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- Does Steenkamp have any children?
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Who is Reeva Steenkamp?
Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp was a South African prominent model and paralegal. During her lifetime, she modeled for FHM magazine and was the first face of Avon cosmetics in South Africa. She once worked as the live roaming presenter for FashionTV in South Africa and starred in television advertisements for Toyota Land Cruiser, Clover “The One”, Redds, and Aldor Pin Pop. In 2012, she was a celebrity contestant on the BBC Lifestyle show Baking Made Easy and on Tropika Island of Treasure season 5 which aired in February 2013 on SABC 3.
Steenkamp was shot dead by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius on Valentine’s Day 2013 at his home in Pretoria. In defense, Pistorius stated that he thought Steenkamp was an intruder hiding in the bathroom. For this reason, he was found guilty of culpable homicide at a first trial and was sentenced to five years in prison. The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa overturned his conviction on December 3, 2015, and convicted Pistorius of murder. And was thus sentenced to six years in prison which was later increased to 13 years and 5 months by the Court of Appeal.
How Old Is Reeva Steenkamp?
She was 29 years old at the time of her death on February 14, 2013. Having been born on August 19, 1983, in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. Steenkamp shared her birthdate with celebrities such as; Tony Lopez, Tayler Holder, Ethan Cutkosky, John Stamos, Bill Clinton, and many more.
Reeva Steenkamp Family
Who are Reeva Steenkamp Parents?
She was born to Barry Steenkamp (Father) a horse trainer and June Steenkamp (Mother).
Does Reeva Steenkamp have Siblings?
She has two elder half-siblings from both her father and mother’s respective previous marriages. Adam Steenkamp and Simone Steenkamp.
Reeva Steenkamp Education
She received her high school education at St. Dominic’s Priory School. And later after high school studied law at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University where she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Laws degree.
Reeva Steenkamp Marital Status
She was in a relationship with her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius (born on November 22, 1986) a South African former professional sprinter and convicted murderer. They had been dating since November 2012.
Reeva Steen kamp Kids
She did not have any kids.
Reeva Steenkamp Career
She started her career as a paralegal and as a model after university. In late 2011, she applied to the bar and hoped to be a qualified advocate by the age of 30.
A Modeling Career
At the age of 14, she began her modeling career. And was a finalist in the Weekend Post Faces of the Future competition in 2004 and in the Herald Miss Port Elizabeth contest in 2005? As a model, she appeared in FHM and cover girl, and was the first face of Avon cosmetics in South Africa. Moreover, she modeled for the jewelry company Sivana Diamonds. In 2011, she was ranked #40 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll of South African FHM readers and #45 in 2012. Her style icon was Marc Jacobs and in 2012 was the celebrity face of the Spirit Day anti-bullying campaign.
A Television Career
Besides modeling, she once worked as the live roaming presenter for FashionTV in South Africa. For this reason, she starred in various television advertisements for a range of products including; Toyota Land Cruiser, Clover “The One”, Redds, and Aldor Pin Pop. She went on to feature as a celebrity contestant on the BBC Lifestyle show Baking Made Easy in 2012. At the time of her death, she was signed up to appear on season five of the reality TV program Tropika Island of Treasure and had filmed the series episodes on location in Jamaica. On February 16, 2013, the screening of the series began airing as scheduled two days after her death. The first episode of the series was dedicated to her and was preceded by a video tribute to her.
Reeva Steenkamp Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stood at a height of 5tf 7inches (1.71m) and a weight of 55kg (121lbs).
Reeva Steenkamp Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not dated on the internet but had an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.