Occupation Fashion Runway model
Born: May 15, 1991, 31 years old and 6 months, Brussels, Belgium
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 8 in or 178 cm
Measurements 32-23-33 in or 81-58.5-84 cm
Bra Size 32A
Citizenship United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand
Stella Maynes (mother) and former Diplomat Maurice Maxwell (father)
Siblings Patrick, Martin, and Helen
Maxwell was born in Brussels, Belgium, to Northern Irish parents, Stella Maynes and former diplomat Maurice Maxwell. She has three older siblings. Maxwell was raised in Belgium until she was 13 years old, where she attended the European School, Woluwe. She then moved with her family to Canberra, Australia, where they stayed for one year before moving to Wellington, New Zealand when she was 14. She attended Queen Margaret College and the University of Otago, where she was discovered as a model by an agency based in Dunedin. Maxwell is bilingual in French and English.
During her career, she has posed for Alexander McQueen, Asos, H&M, Karl Lagerfeld, Roberto Cavalli, Urban Outfitters and Topshop, and has been featured on the covers of the German, Turkish, Spanish, Thai and Japanese editions of the fashion magazine Vogue. As a catwalk model, she has walked for Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, Moschino, Brandon Maxwell, Dolce & Gabbana, Jacquemus, Tory Burch, Giles, Dsquared2, Mugler, Fendi, Chanel, Miu Miu and Versace. She notably opened the Concept Korea Spring/Summer 2011 fashion show, during which she was dressed as a Lolita-esque modern day Snow White in hoody, miniskirt and towering shoes. However, she fell on the catwalk and dropped the apple she was carrying. She also fell twice in a row during the finale of the Miu Miu Resort 2016 fashion show.
She collaborated with the French brand The Kooples to create a handbag, named after her.
In 2016, Maxwell was voted No. 1 in 2016 Maxim’s “Hot 100 List”.
She had an uncredited role in the 2018 film JT LeRoy.
On 11 March 2021, Maxwell signed with IMG Models, which represents her.
Maxwell appears in differents productions in which appears in the recent music video “Chemical” of Beck Hansen.
She briefly dated Miley Cyrus in 2015. American singer Miley Cyrus for a few months in the summers of 2015. They met through mutual friend and photographer, Cheyen Thomas, and often posted photos of themselves together on Instagram. However, Miley was always ambivalent about their relationship and her sexuality, terming herself as a ‘pansexual’.
From December 2016 to late 2018, Stella has since ignited dating rumours between herself and actress Kristen Stewart, but was spotted in New York with Kristen and Kristen new girlfriend St Vincent. Stella and American actress Kristen Stewart started dating in December 2016 which was confirmed by People.
They briefly resumed dating in mid-2019.
First Fashion Show
Stella debuted with Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2009 fashion show where she walked the ramp for Charles Anastase, Mara Hoffman, Fashion East, Luella, and Osman Yousefzada.
She appeared in the 2011 action documentary Leave It on the Track for her role as herself – Chicle.
Stella Maxwell Favorite Things
Favorite Places to Hang Out in NYC – Cafe Select (for drinks)
Favorite Place on Earth – New Zealand
Stella Maxwell Facts
Stella is an Irish model, who grew up in New Zealand.
She was one of the new faces in the Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2014.
She is good friends with Barbara Palvin, Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid.
Stella graced the cover of Elle Belgium for January 2011 issue.
She doesn’t go to clubs unless she really wants to dance.
She was an Avatar in one of the past Halloweens.
She likes when boys wear leggings under shorts.
She cannot live without love.
She modeled for the acclaimed fashion designer Marc Jacobs.
She drinks a lot of water to remain hydrated.
Stella doesn’t eat processed sugar.
Stella considers modelling to be like acting. She said in a exclusive Victoria Secret video, ‘when I feel sexy in the underwear I can perform’.
If Stella Maxwell wasn’t modelling she would be working on the music she records with her friends in New York City. She has also expressed an interest in acting.
Stella is also very outdoorsy. She loves hiking and travelling, and says the best part about her job is visiting beautiful places around the world. The next destination to tick off her bucket list is Iceland.
Stella has amassed a hefty +2 million Instagram followers – @stellamaxwell, where she shares posts of her modelling work and of her out with friends (and fellow models) such as Bella Hadid, Barbara Palvin, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner, and Taylor Hill.
@fvckerface #mileycyrus #stellamaxwell #mileycyrusedits #mileytok #viral #foryou #fyp ♬ sonido original – Esteve