Kate Moss

Kate Moss is Announced as the New Face of Mango Fashion at a Press Conference in London on January 24, 2012

Moss in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Kate Moss

Place of Birth: Croydon, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 January, 1974

Ethnicity: English

Kate Moss is an English model and businessperson.

She is the daughter of Linda Rosina (Shepherd) and Peter Edward Moss. Her half-sister is model Lottie Moss. Kate has a daughter, model Lila Moss, with her former partner, editor Jefferson Heck.

Kate’s paternal grandfather was Herbert Edward Moss (the son of Herbert Thomas Moss and Alice Browne). Kate’s great-grandfather Herbert was the son of Herbert Moss.

Kate’s paternal grandmother was Queenie Louisa Stanbridge (the daughter of George Henry Stanbridge and Georgina Parsons). Georgina was the daughter of Louis Parsons.

Kate’s maternal grandfather was named George Frederick Shepherd.

Kate’s maternal grandmother was Emily Louisa Cresswell (the daughter of George Frederick Cresswell and Louisa Olliffe).

Source: Family history of Kate Moss – http://archive.is


Curious about ethnicity

25 Responses

  1. Friedrik533 says:

    those are some strong germanic features contrary to the popular opinion here in the comments section.

  2. muricansareallmutts says:

    @passingtime85 No one is talking of the Eastern Asians but the Asian common face, Scandinavians have lot of Asian too like Eastern Slavs but she looks Eastern Slav than Scandinavian who they are elvish.

    • passingtime85 says:

      There’s over a billion people from Asia that don’t look like that though. A large portion of Indians, Pakis, Afghans, from North India up to Kazakhstan are Caucasoid. Don’t use elvish to describe features, it has no basis in reality because elves are fictional and can look like anything a writer/artist wants them to look like.

      • muricansareallmutts says:

        They still don’t look Euros they can be diluted for their races but the opposite of — —–.
        Elves are based and inspired by reality lot of Scandinavians have this Asiatic-elf traits especially Finns.

        • passingtime85 says:

          For the sake of accuracy don’t use elves as a reference. If can you describe a phenotypical feature that’s distinctive and common to a group of people, just describe it and not rely on some fantasy that can vary wildly from story to story.

          You have too stringent of a view point of what is and isn’t. There’s hundreds of millions of people in Europe you’ve never seen and don’t look like what you describe as being wholly European, even though their bloodlines have been in Europe for over 10,000 years. There’s no one look that defines the continent.

          Do you know Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler’s paternal haplogroups did not originate from Europe? They descend from haplogroups that have roots in North Africa and the Levant. Would you call them Arabs?

          • muricansareallmutts says:

            I don’t believe what you say you read too much magazines like a kid like you are.

          • lolly luv says:

            Stop telling people What to say. Who do you think you are? Their mother? If you don’t like their description fine but you have no right to dictate to anyone how they should speak. I agree with them I have always thought she looked oriental and elvish. You don’t have to like that I said that. I don’t care but don’t think anyone will change the way I speak because some rando on the internet tells them to. It’s so bizarre that you think you hold that power over people.

          • passingtime85 says:

            You’re telling me to stop telling people what to say? No sense of irony?

            Equating a real life entity to a creature of fantasy that has no fixed description except perhaps pointed ears, is a poor way to frame a description. muricansareallmutts claims to have a deeper understanding of race and ethnicity and a wealth of knowledge only a European can aquire and comprehend. He should be able to use more accurate terms.

            Anyone can say anything. No one has to heed suggestions. But if it’s constructive criticism, aimed to improve, how exactly is that something you feel is warranted to defend against?

            tl;dr yes I’m muricansareallmutts’ mother.

        • andrew says:


          Hai finito la scuola dell’obbligo?

          • passingtime85 says:

            @muricansareallmutts They both are in the E paternal haplogroup, that’s from Africa.

            There’s only one paternal haplogroup that developed solely in Europe and that’s haplogroup I.

  3. ses101 says:

    I always though Kate Moss could have a bit of distant African blood (well, I suppose we all do far enough back!). In black in white photos with a fake tan, especially with her hair tied back, she can look convincingly mixed race.

  4. Obey says:

    She does not look very white. It seems to be yellow. Is it because of the tan?

    • italiano90 says:

      Why are you referring to Kate Moss as “it” as if she’s a humanoid alien? How does Kate NOT look white? I’ve seen Scottish and english women that look very similar to Kate.

    • NOTREALLY says:

      a lot of Europeans people have “yellow” (a.k.a warm) skin, or rather warm skin that simply looks yellowish with pretty much any lighting, not only southerners also British isles and some central Europeans

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