Kathy Ireland Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Kathy Ireland            

CEO & Chief Lifestyle Designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide; Supermodel & Health Advocate

One of the 50 most influential people in fashion according to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is the CEO and chief designer of her remarkably successful design and marketing company, Kathy Ireland Worldwide. Founded in 1993, it has become a "design empire which grosses over 1.9 billion dollars annually in retail sales," as reported by Forbes magazine.

Ireland has graced the cover of Forbes Magazine twice (2012, 2016), is listed as the 25th most powerful brand globally by License! Global Magazine and according to Fairchild Publications, Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.

Ireland began her career as a supermodel and morphed into what the Associated Press and London Times called "a best friend to working mothers," offering women all over America designs in home, office, weddings, baby products, fashion, fine jewelry, destination properties, and publishing. Having once graced their covers in person, today Kathy Ireland's collections are regularly featured in acclaimed magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, McCalls, People, Redbook, Shape, and Fit Pregnancy, alongside the likes of Oscar de la Renta, Tommy Hilfiger, Cartier, Liz Claiborne, Charles Jourdan, and Gucci.

Named one of the top 10 women's health advocates in America by UCLA, Ireland supports numerous charities, including: YWCA Greater Los Angeles for which she is an Ambassador, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEF, and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She is the first-ever National PTA Ambassador for Youth. She is an Ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

Ireland is an inspirational leader who will both educate and charm your audience.

Speech Topics

Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide to Success & Sanity

Powerful Inspirations: Eight Lessons That Will Change Your Life

Lessons for Success



Balancing Work and Life

Show more speech topics
Powerful Inspirations: Eight Lessons That Will Change Your Life

Show less speech topics


Three Questions With Entrepreneur Kathy Ireland - WSJ
Kathy Ireland, a “supermodel” of the 1990s, began transitioning out of that career when she launched her licensing company by lending her name to a pair of ...

Related Speakers View all

More like Kathy