About Kathy Ireland
It has been announced that the overall amount of Kathy Ireland net worth currently is as much as 350 million dollars, which makes her one of the richest female businesspeople in the world. Initially, she became known as a model and later she expanded her career into being an actress, entrepreneur and author. All of these involvements have made her name more popular and added up to the total size of Kathy Ireland net worth.
In the 1980s as well as 1990s, Kathy Ireland was a huge star in the modelling industry. As such, she is probably mostly known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated swimwear issues as she has appeared on it 13 times in a row. Thus, modeling has been a huge part of her life and it has also increased the total sum of Kathy Ireland net worth.
When she retired from her modeling career, Kathy Ireland got involved into some business ventures. She established her own firm called “kathy ireland Worldwide” and because of this company she became one of the richest former models in the world. The company also serves as a vital source of increasing the overall estimate of Kathy Ireland net worth.
Kathy Ireland was born in 1963 in Glendale, California. When she was 11 years old Kathy Ireland got her first job which was working in a paper route. In fact, her father showed her that ad in a newspaper and it said that it needed a boy for the job. However, Kathy Ireland insisted that she could do that job better than a boy and they gave the job to her.
When she was 16 years old, Kathy Ireland was discovered by a talent scout who signed her to the Elite Model Management agency. Kathy Ireland has appeared on covers of the most popular magazines in the fashion world, such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Vogue, Seventeen, Teen as well as Forbes.
In 1984, her face for the first time appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated swimwear issue. Since that time, she has appeared in 13 covers of this issue in a row. Her final appearance on this magazine was in 1996. Kathy Ireland has also revealed that when she was a teenager, she was asked by a photographer to pose naked and she refused to do so.
In 1993 she started her career in business. In that year, she launched a sock line for Kmart. Since that time, she got involved into more business ventures, which have also increased Kathy Ireland net worth.