Taylor Hill (model)

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Taylor Hill
Taylor Marie Hill Reem Acra FW 15 Show (cropped).jpg
Born Taylor Marie Hill
(1996-03-05) March 5, 1996 (age 22)
Palatine, Illinois, U.S.[1]
Occupation Fashion model
Years active 2012–present
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)[2]
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue/Green
Agency
  • IMG Models (Worldwide)
  • Modelwerk (Hamburg)
  • Visage Management (Zurich)
  • White Cross Management (Los Angeles)
Website Official website

Taylor Marie Hill (born March 5, 1996) is an American model and current Victoria's Secret Angel since 2015.

Early life[edit]

Taylor Hill was born in Palatine, Illinois (outside of Chicago), and raised in Arvada, Colorado.[3] Beginning at an early age, Taylor Hill was a gymnast, before becoming a model. She has three siblings : Logan Rae (born January 12, 1995), Mackinley (born August 9, 1997) and Chase (born April 27, 1999). Mackinley and Chase are also models. When she was 16 she graduated from Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado.[4]

Career[edit]

Taylor Marie Hill was discovered when she was 14,[5] in a barn in Granby, Colorado[6] by Jim Jordan, an agent who is also a photographer.[7]

In 2013, started out her modeling career when she was featured on Intimissimi's catalog. She has been in print campaigns for Forever 21.[8]

In 2014 she modeled for H&M[9] and walked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show for the first time.[10] That year she became one of the faces of Rosa Cha with Erin Heatherton, Frida Gustavsson and Barbara Palvin.

She was voted "2015's most promising model" by Couturesque's readers.[11] In 2015, she hosted an event for Victoria's Secret PINK.[12] That same year (2015) she became a Victoria's Secret Angel.[13] Also she advertised Versus Versace. In August 2015, she won "Model of the Year" in social media at Fashion Media Awards.[14]

In 2016, she played a model in the film The Neon Demon and made her debut at No. 17 on Forbes' "The World's Top-Earning Models" list, with estimated earnings of $4 million between 2015 and 2016. In July 2016, she was named as the new face of French beauty brand Lancôme.[15]

She has appeared in editorials for American, British, French, Spanish, Japanese, Arabian, Ecuadorian, and Mexican Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, French, Dutch and Australian Elle, W, Madame Figaro, Dazed, LOVE, V, Russian Número, Pop Magazine, Russh Magazine, Grazia, Glamour and Italian Marie Claire.

In 2016 Taylor Hill's name has reached No. 9 with 3.6 million followers on the Most Followed Models list by Harper's Bazaar.

After working in campaigns and photoshoots, Taylor Hill walked for high fashion designers Versace, Valentino, Chanel, Armani, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Brandon Maxwell, Balmain, Givenchy, Fendi, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, DKNY, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Michael Kors and Bottega Veneta during the New York, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks. She has been the face for advertisements of Jimmy Choo by Craig McDean, Michael Kors by Mario Testino, Topshop by Giampaolo Sgura, David Yurman by Bruce Weber and Joe's Jeans by Mario Sorrenti between 2016-2018.

Personal life[edit]

Since 2013, Hill has been in a relationship with Michael Stephen Shank.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Hollywood Temptations Jessica Short Film
2016 The Neon Demon Flirty Model #1

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Herself TV Special
2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Herself TV Special
2016 Victoria's Secret Swim Special Herself TV Special
2016 The Fashion Fund Herself TV Series, episode: Winner Announced
2016 Young Hollywood Herself TV Series, episode: Face Swapping with Model Taylor Hill
2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Herself TV Special
2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Herself TV Special

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taylor Hill: Biography". CBS. Retrieved April 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ "About". IMG Models. Retrieved April 23, 2017. 
  3. ^ Liana Satenstein (2014-12-01). "Meet 7 New Faces of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". Vogue. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  4. ^ "Taylor Hill Is The Youngest Victoria's Secret Model And 'The One To Watch'". Inquisitr. 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  5. ^ Constanza Espinoza (November 26, 2014). "Taylor Marie Hill: la nueva promesa de la industria de la moda". La Tercera (in Spanish). Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ Chanel Adams (May 9, 2015). "Taylor Hill Is The Youngest Victoria's Secret Model And 'The One To Watch'". Inquisitr. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  7. ^ Liana Satenstein (December 1, 2014). "Meet 7 New Faces of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". Vogue. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ Moti Ankari (2015-03-15). "Meet Taylor Hill, the Young Model Who Won Fashion Week". Bloomberg News. 
  9. ^ "Taylor Hill Models Loungewear for H&M Shoot by Hasse Nielsen". Fashion Gone Rogue. April 1, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  10. ^ Mackenzie Wagner (2015-04-28). "Exclusive! Taylor Hill on Becoming a Victoria's Secret Model—and How to Get a Bombshell Body". Vogue. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  11. ^ Tia (February 11, 2015). "Taylor Hill is our Model of the Year". Couturesque. Archived from the original on February 17, 2015. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  12. ^ Danielle Prescod (February 14, 2015). "Victoria's Secret Model Taylor Hill Shares her Foolproof Date Night Tips". Elle. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  13. ^ Mackenzie Wagoner (April 28, 2014). "Exclusive! Taylor Hill on Becoming a Victoria's Secret Model—and How to Get a Bombshell Body". Vogue. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  14. ^ Carlson, Jane (August 20, 2015). "DAILY FRONT ROW FASHION AWARDS ANNOUNCE WINNERS (EXCLUSIVE)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 11, 2016. 
  15. ^ Kim, Monica (July 12, 2016). "Taylor Hill is the New Face of Lancôme! How the American Supermodel Does French Girl Beauty". Vogue.
  16. ^ Martha Cliff (December 1, 2016). "A Hollywood actor, a boy band superstar and PLENTY of models: Meet the lucky guys who managed to bag themselves a Victoria's Secret Angel". Daily Mail. Retrieved January 5, 2018. 

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