Cato Van Ee is a Dutch Model. She was born on January 1st, 1990. She was born in South Carolina, USA and also lived in California until she was 8. Cato then moved to Holland to Bentveld, a beach town close to Amsterdam.
In 2004 she was a finalist in the prestigious ‘Elite Model Look’ modeling contest. Following this achievement, ‘Elite Model Management’ signed her that same year. In January of 2006, Cato featured on the cover of ‘Elle’ (Netherlands). In April of that year, Hermanna Prinsen photographed her for an editorial in ‘La Vie En Rose’. In May she appeared in an editorial for ‘Elle’ (Netherlands) entitled “Memoirs of a Geisha”.
In January 2008, Cato signed a contract with IMG Models and appeared on the cover of ‘Avantgarde’. In Febuary, she made her debut on the catwalks of Milan walking exclusively for ‘Prada’. That same month she also paraded for ‘Miu Miu’ in Paris. In April she appeared on both the cover of ‘L’Officiel’ and ‘Elle’. In August, Andreas Larrson photographed Cato for an editorial in ‘Dazed & Confused’. That same month she also appeared in an advertising campaign for Calvin Klein Jeans, photographed by Steven Meisel. In September, Will Davidson photographed Cato alongside some of her IMG colleagues for the cover of ‘Dazed & Confused’. That same month she also appeared in editorials in ‘Vogue’ (China and Russia) and ‘Numéro’ (Russia). She paraded the spring collections of ‘Alessandro Dell'Acqua’ , ‘D & G’ , ‘Prada’ , ‘Dries van Noten’ , ‘Miu Miu’ and ‘Louis Vuitton’. Cato also appeared in a television commercial for ‘D&G’, she stated that “it was so different standing in front of a rolling camera but a lot of fun and a nice challenge to be acting”.
In January 2009, Benny Horne photographed Cato for an editorial in ‘Numéro’ (Japan). In February of that year she paraded for ‘Donna Karan’, ‘Marc Jacobs’, ‘Vivienne Westwood’, ‘Moschino’ and ‘Marni’ in New York, London and Milan. In March, Cato paraded exclusively for ‘Givenchy’ in Paris. In May, Bruno Ripoche photographed Cato for the cover of ‘Elle’ (France). In June, she once again appeared on the cover of a French magazine. In September, Cato appeared in editorials for ‘Numéro’ (Japan), ‘Vogue’ (Germany) and ‘Elle’ (Italy). In 2010, Mario Testino photographed Cato for ‘D&G’ for their Spring/Summer 2010 party filled campaign. In February 2011, Cato sported leather and denim for the cover of ‘Elle’ (France).