Carmen Kass Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jul, 2017
Facts of Carmen Kass
Date of Birth: 1978 , September-14
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: Estonia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Carmen Kass
Father Viktor Kass
Mother Koidu Põder
Nationality Estonia
Birth Place/City Tallinn
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Green eyes
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 32-23-34
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 23
Hip Size 34
Boyfriend Eric Lobron
Movies Set Point, Point & Shoot
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Carmen Kass is an Estonian model as well as a former political candidate, best known for her campaigns with Ralph Lauren, Revlon, YSL, Calvin Klein, and Donna Karan.

Besides modeling, Kass ran for the European Parliament in 2004 and was the president of Estonian Chess Federation from 2004 to 2011.

Early life and education

Carmen Kass was born on 14th September 1978 in Tallinn. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Estonia nationality.

Kass is born to Koidu Poder and Viktor Kass who is a chess teacher in Polva. She grew up with her siblings, elder brother Kutty and elder sister Victoria in the village of Mao, near Paide, Jarva County. 

Kass took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in Manhattan, New York City. Later, she went to Estonian Business School in Tallinn.

Initially, Kass settled in Milan, but she couldn't get success on her career there, and she left the place. Later on, she moved to Paris in 1996, seeking a good career there.

Soon after Kass got her early exposure on the covers of various international magazines including Vogue. She made numerous other prominent international fashion magazine as well.


Carmen Kass began her career as a runway model for some renowned brands such as ‘Dolce & Gabbana,' ‘Michael Kors’, and ‘Donna Karran.'

In starting of 2000, Kass handled a few noteworthy triumphs for her profession. She marked an agreement to be the substance of ‘Christian Dior’s J’adore’ and won the ‘VH1/Vogue Model of the Year’ grant.

In 2007, Kass got note-worthy advertisement crusades for summer/spring accumulations and walked the runways for a few remarkable brands including ‘Michael Kors’, where she additionally highlighted as a spokes model for the following four years.

The next year, Kass established an “SMS” loan organization in Estonia, Credit Market. Since then the Estonian media has discharged an article concerning the organization’s money related challenges.

In 2014, Kass showed up on covers in Spain and Italy. Her unmistakable runway walk and immaculate look have propelled her to the top of the business.

Personal life

Carmen Kass is in a relationship with German chess player of American descent, Eric Lobron who has been awarded the title Grandmaster by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

Previously, Kass had an affair with American business man, Richard Akiva from 1998 to 2004.

Kass speaks fluent Estonian & English and is conversational in Russian and Italian. She has a nephew Antonio Sebastian Kass, who is a model as well as a musician.

Net worth

Throughout her career, Kass has been one of the best-paid models of all time. Undoubtedly, she received a good amount of money from her successful career. She has a net worth of $2 million dollars.