Kate Moss Net Worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $70 Million
PROFESSION: Model, Fashion Designer
If you think you know fashion, then you know Kate Moss. Her name is synonymous with fashion. She started working at a young age. She was about fourteen years old when she was “discovered” by Sarah Doukas in the year 1988. Sarah Doukas is the founder of Storm Model Management in New York City. The 1990s were very good for Moss’ career. She is known for the part she played in the whole size zero fashion. Moss has worked with all the leading brands in the world like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbanna, Chanel, Rimmel and Calvin Klein. She has now been associated with the fashion industry for over twenty five years!!
Moss was always a pretty, even as a kid. She was born in Greater London to the proud parents Rosina and Peter Edward Moss in the year 1974. She has a younger brother and also, a half sister named Lottie. Moss’ parents had an unfortunate divorce when Moss was only thirteen years old. Moss was discovered by Sarak Doukas in New York City, when she was only fourteen years old. Her early day pictures were often described as dirty realism or grunge.
Moss’ career is filled with ups and downs, drama, controversies and the works! Moss was like an anti-supermodel as she wasn’t curvaceous like the supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and the likes. Her weight was always a topic of controversy as she was often thought of as being anorexic. Moss has had the pleasure of working with major campaigns for brands like Bulgari, Rimmel, Dolce & Gabbanna and Calvin Klein. Apart from working with these brands, Moss has been featured on a lot of leading magazines like Vanity Fair, The Face, W and Vogue (UK, USA and French Vogue). Making a record, Moss has appeared on the cover of the British magazine around 30 times. Moss has had a shining career, working with top photographers like Mario Testino, Steven Klein, and Peter Lindbergh. Moss is known to have had a serious drug problem. Making her comeback, she signed eighteen modeling contracts in the Autumn/Winter 2006.
After making a very deep mark on the fashion industry as a model, Kate Moss launched a collection for clothes designed by her, in the year 2007. The collection included skinny jeans, leather jackets, vest top, minidresses and T-shirts. She has also released four fragrances. Moss was also the face of Mango from 2011 to 2012. She was replaced by Miranda Kerr.
Moss is also television friendly. She has appeared in music videos like Don’t Go Away, Fade Away, Be Here Now, Kowalski, I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself, Something About the Way You Look Tonight, Sex with Strangers, Love Don’t Bother Me and God’s Gonna Cut You Down. Apart from appearing in music videos, Moss has lent her voice to songs by Primal Scream, Babyshambles, and The Lemonheads. She has co-written four songs with Babyshambles too! Four fragrances launched by her are called Kate Moss, Vintage Muse, Lila Belle and Love Blossoms.
Kate Moss is a supporter of War Child. She designed a charm necklace in lieu of helping out the Cancer Research Centre UK. She has been associated with organizations like Comic Relief, Make Poverty History, The Lucie Blackman Trust, Elton John AIDS Foundation and Homes of Hope for a long time.
Kate Moss has had her fair share of relationships. Some of them were good, and some of them were bad. She has a lovely daughter named Lila Grace Moss Hack, who was conceived in 2002. The father of the child is Jefferson Hack. Moss has dated Pete Doherty and even though they got engaged in 2007, the couple split up. In the year 2011, Moss tied the knot with Jamie Hince. She looked stunning and wore a gorgeous dress by John Galliano.
There have been quite a few controversies regarding Moss’ drug abuse problem. In 2005, H&M dropped her because of the same reason. The next day, Chanel announced termination of their contract with Moss. Following was Burberry. Even in this phase, Moss was doing campaigns for Dior and was on the cover of W in 2005. Moss was often defended by Alexander McQueen. In 2006, Moss’ drug allegations were cleared by the British police as they could not find any evidence to support their statement. Following this, Moss started her modeling career with her head held high.
- London Home worth $12.6 million. It is located in North London, UK.
- St. Johns Wood Home worth $11.3 million. It is located in London as well
- Range Rover
- MG Midget Mk III
- Vintage Rolls Royce
- London Cab
- Having her figure immortalized in solid gold in a 1.5 million pound sterling status that goes on show at the British Museum in 2008.
- Posed as a real life mannequin to mark the launch of her Topshop range in the year 2007.
- Has been voted the 1st Britain’s Most Stylish Woman of the year in a poll conducted by Grazia Magazine in February, 2006.
- Had her nude photographs auctioned off at Christie’s auction house in 2007, fetching a total of 183,000 pound sterling.