Jean Shrimpton: First SuperModel, Career, Husband & Net Worth

Modeling takes a lot of courage, passion, and determination, but being the first supermodel comes with extraordinary responsibility. Jean Shrimpton is the first model who had been coined the term supermodel. She was the original IT girl. In a short time spent in the fashion industry, Jean was crowned as the “most photographed model in the world,” “world’s highest-paid model,” and the “world’s most beautiful face.”

Jean Shrimpton height
Jean Shrimpton is 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Despite being a model, Shrimpton hated the limelight. The most amazing fact about this true supermodel is that she has invented numerous fashion styles that still exist today by accident. She might be away from the camera, but the world cannot forget that doe eye, puffy hair, and less makeup beauty. So today in the memory of Jean let’s know her better through some quick facts;

Quick Facts: Jean Shrimpton

Full Name: Jean Rosemary Shrimpton
NickName: The Shrimp
Birth Date: November 7, 1942
Age: 78 years old
Horoscope: Scorpio
Birth Place: High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Resident: Unknown
Father’s Name: Unknown
Mother’s Name: Unknown
Siblings: Chrissie Shrimpton
Height: 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm
Weight: Unknown
Body Measurements: 33-22-35 inches
Nationality: Britain
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Education: St Bernards’s Convent School
Profession: Actor, Film actor, Supermodel
Boyfriend: Michael Cox
Spouse: Michael Cox
Net Worth: $500k
Social Media Presence: None

Jean Shrimpton Parents and Siblings

This stunningly beautiful model was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, UK. She grew up on a farm where animals and nature amused her. Unfortunately, there is no valid information about her parents. But Jean is blessed to have sibling Chrissie Shrimpton. In the entertainment industry, she is also a model and actress who rose into prominence by dating handsome Mick Jagger.

Jean Shrimpton age
Jean Shrimpton is 77 years old.

Moreover, she falls under the star sign of Scorpio. People of this sign are considered to be arrogant, a bit subtle, and determined to move forward. During her prime time, she stood tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm. That might not be the most sought out height in the fashion industry now, but during then, it was more than anyone could ask of.

Shrimpton used to maintain her body physique pretty well. Her bust measures about 33 inches or 86 cm, waist about 22 inches or 58 cm, and hips approximately 35 inches or 89 cm. Even more, this beauty prefers a dress size of 8 and a shoe size of 4. What’s add to her beauty is her dark brown hair and a pair of blue eyes.

Jean Shrimpton Childhood and Education

Jean’s childhood was very smooth, and her basic requirement was easily fulfilled. That might be the reason why she was able to accomplish so much more in the fashion industry as well as the entertainment industry in a matter of time.

Jean was iconized as The It Girl, The Face of the ’60s, The Face of the Moment, The Face, and many more. As a matter of fact, she is the pioneer of a miniskirt. She created havoc when she was seen wearing a shift dress made by Colin Rolfe and a skirt measuring about 5 inches or 13 cm. She was surprised by the reaction she receives from the Melbourne community and media.

During that time, she was flaunting men watch, stockings, or gloves with no hat, which was pretty unusual at that time. Along with that, she has posed for a Revlon advertisement dressed by the famous fashion designer Bill Blass. Soon after the lipstick placard was seen in the drugstores, young women went crazy that.

The Revlon received tons of calls from women who wanted to know where they could buy this dress. In 1971, she posed for British Vogue and was photographed by Clive Arrowsmith.

Jean Shrimpton and David Bailey

Many might be wondering about who is the love of her life. As a matter of fact, we think about it too. In fact, her relationship status is also one of the most sought out questions by the fans. As mentioned above, this fine lady dated the legendary singer Mick Jagger.

However, their love was not as fruitful as they had anticipated it to be. Therefore in a matter of time, they parted with each other. This lovey-dovey couple bumped into one another in 1960 at a photography studio. Soon they started working together and were attracted to one another. Not to mention during that time, David was still with his first wife, Rosemary Bramble.

Jean Shrimpton husband
Jean Shrimpton is married to Michael Cox.

It might not harm us to say that Bailey was having an affair behind his wife’s back. Nine months later, he divorced his beloved wife to be with this supermodel. You can also taste this love from the dramatized BBC Four movie named We’ll Take Manhattan on January 26, 2012.

To be precise actress and filmmaker Karen Gillan is seen portraying the role of Shrimpton. Everything was going fine in this lovey-dovey couple’s life until 1964. Due to some reason, they had a fight with each other which jeopardize their relationship. The next thing we knew, they were already breaking up.

Jean Shrimpton net worth
Jean Shrimpton sits on a net worth of $500k

But during her time, it was more than you can imagine. Not to mention she, along with her husband, owns an Abbey Hotel in Penance. Currently, this 77 years old lady is enjoying her life to the fullest away from the spotlight even though she does not regret a bit of her decision.

Apart from this, there is no trustworthy information about her salary, cars, and mansions. We will update further data as soon as it hits the Internet. Till then, stay tuned for more interesting facts and updates.

Social Media

As mentioned above, currently, Jean loathes social media and being in the spotlight. That might be the reason why she is no longer available on any social media platform.

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