Alexa Chung Bio, Age, Family, Relationships, Modeling, Shows and Brand
This article will answer every question you have about Alexa Chung. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Alexa Chung do for a living?
- Who are Alexa Chung’s parents and siblings?
- What are Alexa Chung’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Alexa Chung married or does she have a boyfriend/girlfriend?
- Does Alexa Chung have any children?
- Where is Alexa Chung now?
- How tall is Alexa Chung?
- How much money does Alexa Chung earn?
- What is Alexa Chung’s net worth?
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Who is Alexa Chung?
Alexa Chung is a British television presenter, model, writer, and fashion designer. She actually wrote the book titled It which was released in 2013. In May 2017, she also launched her own fashion brand eponymously.
Alexa Chung’s Career
Chung started her career at the age of 16 after she was scouted from the comedy tent at the Reading Festival. She became a model for teen magazines such as CosmoGIRL! And Ellen Girl. She also worked for companies like Sony Ericsson, Fanta, Sunsilk, Tampax, and Urban Outfitters. In addition, Chung made appearances in music videos for various artists including Westlife, the Streets, Reuben, Delta Goodrem, and Holly Vallace. She also starred in Shoot Me, a scripted reality show that broadcast in 2005 on Fashion TV.
Chung quit modeling after four years intending to start an art foundation or perhaps a fashion journalism course. This is because she had become disillusioned as well as developing a sort of distorted body image and low self-esteem from modeling. However, on becoming a TV personality, she occasionally returned to modeling. Chung became the icon of Oxfam’s ethical fashion range, Revamped and Australian fashion label, Antipodium’s SS 2008 collection in 2008. She then walked the catwalk in September 2008 at London Fashion Week as part of the Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring/Summer 2009 show.
Early 2009, Chung was the face of New Look, a British High Street giant. She then joined Select Model Management, a modeling agency based in London. Chung also modeled Wren’s Holiday 2009 collection in April 2009 alongside her friend Tennessee Thomas. She later became the face of DKYN jeans after moving to NEXT Model Management in July 2009. Additionally, Chung became the South Korean brand MOGG’s face for the spring/summer 2010 campaign. Later in January 2010, she landed the main model job of Pepe Jean’s spring/summer London campaign where she reprised her previous role during the winter/fall 2010 campaign.
In June 2010, Chung became the first celebrity face of Lacoste where she made appearances on both TV and Print media for their Joy of Pink fragrance campaign. Then in January 2011, an announcement was made stating that Chung would be the face of Superga, an Italian sneaker brand during their 100th anniversary. Chung later participated in the London Fashion Week show for Stella McCartney, a designer in February 2012. She served as the guest assistant magician to Hans Klok.
In May 2017, Chung launched a new fashion label title Alexachung. The brand is inspired by Jane Birkin’s insouciance as well as David Hockney’s stripy sweater.
Chung received an offer in April 2006 when she was still a model to become the co-host on Channel 4’s Popworld which is a music show known for its awkward and irrelevant interviews. Alongside co-host Alex Zane, Chung presented a weekly radio show known as Popworld Radio. She then moved to Channel 4, where she presented Big Brother’s Big Mouth as a guest and also made an appearance as a panelist on 8 out of 10 cats quiz show. Additionally, Chung hosted a number of 4Music Specials, T4 Movie Specials, T4 Holiday Mornings along with T4’s several music festivals coverages.
In January 2008, she became one of the anchor presenters on T4. Chung also hosted Vanity Lair on T4 which is a reality show that investigated the beauty concept. Chung became a log-time Channel 4 host for the music program, Freshly Squeezed starting in September 2007. Also, in 2007, Chung presented Get a Grip, an ITV1 series while in 2008, she served as the presenter of The Wall on BBC Three. Chung mainly focused on mainly fashion-driven programs in mid-2008. She also worked as the host of Frock Me which is a fashion and music show on T4 alongside fashion designer, Henry Holland.
Chung also hosted the Ellen Style Awards as well as the Diesel U Music Awards. In 2009, Chung won an Ellen Style Award for the Best TV presenter and Glamour’s Award for Best TV Presenter. Later in April 2009, to pursue a career in the U.S, Chung left Channel 4 and the United Kingdom. She presented MTV’s It’s On with Alexa Chung. However, the show was canceled in December 2009. In July 2011, she served as the host during the iTunes Festival.
Chung became the founding co-host for Fuse News, a nightly music show in 2012. In December 2013, an announcement was made Chung would be Fuse News to focus on other projects. In addition, Chung would host an online documentary series for UK’s Vogue. Later in May 2019, she began her YouTube channel. She then joined Queer Eye‘s Tan France to work as a host of Next In Fashion, the Netflix original fashion competition show.
Chung wrote a monthly column for Company which is a British Women’s magazine starting from October 2007 to June 2008. She also wrote a weekly newspaper column for The Independent in Britain from November 2008 to June 2009 which was titled, Girl About Town and eventually, New York Doll. Chung later became a contributing editor of British Vogue in June 2009.
How Old is Alexa Chung?
Chung was born on November 5, 1983, in Privett, Hampshire. She is currently 37 years old.
Alexa Chung‘s Family
Who are Alexa Chung‘s parents?
Chung’s parents are named Gillian and Phillip Chung. Her father is both Chinese and English while her mother is English.
Does Alexa Chung have siblings?
Chung has three siblings named, Dominic Chung, Natalie Chung, and Jamie Chung. She also has two half-sisters, Robyn and Lori.
Alexa Chung‘s Education
Chung attended local Perins School and spent the sixth form at Peter Symonds College in Winchester. She was later accepted to join King’s College London to pursue English and Chelsea College of Arts to pursue art.
Alexa Chung‘s Relationships
Chung’s first relationship was with fashion photographer David Titlow whom she lived with from 2003 to 2006. She was also in a relationship with Alex Turner who is the frontman of Arctic Monkeys that lasted for four years from July 2007 to July 2011. From 2015 to 2017, Chung dated actor Alexander Skarsgard.
Alexa Chung‘s Children – Kids
Chung does not have any children.
Alexa Chung’s Net Worth
Chung has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Chung stands at 5 ft 8 in and weighs about 54 kg. Her bra size is 32A and her body measurements are 32-33-24.5-36 in.