An American beauty originally from Chicago, then
from St Louis Missouri, United States. Discovered at
a charity fashion show in a mall in St. Louis for a
friend who was battling cancer. Now based in NYC,
Karlie studied ballet which explains her grace on
the runway and her popularity among the
designers. Close friends with fellow model Jourdan
Dunn and Karmen Pedaru. Has a puppy named Joe.
Partnered with Momofuku Milk Bar and started a line
of cookies (Karlie's Kookies) with a portion of the
proceeds going to charity. In
Sept 2013 won the Best Model Social Media award, at
the Fashion Media Awards.