Kendall Jenner Lands Estee Lauder Contract

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Kendall Jenner is the new face of Estee Lauder. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star landed the modeling campaign a few month's back, but wasn't at liberty to share word of the contract.

“It honestly feels like a dream to represent such an iconic beauty brand--it is an incredible honor and quite humbling,” she announced in a press release. “I found out when I was backstage at Paris fashion week, and all this time I’ve had to keep the news top secret. I am so excited to share it now and be part of Estée Lauder.”

The 19-year-old shared her excitement over her contract via Instagram.

"I am super excited to announce that I am the new face of @esteelauder!! check out http://www.esteelauder.com/kendall to see more...I still can't believe it myself!" she captioned her photo.

Kendall Jenner has worked hard since becoming a model. She represented several fashion houses during Fashion Week in New York, Paris, and Milan this past season.

Estée Lauder Global Brand President Jane Hertzmark Hudis had the following to say about Kendall.

“She is the ultimate instagirl, and we are excited to leverage her image, voice, energy and extraordinary social media power to introduce Estée Lauder to millions of young women around the world.”

Fashion photographer Mikael Jansson will shoot the ads for Kendall Jenner's first Estee Lauder campaign alongside Carolyn Murphy and Joan Smalls.

“To think back to being a young kid playing with Estée Lauder, and then jump to now I’m a part of this family which is so awesome and incredible,” Kendall said in the introduction the cosmetics and skin care line featured about Jenner on their Instagram account. “And I just feel so blessed.”

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Congratulations to Kendall Jenner for landing this fabulous modeling contract.

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.