The Best of Kate Moss

Interesting Facts About Kate Moss

  1. At 5 ft 6 in, Kate Moss is well-below the modelling industry standard minimum height of 5 ft 8 in.
  2. She has a daughter, Lila, who is 10 years old and the spitting image of her, but prettier. Her father is a magazine publisher.
  3. A £1.5 million hollow gold statue was made of her in 2008 for a museum exhibition. The statue was made by Marc Quinn, who described Moss as “the ideal beauty of the moment”. Three years earlier, a naked portrait of her was auctioned off at £3.95.
  4. She started off the “Heorin Chic” trend, as well as the waif look.
  5. She had to buy her own engagement ring because her rock star fiancé couldn’t afford it.
  6.  She has featured on the cover of over 300 magazines, 32 of which were the British edition of Vogue.
  7. Her parents divorced when she was 13.
  8. She was scouted at the age of 14 by Sarah Doukas of the Storm Agency at the JFK airport while returning to England after a family holiday in the Bahamas.
  9. In the ’90s, she dated Johnny Depp and got engaged to him.
  10. she began drinking and smoking marijuana at the age of 12.
  11. In 1998, she went to a clinic in London to fight alcoholism.
  12. After being caught smoking cocaine in 2005, she lost many contracts with the likes of H&M. For drug rehab, she went to a clinic in Arizona.
  13. She has her own perfumes called Kate and Velvet Hour.
  14. She loves jam, and makes it herself.
  15. At the beginning of her modeling career, she hated her boobs; on one beach shoot, she made the hairdresser, who was the only man there, turn his back because she didn’t want him to see them.
  16.  Manolo Blahnik made her blue-soled wedding shoes five times, just to make sure they were perfect.
  17. Her favorite food is fresh sardines, or so I have heard. Nevertheless, this makes sense considering how much time she spends vacationing in St.Tropez, the town in the South of France where my family has a house. Score!

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