Model, singer, actor, film producer and activist, Kiera Chaplin has appeared on the covers of fashion and entertainment magazines worldwide, such as Town & Country and Harper’s Bazaar. As a granddaughter of film legend Charlie Chaplin and Oona O’Neill, and a great-granddaughter of Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill, Kiera’s ‘Hollywood Royalty,’ and artistic DNA heritage has had a profound influence on her life.
Beginning her modeling career in New York, she was quickly sought after to appear in top ad campaigns such as United Colors of Benetton, Tommy Hilfiger, Asprey, and Armani Exchange. Shot by many of the fashion industry’s top photographers, such notable talents include Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Michel Compte, Inez and Vinoodh, and Karl Lagerfeld. Kiera also appeared in the Pirelli Calendar photographed by Peter Lindberg.
In 2013, Kiera collaborated with Hogan to design a limited edition high-top sneakers and in March 2020, Kiera launched a pashmina collection with Janavi India, which can be found in high end department stores suchas SaksorHarveyNichols.
In the summer of 2020, Kiera released her first single “Not Easy But Crazy,” produced by
The Monarques,after every successful duet with Simone Tomassini for his hit single “Charlot.”
Among Kiera’s film credits include ‘The ImportanceofBeingErnest,’ ‘TheYearthat Trembled,’‘Japan,’‘Chaurahen,’and ‘Interno Giorno.’
Miss Chaplin is also a judge on Project Runway Allstars 2019 edition and in 2020 she became a spokeswoman for Clinique La Prairie Health & Wellness Resort in Montreux, Switzerland.
Also in 2020, Kiera collaborated with Lavazza, appearing in their calendar, as part of the brand’s international campaign “The New Humanity” which is inspired by CharlieChaplin’siconicspeechin “The Great Dictator.”
In 2018 Kiera created the Chaplin Awards Asia with Tatler Magazine. The award has been given to Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Yimou, and Jiang Wen.
The Chaplin Awards are received with huge success and has been compared to an event matching AMFAR.
The Chaplin Award is an award that goes to an actor or filmmaker whose work embodies Charles Spencer Chaplin’s qualities of realism, diversity, and courage within their craft. These individuals have made outstanding contributions to entertainment within the field of cinema throughout the entirety of their careers.
Passionate about women empowerment, Kiera became Ambassador to the “Desert Flower Foundation” in May 2019. Her mission is to help underdeveloped countries build schools in the hopes to end poverty and FGM (Female Genital Mutilation).
The first “Kiera Chaplin Desert Flower School” opened January 2020 in Sierra Leone.
Miss Chaplin is also Ambassador to the “UK Parliamentary Society for Art, Fashion, and Sport”. The Society aimes to integrate creative minds from the Arts, Fashion & Sports within the UK government.
Kiera is also on the board of “The Better World Forum”, taking place at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals to bring together likeminded charities and to honour film projects that support a cause.