Charlotte Kemp Muhl

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Charlotte Kemp Muhl
Charlotte Kemp Muhl.jpg
Muhl in 2009
Born (1987-08-17) August 17, 1987 (age 33)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • writer
  • model
  • film director
Partner(s)Sean Lennon (2007–present)
Modeling information
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
AgencyElite Model Management (New York, Paris, Barcelona, Beverly Hills, Copenhagen)
Models 1 (London)
Model Management (Hamburg)
MP Stockholm (Stockholm)
Bon Image Corp. (Tokyo)[1]
Musical career

Charlotte Kemp Muhl (born August 17, 1987), also known simply as Kemp Muhl, is an American singer, songwriter, writer, model and film director from Atlanta, Georgia. Modeling since the age of 13, Muhl at 16 years old became the youngest model to appear on the cover of Britain's Harper's and Queen magazines.[2] Muhl has been in a relationship with Sean Lennon since 2007 and performs with him in the musical duo The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger.


Musical career[edit]

Muhl is a singer/songwriter and also a multi-instrumentalist, with the instruments she plays including, guitar, bass, keyboard, and the accordion. The couple also formed the record company Chimera Music.[3]

Muhl stated on a number of occasions that she uses funds earned from her lucrative modeling career to produce her music.[4]

In 2017, Muhl founded the band Uni, with vocalist Jack James and guitarist David Strange.[5] On November 17, 2017, they released their debut 7" single What's the Problem b/w Adult Video.[6] Each song received the music video treatment, both directed by Muhl. "Mushroom Cloud" 7", came out March 23, 2018, with a video debuted on Rolling stone.[7]


Muhl has a successful modeling career, signed under contract with Maybelline for 10 years, [8] and has been featured in campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, Sisley, D&G, Donna Karan,[9] Swarovski, and Jennifer Lopez’s brand J.Lo. She has worked with Ellen Von Unwerth, Terry Richardson, Greg Kadel, Gilles Bensimon, and Steven Klein. From 2002–2005, Muhl was the spokesmodel of Vidal Sassoon in Asia, appearing in commercials and films across the continent.[10][11]

Music videos appeared in[edit]

Music videos directed[edit]

  • Directed Uni's "Debris" music video
  • Directed Uni's "DDT" music video
  • Directed Uni's "Electric Universe" music video
  • Directed Uni's "American F*g" music video
  • Directed Invisible Familiars' "Act One" music video
  • Directed The Moonlandingz' "Black Hanz" music video
  • Directed Mark Stoermer's (Bassist From The Killers) "Blood and Guts" music video
  • Directed Uni's "What's The Problem?" music video
  • Directed Uni's "Adult Video" music video

Personal life[edit]

Muhl met Sean Lennon at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival[12] in 2005, and the two have been in a relationship since 2007. In an interview, Lennon states he stumbled upon Muhl's musical talents over a year after they had started dating.[13] Muhl and Lennon are involved in a number of musical endeavours,[14] and much of their work is written at their own home-based studio in Greenwich Village.


  1. ^ "Kemp Muhl - Model Profile - Photos & latest news". Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  2. ^ "Kemp Muhl in GQ Italia April 2009". Style Crave. April 2009. Archived from the original on July 21, 2009. Retrieved February 17, 2010.
  3. ^ "Pulse". The New York Times. January 22, 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010.
  4. ^ Rock and Pop Features. "Sean Lennon interview". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  5. ^ "Uni -- What's the Problem (08/07/2017)".
  6. ^ "Data".
  7. ^ "Data". Archived from the original on 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  8. ^ Girl of the Month: Charlotte Kemp Muhl (2010-03-16). "Girl of the Month: Charlotte Kemp Muhl - Celebrity Style and Fashion from". WhoWhatWear. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
  9. ^ "Maybelline - Kemp Muhl Behind the Scenes". Archived from the original on 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
  10. ^ "Charlotte Kemp Muhl". Fashion Spot. Archived from the original on March 11, 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  11. ^ "Charlene Kemp Muhl". Vidal Sassoon CM Gallery. 2004. Archived from the original on October 9, 2004.
  12. ^ Leslie Bennetts Photograph by Patrick Demarchelier (2012-03-21). "His One And Ono". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2012-08-23.
  13. ^ "Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl make sweet music as The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger". 2 January 2011.
  14. ^ "Postmodern Love: Charlotte Kemp Muhl and Sean Lennon". 29 October 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2018.

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