Kate Dillon

Written by  //  October 11, 2009  //  Curvy celebs, Model  //  2 Comments

KateDillonBio according to People.com: Kate Dillon was an overweight child who turned to anorexia to lose weight. She was discovered in 1991 by a photographer in her hometown of San Diego. Though severely underweight, she came in third in Elite’s Look of the Year contest, winning a $75,000 contract. By age 19, the lifestyle had taken its toll, and with the help of a nutritionist started to gain weight. After putting on about 30 pounds, she quit the business to study education in New York City. While there, she tried plus-size modeling and was quickly signed to Wilhelmina. She became on of the stars of the plus-size modeling world, and lectures nationwide about eating disorders. She is the founder of Echo, a nonprofit organization benefiting art programs for children.
Also: Dillon was named one of the “5o Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine in 2000

2 Comments on "Kate Dillon"

  1. Lois October 24, 2009 at 12:56 am ·

    I’ve always been a fan of plus-size models! There’s a great site with many images of Kate and other plus-size models here:

    http://www.judgmentofparis.com/

    They’re all gorgeous.

    The site’s forum also has thought-provoking discussions about body image and the media.

  2. Mama December 22, 2010 at 10:13 pm ·

    Healthy beats waif anytime. Congratulations on Lucas. He has a stunning Mommy.

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