Miranda Kerr Biography
- Date of Birth
- 20 April 1983
- Birth Name
- Miranda May Kerr
- 175 cm
Miranda May Kerr was born in Sydney and raised in the small town of Gunnedah to John and Therese Kerr. Kerr's paternal grandmother lived on a farm, where she "raced motorbikes and rode horses." Her parents later moved the family to Brisbane when she and her younger brother Matthew were teenagers. She originally aspired to become a nutritionist and later studied nutrition and health psychology after her high school graduation, but entered a magazine contest shortly before her fourteenth birthday. Kerr attended All Hallows' School, where she graduated in 2000.
Kerr began modeling for various clothing brands, runways, and print advertisements. Mostly notably, the companies she has worked for include Dolly, Tigerlily, Roxy, Billabong Girls, One Teaspoon, Victoria's Secret, Qantas, Maybelline, Vogue, and Marie Claire. Kerr relocated to New York City in 2004.
Kerr met Orlando Bloom in 2007. They were later married in a private July 2010 ceremony when she was four months pregnant, and Kerr gave birth to their first child, a son named Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom, in January 2011.
'Orlando Bloom' (22 July 2010 - present) (separated); 1 child
Has a Yorkshire Terrier named Frankie.
Is an Australian model of Anglo-Scottish ancestry.
Victoria's Secret model.
Sister-in-law of 'Samantha Bloom ' .
According to Forbes, she earned an estimated $3.5 million in 2008. Placing her tenth on the list of the world's top earning models that year.
Was ranked #5 on Askmen top 99 most desirable women of 2011. This placed her as the highest ranking Australian woman.
Ranked #3 in the Top Sexiest Models list by models.com.
Ranked #1 in the 2010 FHM Australia list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". In 2011 she ranked was #3.
Ranked #44 in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". Previously she ranked #36 in 2010 and #56 in 2009.
Ranked #37 Sexiest Woman by the Spanish version of DT magazine.
Voted #4 on Ask men's top 99 'most desirable' women of 2012 list.
She has a younger brother, Matthew, born in 1985.
Studied nutrition and health psychology in college.
She is good friends with 'Adriana Lima ' .
Was a gymnast when she was younger.
(Summer 2013) Separated from her husband of 3 years 'Orlando Bloom' .
Kerr is the new face of Swarovski, since fall 2013.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 27, a son Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom on January 6, 2011. Child's father is her now estranged husband, 'Orlando Bloom' .
Her son Flynn Bloom's middle name Christopher is after her late boyfriend Christopher Middlebrook, who was killed in a car crash in 1998 at the age of 15.
She is of English, Scottish, French, Irish ancestry.
Ranked #23 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
Her son Flynn has American, Australian, and British citizenship.
Released nude photos of her ex-husband, Orlando Bloom onto the internet. [Sept. 1st 2016].
Has a skincare line called KORA Organics.
[on having her first child] For me, family is life. The decision to start one wasn't complex at all. My career has been wonderful, but it's not my life. I don't feel pressure to get back to work.
[on her future aspirations] My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there.
[on her first child]: [He will be] an Aussie through and through.
"Playboy" (USA), August 2011, Vol. 58, Iss. 8, pg. 133, by: Splash News, "Grapevine: Miranda Kerr in Full Bloom"
"Celebrity Sleuth" (USA), 2010, Iss. 62, pg. 26-29, by: Editor, "25 Sexiest women of 2010: #18 - Miranda Kerr"
"Playboy" (USA), November 2009, Vol. 56, Iss. 10, pg. 130, by: Splash News, "Grapevine: Hold On To Your hat"
"Playboy" (USA), October 2008, Vol. 55, Iss. 10, pg. 131, by: Radial Press, "Grapevine: Orlando's Bloomin' Onion"
Magazine Cover Photo
"Elle Japon" (Japan), December 2013
"GQ" (USA), June 2010
(2013) Print ad for Swarovski
(2014) TV commercial for "Clear" scalp and hair conditioner.
(2014) TV commercial for H&M (background song "Heart of Glass" by 'Blondie ' ) - Model
(2014) Print ads for Unilever's Clear Scalp & hair line of hair care products.
(2014) Print advertisement for SWAROVSKI Crystal Jewellery - Model