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Gia Carangi

Born Jan 29, 1960

Gia Marie Carangi was an American fashion model during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Carangi is considered by some to be the first supermodel, although that title has been applied to others, including Janice Dickinson, Dorian Leigh, and Jean Shrimpton. Model Cindy Crawford was later referred to as "Baby Gia" due to her resemblance to Carangi.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on January 29, 1960.


1978 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Well-integrated within the fashion world, Carangi had the selection of several photographers, most notably Scavullo. By the end of 1978, Carangi was already a well-established model. … Read More


On March 1, 1980, Carangi's agent, Wilhelmina Cooper, died of lung cancer. … Read More
1981 21 Years Old In fall 1981, Carangi looked significantly different than she used to. … Read More
1982 22 Years Old Shot in the winter of 1982, it would be her last cover.
1986 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986 Carangi was diagnosed with AIDS, which was a newly recognized disease at the time. … Read More
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