40 Fun Facts About Kate Moss As Supermodel Celebrates Her 40th Birthday

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Get out the party poppers and we'll fetch the goodie bags because it's Kate Moss' birthday! The queen of the catwalk turns 40 today and in honour of this momentous occasion, we are sharing forty fun facts about Kate, courtesy of St Tropez.

So if you want to find out what's Kat's favourite variety of jam, or what's her biggest fashion regret, check out this list below:

1) She was first discovered at New York’s JFK airport at the age of 14

2) She makes plum jam from fruit grown from her Cotswold estate

3) She supports Chelsea

4) She had 15 bridesmaids at her wedding to Jamie Hince

5) If she could be an animal, she would be a lioness

Kate oozes old Hollywood glamour in this cream fur jacket at the Playboy party in December (WENN)

6) She’s appeared in a White Stripes video

7) She’s a tea addict and drinks between 10-15 cups a day

8) Her favourite cheese is Stilton

9) She has a brother named Nick, who was once a model

10) She’s graced over 300 magazine covers

Going hell for leather in this all black ensemble (WENN)

11) She’s featured on the cover of Vogue 33 times since her debut in 1993

12) She is now a contributing editor at British Vogue

13) She stripped naked to be the face and body of St.Tropez self-tan

14) She bought her own engagement ring in 2008 because her fiancé, Jamie Hince, couldn’t afford it at the time

15) She is godmother to Jude Laws’ daughter Iris

Proving that style doesn't have an expiry date, Kate at Milan Fashion Week (WENN)

16) She prefers Lord of the Rings to Harry Potter

17) She is OCD about not mixing silver and gold

18) Her half-sister, Lottie, is also signed by Storm, Kate’s model agency

19) She doesn’t take selfies

20) In 2005, a naked portrait of Kate, painted by artist Lucien Freud was sold for £3.9 Million pounds

Stunning in silver at the Kate Moss Collection Auction in September (WENN)

21) She had her figure immortalized in solid gold in a £1.5 million pound sterling statue for the British Museum

22) She doesn’t like texting as she’s a self-proclaimed ‘grammar snob’

23) She changes phone accessories to match her outfits

24) Her favourite app is Dumb Ways to Die

25) She was featured on the front cover of the 60th anniversary issue of Playboy magazine

Showing off her range of acessories at the Carphone Warehouse (WENN)

26) The St.Tropez shoot happened on the coldest day of the year although it looked like it was shot on a sunny beach

27) Her ultimate beauty product is black kohl eyeliner

28) She sang with Bobby Gillespie and Jason Spaceman for their ‘Spiritualized’ album

29) Manolo Blahnik made her wedding shoes five times to make sure they were perfect

30) Her fashion line is set to return to Topshop in 2014 and will be sold in 40 countries worldwide

Dazzling in a bejewelled jacket (WENN)

31) Her beauty icon is Jerry Hall

32) She doesn’t think number 13 is unlucky

33) She takes fashion inspiration from Mick Jagger

34) Her biggest fashion regret are dungarees

35) She first used St.Tropez 15 years ago on her first trip to Ibiza

Relaxing on the beach, the life of a supermodel (WENN)

36) She featured in Paul McCartney’s most recent video ‘Queenie Eye’ with ex-lover Johnny Depp

37) She loves Eastenders

38) She never gets rid of her clothes, they’re all in storage for her daughter Lila

39) Her ultimate festival essentials are hotpants, wellies, salt spray & St.Tropez tan

40) She’s not a natural blonde

Bow down to the goddess of fashion (WENN)

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