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Kathy Ireland

Ireland at GooglePlex, 2012
Born Kathleen Marie Ireland
(1963-03-20) March 20, 1963 (age 53)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Residence Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Occupation Model, actress, entrepreneur, businesswoman
Net worth $420 million (Forbes 2015)[1]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Spouse(s) Greg Olsen (m. 1988)
Children 3[2]
Website www.kathyireland.com

I'm a curious person. I like to ask questions.
I won't give up my day job of design.
I would say my sense of adventure outweighs my grace.
That was never on my radar, traffic stopping. It was never important to me.
Kathy Ireland
Don't just work for the money; that will bring only limited satisfaction.
Kathy Ireland
There are a lot of good arguments for birth control, but as far as terminating a life that has already come into existence, I haven't found any.
Kathy Ireland
I entered the modeling industry as a business person already. I always knew I belonged on the other side of the camera.
Kathy Ireland
Beauty comes from the inside.

I always knew I belonged on the other side of the lens.
An agenda is not a bad thing.
But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.
Kathy Ireland
I believe there are three keys to success. For me it is keeping my priorities in order: It's my faith and my family, and then the business.
Kathy Ireland
Our mission began with finding solutions for families, especially busy moms.
Kathy Ireland
I think I'm too much of a control freak.
I always knew I belonged on the other side of the lens.
For me the question was, do I want my paycheck to be dependent on how other people think I look?
Kathy Ireland
If we get our self-esteem from superficial places, from our popularity, appearance, business success, financial situation, health, any of these, we will be disappointed, because no one can guarantee that we'll have them tomorrow.
Kathy Ireland
I like to experiment a lot and invent things.
I want to be healthy, to be there for my husband and my kids.
The entire time I was modeling, I was trying and failing at businesses. In fact, we would have started our business much sooner had I been more successful.
Kathy Ireland
I'm a curious person. I like to ask questions. Well, why? People would say, it's never been done. It's never been done does not mean that it can't be done.
Kathy Ireland
The only thing Martha and I have in common is that we both used to model. Martha Stewart is extremely talented. Her designs are picture perfect. Our philosophy is life is messy, and rather than being afraid of those messes we design products that work the way we live.
Kathy Ireland
So many young people say, 'I'm just going to see what happens.' It's so much more powerful to make things happen and have a plan.
Kathy Ireland
Martha Stewart is extremely talented. Her designs are picture perfect. Our philosophy is life is messy, and rather than being afraid of those messes we design products that work the way we live.
Kathy Ireland
I made the intentional choice to step behind the camera.
In business it's about people. It's about relationships.
Jesus was nothing like I thought – He wasn't condemning. He was loving and leading.
Kathy Ireland
I was not making enough time to take care of me.
Because modeling is lucrative, I'm able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.
Kathy Ireland
I know my strengths. Painfully aware of the weaknesses. There's many. I love sports. So working towards a common goal, that's exciting to me.
Kathy Ireland
It's been an extraordinary journey. I have learned so much along the way. I entered the modeling industry as a business person already. I always knew I belonged on the other side of the camera.
Kathy Ireland
When I used to model, the job description is 'shut up and pose.' There are people today who would really like me to go back to that old job description and 'just shut up and pose.'
Kathy Ireland
We expanded the brand to include a whole line of apparel and accessories, but we quickly learned that it was not good to have one channel of distribution.
Kathy Ireland
I intentionally built a business that has absolutely nothing to do with appearance.
Kathy Ireland
My family gave me values that have sustained me through situations that would challenge any person. My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do.
Kathy Ireland