Kaia Gerber

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Kaia Gerber
Born
Kaia Jordan Gerber

(2001-09-03) September 3, 2001 (age 17)
Occupation
  • Model
  • actress
Years active2014–present
Parent(s)
Modeling information
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
AgencyDNA Model Management (New York)
VIVA Model Management (Paris, London) [1]

Kaia Jordan Gerber[2][3][4] (born September 3, 2001)[5][6] is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford.

Early life[edit]

Gerber is the daughter of model-turned-businessman Rande Gerber and the supermodel Cindy Crawford. Her father is Jewish,[7] whereas her mother is of German, English, French, and Danish descent.[8] Her older brother is model Presley Gerber. When she was 10 years old, Gerber landed her first modeling gig with Versace's junior line, Young Versace. She made her acting debut at age fifteen in Sister Cities (2016). Gerber takes online classes at Malibu High School.[9]

Modeling career[edit]

She has modeled for magazines such as Vogue,[10] Teen Vogue and Pop Magazine.[11] In 2017, she made her runway debut for Raf Simons' Calvin Klein Collection, then walked for fashion houses such as Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Alexander Wang, Coach, Prada, Chanel, Fendi, Moschino, and Versace, alongside her mother, during 2018 Spring Fashion Week. She landed her first solo Vogue cover on the February 2018 issue of Vogue Paris. Gerber appeared in Spring 2018 campaigns for Versace, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Omega. In 2018 she led the campaign for Marc Jacobs Daisy fragrance (alongside model Sofia Mechetner).[12] In 2018 Gerber collaborated with designer Karl Lagerfeld to create the KarlxKaia collection; which was her first collection.[13]

In February 2018, she made headlines for having higher social media engagement than Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Gigi Hadid. [14]

Gerber was awarded Model of the Year at The Fashion Awards 2018.[15]

In July 2019, she starred in a music video for indie musician John Eatherly for his track "Burnout". This was her first music video appearance. [16][17][18]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2016, Sister Cities - young Carolina
  • 2019, "Burnout" by John Eatherly - video star

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kaia Gerber - Model".
  2. ^ McCarthy, Lauren. "See All of Kaia Gerber's Fashion Month Looks, Both On And Off the Runway". W. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "Kaia Jordan Gerber, Cindy Crawford's daughter, is the new face of Penshoppe". Lifestyle Inquirer. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  4. ^ "Cindy Crawford and mini-me daughter Kaia Gerber feature on Vogue Paris cover together - Independent.ie". Independent.ie. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Creeden, Molly (December 8, 2014). "Meet Cindy Crawford's Daughter Kaia Gerber, A 13-Year-Old Who's About to Become the Next Big Thing". Teen Vogue. Yahoo. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Cindy Crawford: Model (". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Archived from the original on June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  7. ^ O'Neill, Anne-Marie (July 19, 1999). "Cindy's Joy". People. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  8. ^ Cindy Crawford [@CindyCrawford] (June 4, 2010). "@eyecandyMichele I'm a mutt! My family has been in the US for several generations, but i'm mostly German, English and French" (Tweet). Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. Retrieved October 1, 2017 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Kaia Gerber's Perfect Day".
  10. ^ "Kaia Gerber - IMG Models".
  11. ^ "Kaia Gerber - IMG Models".
  12. ^ Marc Jacobs Daisy Fragrance 2018 Models.com, January 2018
  13. ^ Kaia Gerber Today (August 29, 2018). "Kaia Gerber's interview about her capsule collection with Karl Lagerfeld KARLXKAIA" – via YouTube.
  14. ^ ""Kaia Gerber Is Already Topping Kendall Jenner and the Hadids at Instagram by Engagement"". W Magazine. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  15. ^ "The Fashion Awards 2018: The Winners". Vogue. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  16. ^ "Kaia Gerber Stars In Her First Music Video, Following Her Mother's Footsteps". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  17. ^ Cacouris, Christina; Sunnucks, Jack (July 24, 2019). "Watch Kaia Gerber's music video debut in John Eatherly's 'Burnout'". I-D. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  18. ^ "Kaia Gerber Stars in John Eatherly's "Burnout" Music Video | V Magazine". vmagazine.com. Retrieved July 29, 2019.