Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels.Kerr was the first Australian Victoria's Secret model and also represented the Australian department store chain David Jones.

Upon Kerr's win, local media expressed "concerned outrage" at her young age.

The controversy raised concerns about the glorification of young girls within the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries..

Of the press, Kerr said: "In the media at the time they were trying to cling on to anything remotely to do with paedophilia. They just made something out of nothing." Kerr signed to Chic Management's Sydney division.

there wasn't any pretentiousness and no one really cared what you were wearing.

You could just be you." Her family moved to Brisbane to allow Kerr and her brother to experience city life. Kerr studied nutrition and health psychology before pursuing modelling.

At age 13, Kerr entered and won the 1997 annual Dolly magazine/Impulse model competition.She was flown to Sydney a week before her 14th birthday to shoot for the magazine.Since 2008, Kerr has consistently ranked on the Forbes list of highest earning models. She has a brother, Matthew, who is two years younger.In an interview, Kerr stated that her ancestry is mostly English with smaller amounts of Scottish and French.During her childhood, Kerr "raced motorbikes and rode horses on her grandmother's farm".She describes her early life in the Australian countryside as "very grounding ...