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Date of Birth: September 14, 1978
Place of Birth: Tallinn, Estonia
Height: 5' 11"
|Carmen Kass Biography
Carmen Kass was born on September 14, 1978 in Estonia, where she was raised by her single mother. She was discovered by an Italian agent at age 14, in a supermarket. Kass soon took an offer to go to Milan, Italy to start her modeling career. At age 18, Kass moved to Paris, France, where she posed for magazines and appeared on the cover of French and US Vogue, Australian ELLE, UK Image, Madame Figaro and Numéro France.
Kass has modeled all over the world for top designers including Alberta Ferretti, Anna Sui, Bill Blass, Christian Dior, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Michael Kors, Moschino, Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton, and Valentino. Kass has also appeared in many ad campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Donna Karan, Gap, Michael Kors, Versace and General Motors. She is also a spokesmodel for Sephora cosmetics and the Christian Dior perfume titled J'adore.
In 2000, Kass was honored by Vogue as Model of the Year at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards. The following year, she began making appearances in films, debuting in Ben Stiller's Zoolander playing herself. In 2002, she won a significant role alongside Tom Sizemore and Michael Madsen in Welcome to America. In 2004, Kass was seen with numerous other fashion models in Point&Shoot, and starred in the Estonian feature Täna öösel me ei maga (We Will Not Sleep Tonight aka Set Point).
Kass ran for the European Parliament after her homeland joined the European Union in May 2004. She won about 2000 votes from the Estonian electorate, but was not elected to the European Parliament. That same year she was elected president of the Estonian National Chess League.Though she is represented by the Women agency in New York, and the City agency in Paris, Kass is part owner of Baltic Models.
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