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Jodie Kidd is best known for being a fashion model.
Jodie Kidd is an English television personality and fashion model.
Jodie Kidd was 15 when she was discovered by photographer Terry O’Neil in Barbados . Her modeling career began when he introduced her to model agent Laraine Ashton.
When Kidd began modelling at 16 there was an uproar – accusations were made that promotion of her slender figure encouraged teenage girls to become Anorexic when they tried to mimic her looks.
Kidd modelled with the leading models from Capellino, Chanel, Ernesto Esposito, Fendissime, Gai Mattiolo, Ghost, Lagerfeld, Malhas, Monsoon, and Motorola and also featured in campaigns for Chloé 'Innocence' perfume and Yves Saint Laurent. She also appeared on the cover of Elle Magazine magazine in Australia, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and the United States.
During an eight-month break in modelling, Kidd increased weight to become a size eight dress size.
Kidd's career as a television personality has included participation on Strictly Come Dancing 2008, in which she partnered with professional dancer Ian Waite they finished in sixth place, and Kidd left the show in a "dance-off" against former model and television presenter Lisa Snowdon. In 2014, Kidd was a finalist in the BBC's annual cookery programme Celebrity Masterchef, she lost the championship to actor Sophie Thompson, In 2015 she appeared in series 2 of The Jump.