Karlie Kloss is an American supermodel and entrepreneur, best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and her initiatives in tech education. She was named by Vogue Paris as one of the top 30 models in the 2000s. Kloss was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2013 to 2015.
The 6’2” supermodel has modeled for many successful designers including Dior and Victoria’s Secret. She is an avid computer programmer and supports a scholarship program called Kode with Karlie intended for young girls interested in computer science. Karlie also makes an appearance in BFF Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood music video.
Branching out from her modeling roots, Karlie has appeared on television and even hosted the reality competition show “Project Runway” in 2019, following in the footsteps of Heidi Klum. Her versatility extends to brand endorsements as well, with notable campaigns including Swarovski, L’Oréal Paris, and Adidas. The allure of her modeling prowess has been captured by some of the world’s leading photographers, including Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz.
Beyond her fashion and entertainment endeavors, Kloss is a networking powerhouse, having collaborated with an impressive roster of celebrities and influential individuals. These partnerships range from posing alongside Taylor Swift for Vogue to working with famed photographer Steven Meisel. She’s also shared runways with models like Jourdan Dunn and Adriana Lima, and worked with designers such as Marc Jacobs and Christian Dior. In her entrepreneurial role, her Kode with Klossy initiative has gained the support of tech titans like Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg.
Kloss has earned numerous honors that attest to her career’s impact. She was recognized as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s by Vogue Paris and was awarded the “Inspiring Woman of the Year” by Glamour Magazine in 2015. She is also a recipient of the First Annual Fashion Media Awards’ “Social Media Star of the Year.”