Australia has been known for beautiful things such as
koala bears, kangaroo, and Nicole Kidman. But it's most
recently known beauty from down-under is supermodel Miranda
people know her as a angel, she is known to be one of
the most kind hearted and hardest working model in the
industry, but when you think of angel in the modeling
world you think Victoria's Secret angel.
She is the first Australian model to walk the runways
for the Victoria's Secret fashion show.
She began life as a angel from down-under, before becoming
the international high fashion supermodel angel. She was
raised in the Australian countryside growing up in the
small rural town Gunnedah. She spent her childhood on
her grandmothers farm as some what of a aussie country
girl racing dirt bikes and riding horses with her younger
Kerr's modeling career began at the age of 13 when she
entered a modeling contest for the Australian teen magazine
Dolly and Impulse Fragrances. She won the 1997 contest
but along with her win came a lot of media controversy
over her age and maturity. There was a backslash of Australian
conservatives that had their eye brows raised towards
the magazine for having teenage Kerr posing in bathing
the small issues sparked from the media about the age
of Kerr, she started modeling part time for surf clothing
companies such as Billabong for their line Billabong Girls.
with a promising modeling career in her future, Kerr made
a smart choice to continue her education and graduate
from All Hallows' School before becoming a full time model.
She would then later go on to study nutrition and health
psychology at the Academy of Natural Living.
She then moved to New York and was signed with Next model
agency. Her career as then started to take off like every
models dream as she was soon getting booked for runway
and print campaigns for major labels such and Betsey Johnson,
Tracy Reese, Levi, Rock and Republic, and Roberto Cavalli.
was getting modeling jobs for editorials and ad campaign
for all the major fashion magazines then that defining
moment in every supermodels career came they land their
first magazine cover, and for Miranda that moment came
when she appeared on the cover of Italian Glamour. That
was just the start of of countless magazines covers she
would go on to.
Many of her magazine covers and print campaigns had been
for international Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Vogue, etc. Then
came the year 2006 that would to every make the name Miranda
Kerr known to every American fashionista and guy that
could name every Victoria's Secret Angel. That year she
signed lucrative cosmetics contract with Maybelline New
York and earned her covenanted wings as a Victoria's Secret
Angel. She ended that year following in the steps as the
80's supermodels before her when she appeared in Kanye
West and Pharrell's music video "Number One."
following year she became the face of Clinique Happy and
the face of Arden B. Through out the years the list of
Kerr's rise to supermodel stardom can go on and on. One
of this years biggest moments for Kerr was when just like
she raised eye brows over 10 years ago winning that modeling
contest that started her career, this time around she
raised a some more eye brows when the 2010 Pirelli calendar
launched features a topless Miranda Kerr, Ana Beatriz,
and a few other models. The famed Pirelli calendar comes
out every year but the photos for the 2010 calendar were
shot by risqué photographer Terry Richardson.
Kerr has a amazing career as a model, but she has always
remained a true angel. She spends her time with charity
work Wildlife Warriors Worldwide and Children International.
She is a self proclaim health nut and practices Nichiren
Buddhism doing yoga, and meditation. In June she posed
chained to a tree for the Australian issue of The Rolling
Stone magazine to help bring awareness to the Koala's
2009 she launched her organic skincare line called Kora.
She has also been working on much anticipated wellness
and awareness nutrition book for teen girls title Treasure
Yourself. Kerr is combining her studies in psychology,
neuropathy, and nutrition along with her modeling career
to help teen girls with self-esteem tips and health advice.
Since word has got out that she has been working on this
project many teens have been going crazing on the Teen
Vogue site and forums wanting to get their hands on the
So here she is, not just a Victoria's Secret angel, but
Miranda Kerr a true angel.
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