Miranda Kerr: The Model Next Door
She became famous in 2006 as “Angel” for Victoria’s Secret. Since then, Australian Miranda Kerr in renowned in magazines and has modeled campaigns. Her success factor: cute dimples and a very sympathetic character.
MIRANDA KERR’S CHILDHOOD
Miranda Kerr was born on April 20, 1983 in Sydney, Australia. She grew in the small town of Gunnedah with her parents, Therese and John, as well as her younger brother, Matthew. In her childhood, Miranda Kerr spends much time on her grandmother’s farm, where she does motorcycling and horseback riding. Her family then moved to Brisbane for the city life. Miranda’s first modeling experience was in 1997 where she won at age thirteen, for a modeling competition organized by the magazine, “Dolly”. Shortly after the student signs a contract with the chic agency in Sydney, she received numerous jobs as an advertising model that included the Australian surf label, Billabong. Nevertheless, Miranda Kerr achieved her graduate degree. She even enrolled at the university for the subjects diet and health psychology, before she decided to be a professional model.
REBOOT IN NEW YORK
When she has made a name in her homeland as a model, Miranda Kerr moved to New York to try her luck. In 2004, she is taken by the agency, “Next” in New York. A year later, she made her debut on the catwalk of Heatherette. The breakthrough in the U.S. and international market manages the newcomer, as she closes an advertising contract with Maybelline in 2006. That same year, she is a Victoria’s Secret “Angel” put under contract. She remodeled in campaigns and in the fashion shows that are broadcast worldwide on television. In the Ready-to-wear shows, among other things, Miranda modeled for 3.1 Phillip Lim, Blugirl, John Richmond, Jason Wu and Just Cavalli. As a reward for her success, Miranda Kerr buys a million dollar apartment in New York.
HIGHLIGHTS OF HER MODELING CAREER
In the next few years, the Australian was published in numerous magazines such as ELLE, international editions of “Vogue”, “Harper’s Bazaar,” “GQ”, “Rolling Stone”, “Love”, “Numéro”, “ID” and many more magazines. In 2007, she is the face for Arden B., a perfume by Clinique. In 2010, she was photographed posing for the Pirelli calendar. In May of 2010, Miranda Kerr ranked 9th in the “Forbes” ranking of the best-paid models. And in 2011, she ranked in the top ten of the most successful models on Models.com.
In October 2009, Miranda Kerr, the Australian modeled the Kora Organics. Both Miranda’s mother, and her brother work for the company. In 2010, she also launched a book entitled, “Treasure Yourself”. The book contains survival tips and positive thoughts for young girls.
MIRANDA KERR’S PRIVATE LIFE
The supermodel is a practicing Buddhist. She makes regular yoga, meditation, and deals with spiritual teachings. As for love, Miranda Kerr has already found in 2007 with Orlando Bloom. In June 2010, they announced their engagement, Miranda Kerr revealed in July that she and Orlando Bloom got married in an intimate ceremony. In January 2011, her son Christopher Flynn Bloom was born.