken by Corrine Day is her favourite among all of her Vogue covers.
Kate was labelled as anorexic and pedophilic due to her unusual style. For the followers of the grunge style, she became a symbol of ‘heroic chic’. This raised her popularity and demand in the modelling campaign. She was the highest-paid model who was featured in many ad campaigns for Dior, Burberry, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Chanel.
Kate Moss has been also involved in various design-related ventures. For retailer Topshop, she presented her first collection in 2007.
In 2010, she collaborated with a collection of handbags after appearing in Longchamp’s campaign for 8 years. A Kate Moss Auction in 2013, featured 59 photographs of the supermodel. They made 1.5 million Euros at Christie Auction House. In late 2013, she appeared in Sir Paul McCartney’s music video ” Queenie Eye”.
At the British Fashion Awards, she received the Special Recognition Award for her arduous hard work in the last 25 years.
In 2014, the whole celebrated Kate Moss’s birthday with the release of her biographical documentary “Looking for Kate“.
The whole collection was sold out in one day. In the same year, she launched a perfume line. Furthermore, in 2011, she also undertook her first lipstick collection for Rimmel. In 2022, Moss did a jewellery collaboration with Messika.
Nothing could keep Kate puzzled. Thereon becoming the face of Diet Coke, now, she’s initiating a new project. The 48-year-old model is going to launch her new brand ‘Cosmos’. Her agency revealed little hints about Cosmos from their official Instagram account.
They revealed a short video in which Kate is seen dipping in a lake. So, the first clue is that this brand wouldn’t endorse fashion products. Rather, Cosmos would be focusing on natural and nature-based products.
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According to the official Cosmos account on Instagram, it’s revealed that Cosmos is ‘mesmerizing and magical.’ It might facilitate people on self-care. Cosmos Instagram confirmed that they will be providing exclusive content about Kate Moss’s private lifestyle. Fans of Kate Moss should get elated and follow her new brand to know her personal life.
When is Cosmos launching officially?
According to the statement on the Cosmos website, Cosmos will be launching on September 1, 2022.
What kind of products does Cosmos have?
Cosmos encourages the beauty and wellness of its customers.
Sacred Mist is mood-boosting, blissful and sensual. It is best for having a balanced emotional balance and inner peace. Women and men can both wear it.
Dawn tea is manufactured from organic herbs and trees. It’s best for having an energized body and strength to embark on your life journey every day. The ingredients of this help in maintaining immunity and optimizing the growth of
skin, hair and nails.
Like other cleansers, it protects the natural barrier of the skin and removes impurities.
There are various other products endorsed by Cosmos. They have an official website that you can check out.
Awards and Accomplishments
- Fashion Personality of the Year was given to Kate Moss in 1995.
- The fashion icon award was bestowed upon her in 2005. This award was presented by the Fashion Council of America to her.
- In 2006, she won the Model of the Year award from the British Fashion Awards.
- In 2007, she was presented with the Sexiest Women NME Award.
- Various magazines have also listed her in their sexiest models list.
Both Johnny Depp and Kate shared an intimate relationship from 1994 to 1998. She also revealed that Johnny Depp gave her a diamond necklace and that is the only diamond she ever owned.
She also dated the former Libertines member Pete Doherty in the 1990s. But their relationship ended soon after they started dating.
Kate Moss dated Jefferson Hack, the editor of Dazed & Confused. They even had a daughter in 2002. Lila Grace is the first biological child of Kate. In 2004, the couple parted ways.
Kate started dating a guitarist, Jamie in 2008. Jamie Hince is a popular guitarist for the band ‘The Kills’. Jamie Hince and Kate Moss decided to take a step forward in their relationship after dating for four years. In July 2011, the couple got married. They had their marriage ceremony near Kate’s house in Cotswold.
She wore a glamorous cream, floor-length gown laced with beads at her marriage. Her dress was designed by the popular designer John Galliano. Lila Grace (8 years old at that time) attended her mother’s wedding as well and also acted as her bridesmaid.
Nikolai Von Bismark
Kate has been dating Nikolai Von Bismark since 2015 and they haven’t gotten separated.
Lila Grace Moss Hack is the biological daughter of Katherine Moss and Jefferson Hack. She landed on earth in 2002. Lila is 20 years old in 2022.
Daily Mirror exposed that Kate Moss is a drug addict. She was at a party along with his boyfriend Pete Doherty. Both were seen drinking and taking drugs like heroin. There was a video of them as well of that night circulating on media and television. It was taken by some hidden camera.
As popular as you are, you are jolted by controversies with the same magnificence as the starlight. Hence, she had to face a terrific response from all of her admirers and many of her shoots got cancelled. Things started to get out of her hands.
In the end, she went on a one-year break to focus on herself and joined a rehabilitation centre to uproot her drug-using habit.
Kate Moss has a net worth of over $9.2 million approximately from her multiple fashion photoshoots, brands and collaborations.