Jodie Kidd biography
Jodie Kidd has had a varied career fusing the worlds of designer fashion and glamorous sports. On the catwalk she is a leading supermodel, and off it she plays Polo to a high level and golf to a handicap of 18. She is also an established TV presenter, with shows including Fashion Avenue, BBC Royal Ascot, Redbull Air Race, and Turbo Tennis.
Jodie Kidd was 15 when she was discovered by photographer Terry O’Neil on a beach in Barbados and her modelling career began when he introduced her to model agent Laraine Ashton.
She has modelled with the leading models from Capellino to Chanel, Ernesto Esposito to Fendissime, Gai Mattiolo to Ghost, Lagerfeld to Malhas, Monsoon to Motorola and also featured in celebrity endorsement campaigns for Chloé Innocence perfume and Yves Saint Laurent. Jodie Kidd also appeared on the cover of Elle magazine in Australia, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and the United States.
In 1997, Jodie played the Lady of the Lake in Prince Valiant and in 1999 she took on a minor role in the British film Mad Cows.
In 2003, she launched the Marie Curie Daffodil Campaign which was supported by Yellow Pages and founded to help people with cancer.
From 2004 to 2005, Kidd was the celebrity face of the high-street chain Monsoon.
Jodie Kidd has been seen as an occasional guest and reporter on GMTV and This Morning and as the host of two series of Jodie Kidd‘s Fashion Avenue for Discovery.
Jodie was co-presenter with James Cracknell of the 2007 Red Bull Air Race World Series for Channel 4 in the UK. She was also seen, in 2006 and 2007, as part of the BBC’s Royal Ascot presenting team, memorably in a double act with 4 ft 11 in (1.50 m), ex-jockey, Willie Carson.
What she offers
Jodie Kidd extended her love of fashion by developing and endorsing a golfing range with Hi-Tec and a fashion line with Oli, both of which have become best sellers. Book Jodie Kidd now for celebrity appearances and as brand ambassador through The Celebrity Group: the number one agents for talent-led product endorsements.