Shalom Harlow

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Shalom Harlow
Shalom Harlow by David Shankbone.jpg
Shalom Harlow, 2007
Born(1973-12-05) December 5, 1973 (age 40)
Oshawa, Ontario[1]
Modeling information
Height5 ft 11.16 in (1.81 m)[1]
Hair colorDark brown[1]
Eye colorBlue[1]
Measurements(US) 34-23-34 ; (EU) 86.5-58.5-86.5[1]
Dress size(US) 4 ; (EU) 34[1]
 
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Shalom Harlow
Shalom Harlow by David Shankbone.jpg
Shalom Harlow, 2007
Born(1973-12-05) December 5, 1973 (age 40)
Oshawa, Ontario[1]
Modeling information
Height5 ft 11.16 in (1.81 m)[1]
Hair colorDark brown[1]
Eye colorBlue[1]
Measurements(US) 34-23-34 ; (EU) 86.5-58.5-86.5[1]
Dress size(US) 4 ; (EU) 34[1]

Shalom Harlow (born December 5, 1973) is a Canadian model and actress.

Early Life and Family[edit]

Harlow was born in Oshawa, Ontario, the daughter of Sandi Herbert and David Harlow.[2] Her mother named her Shalom (שלום), meaning "peace" or "Hello" in Hebrew. Her father, David Harlow, held several jobs as a social worker, real estate agent and financial investor while her mother, Sandi Herbert, worked with mentally challenged adults.[3] Her parents allowed her to experience growing up in a 'hippie community just outside of Toronto'[4] and the family often spent time at their family cottage built by her great-great grandfather.[5]

Early on, Shalom took up Ballet which she later decided was not for her as she claimed in a 2008, New York Times article, "My rebellious nature always comes out."[6] Shalom instead became interested in tap dancing as she enjoyed the noise it created[7]. Shalom was passionate in the arts from an early age which later became apparent in her adult career.

Career[edit]

She was discovered at a The Cure concert in Toronto and started modeling straight out of high school.[citation needed] She has since appeared on numerous magazine covers, editorials, and top runway shows, and appeared in movies and co-hosted MTV's House of Style with fellow supermodel Amber Valletta. She was the long-time favorite model for many designers who found that her look translated well between commercial and couture. She is the first ever winner of Vogue/VH1's Model of the Year Award. Harlow is the spokesperson for Chanel's Coco fragrance. She has two younger brothers, Chris and Nathan.

In July 2007, earning at an estimated total of $2 million in the past 12 months, Forbes named her thirteenth in the list of the World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels.[8]

In 2007, she modeled for Jones New York, Tumi, Tiffany & Co, Nautica, and Chloé. The following year, she appeared in the Valentino Spring/Summer 2008 campaign.

Most recently she featured as the only model in a digital catwalk for Viktor & Rolfs Spring/Summer 2009 show.

In 2012, she appears in the Cartier clip L'Odyssée.

She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Print[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f (English) "Model Profile of Shalom Harlow". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  2. ^ Shalom Harlow Biography (1973-)
  3. ^ Voguepedia. "Models: Shalom Harlow". www.vogue.com. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Levy, Ariel (27 August 2001). "A Model Act". New York Magazine. Feature Article. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Voguepedia. "Models: Shalom Harlow". www.vogue.com. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Colman, David (3 February 2008). "Bang the Drums Softly". New York Times. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Colman, David (3 February 2008). "Bang the Drums Softly". New York Times. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "The World's Top-Earning Models". Forbes. July 16, 2007. 

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Preceded by
Cindy Crawford
Host of House of Style
1995-96 (co-host with Amber Valletta)
Succeeded by
Daisy Fuentes