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Kate Grant


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Kate Grant is an Irish beauty queen and model, who holds the Teen Ultimate Beauty of World 2018 title.

Making history

Kate Grant, 19, competed against 40 other contestants and won the Teen Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant. She is the first international pageant winner with Down's Syndrome.

Grant found the pageant after her mom posted a picture on Instagram of her that went viral. The photo was asking whether followers thought Grant should get into modeling. Ultimately, the photo was seen by Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant director, who reached out to Grant to come compete.

Modeling dreams

Grant has appeared as a model in Belfast Fashion Week. She is an aspiring model and hopes to teach others with special needs that, "the true meaning of beauty is who you are, not what you look like." She loves fashion and hopes to do more modeling in the future.

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Pageant Platform

Encouraging and inspiring people with special needs

What is the Occupation of Kate Grant

Student and model

Why start competing in pageants

‘My dream has come true. And that dream is to get a chance to inspire young people who have Down’s syndrome and other special needs to believe in themselves.’

FUN FACTS about Kate Grant

Grant will return to next year's Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant as a judge and mentor. She started modeling at age 13 and has stuck with it ever since.

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In the Media

Girl with Down’s syndrome wins international beauty pageant

23 August 2018 https://metro.co.uk/2018/08/20/girl-with-downs-syndrome-wins-international-beauty-pageant-7858920/