Kathy Ireland was born in Glendale, Claifornia is considered the weathliest model to ever do it. She was discovered and began modeling at the age of 16 under Elite Model Managgement. She was a poplar supermodel in the 80s and 90s appearing in 13 consecutive swimsuit issues for Sports Illustrated. After her career as a model she started a brand marketing company, Kathy Ireland Worldwide (kiWW). Her net worth is $352 million.