Frankie Rayder

Born Jan 26, 1975

Francesca "Frankie" Rayder is an American model who appeared in the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show four times and in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue twice. She has an extensive portfolio of covergirl appearances for numerous high fashion magazines and was once a VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards for Model of the Year nominee. She has performed in many runway shows and has been featured in numerous print ad campaigns.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on January 26, 1975.


1992 17 Years Old Her first major success came in 1992, when she met photographer Steven Meisel. … Read More


1997 22 Years Old Rayder made her Paris runway debut on the 1997 fall runway for designers like Chanel, Christian Lacroix, and Dries van Noten.
1998 23 Years Old In 1998, she was in high demand and her booking prices were sometimes bid up to $25,000 by clients hoping to pay her enough to cancel other appearances.
1999 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, she became the face of Givenchy and Meisel photographed her for Dolce & Gabbana and Versace ad campaigns. … Read More
2000 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, she was one of the top-priced models. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old In 2002 Rayder was falsely linked to Nicolas Cage after his relationship with Lisa Marie Presley ended and when she was dating his cousin Roman Coppola. … Read More
2003 28 Years Old In 2003 she became the face of Chanel. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, she was one of the featured models (along with Linda Evangelista, Patti Hansen and her daughters Alexandra and Theodora Richards, Twiggy, and Beverly Johnson) in the 50-model 50th Anniversary Ann Taylor ad campaign photographed by Annie Leibovitz. … Read More


Rayder was engaged to Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player, Flea, with whom she has one child. After giving birth in 2005, she took a hiatus from modeling until 2008. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old She had previously made a return to print work in fall 2008 advertisement campaigns for both Stella McCartney and Roberto Cavalli and for the 2008 Gap holiday campaign. … Read More
2009 34 Years Old As part of her comeback, Rayder performed covergirl work for the February 2009 Vogue España and one of fourteen alternative covers for the September 2008 V magazine. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old In the September 2010 issue of C magazine, Frankie is featured with a group of women friends known as "The L.A. Ladies Choir" which meets at her and Flea's house in Los Feliz. … Read More
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