During January 2008 she walked for the spring Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Givenchy, and Jean Paul Gaultier couture shows in Paris She closed the fall Belstaff, MaxMara, and Hermes shows in Milan and Paris.
Her first major cover was for V magazine who predicted she would be a supermodel. She was photographed by Mario Testino for the D&G pre-fall campaign and the Hugo Boss fall ad campaign (in 2007).
McNeil had a brief relationship with Danish supermodel Freja Beha Erichsen. In late 2009, after breaking up with Erichsen, she was photographed kissing Australian model and actress Ruby Rose during a pool party in Los Angeles
Catherine McNeil was born in Brisbane, Australia. She quickly skyrocketed to supermodel status in 2007, and since then has appeared on numerous magazine covers including French Vogue, Australian Vogue, V, and Numero. Though modeling has become a major part of her life, Catherine likes to work on cars during her free time and is best known for her eyes and lips.