Miranda May Kerr is an Australian model. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria’s Secret campaign and also represented the Australian up-market department store chain David Jones. Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skincare products, KORA Organics, and has written a self-help book.Kerr began modelling in the fashion industry when she was 13, starting at Chaay’s Modelling Agency, and subsequently won a 1997 Australian nationwide model search hosted by Dolly magazine and Impulse fragrances.Separated from English actor Orlando Bloom, they have one son.
Kerr was born in Sydney and raised in Gunnedah, New South Wales.She is the daughter of Therese and John Kerr. She has a brother, Matthew, who is two years younger. In an interview, Kerr stated that her ancestry is mostly English with smaller amounts of Scottish and French.During her childhood, Kerr “raced motorbikes and rode horses on her grandmother’s farm”.
She describes her early life in the Australian countryside as “very grounding …there wasn’t any pretentiousness and no one really cared what you were wearing. You could just be you.Her family moved to Brisbane to allow Kerr and her brother to experience city life. She graduated from All Hallows’ School in 2000. Kerr studied nutrition and health psychology before pursuing modelling.
At age 13, Kerr entered and won the 1997 annual Dolly magazine/Impulse model competition. She was flown to Sydney a week before her 14th birthday to shoot for the magazine. Upon Kerr’s win, local media expressed “concerned outrage” at her young age. The controversy raised concerns about the glorification of young girls within the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries.Some media outlets claimed her Dolly shoot (including images of a 14-year-old Kerr in bathing suits) constituted a form of paedophilia. Of the press, Kerr said: “In the media at the time they were trying to cling on to anything remotely to do with paedophilia. Dolly is a magazine for teenage girls, not for old men. And I was fully clothed! Doing a winter shoot! They just made something out of nothing.
In 2003, Kerr dated finance broker Adrian Camilleri. Following an Australian Securities and Investments Commission investigation, Camilleri was found guilty on five counts of fraudulent behaviour from February 2003 to February 2004. A 2007 newspaper report claims that Kerr suffered financially “after taking her boyfriend’s financial advice” but chose not to take legal action.From 2003 to mid-2007, She dated Jay Lyon (Brent Tuhtan), the lead singer of the band Tamarama. Kerr starred in Tamarama’s video clip for “Everything To Me”.Kerr began dating English actor Orlando Bloom in late 2007.In 2009, a gang of thieves known as the Bling Ring broke into Bloom’s home. The group stole luxury brand clothing and jewellery. In this case, the ringleader allegedly wanted Kerr’s Victoria’s Secret lingerie.Kerr and Bloom announced their engagement in June 2010,and they were married the following month.Kerr gave birth to their son, Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom, on 6 January 2011.The middle name Christopher comes from Kerr’s deceased ex-boyfriend,Christopher Middlebrook who died in a car accident in 1998. In October 2013, Kerr and Bloom announced that they had separated several months earlier, and intend to end their marriage.In 2015, She began dating billionaire Snapchat co-founder/CEO Evan Spiegel.