Kim Stolz

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Kim Stolz
Born Kimberly Lynn Stolz
(1983-06-08) June 8, 1983 (age 31)
New York City, New York,
United States
Other names Kim Stolz
Spouse(s) Lexi Stolz
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 120 lb (54 kg)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Green
Measurements 33B-24-34 (US)
84-61-86 (EU)[1]
Dress size 4 (US) ; 32 (EU)
Manager Elite Model Management,
Ford Models

Kimberly Lynn "Kim" Stolz (born June 8, 1983) is an American fashion model, television personality, author, and financial executive. Stolz was a correspondent for MTV News, and served as video jockey and host for The Freshmen, a series on mtvU. Stolz first came to fame as a contestant on Cycle 5 of America's Next Top Model, where she finished fifth place. She is currently a vice president at Citigroup in equity-derivative sales.[2]

On June 24, 2014, Stolz published her first book, Unfriending My Ex: And Other Things I'll Never Do.

Early life and America's Next Top Model appearance[edit]

Stolz grew up wealthy on the Upper East Side of New York City[3][4] and attended The Brearley School in Manhattan. Her father worked as a stockbroker at Goldman Sachs and her mother was a former supermodel who modeled for Givenchy and Ralph Lauren.[3] In 2005, she earned a bachelor's degree in government and intergovernmental politics from Wesleyan University;[5][6] she wrote her undergraduate thesis about U.S. foreign policy.[4] After graduating from Wesleyan, Stolz briefly worked in a law firm.[7]

In fall 2005, Stolz was a contestant on Cycle 5 of America's Next Top Model. She is an out lesbian.[8] Stolz was eventually the ninth contestant eliminated, making it to the final five.[9]

Career[edit]

Stolz has an active presence with MTV: she is a video jockey for The Freshman on mtvU and is also an MTV News correspondent. In 2008, she reported extensively on the 2008 Iowa Caucus and interviewed presidential candidates John Edwards and Mike Huckabee.[10][11] Stolz also pursued a career in fashion modeling; soon after she appeared on America's Next Top Model, Stolz was signed with Elite Model Management[12] in New York City and is now signed to Ford Models[13] in New York. Stolz also had a small role on an episode of the UPN series, Veronica Mars, as part of a challenge win for America's Next Top Model.[5] She has also been featured as one of CoverGirl's Top Models in Action.

Stolz is signed to Ford Models. She has written articles for The Huffington Post.

In 2008, Stolz was listed as one of the most memorable contestants from America's Top Model by AOL Entertainment Canada.[14]

In 2012, Stolz and her friend Amanda Leigh Dunn that appeared in the reality TV show The Real L Word, have opened The Dalloway, is a two-level restaurant and cocktail lounge.[15]

Modeled for[edit]

Television appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim Stolz at the Fashion Model Directory
  2. ^ "Out100: Kim Stolz | Out Magazine". Out.com. 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  3. ^ a b Rosenblum, Constance (October 11, 2009). "A Hand-Me-Down Home". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ a b "Profile of Kim Stolz". mtvU.com. Retrieved June 17, 2008. 
  5. ^ a b Lo, Malinda (December 5, 2005). "Interview with Top Model's Kim Stolz". AfterEllen. Retrieved June 18, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Bio of Kim Stolz". MTVpress.com. Retrieved June 18, 2008. 
  7. ^ Gold, Matea (August 13, 2006). "When it comes to music, she's no poser". L.A. Times. Retrieved June 18, 2008. 
  8. ^ Zappia, Corrina (November 29, 2005). "Beauty and the Modeling Beast". Village Voice. Retrieved June 17, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Our next top lesbian model" (interview). The Advocate online. December 1, 2005. Retrieved June 19, 2008. 
  10. ^ Kim Stolz. "On the Campaign Trail with John Edwards". MTV News. Retrieved June 18, 2008. 
  11. ^ "Mike Huckabee Weighs in on Gay Rights, Young Voters... and Opening for Led Zeppelin?". MTV News. Retrieved June 18, 2008. 
  12. ^ "Elite's New York Division". 
  13. ^ http://www.fordmodels.com/main.cfm?ref=M_1_0_26873.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  14. ^ "Top Model Contestants We Can't Forget". AOL Entertainment Canada. 
  15. ^ "the-dalloway-nyc". the-dalloway-nyc. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  16. ^ a b "Print Work". All ANTM. 
  17. ^ a b c "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 4. 
  18. ^ "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 2. 
  19. ^ a b c d "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 3. 
  20. ^ a b "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 7. 
  21. ^ a b "All ANTM - Print Work". 
  22. ^ a b "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 9. 
  23. ^ a b c "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 10. 
  24. ^ a b c "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 5. 
  25. ^ "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 6. 
  26. ^ a b c "Print Work". All ANTM. p. 11. 
  27. ^ "Kim Stolz Smiles With Her Eyes". Autostraddle. June 22, 2009. 

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