Kelsey Merritt Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Parents, Net Worth, Bio
Kelsey Merritt Wiki/Biography
|Real/Born Name||Kelsey Merritt|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||1st October 1996|
|Age (in 2018)||22|
|Birth Place/Born in||Pampanga, Malina, Philippines|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Lives in/Residence||New York, USA|
|Profession/Work||International Fashion Model|
|Is she Dead or Alive||Alive|
|School||She attended a local school in the Philippines|
|College||Ateneo De Manila University (Top University of Philippines)|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in Bachelor of Arts|
Body Figure, Vital Stats, Measurements
|Height in Meters||1.73 m|
|Height in Centimeters||173 cm|
|Height in Feet-Inches||5 ft 8 in|
|Weight in Kilograms||54 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||119 lb|
|Body Figure Measurements||32-23-34|
Kelsey Merritt Family, Parents, Siblings
|Father Name and Occupation||Philip Merritt (has his own Real Estate business)|
|Mother Name and Occupation||Her mother is a homemaker. No other details regarding her mother in known to the public.|
|Sisters||Kirsten Alexandra Merritt|
|Boyfriend||Conor Dwyer (Olympic Swimmer)|
|Past Relations/Ex-Boyfriends||She hasn’t dated any guy in the past.|
|Kelsey Merritt Net Worth in Dollars||$600,000|
Kelsey Merritt Controversies
- The model once posted an image on Instagram showing the tanned stretch marks of her buttock and called them ‘sexy’. The photo was perceived as ‘weird’ and objectionable by many of her fans, even though it managed to grab over 100,000 likes. Still, it is worth mentioning as a controversy.
- Kelsey always feels like an ‘outsider’ and immigrant in the United States. She has been a victim of racist remarks, being called ‘not-white’ and have also been offered ‘skin whitening’ products as a shame. She wishes she could change the attitude of people towards darker skin tone.
- Smoking: No
- Drinking: No
- Food Preference: Vegetarian
- Hobbies: Dancing, Singing, Reading
- Color: Pink and Black
- Food: Mangoes
- TV Show: Game of Thrones
- Holiday Destination: New York
Interesting Facts on Kelsey Merritt which you should know
- The model has been making headlines in the news for being the first woman ever in the Philippines to walk the ramp for Victoria’s Secret in 2018. To date, she is popular to create this history.
- She is managed by various fashion agencies like Supreme Management, Women Management, Wilhelmina Models and, Nomad Management.
- She is a live example of multiculturalism as her father has an American ancestry while her mother is of Asian descent.
- Merritt wears shoes of the size 9 (US) / 39.5 (EU) / 6.5 (UK)
- While she was seen in advertisements of various top brands like Palmolive and Kashieca, It was the famous Maybelline Advertisement which rose her to fame.
- Kelsey doesn’t smoke or drink even in parties. Perhaps she takes care of her body and emphasizes on fitness a lot For which she works out regularly and even uploads her gym videos on Instagram for her fans. And also tries her best to avoid junk food and eat a clean diet despite being a foodie.
- The best advice she gives to aspiring models is to dream big, never lose hope, strive for excellence, don’t look at others success and never compare yourself to anyone.
- Did you know that Kelsey began her career as a model only in 2012? In a little time, she managed to be amongst the topmost models in the world.
- To work for the most popular lingerie brand Victoria’s secret was always one of her dreams. In 2017, she announced her desire and aspiration to work with the brand. Little did she knew that within a year, her dream would come true and she would create history. She became the first Filipina to walk the ramp for Vitoria’s secret.
- Somewhere down below she is still a kid, loves mangoes and collects fancy magnets which she used to play with on the refrigerator.
- Merritt’s fitness trainer is Kirk Myers, who keeps her on toes, ensures that her fitness is never compromised even when traveling.
- She comes from a not-so-rich family. Her father was the sole bread earner of the family. Hence, Kelsey had to start working as young as 15 years old.
- Her first job was at a local coffee shop. Luckily this proved to be a platform to begin her modeling career as she managed to get in contact with the fashion industry.
- Kelsey used to be nervous while speaking the English language and her mother tongue is Filipino. Though this didn’t stop her from excelling in academics.
- Even when she witnessed her career as a model growing up, this did not stop Merritt from continuing her studies, unlike other models. Her university if the most sort after college of the Philippines which she could not afford to quit in between. She did complete her studies before jumping entirely in the fashion world.
- The model has now permanently shifted to New York, from where she caught the attention of her dream brand Victoria’s secret.
- She is currently dating Conon Dwyer, a two-time Olympic swimmer and is very happy with him. Though she hasn’t shared any plans for marriage yet as her focus is on building her career. She often describes her boyfriend as her most favorite person in the world whom she cannot live without. He was born in Chicago and Lives in LA.
- Kelsey Merritt is quite popular on social media. Her Instagram profile has close to 1 million followers. She loves to surprise her fans by sharing fabulous images on the platform. Do follower her, instagram.com/kelseymerritt
- She is not as popular on Twitter as she is on Instagram. She also remains less active on Twitter. The link is twitter.com/kelsmerritt
- She absolutely loves makeup and lingerie. Reportedly, she likes to wear makeup even on a holiday when there is no shoot and loves wearing Victoria’s secret to bed at night as she finds them the most comfortable clothing for sleep.
- People find her appearance similar to the famous model Miranda Kerr. Interestingly Miranda has also been associated with Victoria’s secret for a long time.
- Despite shifting to New York, USA, for her work, she doesn’t refrain from showing the love and admiration for her home country Philippines. She takes immense pride in making her country proud of her in some way or the other.
- During her school time, she used to actively participate in all sports events, particularly volleyball as a captain.
- Gigi Hadid, a famous fashion model was her co-actor in the Maybelline advertisement.
- Kelsey Merritt has made her parents proud, reiterated by the fact that both her father and mother flew more than 15 hours straight from Philippine to New York just see their daughter walk the ramp live and create history. She expressed her happiness on social media regarding this.