Lara Stone: new model Mum
Lara Stone, the 29-year old model from the Netherlands recently gave birth to a baby boy. The Dutch-English supermodel who is married to David Walliams is now a Mum. Let us take a look at the career of one of the hottest and highest earning supermodels and check out why she is successful at what she is doing.
Born and raised in Geldrop, Holland, Lara Stone is half English and Dutch. She was spotted when she was 12 years old by Elite model agency talent scouts in a Paris Metro while vacationing with her family. Although she did not win the Elite Look Models competition, she still got a contract from the agency.
She left Elite and signed up with IMG. Since then, Lara has been modelling for big names in the fashion industry including Givenchy, Cacharel, and Miu Miu. Stone is also a favourite of French Vogue often featured on the fashion magazine’s covers. In 2007, she replaced Kate Moss as the new face of the Calvin Klein jeans.
In parallel, Lara also worked for Givenchy and Just Cavalli. Diesel, Stella McCartney, Fendi, Max Mara, Isabel Marant, Victoria’s Secret are other high street names she worked for.
Lara Stone is famous for her toothy gapped smile, voluptuous body, razor sharp cheekbones, stunned look and small feet. For a model of her stature, she only wears a size 7 while runway shoes are often a tad bigger than this. She was named “Girl of the Year” in the 2009 British Vogue while W named her as “Fashion’s It Girl” in the same year.
- Personal life
Married to British comedian, author, and actor, David Walliams since 2010, Lara Stone gave birth to a baby boy last May 6, 2013. Although not much is known about the new addition to the family, both seem very happy about the birth. Walliams thanked their fans and supporters for giving them privacy in these 'precious times.'
- Vital Statistics
Height: 178 cms
Bust: 33 cms
Waist: 24 cms
Hips: 35 cms
Lara Stone now ranks as one of the tops supermodels in the world estimated to have earned $3.8 million in 2012. She has done campaigns for the big names in the fashion industry and continues to bag lucrative contracts. She joins the likes of supermodel Mums such as Gisele Bundchen, Doutzen Kroes, Alessandra Ambrosio, Heidi Klum, and Miranda Kerr.