(b. 1963) is an American supermodel, actress and businesswoman from Glendale, California
best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated
Swimsuit Issue from 1984-1996. She has acted in several films, including Alien from L.A.
, Necessary Roughness
and Loaded Weapon 1.
Aside from her work as an entertainer, in 1993 she created her own brand marketing company, "Kathy Ireland Worldwide", which has made her the world's richest former model. In July 2008, Forbes
Magazine called her, "the prototype for model-turned-mogul."
As usual, you can find the basics at The Other Wiki
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