Kate Dillon Levin is an American plus-size model, activist and actress. She is best known for her work as a plus-size model where she appeared in multiple editorials in fashion magazines, appeared in cosmetics, plus-size, and designer campaigns. She also worked with top photographers on campaigns and in editorials and appeared in many mass media outlets. Levin was the first plus-size model to appear in U.S. Vogue and was the first plus-size model to appear in a Gucci campaign. Dillon has also been involved with many non-profit organizations, and is an advocate for eating disorder awareness and treatment, sustainability, global poverty reduction, and social justice. She received her bachelor's degree in political science and international studies from University of St. Thomas and master's degree in international development from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
|Born:||Kate Dillon, March 02, 1974, Washington, D.C, United States|
|Occupation:||Model, non-profit corporate partnerships for Code REDD|
|Spouse(s):||Gabe Levin, December 21, 2008-August 5, 2014 (Divorced)|
|Twitter:||Kate Dillon Levin's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Kate Dillon Levin's IMDb|
About Kate Dillon Levin
Known as the first plus-size fashion model to be the face of a Gucci campaign and to be photographed for the American version of Vogue magazine, she also participated in numerous runway shows for the Elena Miro label.
In her late teens, she was a finalist in the 1991 Elite Look of the Year competition; this ranking earned her an Elite Model Management contract.
Though she rejected an offer to attend the University of California, Berkeley in favor of pursuing modeling opportunities, she later earned degrees in political science and international development from, respectively, the University of St. Thomas and Harvard University.
She and her brother grew up in Washington, D.C. and San Diego, California, as the children of a teacher mother and a scientist father. She married Gabe Levin in late 2008.
She and fellow plus-size model Crystal Renn both appeared in a 2009 nude photo spread in Glamour magazine.
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