Canadian model. She is considered to be part of the crop of models described as “doll faces”. In 2007, Forbes named her fifteenth in the list of the World’s 15 Top-Earning Supermodels, earning at an estimated total of $1.5 million in the past 12 months.
Stam was born in Kincardine, Ontario and grew up on a farm alongside her six brothers. She came from a religious family and attended Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton, Ontario. Her original intention was to become a dentist. Stam was discovered in a local Tim Hortons coffee shop by Michèle Miller (an agent at the International Model Management agency in Barrie, Ontario) who found Stam on the way back from Canada’s Wonderland (a theme park just outside Toronto).