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KATE MOSS

Name: Katherine Ann Moss                                                           
Born: January 16, 1974 Addiscombe, Croydon, England                                 
                                                                                     
Katherine Ann Moss (born 16 January 1974), is an iconic English model, she has     
also recently designed a clothing range for Topshop - a UK High Street chain.       
She is known for her waifish figure and many advertising campaigns and is also     
notorious for her high-profile relationships and party lifestyle. She has           
appeared on over 300 magazine covers.                                               
                                                                                     
She was discovered at the age of 14 by Sarah Doukas (the founder of Storm Model     
Management) in 1988, at JFK Airport in New York City, after a vacation in the       
Bahamas. Moss's career began when Corinne Day shot black and white photographs     
of her, styled by Melanie Ward, for British magazine The Face when she was 15,     
in a photo shoot titled "The Third Summer of Love". Moss then went on to become     
the anti-supermodel of the 1990s in contrast to the supermodels at the time,       
such as Cindy Crawford, , Claudia Schiffer, and Naomi Campbell, who were known     
for their curvaceous and tall figures through out the 90's.                         
                                                                                     
Moss was voted 8th in Celebrity Sleuths 25 Sexiest Women of 2004, 8th in Maxims     
50 Sexiest Women of 1999 and 22nd in FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 1995. Mens           
magazine Arena named her as their Sexiest Woman in their 150th issue. In March     
2007, Moss won the Sexiest Woman NME Award. She made her first appearance in       
the British women's Sunday Times Rich List in 2007, where she was estimated to     
be worth ┬ú45 million. She ranked as the 99th richest woman in Britain.             
                                                                                     
In July 2007, earning an estimated total of $9 million in the past 12 months,       
Forbes magazine named her second on the list of the World's 15 top-earning         
supermodels.