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Christie Brinkley

Supermodel
Female
Born Feb 2, 1954

Christie Brinkley is an American supermodel and actress. Brinkley gained worldwide fame beginning in the late 1970s with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers through 1981. She spent twenty five years as the face of CoverGirl (the longest running cosmetics contract of any model in history), has appeared on over 500 magazine covers, and has signed contracts with major brands—both fashion and non-fashion.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on February 2, 1954.

TEENAGE

1970 16 Years Old Brinkley gained worldwide fame beginning in the late 1970's with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers through 1981. … Read More
1973 19 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After graduation in 1973 she moved to Paris, France to study art.

TWENTIES

1982 28 Years Old In 1982, Brinkley had a romantic relationship with Olivier Chandon de Brailles, heir to the Moët-Chandon Champagne fortune. … Read More
…  Brinkley played her first role as an actress in the 1983 film National Lampoon's Vacation as "The girl in the red Ferrari" opposite Chevy Chase; she reprised that role in the 1997 sequel Vegas Vacation. and later spoofed it in a 2008 DirecTV commercial interspliced with footage from Vacation. … Read More

THIRTIES

1990 36 Years Old In 1990 Brinkley was, along with Cheryl Tiegs and Beverly Johnson, one of the three models featured as dolls produced by Matchbox Toys called The Real Model Collection.
1993 39 Years Old Brinkley illustrated the cover art for Billy Joel's 1993 triple platinum album River of Dreams. … Read More

FORTIES

1994 40 Years Old Brinkley has designed clothing patterns for Simplicity Pattern and in March, 1994 helped design, for brand Nouveau Eyewear, her line of prescription glasses and sunglasses called Christie Brinkley Perspectives with worldwide sales.
1998 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In Spring 1998 she released her own signature fragrance, Believe. … Read More

FIFTIES

2008 54 Years Old Brinkley has been married four times, most notably to musician Billy Joel, several of whose music videos she appeared in. Her fourth marriage, to architect Peter Cook, ended in a much-publicized 2008 divorce. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 8, 2011, in New York, Brinkley made her stage debut as Roxie Hart in the long-running musical Chicago.
In February 2012, she was ranked third in the Daily Mail list "World's 20 richest models."
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