South Africa

Hollywood’s Sexiest Stunt Double

Kerri Parker

Photographer: Mike Cohen @mikecohenphotos

PR Leo Alderman @Leo.Alderman @lsapublications

Tell us something interesting about yourself people would not ordinarily know about you.

I am actually ex-military, hold a black belt in Karate, and am training to become a Hollywood stunt double, I am definitely not a girly girl. I am a total tomboy and love martial arts, I hold European gold medals from competing!

If you weren’t a model, what would you be?

I love action and adventure so I would probably open up my own dojo and teach martial arts, I study five different styles – that’s a lot more blackbelts coming soon! Jujitsu is my favourite I would love to teach that one day.

Who is your celeb crush?

Megan Fox, I once doubled for her on a movie and she was the most beautiful woman alive so I massively girl crushed on her!

What is the one thing about yourself that you wish more people knew?

That I am beating cancer naturally, using alternative treatments after being terminally ill I am not starting to thrive again, get my career back and start kicking ass like I used to!

What does your typical day look like?

I run my own businesses so I often do work on those in the day but every evening I am in stunt training, in the dojo, and training! Or I might be on set slaying the baddies in a Hollywood movie, or doubling for an A lister which is really exciting! Some days I just eat pizza and watch films in bed though as I feel I earn a lot of those days all the training I do!

When you are not busy modelling, what is your favourite thing to do?

I actually love shark diving, and travel the globe a lot doing that, it is my dream to free dive with a great white as I have only dived with the smaller predators so far, so let’s hope this isn’t my last cover haha! I live on the edge a little too much, my mother is usually hiding somewhere in disbelief watching my antics!

Which three words best describe you?

Adventurous, crazy, and fun!

Were you excited to shoot this feature?

Yes very, I have featured in FHM a lot in my early modelling career and always dreamed of a cover so this is a dream come true for me! To fly to such a beautiful location to shoot it too was a dream, shooting at sunrise then swimming in the sea after how can you call this work!

Do you have anyone special in your life? Tell us a bit more.

I have a lot of special people in my life I am so blessed with the best mother, friends and my amazing boyfriend too, and my little doggies who are like my babies! I have been single for years trying to find someone who understood my career so it is wonderful to have this kind of support now for my features and covers!

Where to from here? What are your plans for the future?

I have just been crowned Ms United Kingdom World International 2020 and will be jetting off to Miami to film a TV show and also compete in Ms World International!

Want to see more of Kerri? Then follow her on Instagram @kerriparkerstunts for all her latest stories and updates!