Alexa Chung Biography
Alexa Chung is a British writer, host, model, fashion designer, and presenter. She is the author of ‘It’ (2013) and ‘it: Über Style’ (2014). In May 2017 he launched the Alexa Chung fashion brand.
She attended secondary school at the local Perins School and then joined the sixth form at Peter Symonds College, Winchester. Chung was admitted to study English at King’s College London but before joining, she was scouted by a modeling agency. She modeled for teen-magazines like Elle Girl and CosmoGIRL after she was scouted! She also worked with Fanta, Sony Ericsson, Sunsilk, Urban Outfitters, and Tampax, among others. She appeared in music videos. After four years, Chung quit modeling, having become disillusioned, with the intention of starting an art foundation or fashion journalism course.
Chung started her career as a presenter on Channel 4 in 2006, starring in shows including Popworld, Vanity Lair, Big Brother’s Big Mouth, 8 out of 10 Cats, Gok’s Fashion Fix and Frock Me-as well as co-hosting several T4 movies Chung returned to modeling in 2008, leading campaigns for Antipodium and Oxfam Revamped. She became the face of New Look and DKNY Jeans in 2009-and fronted the campaign of Pepe Jeans in London in 2010. Chung moved to the US in April 2009 to show It’s On for MTV with Alexa Chung. The live show featured interviews with celebrities and live music but canceled in December 2009.
Having written for the Independent from November 2008 to June 2009, Chung was made a contributing editor of British Vogue in June 2009. She first appeared on the cover of the magazine in February 2010, and during the same month, while the March issue was on sale, she recorded her everyday choices of fashion and style in the COM feature Today I’m Wearing. Chung released the trailer in March 2010 for her new show Frock Me, on which she collaborated with Henry Holland. The show was running for two series successfully.
June 2010 saw her become the face of Pink’s new Lacoste fragrance The Joy. She was the first female celebrity to have been featured in a French brand ad. So just, you’re not repeating Lacoste. In January 2011, the Italian trainer company Superga picked Chung as their new face, coinciding with their 100th anniversary. She kept working closely with the company and styled their 2012 spring/summer campaign.
She appeared for the second time on the cover of British Vogue in June 2011. Josh Olins shot her, and wore Erdem. Chung started hosting 24 Hour Catwalk in January 2012, which was broadcast on US Lifetime network. Four designers, including Derek Blasberg and Cynthia Rowley, competed in the show to design and create a collection of catwalks in one day.
Alexa Chung Age
Alexa Chung was born on 5 November 1983 in Privett, Hampshire, England. She celebrates her birthday on 5th November every year. Chung is 36 years old as of 2019.
Alexa Chung Family
Alexa Chung is the daughter of Gillian and Phillip Chung. Her father is of Chinese ancestry who is also a designer while her mother is of English descent.
Alexa Chung has three siblings, two older brothers, Jamie Chung and Dominic Chung, and her older sister (designer), Natalie Chung. One of her brothers is an amazing architect who does music.
Alexa Chung Dating
Alexa Chung and Alexander Skarsgard were first spotted together in June 2015 and have reportedly parted ways as of 2017 after dating on-and-off for two years. Following the split, The New York Post has reported that Skarsgard has already gone on a blind date with Leonardo DiCaprio’s ex, model Toni Garrn, but apparently it wasn’t loved at first sight.
A source commented: “This was the first time they had met… they didn’t hit it off big time. There may not be a second date on the cards.” Previously, Chung has dated Douglas Booth, David Titlow (2003-2006), Ian Watkins (2006), Faris Badwan (2006-2007), James Righton (2007), Alex Turner (2007-2011), Albert Hammond Jr. (2012), Chris Martin (2014).
Alexa Chung Body Measurements
- Height: 1.73 m (5’8″)
- Weight: 124 pounds (56 kg)
- Shoe Size: 8.5 (US) or 39 (EU) or 6 (UK)
- Body Shape: Slim
- Hair Colour: Brown
- Dress Size: 4 (US) or 34 (EU)
- Body Measurement: 33-24.5-36
- Chest Size: 36
Alexa Chung Net Worth
Alexa Chung has an estimated net worth of $12 million which she has earned through her successful career as a writer, host, model, fashion designer, and presenter.
Alexa Chung Awards
Alexa has also won the British Style of the Year award three times in a row; 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Alexa Chung Style
Alexa Chung is a muse to many fashion designers because of her distinctive personal style. She frequently appears on best-dressed lists, is a regular model for Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar and is often seen in the front row at fashion shows.
In December 2010, Bryan Ferry, on behalf of the British Fashion Council, presented Chung with the British Style Award which “recognizes an individual who embodies the spirit of British fashion and is an international ambassador for the UK as a leading creative hub for fashion” at a ceremony at the Savoy Theatre in London. At the British Fashion Awards of 2011, 2012 and 2013, Chung won the British Style Award, for which the public voted.
Alexa Chung Hair
Alexa Chung may be well-known for her sharp fashion eye, but her beautifully allled hair deserves equal praise. Usually styled by a mentor and long-term partner George Northwood-who is often asked at his London salon to recreate “The Alexa”-Chung flits between her trademark relaxed waves, sleek bobs and pretty up-dos.
Alexa Chung Alex Turner
She was in a four-year relationship with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner from July 2007 until July 2011; they lived together in London and later in New York.
Alexa Chung Book
In 2013 Alexa released her first book ‘It’, she shares her own very personal inspirations, musings and eclectic sense of style. The book combines stories of early style inspirations such as her grandpa and the Spice Girls, discussion of figures of obsession like Jane Birkin and Annie Hall, and reflects on heartbreak, how to get dressed in the morning, the challenges of taking a good selfie, and more.
Interspersed with pages from Alexa’s notebooks and many a photo of a good night out, It appears in real cloth, with hand-crafted marbled end pages covered in polka dots, stripy head, and tail bands, and luxuriously creamy paper. Witty, charming and with a refreshingly down-to-earth attitude, It is a must-have for anyone who loves fashion, worries about growing up, or loves just about everything Alexa Chung.
Alexa Chung Clothing Line
Alexa Chung launched her own fashion label named Alexachung in May 2016.
Frequently Asked Questions About Alexa Chung
Who is Alexa?
Alexa is a British writer, host, model, fashion designer, and presenter.
How old is Alexa?
Alexa is 36 years as of 2019. She was born in 1983
How tall is Alexa?
Alexa stands at a height of 1.73 m
Is Alexa married?
She is not married yet.
How much is Alexa’s worth?
Alexa has an estimated net worth of $12 million
Is Alexa dead or alive?
Alexa Chung is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him/her being sick or having any health-related issues.
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