Not Just Another Pretty Face: 10 Fun Facts About The Gorgeous Miranda Kerr

March 18, 2014

Miranda Kerr is a 30 year old Australian model who is best known for being a Victoria’s Secret angel. She was born in Sydney and has had a successful career since 1997.

1. She has her own skincare products line

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While many people know Miranda Kerr as one of the world’s most famous supermodels, they may be unaware that she also has her own brand of skincare products. Kora Organics is a line of completely organic skincare products that are sold all over the world.

2. She has her own self-help book

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Miranda Kerr is also an accomplished author, having released a self-help book called “Treasure Yourself.”

3. She began modeling at the age of 13

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Miranda Kerr’s career in modeling began when she was just 13 years old. She began working with Chaay’s Modeling Agency in Australia at that time and won a nationwide model search in 1997 to become the face of Impulse fragrances.

4. Married Orlando Bloom

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Miranda Kerr was part of a notable relationship with movie star Orlando Bloom for several years. He is most famous for his roles in both Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and in Gore Verbinski’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.

Kerr and Bloom were married, though they ultimately separated in 2013. As of October 2013, however, they were only separated and their marriage had not officially ended.

5. Jobs aside Victoria Secret

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Miranda Kerr has had a wide variety of different fashion jobs that go beyond being one of the most famous Victoria’s Secret models in the world. She was also the main representative and model for David Jones, a nationwide fashion chain based in Australia.

6. She races motorbikes and rides horses

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Miranda Kerr has a wide variety of different interests that may seem curious for a model of her stature. She has said in many interviews that she often raced motorbikes and rode many horses on farms during her childhood.

7. Career alternatives

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If her career as a fashion model didn’t work out, Miranda Kerr had a potential career in academics to fall back on. After graduating from All Hallows’ School in Brisbane in 2000, she studied both health psychology and nutrition at a local university. She then decided to take up modeling and became an internationally recognized supermodel instead.

8. Coconut oil is the way to go

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After being pressed by the Australian version of Cosmopolitan for her ideal beauty tip, Miranda Kerr finally gave up her secret: coconut oil.

She insists that ingesting four tablespoons a day of coconut oil gives her the trim figure, clear skin and shiny hair that she has become known for. She says that she puts coconut oil on salads and in cups of tea.

9. Buddhist monks, look out

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Miranda Kerr is a Buddhist, practicing in the Soka Gakkai tradition under the principles of Nichiren Buddhism. She has indicated in interviews that she chants Nam Myoho Renge Kyo every morning. She also mediates, reads about spirituality and practices yoga.

10. Her successful diet habits

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Miranda Kerr’s fitness routine includes a steady diet of fish, fruit and steamed vegetables. She also practices various yoga techniques and poses on a daily basis and also jogs lightly whenever she can find the time.