Doutzen Kroes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Jul, 2016
Facts of Doutzen Kroes
Date of Birth: 1985 , January-23
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Netherlands
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Doutzen Kroes
Father Johan Kroes
Mother Geartsje Leistra
Nationality Dutch
Birth Place/City Eastermar
Ethnicity Dutch Frisian
Profession Model
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $7.5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 35-24-35
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for Fashion model, actress, philanthropist
Married Yes
Married to Sunnery James Gorré (m. 2010)
Children Phyllon Joy Gorré, Myllena Mae Gorré
Education N/A
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Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch-Frisian supermodel and actress. She was born on 23 January 1985 in Eastermar, Netherlands. She is currently a lingerie model for Victoria’s Secret and resides in Amsterdam and New York City. She is the first to land 4 different solo international covers of Vogue’s September issue in a single year (2013). Kroes has also been a brand ambassador for Miu Miu and L’Oreal.

He never considered modeling in her childhood. In fact, she considered herself a tomboy. However, after sending snapshots to modeling agency Paparazzi Model Management in Amsterdam in 2003, she got more involved in the modeling business. After graduating high school at 18 years old, she was sent to New York City by her agent. There, she was cast a few times by Victoria’s Secret and they asked her to try out as an “angel” as well.

Apart from modeling in Victoria’s Secret, she has been interviewed and featured in a multitude of magazine covers like Time, Vogue, Seventeen, Glamour, Marie Claire and much more. She has walked the runway of Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Her campaigns include famous brands like Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Versace as well as Calvin Klein.

The Supermodel was selected as “Model of the Year” on Vogue.com by readers in 2005. In 2006, she was featured in a Frisian documentary about a week in Kroes’ life as a model. Forbes named Kroes fourteenth in the list of World’s 15 Top-Earning Supermodels in 2007 and fifth in 2008, 2009 and 2012. She escalated to the second position in 2014. She was also ranked #21 in the 2001 Askmen list of the top 99 "Most Desirable" women and #55 in 2013’s list.

Throughout her career, she has worked with Swiss cashmere label Repeat, DNA Model Management, Prada, L’Oreal, Tiffany & Co, and many more. She has also acted in Reinout Oerlemans', Nova Zembla, the first Dutch 3D movie ever made, on 24 November. She has been taking acting classes in New York City for several years and plans to act in more movies to come. More information can be found in her bio, wiki and tumblr. 

Kroes was born in the village of Eastermar in the province of Friesland, Netherlands, to a Frisian family. Her mother was a nurse and teacher and her father was a psychotherapist. Her native language is West Frisian dialect of her mother tongue. Prior to modelling, Kroes aspired to be a professional speed skater as her parents both were champion speed skaters in the 1970’s. She also has a younger sister Rens, a nutritionist. They were both raised in typically rustic Dutch style: skating, cycling and having a healthy diet.

In 2009, Kroes started dating Dutch DJ Sunnery James Gorré. She married her boyfriend on November 7, 2010. They welcomed their first child, Phyllon Joy Gorré on 21 January 2011 and their second child, this time, a girl, Myllena Mae Gorré on 30 July 2014. Both their children were born in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Doutzen has a height of 5’10 ½” and weighs around 120lbs. She has a beautiful blonde hair and bright blue eyes. She is also pretty famous for her slim curvy figure. She has an estimated net worth of 10 million dollars and an annual salary of 7.5 million dollars.

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