Victoria's Secret Angels


Miranda Kerr

Miranda began modeling at 13 for Chaay's Modeling Agency. Born April 20, 1983 to Therese and John Kerr. As a child she ran around her grandmother's farm, riding horses and dirt bikes with her younger brother, Matthew. Graduating in 2000, from All Hallows, she then began her degree in nutrition and health psychology before pursuing modeling.

In her early years, Miranda began modelling for Australian magazine Dolly. After she modeled for Dolly, she modeled for surf chain such as Billabong, Tigerlily, Roxy, Billabong Girls and One Teaspoon. Her profile grew in Australia as well as Asia; so she decided to relocate to New York where she became co-owner of the Bowery Ballroom. Upon her arrival in 2004, she began her runway career. Walking for labels such as Baby Phat, Levi's, Seafolly Swimwear, Jets, Rock & Republic, Roberto Cavalli and many others. 2005 brought forth magazines prints for Elle, Australian Vogue, and Harper's Bazaar. In 2006, Miranda signed to Maybeline New York, and running a series of magazine prints for Cosmopolitan, CLEO, Elle and eventually Victoria Secret campaigns. In 2007, Miranda became the first Australian to be offered a contract with Victoria Secret, replacing Gisele Bondchen. Miranda become part of the Victoria Secret Angels, with models such as Alssandra Amrobiso, Korlina Kirkova, Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks, Izabel Goulart and Heidi Klum. Miranda became Alessandra's successor as the face of PINK in 2006. In 2008, Forbes magazine placed her as 10th highest paid model making an estimated $3.5 million in a year.
In 2010, Miranda walked alongside fellow Angels Doutzen Kroes and Alssandra Ambrosio in the fall 2010 Prada collection, in Milan. Kerr modeled for Prada as well as Jil Sander for the Italian Vogue September issue, shot by Steven Meisel.

Miranda began modeling at 13 for a small agency out of Australia, just a few years later she was walking the catwalk for Victoria Secret, and shooting with Vogue photographers all around the world. She married actor Orlando Bloom in 2009. From such humble beginnings to international fame.


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