There are many supermodels in the world, from new to old. But not many stick in the field for too long. And even if they did, it is rare for them to own it. Well, Karlie Kloss is the person that can and does own every runway she walks.
Karlie Kloss is an American supermodel and entrepreneur, the combination of beauty with the brain. Successful supermodel Karlie is also an avid computer programmer.
Currently, the host of the popular TV show Project Runway here is more about Karlie Kloss.
But here are some of the interesting facts about Karlie Kloss.
Karlie Kloss: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Karlie Kloss|
|Birth Date:||August 3, 1992|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Father’s Name:||Kurt Kloss|
|Mother’s Name:||Tracy Kloss|
|Education:||Webster Groves High School
Gallatin School of Individualised Study of New York University
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Online Presence:||Instagram, YouTube|
Early Life and Education
Karlie Kloss was born on August 3, 1992, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The daughter of Kurt Kloss, an emergency physician, and Tracy Kloss, a freelancer. Along with her parents, Karlie has three sisters, Kimberly and Kariann, who are twins. Further, Karlie has another sister named Kristine.
Similarly, Kloss holds the American nationality and possesses Danish, German, and Polish ancestry. When Karlie was two years old, her family moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where she was raised. During her childhood, Karlie attended classical ballet classes, which influenced her career greatly. Even Karlie considers it as one of the key factors for her amazing runway walk.
Talking about her education, Karlie attended Webster Groves High School in Missouri, USA. Later in September 2015, the supermodel enrolled in the Gallatin School of Individualized New York University study.
Karlie Kloss: Age and Measurements
The supermodel is awaiting her 27th birthday in August, but as of today, she is 26 years old. Karlie Kloss is very tall, exactly 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m), and weighs about 57 kgs only. Moreover, the supermodel has a desirable body shape, of 34-23-34 measurements.
Also, the model has a glamorous vibe, which she exudes on her photoshoots and runway shows. Karlie Kloss is confident, has poise and elegance while walking the runway. Karlie is one of the gorgeous supermodels to exist with her blue eyes and blonde hair. No wonder she is part of one of the biggest fashion houses.
Career: Model to Supermodel
Karlie’s career took off in 2006, at the tender age of 14 when one of her editorials shoots for the June issue of Scene Magazine was forwarded to Elite NY. She was then immediately brought to New York. David Leslie Anthony in Chicago photographed her breakthrough shoot.
One of her first modeling assignments was signed through ‘Abercrombie Kids‘ where her campaign ads were shot by legendary photographer Bruce Weber. In 2008, Karlie changed her agency to NEXT Management, which proved to a wise decision as she walked in a total of 64 shows in one season. As a matter of fact, the young model walked for major fashion designers like Marc Jacobs, Carolina Herrara, and Doo-ring Chung in New York, Milan, and Paris.
In the years 2008 and 2009, Karlie graced the cover of Vogue for many countries like Turkey, China, Portugal, Japan, Germany, and France. Also, in 2011, the young model was signed by Christian Dior for the third consecutive year. After working under NEXT Model Management, Karlie signed up with ‘IMG Models.’
In her career, the year 2013 has to be the most prominent years as she was signed by major brands like ‘Lacoste,’ ‘Lavin’,’ Donna Karan‘ and “Louis Vuitton’ promotional campaign ads. But even more, she was posed for ‘Victoria’s Secret‘ for Summer Swimwear Collection, and even became the brand ambassador of American company ‘Coach Inc..’
The following year was also a complete bliss for her as Karlie collaborated with ‘Frame Denim‘ to form her own line of denim. And also with ‘Warby Parker‘ to create an eyeliner line. In September, Karlie was signed by L’Oreal Paris to represent the French personal care range of products.
Achievements: Outside of Runway
Besides modeling and walking on a runway, Karlie has achieved many things outside of her modeling career. For once, Karlie starred in the music video ‘ I’ll be There for You’ of American band ‘Chic‘ and also made an appearance in Taylor Swift’s’ Bad Blood.’ Similarly, Karlie started her own Youtube Channel, Klossy.
Moving on, the American Supermodel was named the spokesperson and brand ambassador of the luxury cosmetic brand ‘Este Lauder.’ She is also signed by Marc Jacobs perfume brand ‘Lola.’
Throughout her career, Karlie has been so successful and influential that Vogue magazine tagged her as one of the 30 most influential models in the world. Even more, one of the famous online magazines claims Karlie Kloss as the ‘Golden Standard‘ of the industry for her poise, confidence, and presence on the runway.
Acclaimed for her runway walks, Karlie Kloss has represented most of the leading brands, including Adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, Nina Ricci, Christian Dior, Hermes, and many more. Karlie has achieved things that most models wish to have in their lifetime.
Karlie Kloss: Personal Life
The young supermodel and goddess of the runway, Karlie Kloss, is in a relationship with businessman Joshua Kushner, brother of Jared Kushner, who is the son-in-law of Donald Trump. One month after converting to Judaism, Karlie announced their engagement on July 24, 2018.
And finally, in October 2018, the couple got married in Upstate New York. In fact, the couple recently had a second wedding celebration in June 2019 in Wyoming.
Besides being an amazing model, Karlie is also very down to earth. Also an avid Computer programmer, Karlie collaborates with many organizations to provide scholarships in order for them to pursue a career in software engineering and computer science. In fact, Karlie partnered with Flatiron School and Code.org in April 2015. Her campaign is named Kode with Kloss.
Net Worth: Model, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist
As of 2019, the supermodel is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million. Aside from her career as a model, she also earns an extra amount from endorsements, cameos, Youtube channel, and sponsorships. As mentioned above, Karlie has been the face and representative of major brands like Christian Dior, Adidas to name a few.
Currently, Karlie Kloss host the famous TV show, Project Runway replacing Heidi Klum, from which she earns extra more. In 2017, Karlie was in the Forbes List of the highest-paid model, raking in $9 million annually.
Social Media Presence
The young 26-year-old model is very active on her social media accounts. In fact, the supermodel likes connecting with her fans and does so on a daily basis.
Instagram– 8.2 million Followers
Twitter– 5.87 million Followers
Youtube– 771K Subscribers