About Kathy Ireland
It has been estimated that Kathy Ireland net worth reaches 350 million dollars. A huge part of her net worth was accumulated through her career as a model, although right now she is not modeling anymore. Currently, she is known as a businesswoman, designer and actress and these three sources are considered as the main ones in accumulating the current Kathy Ireland net worth.
In the 1980s as well as the 1990s, Kathy Ireland was a hugely known model and she was even titled as the supermodel of that time. Probably, she is mostly known as a face of Sports Illustrated swimwear edition, in which she appeared 13 times in a row. Thus, it is not a surprise that modelling has been a huge part of accumulating Kathy Ireland net worth of that time.
In 1993, she even debuted as a businesswoman, when she established her company called “Kathy Ireland Worldwide”. This career made her one of the richest and successful former models, who have gone into creating their own businesses.
Kathy Ireland was born in Glendale, California, in 1963. At the age of 11, she got her first job which was being a paper route girl.
When she was 16 years old, Kathy Ireland was noticed by people from the Elite Model Management company. One of her biggest achievements as a model at that time was appearing in high profile magazines, such as Cosmopolitan and Vogue.
In 1984, Kathy Ireland started appearing in the Sports Illustrated swimwear edition, in which she appeared for 13 years, as it has been mentioned already, with her final appearance in it being in 1996. Therefore, modelling added a lot of fame to her and it also increased the overall amount of Kathy Ireland net worth.
Talking about her as a star of the cover of this magazine, Kathy Ireland appeared on it three times. The first time when she appeared on the cover of it was in the 25th edition of the Sports Illustrated, with this edition becoming the best selling swimsuit edition till today. In 1992, she again appeared on the cover of it and two years later – once again. Thus, she soon became the face of the Sports Illustrated. In her final appearance on the cover of it, she appeared with two other models, Elle Macpherson and Rachel Hunter. Both of these models were expecting a baby at that time.
Now you have an idea why Kathy Ireland net worth is this huge