Cara Delevingne Modelling Career, Biography, Film Roles, Rumours and Net Worth

by : Tim Horner on : 02 Oct 2018 00:09
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Cara Delevingne is a 26-year-old English model and actress. She signed with Storm Model Management after leaving school in 2009 and has appeared in several film roles. Delevingne won the Model of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards in 2012 and 2014.


Who is Cara Delevingne?

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne is a British actress and model who was born in Hammersmith on August 12, 1992, to parents Pandora Anne Delevingne (née Stevens) and property developer Charles Hamar Delevingne. She grew up in Belgravia, London, one of the wealthiest districts in the world. She became a model in her teenage years and became one of the most sought-after models around, working for brands from H&M to Chanel to Burberry.

Does Cara Delevingne have a famous sister?

Cara has two older sisters, Chloe and model Poppy Delevingne. Her godfather is Condé Nast executive Nicholas Coleridge and her godmother is reportedly actress Joan Collins.

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Does Cara Delevingne suffer from any illnesses?

At the Women in the World summit in October 2015, Delevingne spoke about her battle with depression which started when she was 15 years old and was said to be triggered by her discovering her mother’s heroin addiction. She also revealed on This Morning in 2017 that she suffers from ADHD, which she has received treatment for ever since she was a child.

Does Cara Delevingne love animals?

Delevingne is a self-proclaimed animal lover and following the high-profile killing of Cecil the lion in 2015, the actress auctioned her personal TAG Heuer watch, raising £18,600 for WildCRU. She was the inaugural ambassador of I’m Not a Trophy, an organisation founded by French artist and photographer Arno Elias to create greater awareness of the rapid extinction of endangered species around the world, by appearing nude in an advertising campaign.

Was Cara Delevingne’s mum addicted to drugs?

Yes, Pandora Delevingne has often admitted that she struggled with heroin abuse. In 2017, the three sisters, Poppy, Cara and Chloe opened up on their mother’s drug problem. Poppy said to PORTER magazine: ‘I was 12 when it all started happening, which is the time you really need a mum – getting your period, wanting to know what sex is about. Cara was six years younger. She slept in my bed for years.’

Why did Cara Delevingne shave her hair?


In 2017, Cara was sporting a smooth new look, which saw her cut off her hair for her role as a cancer patient in the upcoming film, Life in a Year. ‘Before I even got the project, I said to the director, “I want to shave my head for it,”‘ she said at the time.

Does Cara Delevingne have a foot fetish?

Yes, in 2016 she admitted she had a thing for people’s feet. In a video where she was being interviewed behind the scenes with fellow Suicide Squad actors Will Smith and Margot Robbie, she says: ‘I have a slight foot fetish.’

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Does Cara Delevingne have a twin?

No but the internet was lit up by a doppelganger – 14-year-old Olivia Herdt, from Uruguay, who looks the spitting image of the London born model. The Cara Delevingne lookalike regularly posts recreations of Cara’s poses and fashion style to her 7,500 Instagram followers.

How did Cara Delevingne get into modelling?

Cara Delevingne first starting modelling at 10 years old in an editorial shot by Bruce Weber for Vogue Italia alongside model Lady Eloise Anson. But she was propelled to fame in 2012 when she was scouted by Burberry’s Christopher Bailey in 2012 while working part-time in the office of a fashion website and she first appeared in Burberry’s spring/summer 2011 campaign.

How much does Cara Delevingne earn?

Celebrity Net Worth estimated that in 2018, Cara had a net worth of $21 million.

Who is Cara Delevingne dating?


Cara Delevingne has sparked speculation that she is dating Paris Jackson, the daughter of pop star Michael Jackson after they were spotted holding hands. The women were seen looking close during fashion week in London, February 2018, and were once again spotted holding hands as they went for dinner. It is still unconfirmed whether the pair are officially dating or not. As of August 2018 Elle reported, Cara and Ashley Benson were commenting on each other’s social media posts and were photographed kissing at London Heathrow. However no official comment has been made.

Can Cara Delevingne act?

Yes, it would seem that Cara Delevingne can indeed act. She first appeared In romantic mystery film Paper Towns (2015), London Fields, and Enchantress in the DC superhero film Suicide Squad (2016). In 2017 she starred in Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets as one of the main characters.

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Tim Horner

Tim Horner is a sub-editor at UNILAD. He graduated with a BA Journalism from University College Falmouth before most his colleagues were born. A previous editor of adult mags, he now enjoys bringing the tone down in the viral news sector.

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