On This Day

Kate Moss

Supermodel Kate Moss
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Profession: Supermodel

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Kate Moss rose to fame in the early 1990s as part of the heroin chic fashion trend, and a reaction to the supermodels then dominating fashion.

She is best known for her waifish figure and her campaigns for designers include Calvin Klein, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Chanel and Rimmel.

Moss has gone on to launch her own clothing lines, perfume and work as a fashion director.

Born: January 16, 1974
Birthplace: Croydon, Greater London, England
Age: 46 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 2011-07-01 English model Kate Moss (37) weds English guitarist Jamie Hince (42) at St. Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire

Events in the Life of Kate Moss

  • 2005-09-20 Model Kate Moss is dropped by clothing chain H&M after allegations of drug taking
  • 2007-05-01 British model Kate Moss launches a clothing line with chain Topshop