Kate Dillon, the American 'plus size' model who guest starred in season 3 of 'America's Next Top Model', has given birth to her first child, reports People Magazine. The 36-year-old and husband GABE LEVIN welcomed the baby boy in New York on Tuesday (21st December 2010) and have named the child 'Lucas Dillon Levin'.
Dillon, a size 14 fashion model who has appeared in several editions of 'Vogue', has been photographed by world renowned photographers including Mario Testino, ALBERT WATSON, and HELMUT NETWON. She has been the face of campaigns for Gucci, Isabella Rossellini's 'Manifesto' perfume and 'Nine West'. The model met her real estate investor husband during a flight in 2007 and the couple married on 28th December 2008. Speaking of their delight at the new arrival, Dillon and Levin said, "We are thrilled and absolutely in love with Lucas!"
It was reported that Dillon began her career as a size 6 model with the 'Elite' agency in New York City but after overcoming health issues she re-launched her career as a 'plus size model'. During her appearance on 'America's Next Top Model', the 36-year-old spoke to the contestants about body image and self-esteem.