Person of the Week: 10/3
Meet Keela Starr!
Keela Starr’s passion for the entertainment industry has been the driving force of her career. With more than 15 years in the fashion and entertainment industries, she has worked as a talent scout, agent, manager, and writer. Ms. Starr began her career as a talent where she appeared in television and print. After developing an interest for the business side of the industry, she became a booking agent with Click Models. She later went on to Race Models Management, a partner agency with Karin Models in Paris, France. Ms. Starr scouted, developed, and booked the many new faces of the agency. To enter the arena of entertainment development, she joined Los Angeles, California based, Gem Entertainment Group.
An Atlanta native, Ms. Starr made the decision to launch her own enterprise, K.Starr Management, an entertainment management company that specializes in the attention, development, placement and publicity of exceptional talent. As a boutique management firm, she focuses on the unique vision and specific goals of each individual’s career in the entertainment industry.
Ms. Starr’s talent is placed with some of the leading agencies in the Los Angeles and New York markets. Over the years, her standout discoveries have been seen worldwide on runways and in campaigns for designers and retailers such as Oscar de la Renta, Dolce and Gabbana, Chloé, Valentino, Chanel, Alberta Ferretti, Dsquared, Naeem Khan, Abercrombie and Fitch, Sean John, Republic UK, Calvin Klein, Estée Lauder, Macy’s, and Bloomingdale’s. Ms. Starr’s talent has been featured on the covers and inside Vanity Fair, InStyle, Lucky, Glamour, Cosmopolitan and many more.
Ms. Starr represents actors who have been seen in series regular and guest starring roles for networks including, HBO, SHOWTIME, LIFETIME, ABC, FOX and NBC. Most recently, Ms. Starr has been appointed Editor-at-large for the new fashion site, www.modeltest.net.