Sports Illustrated model and founder of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a marketing company which has made her one of the most financially successful models in the world.
Her very first job was delivering newspapers.
Between 2005 and 2012, her business had amassed profits estimated at $2 billion.
She married Greg Olsen in 1988 and the couple had two daughters named Lily and Chloe and a son named Erik.
Her friend Warren Buffett encouraged her to pursue a career in home furnishings.