The saying “an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” is an expression that is typical for Kaia Gerber, because just like her parents, she is a model signed by IMG who sets the runway on fire with her captivating catwalks. Moreso, she is an actress who starred in the movie “Sister Cities” in 2016. It is interesting to learn something about her, so read on to find out more.
Kaia Gerber – Bio
Kaia Jordan Gerber was born on September 3, 2001, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She has a father, Rande Gerber, who is of Jewish and Russian descent, while her mother Cindy Crawford is of Scottish, German, Irish, Danish, and English descent. Although both parents worked as models when they were much younger, her father gave up modeling and has since become an established entrepreneur and founder of the Gerber Group and Midnight Oil. He also owns lounges, bars, and restaurants in select locations around the world. One of his tequila brands called Gerber Spirits, launched in 2014, was a collaboration between him and the famous actor George Clooney.
She also has an only brother named Presley Gerber, who is also a model. Further information about Kaia Gerber’s childhood, including the schools she attended during her childhood, is largely unknown. But from her family background, we can imagine that she had a pretty great childhood full of love, wonderful moments, and adventures.
Because of the environment, she was born into, she instinctively developed a passion for the runway. Moreover, apart from her family connections in the modeling and fashion industry, Kaia Gerber has always had the look of a model from childhood on, which made it easy for her to get business. So she made her first appearance as a model at the age of ten. On this occasion, she got the chance to model for the Versace Junior line called “Young Versace”.
Soon after, she received further contracts with well-known brands like Pop Magazine, Teen Vogue, and Vogue. Luckily, she had the opportunity to star in her very first movie in 2016. The film is called “Sister Cities” and she got the role when she was just fifteen years old. The following year she got a performance on the catwalk with Raf Simons’ Calvin Klein collection, making her debut as a catwalk model. Other fashion houses called on her, including Alexander Wang, Coach, Fendi, Moschino, Burberry, Prada, Chanel, and Marc Jacobs.
In 2018, during Spring Fashion Week, Kaia and her mother Cindy Crawford ran on the same catwalk for Versace. That same year, she participated with Sofia Mechetner in the Daisy fragrance campaign led by Marc Jacobs. She then collaborated with the renowned designer Karl Lagerfeld to create her first line of clothing called KarlxKaia.
Family – Mother (Cindy Crawford)
Kaia’s Gerber’s mother, Cynthia Ann Crawford, was born on February 20, 1966, in Dekalb Illinois. She has had a strong influence on her daughter’s career as a model, as she is also an internationally recognized model, actress, and voiceover artist. In contrast to her husband Rande Gerber, who left the world of modeling quite early, she stayed and achieved quite a lot of success, which also led to her appearing in a number of movies and television series. In 1988, photographer Herb Ritts had a session with her where she posed nude for the popular Playboy magazine.
Due to the enthusiastic reviews and high sales figures recorded for this issue, she posed nude a second time for the tabloid in a photo session taken by the same photographer. After she stopped modeling in 2000, she has since established herself as a bankable celebrity supporter who has been used to support various high-profile projects.
The world of modeling can be very competitive to thrive in. Although aesthetic beauty is usually an advantage, the body characteristics that are usually synonymous with this career path are a good height and a slim frame. Fortunately for Kaia Gerber, who is 5 feet (1.75 m) tall and weighs a lean 45 kg, she achieves a ten in all the characteristics required for a successful career as a model.