A modeling world, unlike any other field, looks glamorous and full of glitz and glam. But inside, there is hard work, passion, pressure, and many heartbreaks. Not all can handle being a model, but Catherine McNeil has been thriving in the modeling industry just fine.
Catherine McNeil is an Australian Supermodel and is one of the best in the modeling industry. So far, she has walked for high fashion brands like Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Balenciaga, and many more.
So let’s get to know more of Catherine McNeil, supermodel and darling of high fashion designers.
Here are some of the interesting facts about the supermodel.
Catherine McNeil: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Catherine McNeil|
|Date of Birth||May 30, 1989|
|Birthplace||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||5 ft 11 inches|
|Body Measurement||33-24-34 inches|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
Early Life and Education
Catherine McNeil was born on May 30, 1989, in Brisbane suburbs of Cooper Plains, Queensland, Australia. Similarly, the Australian model holds Australian citizenship but also belongs to New Zealand by descent. But at the same time, there is no background information about her family and education.
So far, we only know that she is of white ethnicity, and the supermodel is Gemini. Further, Catherine often uses her nickname, Cat McNeil.
Age and Measurements
As of 2019, Catherine McNeil is 30 years old. Being a model and supermodel at that, McNeil has a tall stature of 5 feet 11 inches. Also, she is just 126 lbs(57 kgs). In general, the supermodel is slim with a body measurement of 33-24-34 and has legs that go for a mile.
However, it is neither her legs nor body that attracts people’s attention; it is her lips and eyes. Catherine has a pair of beautiful green eyes and luscious lips, which looks even more stunning in red. Along with her sharp features, the Australian model flaunts a chic vibe. No wonder she was the muse of High Fashion brands.
Catherine McNeil: Tattoos
The Australian supermodel is an avid fan of tattoos and has many inked on her body. She has got a plethora of tattoos on her back from scorpions, knives, lizards, and many more. In fact, McNeil has more than 100 tattoos on her body, which she shows every chance she gets.
Not only her back, but the model has a Gemini written tattoo on her left foot. Moreover, Catherine likes to flaunt her tattoos on her Instagram.
Catherine’s modeling career began when she won a model search contest hosted by Girlfriend. At the tender age of 14, the supermodel became the center of attention for many designers and photographers. In fact, Catherine graced V magazine’s cover, her first major, who predicted her to rise to supermodel status.
Just like their prediction, Catherine’s modeling career took off as she was featured in advertisements for D&G, Versace, Donna Karan, and Jean-Paul Gaultier. Furthermore, she even appeared in covers of French Vogue, Australian Vogue V, and French Revue de Modes.
Even more, the young model walked in many high-profile runway shows for Balenciaga, Christain Dior, Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino, Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Yves Saint Laurent.
To add up, Catherine was photographed by Mario Testino for D&G pre-fall campaign and the Hugo Boss Fall ad Campaign in 2007. That same year, the supermodel became the Donna Karan fall ad campaign’s face and even got featured in the Versace campaign alongside Kate Moss.
A model needs to open a show as it defines one popularity and status as a supermodel. Just like that in her prime years, Catherine opened shows for late Alexander McQueen, Alessandro Dellacqua, Givenchy, and Missoni in Paris and Milan. She even closed the fall Gucci Show in Milan.
Following her success, Style.com chose her as one of the top ten models of the season. In addition, in September 2007, Catherine appeared on the cover of French Vogue and was named one of the British Vogue‘s “Head Girls” and a model to watch.
Moving on, Catherine was ranked 12th on the Top 50 Models Women List by models.com. She was even deemed as an industry icon in 2014.
Personal Life: Bisexual
In late 2009, Catherine McNeil opened up about her sexuality and confessed to being bisexual. Moreover, the supermodel was seen kissing another Australian Model and actress Ruby Rose during a Los Angeles pool party.
They were reportedly engaged but parted ways on July 2, 2010. After that, the young model dated the British male model Miles Langford and got engaged in 2013 but unfortunately called it off after a year.
With her past relationship, the Australian supermodel dated Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen and Dutch model Milou Van Groesen, but sadly, none of it lasted long.
However, Catherine is living a free and happy life as of today and is focusing on her modeling career. We hope the supermodel can find her love soon.
Catherine McNeil: Net Worth
The Australian supermodel has amassed a hefty amount from her numerous projects and modeling career. As of 2019, the estimated net worth of the Australian model is $16 million.
Apart from her modeling career, Catherine earns an additional amount from her endorsements, sponsorships, and advertisements. Moreover, her involvement with the major high-profile campaigns with Dior, Gap, Louis Vuitton, Uniqlo, Express, Barneys New York, and others brings her fortune.
Being under the management of View Management, Chic Management, and others, Catherine earns around $95,000 annually.
Social Media Presence
Catherine McNeil has a huge fan following on her social media account, including Instagram.
Instagram– 112k Followers