The Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls who ranked twice at on Forbes no.8 World’s Highest-Paid Model also became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics. In 2012, the 31 years old model got ranked in the world’s number #1 model by Models.com. Not only, that she’s already graced her perfect figure, modeling for in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in between 2011 to 2016.
Well, today we’re talking about her in detail, i.e, age, height, and wiki-bio. Also, take a glance at her relationship with her parents and boyfriend. Stick till the end!
Joan Smalls Wiki-Bio
Joan Smalls was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico on July 11, 1988, under the birth sign Cancer. Joan was born to her mother Betzaida Rodríguez, a social worker and father Eric Smalls, an accountant.
We’ve learned that her father has Irish ascent; however, he’s a West Indian from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island of Africa. Whereas her mother is of Indian (South Asian) heritage, adjoining her Puerto Rican culture, and of Spanish, and Taino.
Along with her two sisters, Joan Smalls grew up in Hatillo, Puerto Rico. As a matter of fact, Smalls attended the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico where she graduated in a bachelor’s degree in psychology. After graduating, she then moved to New York City following her dream to become a model.
Joan Smalls Age, Height & Body Measurements
Born in 1988, Joan Smalls is 31 years of age as of 2019. She looks marvelous even at this age, with her slim and maintained body. For that, she regularly works out and follows a healthy diet routine.
Moreover, the Puerto Rico model stands a fair height of 5 ft 10 inches on the ground. Above all, she looks astonishing with her brown hair and brown eyes!
Not only that, she’s has a perfect body measurement of 32.5-24-34 inches.
Joan Smalls Modeling Journey
In 2007, after graduating Joan Smalls moved to New York City, where she was signed by Elite Model Management. Working for nearly two years, Joan left Elite in 2009 and eventually signed a contract with IMG Models worldwide. There this Latina model graced for four years straight as a runway model.
But, her career ship rocketed after she had a deal as a Givenchy exclusive for Riccardo Tisci‘s Spring/Summer Haute Couture show in January 2010.
As of now, she’s already modeled for top designers and fashion houses such as Alexander Wang, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Balmain, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Chanel, Chloé, Dior, DSquared², DVF, Fendi, Gucci, Hermès, Isabel Marant, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Moschino, Miu Miu, Missoni, Oscar De La Renta, Prada, Stella McCartney, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, Valentino, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, and many more.
Besides, she’s made endorsements with several fashion brands including Balmain, Barneys New York, Bloomingdale’s, Calvin Klein Jeans, Chanel, Fendi, Fendi eyewear, Free People, Gap, Gucci, Gucci Eyewear, Hanes x Karla, H&M, Givenchy, Givenchy Eyewear, J Crew, Lacoste, Neiman Marcus, Mercedes-Benz, Next, Ogilvy, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Smartwater, Studio W., Target, Versace, Versace Eyewear, W Hotels, and many more.
Joan Smalls Net Worth: Salary, Income, and Career Earnings
With her hard work, dedication, and patience, Joan Smalls earned a huge fortune throughout her modeling career. But, success didn’t come overnight in her life. In fact, she’d to struggle a lot to the height of where she’s now!
Anyway, Joan Smalls net worth is $26 million as of 2019. The primary source of income is from her modeling career. Twice (2013, & 2018), Joan was ranked #8 on Forbes magazine’s list of World’s Highest-Paid Models.
Not only that, but Joan also works for several high-end brands while she often features on the covers of magazines including Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle, to note few of it. Surely, she bags home, a fair amount of salary from her endorsements with other fashion houses and magazines!
Besides, Smalls earns an estimated buck of $2,881.5 – $4,802.5 per post from sponsorship through Instagram.
Moreover, the gorgeous model has a ‘heart of gold’ as she’s involved with Project Sunshine, a nonprofit organization which helps with medical needs. Furthermore, she played her part of the Jeans for Refugees campaign. and also indulged herself with The Garden of Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works with The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks.
Who is Joan Smalls Boyfriend? Is she Dating or still Single?
The 31 years old Latina model Smalls is quite straightforward about her career. However, Joan tends to remain cryptic, when it’s about her personal life. Therefore, it’s very hard for us to confirm who’s Joan Smalls dating at the moment.
Nevertheless, some other reliable sources speculated that Joan Smalls is in a dating relationship with boyfriend Bernard Smith, the founder of Modellounge and model.
Reportedly, Joan and her love Smith began dating their chemistry in 2011 after they met through a mutual friend. It’s already been nearly seven years since the duo started their romantic fleet and the couple is still going strong.
Many even question, if the duo married, or they share any kids. But as long as the model speaks about her romance with the founder, we can’t inform officially that’s she’s been already hitched with this guy. Neither, it’s been reported that she shares any kid with Bernard, till date.
With that being said, we wish her for a happy future endeavor. Hope to hear good news pretty soon.
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