Karen Elson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Sep, 2017
Facts of Karen Elson
Date of Birth: 1979 , January-14
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Karen Elson
Birth Name Karen Elson
Nick Name Karen Elson
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Oldham, United Kingdom
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $35 Million USD
Body Measurements 36-25-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 34 in
Neck Size 9.3
Chest Size 33
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 55 kg
Famous for Model, musician
Married Yes
Married to Jack White (2005)
Children Scarlett Teresa White, Henry Lee White
Divorce Jack White (2013)
Online Presence Personal website , Wikiedia
Siblings Kate Elson
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Karen Elson is a model, singer-songwriter, and guitarist. She is best known for being the cover of Italian Vogue.She started her modeling career at an early age of 16. She was spotted by the owner of Boss models in Manchester. 

Early Life and Education

Karen Elson born on 14 January 1979, in Oldham, Greater Manchester is a British model, a songwriter, and a guitarist. She is British by nationality belonging to the White ethnicity. 

Karen has a twin sister Kate Elson, she is a filmmaker. She went to North Chadderton School in Chadderton along with her twin sister Kate Elson.


Karen’s modeling career started when she was only 16. She was spotted by the owner of Boss models in Manchester. By the time Karen was 18, she was on the cover of Italian Vogue magazine.

She was also shot by the famous photographer, Steven Meisel. The list of world famous fashion photographers and designers that Karen has worked with includes Bruce Weber, Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh, Mert and Marcus, Steven Klein, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Meisel, and Ellen Von Unwerth.

She has walked the ramp for top designers like Marc Jacobs, Jean Gaultier Chanel, Dolce &Gabbana, Versace, YSL, Alexander McQueen, Dior, and Gucci. She walked the runway of Marc Jacobs’s show while she was pregnant.

Karen also has appeared in various international campaigns for dozens of designers like Yves Saint Laurent, Jean Paul Gaultier, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Christian Dior, Burberry, and Chanel.

She has been on the covers of various magazines. She has been the cover girl for multiple international editions of Vogue, W, Dazed & Confused, Numero, British Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Elle, Lula, Foam Magazine, and Nylon.

She is at present the face of YSL opium perfume. It was known on May 9, 2011, that she designed her own line of bags, shoes, and jewelry for the fashion brand Nine West. The collection was made available in the fall of 2011.

She walked at the 2012 Summer Olympics as one among the 8th chosen British Models. Besides, modeling she has also done many short films and music videos.

She has appeared in fashion films like War Opera by Steven Meisel and Darren Lew, More Beautiful Women, 48 Girls by Craig McDean and Petit Fleur, Vodoo Daddy, Harlequin by Bruce Weber.

She acted in the music video “Blue Orchid” for The White Stripes. She is a versatile and talented lady. Her striking vocal has also been praised for. She is a performer as well as a founding member of The Citizens Band. Her debut album The Ghost Who Walks was released in 2010.

Personal Life 

Karen was in a two-year long relationship with Raphael de Rothschild. The relationship has a tragic ending, as her partner died in 2010. Raphael died of heroin overdose in Chelsea, Manhattan in 2010.

She married Jack white of The White Stripes on June 1, 2005. Jack’s ex-wife Meg White who is also the drummer of the band was the maid of honor. They have two children together. They got divorced on November 26, 2013 but they are still friends with each other.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Karen Elson is 1.78 m tall and has a perfectly slim and fit model body she needs to have. She is 34 years old. Her measurements are 36-24-34. She mostly spots red hair.

Her very steamy and sexy pictures are available online. She also shot nude, semi nude and topless pictures can also be found in the internet.

She has a good future ahead with this level of hard work and dedication. She has already been successful but she might reach in more top height in upcoming days

Her net worth is $35 million but there is not much information about her salary yet.