Jodie Kidd is an English fashion model, television personality and a professional race car driver as well. According to Jodie Kidd wiki, she was born on 25 September 1978, which makes her age be 39 as of now. She is in the modeling industry since being discovered by British photographer Terry O’Neil. The beautiful lady is the combination of multiple talents and professions. Let’s explore in detail about Kidd’s biography below:
Early Life and Education
She was born as Jodie Elizabeth Kidd in 1978. Her birthplace is in 1978 in Guildford, Surrey, England. She is the daughter of Johnny Kidd who is best known for being the former showjumper and an entrepreneur as well. One of her great-grandfathers named Max Aitken is remembered for being the Canadian media mogul. Likewise, her mother named Wendy Madeleine Kidd is the daughter of Sir John Rowland Hodge. She is also the relative of model Vicki Hodge who is her aunt.
Being inspired by her father, Jodie developed an interest to become showjumper which she started from the very early age of her life. Regarding her education, she went to the St Michael’s School located in Burton Park, Petworth, West Sussex. She is blessed with other two siblings including Jemma Kidd (born 1974) and Jack Kidd (born 1973). Her elder sister is married to Arthur Wellesley who is known as the son of the current Duke of Wellington. Likewise, her brother Jack is a polo player by profession. Further, she has two half-siblings named Nick D’Arcy Whiting (born 1962) and Debbie Parris (born 1964).
Career and Professional Life
By profession, Kidd is a fashion model, car racer, television personality and is also involved in the Musical production.
British photographer Terry O’Neil discovered Kidd on a beach in Barbados when she was in her teenage days. It is said that O’Neil played a crucial role in her modeling career where he introduced Kidd to Laraine Ashton, a model agent. Teenage girls used to mimic seeing her modeling activities. At the age of 16, she weighs about 48kg standing at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch tall. To make a success in the industry, she took an eight-month break for gaining weight giving her a perfect BMI match.
During her modeling life, she has worked with numerous international agencies. She is mainly notable for her works with Chanel, Ernesto Esposito, Capellino, Ghost, Lagerfeld, Malhas, Fendissime, Motorola¸ Gai Mattiolo, Monsoon and so on. She is also known for contributing to the campaigns of Chloé ‘Innocence’ perfume. One can find her being featured on the cover of Elle magazine published in the United States, Australia, Sweden, Portugal Italy and Singapore. She appeared in a photograph alongside Kirsty Hume and Jasmine Guinness with their respective mothers. Her contributions also include 2014’s Jaeger’s AW/14 campaign.
Car Racing Life
On 6 July 2003, she appeared in the Top Gear car show where she completed the fastest Celebrity Lap in the Suzuki Liana for the second episode of series 2.Later, she was beaten by Simon Cowell on 9 November 2003. She took the first position during the Maserati Trofeo Pro-Am event held at Bologna, Italy. She was accompanied by her co-driver Fabio Babini
Kidd appeared in the Strictly Come Dancing 2008 as a participant. She was partnered with dancer Ian Waite and was placed sixth on the show. She was one of the finalists in Celebrity Masterchef, the BBC’s annual cookery programme. However, Kidd lost the competition to Sophie Thompson. She has also hosted The Classic Car Show with Quentin Willson.
On 10 September 2005, Jodie Kidd and Aidan Butler tied their knot. They were in the relationship a year before getting married. Their wedding ceremony was organized St Peter’s Church, Twineham, West Sussex. Aidan Butler is an internet entrepreneur by profession. Unfortunately, the couple separated after one and a half year of their marriage.
She stayed in the relationship with Argentinian polo player named Andrea Vianini. They welcomed a baby son on 5 September 2011. Their relationship came to an end by the summer of 2013. She found her love for David Blakeley and married in August 2014. Her husband Blakeley is a British author and a former Army captain. After four years of their marriage, the couple split in early 2015. However, their divorce was finalized by the court on 1 May 2015.
Jodie Kidd has an athletic body standing at the height of 6 feet and 2 inches. She is a fitness freak and has a great passion for sports. She keeps interest playing golf, polo and horse riding as well. She possesses a seductive body measurement of 34-26-35 inches.
Salary and Net worth
Model and television star Jodie Kidd has an estimated net worth of 3 million USD. Among her various professions, most of her earnings are influenced by her modeling career. She has received a huge salary from the modeling agencies.
Wiki and Facts
Jadie Kidd is the mother of a son named Indio Vianini Kidd. Her profile is provided by various online platforms including Wikipedia. Join her on Twitter @realjodiekidd where she has maintained more than 32k followers as of now. Her Instagram account is reachable @jodiekiddoffical where she has been followed by more than 34k people. Her Facebook profile can be reached @jodie.kidd.1.