Kate Moss is a well-known British supermodel who rose to international popularity in the 1990s, near the conclusion of the “supermodel period.” Many people regard her as one of the most powerful persons on the planet.
Moss is also one of the highest-paid models of all time, having been named in the defamation case filed by Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, with whom she had a connection several years ago, and who maintained that the actor did not toss her down the stairs during a holiday in Jamaica. She easily made more than $10 million during her peak years.
Katherine Ann Moss was born in Croydon, London, on January 16th, 1974. Moss was raised in Addiscombe and Sanderstead by working-class parents with a younger brother and a half-sister. At the age of 13, she saw her parents divorce.
Kate Moss’ Net Worth
Kate Moss is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million (£56 million) in 2022, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Her fortune was amassed during her stint as one of the highest-paid supermodels of all time. She rocketed to stardom in the 1990s alongside Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista and became a household name almost immediately.
Calvin Klein, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Rimmel, and others have all used the model in their campaigns.
She’s also graced the covers of various magazines, walked the runway for a variety of labels, and had her own Topshop clothes range.
Kate Moss began her modeling career in 1988 when she was 14 years old when she was approached by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Management.
Moss rose to notoriety at the age of 16 after appearing in a series of black-and-white photos, and onlookers linked her to the rising grunge trend. When she was included in the “Levis for Girls” ad, she got a big break.
Moss gained a reputation as the “anti-supermodel” of the early 1990s after a series of notable photoshoots. In comparison to other renowned figures of the time, she had a wholly unique aesthetic.
She wasn’t as tall as Cindy Crawford or Naomi Campbell, and she wasn’t nearly as curvy. Moss’ body shape has been described as “waifish,” and the fashion industry has praised the new look.
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Moss became an emblem for the era’s “heroin chic” style. This look was characterized by pale skin, dark bags under the eyes, and a lean frame.
However, this new trend wasn’t without criticism, as some worried whether Kate had an eating condition. Even Bill Clinton has spoken out against the fashion world’s current direction.
Kate Moss’ career took a brief detour after a drug-abusing scandal. Kate Moss has received a lot of support from the fashion world.
Despite questioning Kate Moss about her suspected drug usage, the London Metropolitan Police dropped all charges as it became evident that they had no substantial evidence of a crime.
Moss signed 18 new contracts one year after her drug disgrace, including deals with Virgin Mobile, Burberry, and Topshop. She continued to appear on magazine covers and collaborate with labels such as Chanel, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, Bulgari, and many more.
She purportedly made 3 million pounds designing her own clothing collection for Topshop in 2007. In 2012, she modeled for Supreme after creating handbags for Longchamp.
She posed naked for Playboy magazine in 2013, and she got a Special Recognition Award at the British Fashion Awards later that year. She produced a second apparel line for Topshop in 2014, cementing a long-term relationship with the retailer.
Kate Moss Controversy
Kate has had a tumultuous professional career. According to British tabloids, Kate was spotted using cocaine with rocker Pete Doherty in 2005.
In the following, Moss lost a number of high-profile endorsement partnerships, including lucrative deals with H&M and Chanel. The contract with H&M alone was reported to be worth more than £4 million. Burberry also dropped Moss.
Despite being a major setback, Moss’ career did not suffer as a result of the issue. In actuality, her earnings increased in the years after that. Following the controversy, Moss grossed $5 million in a single year.
In 2006, she made $8 million. When the year finished, she was earning about $9 million per year. Those three years were financially prosperous for her.
Kate Moss Relationship
During the 2000s, Kate had a long marriage with Jefferson Hack, the publisher of “Dazed & Confused” magazine. During their time together, they had one child.
From 2005 until 2007, Moss was in a relationship with Pete Doherty. In 2011, she married Jamie Hince, a guitarist from The Kills. Four years later, the couple divorced. Count Nikolai von Bismarck, a member of the German nobility, was also a romantic interest of hers.
Kate Moss House & Properties
In 2003, Moss paid nearly two million pounds for a 10-bedroom mansion in Little Faringdon, Oxfordshire’s Cotswold town. Kate Moss is said to have bought a mansion in London’s Highgate neighborhood in 2011.
Moss joined a number of other British celebs who call the region home when she paid around £8 million for the property. The estate has 7 fireplaces and 6,728 square feet of living area. Moss was said to be eager to leave her previous London house, which had been broken into and had serious plumbing issues.
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