Karlie Kloss is an American model and ballet dancer and has a net worth $4 million. Karlie Kloss earned her net worth as a model and ballet dancer. At the age of 13, she was discovered at a charity fashion show in St. Louis and she was encouraged and inspired to model by one of her teachers in Webster Groves High School. One of her first modeling stints was for Abercrombie when she posed for the brand's photography shot by Bruce Weber. In 2002, before making it as a model, she studied at Caston's Ballet Academy. She soon became very talented at dance, and was in a number of performances such as the Nutcracker. In 2007, she signed with Elite Model Management. In January 2008 she left Elite and signed with NEXT Model Management and she received publicity when her runway walk was being mocked by Tyra Banks, but her unusual walk appealed to designers. She was named the best model by People magazine in 2008. She also appeared on the magazine covers of Russh, Vogue, Vogue Girl, W, and Glitterati Magazine. In 2011 she renewed her contract with Christian Dior for the third season in a row. She walked the runway during the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 9, 2011 in New York City. She has ventured into TV when she appeared in Season Four Episode 2 of Gossip Girl as herself. She has become a muse for fashion designer John Galliano and has appeared in Dior and John Galliano campaigns and opened both shows. Her runway walk, one of the most unique, is often described as powerful and 'panther-like'. In her spare time she likes baking cookies, biking and ballet. She currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Karlie Kloss was on born August 3, 1992 in Chicago, Illinois.