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WOMAN CRUSH: Katy Johnson

Katy Johnson is an American actress, model and presenter. She was as a tomboy

growing up who excelled in sports and dancing and she set out to begin a career in law

enforcement after receiving her college degree in criminal justice. But after going to LA

spring break, Katy met a professional photographer who convinced her to try modeling.

She started shooting for clothing look books and bikini catalogues and soon nailed her

first big job at age 18, gracing the cover of Maxim Czech Republic with and 8 page

spread. Later that year she shot for the cover of Max Mexico with a 10 page spread.

With her modeling career on the rise, Katy moved to Los Angeles and captured the

attention of casting directors. She had starring roles in various indie films including the

horror film “2001 Maniacs Field of Screams”. She played a popular mean girl turned

Vampire in “Nightfall”, and a rock band member in “Black Limousine”, starring David

Arquette. Katy also was featured in Transformers 2, Monk, CSI Miami and Greek.

Katy hosted the TV series “Bikini Destinations”, an adventure show shot in exotic

destinations. She traveled to Scotland and presented for the football team “The Scottish

Celtic” as well as “Celtic Quick News”. She also presented events at Karbon Nightclub

in Glasgow filming for “Carbon TV. In 2011 Katy moved to Cape Town, South Africa to

shoot the unscripted drama “Clifton Shores” aka “The Shores”. Katy then shot for FHM

South Africa, had a featured story in Glamour Magazine South Africa about her story

dealing with suicide, and was featured in People Magazine South Africa. Clifton Shores

then came to the USA and aired on TV Guide Network. Katy was featured in

commercials for KFC, Butterfinger, and Kodak. She shot promos for MTV, Blue

Mountain State, as well as numerous top music videos. She was a photo double of

Britney Spears in “Womanizer”, Pittsburgh Slim’s “Crazy Bitch”, North of Nine’s “Can it

be you”, Rascal Flatts “Summertime”, and Emin’s “Make the World Go Away”. Katy has

shot numerous lingerie, swimwear and jewelry campaigns and also was published in

GQ latin America and Englands’ last printed FHM with a 5 page spread in the “Would

Wife” section.

Photography By: Brian B. Hayes 

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Contact: Nickie@917pr.com


Katy is an avid animal rights advocate and member of PETA. She is a Field Advocate

for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Raising Suicide Awareness is one

of Katy’s biggest lifetime goals as well as helping people with self esteem

issues, confidence, and seeking help from bullying and abuse.

In 2017 Katy will put modeling aside and focus on her passion project to write, produce,

and host her own travel docs-series “One Model Mission.”




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