Who is Kaia Jordan Gerber? Wiki Bio
Kaia Jordan Gerber was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 3 September 2001 – her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. She began modelling at the age of 10, and is also an actress.
Early life and education
Kaia was raised in Los Angeles by her father Rande Gerber, who was a model before he became a businessman, and her mother Cindy Crawford, one of the most popular models in the world.
Kaia grew up alongside her older brother Presley Gerber, and both she and her brother were motivated by their parents to launch a career in modelling. They kept their parents company during the catwalk shows they worked on, and fell in love with modelling, with Kaia sharing in an interview how she began practicing walking as model in her room at the age of seven. She attended a local elementary school in Los Angeles, and then began taking online classes at Malibu High School, matriculating in 2019 not enrolling at college afterwards.
Career as a model
At the age of 10, Kaia posing for Versace’s junior line called “Young Versace”, and went on to appear in several commercials, as well as featuring in a couple of music videos. She soon appeared in several popular magazines such as “Teen Vogue”, “Vogue”, and “Pop Magazine” among others, and in 2017 became famous in the modelling industry after appearing on the catwalk for Ralf Simons’ Calvin Klein Collection. She went on to work for other famous fashion houses, including Prada, Chanel, and Marc Jacobs. while she has recently worked with Burberry, Coach, and Moschino among others.
— Kaia Gerber (@KaiaGerber) March 9, 2020
She appeared on the cover page of “Vogue Paris” for the first time in February 2018, and then in Spring 2018 campaigns of several brands such as Calvin Klein, Omega, and Marc Jacobs.
Kaia and Sofia Mechetner together led the campaign for Marc Jacobs’s fragrance Daisy in 2018, and in the same year Kaia released her own collection called “LarixKaia”, with the help of Karl Lagerfeld. Kaia is currently signed to DNA Model Management New York, and VIVA Model Management in Paris and London.
Many newspapers wrote about Kaia in February 2018, after it was revealed that she had higher social media engagements than other famous models such as Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner, and in the same year she was selected the Model of the Year at The Fashion Awards.
Kaia made her debut film appearance in the “Sister Cities” drama film shot in 2016, in which she portrayed young Carolina. The movie follows four sisters who gather after years of estrangement, in the wake of their mother’s death, which might not be a suicide as it first appeared. In 2019, she starred in the “Burnout” music video by John Eatherly.
Love life and relationships
Kaia is rumored to be dating Wellington Grant, a model, spreading on the internet after the two were seen together on several occasions. They were first noticed on 14 February 2019 (Valentine’s Day) leaving the Mercer hotel together, and were recently noticed in January 2020 holding hands while walking downtown New York City.
Wellington Grant was born in the US on 22 January 1997 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he was raised in New York alongside his sister Isabella who is 16 years old, by their father Jeff Grant and mother Katrin Grant.
He attended a local high school where he played basketball, and was planning on becoming a professional basketball player but gave up on the idea after the launch of his modelling career. He is currently signed to Wilhelmina New York, Elite Paris, Elite Milan, and Wilhelmina London, as well as with Donna Models in Tokyo, Japan. He has cat-walked for numerous famous brands, such as Paul Smith, Wooyoungmi, and Officine Generale and for Tom Ford, John Elliott and Boss in February 2019.
Hobbies and other interests
- Kaia enjoys spending her free time outdoors rather than being stuck between four walls, while one of her favorite ‘activities’ is sitting in the garden of her favorite café and drinking tea which is her favorite.
- She likes to watch movies in her free time with her favorite actors and actresses being Matt Damon, Robert Downey, Jr. and Angelina Jolie.
- Some of the movies she enjoys watching the most are “Catch Me If You Can”, “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”, and “Avengers: Endgame”.
- She is a big lover of animals, and has donated money to dog rescue shelters, while she doesn’t have a pet of her own due to a lack of time to take care of one.
- Travelling is her main hobby and she has been all around the US thanks to her modelling career, and to several European countries such as France, England, and Italy.
- Her dream travel destination is Paris in France, and she has stated in an interview that she could imagine herself living there.
Appearance and net worth
Kaia is 18 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 119lbs (54kgs). She is a huge fan of tattoos, and got her first inked when she was 17, while she had her brother Presley’s name inked onto her back in September 2019. Her vital statistics are 32-24-33. As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $3 million.