One of the Best-known British Models, Stella Tenant Dies at 50

Five days after British model Stella Tenant’ 50th birthday, she died, her family said.

“It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,” they said in a statement to the PA news agency.

“Stella was a wonderful woman and an inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed.”

Adding to the confirmation, her family asked that their privacy to be respected. Meanwhile, arrangements for Stella’s memorial service will be announced at a later date. No Known cause of death was given.

Tennant (left) with Kate Moss (centre) and Naomi Campbell at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony
Stella Tennant (left) with Kate Moss (centre) and Naomi Campbell (right) at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony. Getty images

Appearing alongside the likes of Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Lily Cole and David Gandy, Stella was one of the models featured in the London 2012 Olympics.