Kate Moss

Date of Birth: 16/01/1974
City: Edinburg
Country: United Kingdom
Occupation: Model

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Career: Kate was discovered at JFK airport in New York when she was fourteen. She rose to fame in 1993 when she appeared in an ad campaign for Calvin Klein and her waif-like beauty was dubbed “heroin chic.” She has had a long and successful career, gracing the cover of British Vogue 30 times and appearing in ad campaigns for brands including Rimmel London, Burberry, Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton. In September 2005, photographs emerged of her snorting cocaine. She issued a full apology and checked into rehab. She went onto design a best-selling fashion line for TopShop and, in 2010, she designed a range of handbags for Longchamp.

Relationships: Kate has had high profile relationships with Johnny Depp and Pete Doherty. She has a daughter, Lila Grace Moss, born 29th September 2002 with her former boyfriend, magazine editor Jefferson Hack. She started dating Jamie Hince, guitarist for The Kills, in 2007 and they got engaged in early 2011. They plan to marry on 2nd July 2011.

FYI: In 2008 a £1.5million gold statue of Kate Moss was made as part of a British Museum exhibition. The hollow statue, called Siren, weighs 110lb and is said to be the largest gold statue created since the time of Ancient Egypt.