The English supermodel Karen Elson is also an accomplished singer-songwriter, as well as a guitarist. Well, she’s best known for gracing the cover of Italian Vogue. In fact, she started her modeling career at the age of 16 after getting spotted by the owner of Boss models in Manchester.
To know more of these facts about the 40 years old British model, stick till the end. Also, find out who is Karen Elson boyfriend after her divorce with her first husband.
Quick Facts about Karen Jill Elson
|Full Name||Karen Jill Elson|
|Birth Date||January 14, 1979|
|Birth Place||Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom.|
|Education||North Chadderton School|
|Height||5 ft 8 inches|
|Body Measurement||36-24-34 inches|
|Boyfriend||Raphael de Rothschild|
|Spouse||Jack White (m. 2005–2013)|
|Net Worth||$35 Million|
|Agency||IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London)|
Karen Elson Wiki-Bio
Karen Elson was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, on 14 January 1979. She’s a supermodel, a songwriter, and a guitarist. Her nationality is British while she belongs to White ethnicity.
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Seeing Double… off to my @jomalonelondon dinner in Paris Loving my natural hair and minimal makeup and of course when in Paris one needs a cape! Makeup @leslie_dumeix Hair @franco.argento Nails @prescilia_manicureparis Styling @solangefranklin I’m wearing @maisonvalentino ♥️🥀♥️
The information about her parents is still behind the curtain. Talking about her siblings, Karen grew up with her twin sister Kate Elson, who chose her path in film-making.
For her study, she attended North Chadderton School in Chadderton along with her twin sister Kate Elson.
Karen Elson Age, Height, & Body Measurements
The British model graces her slim and perfect body figure despite the age of 40. She even looks mesmerizing with a height of 5 ft 8 inches (1.78 m). To maintain, her flawless body, Karen regularly follows a healthy diet routine working out well and timely.
Born in 1979, Karen Elson is 40 years old as of 2019. She looks stunning with body measurements of 36-24-34 inches. She mostly appears with Red hair color while the color of her eyes is Blue.
Karen Elson Career: Modeling Journey
Initially, Karen Elson commenced her modeling career at the age of 16. Back then, the British supermodel was spotted by the owner of Boss models in Manchester. At the age of 18, Karen graced for the cover of Italian Vogue magazine.
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New Vogue cover and story all things RED for @voguerussia ❤️ wearing @alexandermcqueen Very grateful to have the opportunity to still do what I love and work with amazing people. Thank you everyone who was a part of this super fun and eventually rainy shoot especially @alexandersaladrigas and @billythurlow for making it happen! All star credits below and not forgetting the rock star @vape_milf_666 and my awesome team @imgmodels Repost @voguerussia ・・・ Сентябрьский номер Vogue Russia уже в продаже! В этот раз обложка не одна, а целых три. На первой — роскошная «алая роза» Карен Элсон🌹 // #VogueRussia September issue with @misskarenelson on the first cover is already on sale — 14 August. ⠀ ⠀ Photo: @alexandersaladrigas • Style: @sveta_vashenyak • Model: @misskarenelson /img • Hair: Shinya Nakagava • Makeup: @aiyokomizo • Production and casting: @karinchistyakova • Dress: @alexandermcqueen
Above all, Elson even modeled working with the famous photographer, Steven Meisel. Besides, the list goes-on, counting with these world-famous fashion photographers and designers including Bruce Weber, Mario Testino, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Meisel, Peter Lindbergh, Mert and Marcus, Steven Klein, and Ellen Von Unwerth.
Not only that, she’s walked down the ramp for top designers and high-end brands like Marc Jacobs, Jean Gaultier Chanel, Dolce &Gabbana, Versace, YSL, Alexander McQueen, Dior, and Gucci. Notably, she even walked the runway of Marc Jacobs’ fashion show while she was pregnant.
Similarly, the 40 years old model Karen also appeared in various international campaigns for dozens of designers like Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Christian Dior, Burberry, and Chanel.
Moreover, she’s graced the covers of various magazines including Vogue, W, Dazed & Confused, Numero, British Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Elle, Lula, Foam Magazine, and Nylon.
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Sometimes you do a shoot that is so special you have to pinch yourself. I had the pleasure to wear iconic dresses from the red carpet over the years worn by women I profoundly admire. Like this pretty in pink dress worn by the radiant @gwynethpaltrow made by @ralphlauren that she wore to the 1999 Academy Awards which she won the Oscar for Shakespeare In Love. The whole story is magical…thank you @sebastianfaena @juliavonboehm and @laurabrown99 for making this happen and to everyone who was a part of it, especially of course to the actresses and designers for allowing us to wear these stunning outfits more images to come! 💗💗💗💗💗 Credits of the magical people who made this look so pretty below. @instylemagazine Photographed by Sebastian Faena – @sebastianfaena Styled by Julia von Boehm – @juliavonboehm Hair by Lacy Redway – @lacyredway Makeup by Frankie Boyd – @frankieboyd Manicure by Lolly Koon – @lollykoonnails Bookings Director: Lizzy Oppenheimer – @lizzzop Market & Accessories Director: Sam Broekema – @sambroekema Video Director: Brian Anstey – @banstey Production: 360PM – @360_pm
She also became the face of YSL opium perfume. We’ve also learned that on May 9, 2011, Karen designed her own line of bags, shoes, and jewelry for the fashion brand Nine West which was made available in the fall of 2011.
In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Elson appeared amongst the 8th chosen British Models.
Be that as it may, after modeling she’s also done short films & music videos.
To note some of them, she appeared in fashion films like War Opera by Darren Lew and Steven Meisel, More Beautiful Women, 48 Girls by Craig McDean and Petit Fleur, Vodoo Daddy, Harlequin by Bruce Weber.
Not only that, her notable mentions in music video include “Blue Orchid” for The White Stripes.
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It’s been so long since I’ve gone out and sang my heart out. At the end of touring my last record I felt deflated and a bit defeated. I had moments were it was exhilarating and other times were it was excruciating. I honestly wondered if I would ever find the spark needed to make music again. Thankfully I’m starting to feel the hunger pangs, the need to write things down and find the chords to go along with these feelings. Not sure how long it will take but I’ll get there eventually. I’ve realized that you can do things your own way, even if that is at a snails pace. Sometimes we can get so hung up on the destination that we forget about the journey. Juggling everything isn’t easy but I have way more privilege than most and I’m very lucky that I get to do many things in my life that bring joy and to not let circumstances or the grind of life take that joy away. . . . Thank you everyone for the support 🙏🏻
Last but not least, the versatile and talented lady Karen has a striking vocal, for which she’s been applauded many times. Yes, she’s also a performer and the founding member of The Citizens Band. Meanwhile, she completed her debut album, “The Ghost Who Walks” in 2010.
Karen Elson Net Worth: Salary, Income, and Career Earnings
Karen Elson has amassed quite a considerable amount of fortune throughout her professional career that includes her modeling, singing, and acting.
Even at this age, she seems to be inclining with this level of hard work and dedication.
As of now, Karen Elson net worth is $35 million yet the detail information about her salary is not revealed yet.
Is Karen Elson Dating after her Divorce with Ex-Husband?
Karen relished a two-year-long relationship with ex-boyfriend Raphael de Rothschild. Their relationship reached a tragic ending, as her partner Raphael died in 2010. Yes, Raphael died of a heroin overdose in Chelsea, Manhattan back in 2010.
Prior to that, she married Jack White of The White Stripes on June 1, 2005. Jack’s ex-wife Meg White who is also the drummer of the band was the maid of honor. Eventually, the duo became the proud parents of two children.
Unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t go any further and the once happily-married couple divorced on November 26, 2013. An interesting fact we’ve learned is that, even though Karen Elson divorced her ex-husband, the two are still friends with each other.
Currently, she’s with another guy whose name is still in the dark, but we’ve known that she gave birth to another baby.
Karen Elson is active on her social media profiles. You can connect her on:
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