Kim Smith - Maxim Shoot
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Kimberly Kay Smith (born March 3, 1983 in Odessa, Texas) is an American actress/fashion model. She has appeared in the film, Catwoman along side Halle Berry, and has modeled for Victoria's Secret and Guess?. Smith, a graduate of Permian High School, got her big break into modeling when she accompanied a friend to a Model Search of America contest. She was changed from a spectator to a competitor by the head of the contest, and soon after signed with Clipse Management of Dallas. Her face and figure have been featured for Victoria's Secret, Mac and Jac, Abercrombie & Fitch, Harper's Bazaar, and Andrew Marc. Her big break came in the form of two of Paul Marciano's Guess? campaigns in 2000.
Smith has also appeared in several music videos, including *NSYNC's Bye Bye Bye and It's Gonna Be Me, and Aerosmith's Girls of Summer. She entered the movie business in 2002 with a cameo in Van Wilder as comely coed Casey, and followed with a small role in 2004's Catwoman as model Drina.
The July 2005 issue of Maxim Magazine, which Smith appeared in was dedicated to American troops serving overseas and featured Kim posing with militaria including dog tags and a camouflage hat; the article and pictures are featured in the Girls of Maxim Gallery. The publication named her #91 in its 2006 Hot 100 List.
It was announced that Kim will be the new face of the Italian swimsuit designer Parah and an official spokesperson for the Italian watchmaker Breil in 2006.
She currently resides in Destin, Florida with boyfriend Tyson Ritter of four years, lead singer of the band The All-American Rejects.
According to a recent issue of YRB magazine (Kim Smith is on the cover), Kim has been filming a documentary TV series about her life as a model/actress which is set to air in early 2007.