Born on 20 April 1983 in Sydney, Australia, Miranda Kerr is one of the most popular models today with a total net worth of $35 million.
On contrary to her current grandiose lifestyle, Miranda Kerr grew up in the suburb of Gunnedah, New South Wales riding horses and bikes in her grandmother’s farm and after spending simple life in New South Wales, her family shifted to Brisbane. She attended All Hallows’ School and graduated in 2000. Prior to modeling, Kerr took courses in nutrition and health psychology.
In 1997, Miranda Kerr’s friend sent one of her photo in a modeling contest for Dolly magazine which won her the competition and she was invited to shoot for the magazine in Sydney. After her win in the competition, Kerr signed for the Australian swim and surf wear chain Billabong. She modeled for brands Tigerlily, Roxy, Billabong Girls, and One Teaspoon and it was the commercials for the surf wear that earned her popularity in Australia and Japanese markets.
In 2004, Kerr shifted to New York and was involved in myriad of runway appearances that helped her bank balance rise more. Her fame ascended as she signed with Next Model Management in 2004. Multitude of labels and printing campaigns signed up the stunning beauty for photo shoot and runways.
She also appeared in promotion of several brands like Alex Perry, Baby Phat, Voodoo Dolls, Levi’s, Nicola Finetti, Johnson, Jets, John Richmond, Blumarine Swimwear, Neiman Marcus, Seafolly Swimwear, Anna Molinari, Rock and Republic and Roberto Cavalli.
Miranda Kerr was also featured in popular fashion magazines namely Elle, Australian Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Her appearances in television commercials for brands like Portmans, Bonds and Veet made Kerr a recognized face.
In 2006, Kerr made her runway appearance for the final collection of fashion designer Daniel Vosovic in the final episode of the reality show Project Runway. Kerr’s career took another dimension as she landed a contract with Maybelline cosmetics in New York in 2006. She was featured in many international fashion magazines including Cosmopolitan, CLEO and Elle.
In 2007 Kerr was named the Victoria Secret’s Angel replacing Gisele Bündchen. With this Kerr became the first Australian model to be embraced by the lingerie giant, Victoria’s Secret. Kerr’s professional career bloomed as she appeared in runways as Victoria Secret’s Angel for 2006 to 2009. Kerr also made a guest appearance in the television drama How I Met Your Mother in 2007 along with other Angels.
After her popularity as the Victoria Secret Angel, Miranda Kerr net worth further saw rise after she was engaged in campaigning for clothesline and cosmetics. In 2009, she launched own line of skincare products, KORA Organics, along with George Moskos. In 2010, Miranda Kerr exclusively appeared in the Balenciaga runway show, marking her professional career to new height. She was listed as one of the top ten highest paid models by Forbes magazine in 2010 with her earning amounting to $ 4 million dollars. She also appeared in runway for Balenciaga’s fall 2011 ready-to-wear collection as part of Paris Fashion Week in 2011.
With the endorsement of a wide variety of international brands like Samantha Thavasa, Mango, Swarovski and H&M and with her involvement in campaigning, Miranda Kerr is one of the high profile models of all time. She was ranked as the second most world’s highest paid models by Forbes in 2013.
In 2003, Miranda Kerr dated finance broker Adrian Camilleri but she ended the relationship in 2004 after he was found guilty of fraud. Kerr was then in relationship with Jay Lyon,the lead singer of the band Tamarama. Their relationship ended in mid 2007. Miranda Kerr dated actor Orlando Bloom from late 2007 and the couple secretly got married in July 2010. In January 2011, Kerr gave birth to their son, Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom. Kerr separated with Orlando Bloom in October 2013 and is currently rumored to be dating James Packer, Australian businessman.
The Australian supermodel, Miranda Kerr net worth is believed to be $35 million.
Quick Facts about Miranda Kerr
Full Name: Miranda May Kerr
Height: 5’9″ (1.75 m)
Weight: 54 kg
Ethnicity: English, French, Irish, Scottish
Date of Birth: April 20, 1983
Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
Education: All Hallows’ School
Marital status: Dating (James Packer)
Children: 1 (Flynn)
Miranda Kerr Zodiac/Astrological sign: Taurus