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Victoria’s Secret Angel: Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr is an Australian model. She is best known as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels since mid-2007. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria’s Secret campaign and also represents Australian fashion chain David Jones.

Miranda was born on April 20, 1983, in Sydney, Australia and raised in the small town of Gunnedah, New South Wales. She is the daughter of Therese Kerr and John Kerr. She has a brother, Matthew Kerr, who is two years younger. Her family moved to Brisbane to allow Miranda and her brother Matthew to experience city life.

Miranda became the first Australian model to be offered a contract with Victoria’s Secret in 2007, replacing Gisele Bündchen. Upon her acceptance, she became the first ever Australian Victoria’s Secret Angel joining the stable of models already signed to the lingerie giant, including Alessandra Ambrosio, Karolína KurkováAdriana Lima, Selita EbanksIzabel Goulart, and Heidi Klum.

Miranda began modeling in the fashion industry when she was 13. Before becoming an Angel in 2007, Miranda was already picked to become the successor of Alessandra Ambrosio as the face of PINK in 2006. In October 2009, she launched her own brand of organic skincare products, Kora Organics, with George Moskos, and become the face for Kora Organic Skincare.

In 2007, Miranda began dating actor Orlando Bloom. The couple’s engagement was announced on June 21, 2010. On July 22, 2010, Miranda released a statement confirming that she and Orlando had married in “an intimate ceremony”. In 2011, Miranda gave birth to their first child, a son named Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom. The middle name Christopher comes from Miranda’s ex-boyfriend, Christopher Middlebrook who died in a car accident in 1998 when they were 15. The two were still dating at the time.

Miranda’s model trademark is her dimples. Miranda’s birth name is Miranda May Kerr. She is of English, French and Scottish descent. She graduated from All Hallows’ School in 2000.

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