Illinois native Taylor Marie Hill has been Victoria Secret Model since 2015. She booked her first-ever Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at her very first casting for the brand and became one of its famed Angels in 2015. She was discovered at the age of 14 by a local scout while on a horse ranch in Colorado by Jim Jordan, an agent who is also a photographer. She was voted "2015's Most Promising Model" by Couturesque's readers. She won "Model of the Year" in social media at Fashion Media Awards in 2015.
Early Life Of Taylor Hill
Taylor Marie Hill was born on March 5, 1996, in Palatine, Illinois, the U.S. She is the daughter of Jennifer Rea (Tate) and David Glenn Hill. She was raised in Arvada, Colorado, along with her three siblings.
She has three siblings: Logan Rae (born January 12, 1995), Mackinley (born August 9, 1997) and Chase (born April 27, 1999). Mackinley and Chase are also models. Her sister has evidently stated that they have some Native American ancestry.
Her maternal grandmother was Gloria Ada Pickens (also known as Gloria Diane Pickens, the daughter of Ralph McKinley Pickens, Sr. and Hazel Edith Vinson). Her matrilineal ancestry can be traced to her fifth great-grandmother, Sarah Mull.
Prior to modeling, Marie was a gymnast. She graduated from Pomona High School, a public secondary school in Arvada, Colorado. Marie is one of the youngest successful models.
Taylor Hill's Career
She found the path into her career after being scouted as a model in Granby, Colorado by an agent named Jim Jordan, who also happened to be a photographer. She was just 14 at the time. She was hesitant at first to actually start a career in modeling, so she decided to fly to Los Angeles for her first photo shoot around her 15th birthday.
Taylor Hill debuted with Haute Couture – Autumn / Winter 2012 fashion show where she walked the ramp for Dany Atrache. In 2013, she was featured in Intimissimi's catalog. She has also been in print campaigns for Forever 21.
In 2014, she modeled for H&M and walked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. That year, she became one of the faces of Rosa Cha with Erin Heatherton, Frida Gustavsson, and Barbara Palvin. In 2015, she hosted an event for Victoria's Secret PINK, and the same year she became of the of Victoria’s Secret Angel.
She has also advertised Versus. She has also had a role in the recent movie, The Neon Demon. The left-handed model gets her inspiration from famous models such as Adriana Lima and Gisele Bundchen.
Throughout her career, she has appeared in Magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire, Elle, Amica among others. She has signed with several modeling agencies such as IMG Models, Ford Models, No Ties Management, Traffic Models, Storm Model Management, Wilhelmina Models and White Cross Management.
Taylor Hill's Net Worth
Taylor Hill's net worth is $6 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her successful modeling career.
She played a model in the film The Neon Demon and debuted at No. 17 on Forbes' "The World's Top-Earning Models" list, with estimated earnings of $4 million between 2015 and 2016.
She was voted "2015's Most Promising Model" by Couturesque's readers and has won "Model of the Year" in social media at Fashion Media Awards in August 2015.
She has walked for Versace, Fendi, Carolina Herrera, Valentino, Emporio Armani, DKNY, Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Atelier Versace, Giorgio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld and more.
Hill has been featured in many popular magazines including Harper's Bazaar, Mexican Vogue, Elle, Glamour, and W. She has appeared in ad campaigns for Jimmy Choo, Armani Prive, Lancôme, Michael Kors, H&M, and Juicy Couture.
Taylor Hill 's name has reached No. 9 with 3.6 million followers on the "Most Followed Models" list by Harper's Bazaar in 2016.
Taylor Hill's Personal Life
Taylor is currently dating Michael Shank, a talent agent, and former model. She stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 121 pounds. Her race/ethnicity is Caucasian. She has lovely dark brown hair and big green eyes.
She has distinctive thick eyebrows. Her body measurement is 33-23-34 inches. Her dress size is 2, bra size is 32A and the shoe size is 8. To maintain her body, she does Yoga, as well as intense workout and challenges, opting Crossfit as her main workout.
She also prefers fitness cla s ses such as SoulCycle and SLT over gyms. Apart from traditional workout methods, she does sports, usually snowboarding, horseback riding, surfing, and gymnastics.
by Bchrome, 22 Aug, 2016