An Irish pageant queen with Down Syndrome is paving the way for a more inclusive and diverse world in the beauty industry.
Benefit Cosmetics, which is famous for its bestselling Professional Primer, They’re Real! Mascara, and Hoola Bronzer, tapped the Irish model, Kate Grant, as their newest ambassador. Grant is creating a positive change in makeup branding as the new face of the Benefit’s campaign for the new Roller Liner. Her positive outlook is inspiring millions around the world, including the people with disabilities.
Here is more about Kate Grant bio, including her age, parents, syndrome, achievements, and other wiki facts.
|Birth Name||Kate Grant|
|Parents||Deirdre and John Grant|
Brothers: Patrick & Michael
Kate Grant Bio | Age, Syndrome, Mother & Modeling Career
Born in the year 1988 in Ireland, the 20-year-old model, Kate Grant, is the newly named Brand Ambassador for cosmetics giant Benefit. She’ll be representing Benefit in more than 30 countries globally, following her new prestigious title.
Grant, from Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, has down syndrome. However, she has never let her disabilities demote her morale and hold her back from pursuing her dreams. She is pursuing her studies in catering and life studies. Her mother, Deirdre Grant is beyond proud of her inspiring daughter.
Grant made her modeling debut walking the runway at Belfast Fashion Week at St Anne’s Cathedral on 27th October 2017. She earned worldwide recognition in August last year after she bagged the title of Teen Ultimate Beauty Of The World, becoming the first woman with Down syndrome to win an international beauty pageant. Her family, who were all in the audience cheering for her, are proud of her accomplishments. After her historic win, she found herself on the cover of many A-listed magazines.
Grant has already appeared in both London and Paris Fashion Weeks. She believes “different is beautiful.” She also appeared in the Fashion Academy’s show in Ballymena this year. To become a model, she attended a number of modeling courses and even embarked on a weight-loss programme. She managed to shed an incredible 24lbs.
Grant dreams to be a supermodel one day. After landing a contract with Benefit Cosmetics, she is one step closer to accomplishing her dream as a supermodel. Benefit has announced Grant as one of their four “wing women,” who will be endorsing their new eyeliner product.
Kate Grant Wiki | Family – Parents & Siblings | Birthday
- Grant is one of four children of her parents- Deirdre and John. She lives near Cookstown, Co Tyrone with her parents and three siblings.
- Grant has a younger sister named, Ella and has two older brothers – Patrick and Michael. Her brothers live in London and England. Her father, John runs a veterinary clinic.
- On Grant’s 16th birthday, only one person had turned up, which was an upsetting moment for her.
- Despite the chromosomal disability, Grant strutted down the catwalk with confidence when she appeared on ITV show “This Morning” in 2018.
Kate Grant Instagram
Grant is also active on Instagram. She uploaded her first picture on her Instagram account, @kategrantmodel on 3rd July 2018. Within a short period, her Instagram account has already over 18.4k followers.