Anette Stai

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Anette Stai
Born Karen Anette Stai
(1961-03-24) March 24, 1961 (age 56)
Spouse(s) Jan-Eric Arnesen
Children 2

Karen Anette Stai, born 24 March 1961,[1] is a Norwegian model. She was one of the top fashion models in the 1980s.[2] Stai won the first Supermodel of the World contest in 1980.[3]

After a few years of working as a model Stai felt burnt out. She was offered a contract with L'Oréal but decided to quit being a model.[2] She has since worked as a fashion photographer and fashion editor, and written books.[4]

She is married to Jan-Eric Arnesen. She has one son with Arnesen, one from a previous relationship and two stepsons.[5]

Published works[edit]

  • Crazy business - photo model Diary (1983)
  • In the midst of life: Living with seeing yourself and others (2003)