Linda Evangelista

Born May 10, 1965

Linda Evangelista is a Canadian model. She has been featured on over 600 magazine covers and is considered one of the greatest models of all time.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Linda Evangelista.


1965 Birth Evangelista was born in 1965 to Italian parents who had emigrated to Canada. … Read More


1981 16 Years Old As a teenager, Evangelista started modeling locally in her hometown. In 1981, she took part in the Miss Teen Niagara beauty pageant. … Read More
1984 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Evangelista moved to New York City in 1984 upon signing with Elite, where she met the prominent modeling agent John Casablancas, who compared her likeness to the model Joan Severance. … Read More


1985 - 1986 2 More Events
1987 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Starting in 1987, Evangelista began to appear in advertisements and commercials for Revlon's "The Most Unforgettable Women in the World" campaign, which was photographed by Richard Avedon. … Read More
1988 - 1989 2 More Events
1990 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In an interview printed in the October 1990 issue of Vogue, Evangelista said the words, "We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day." … Read More
In 1991, it was rumored that the fashion house Lanvin paid Evangelista $20,000 to walk in their haute couture show for the spring/summer season, an amount that was considered excessive. … Read More
In April 1992, Evangelista and several other supermodels graced the cover of the 100th anniversary issue of Vogue, which remains to this day as the magazine's highest-selling issue. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old Evangelista made headlines in 1993 when she traveled to Australia with Claudia Schiffer for a 5-day tour, which included a news conference and a televised fashion show, as part of the grand opening of a department store.
1994 29 Years Old In October 1994, Evangelista was one of several models on the cover of Vogue Italia′s 30th anniversary issue. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, the hairstylist Garren of New York changed Evangelista's look by giving her an asymmetrical bob similar to mod hairstyles of the 1960s. … Read More
1996 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Evangelista was one of the ten subjects of Lindbergh's book 10 Women, on whose cover she appeared. … Read More
1998 33 Years Old Eventually, she made the choice to retire from modeling in 1998, and settled on the French Riviera, where she spent the next two years.
2001 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, Evangelista made a noteworthy return to the modeling world, and appeared on the cover of the September issue of Vogue.


In 2006, Evangelista appeared on the cover of the book In Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine along with model Kristen McMenamy, photographed by Meisel. … Read More
2007 42 Years Old Her final runway appearance was in 2007, when she participated in the 60th anniversary fashion show for the Christian Dior brand. … Read More
In May 2008, she made an appearance at the Cannes film festival where she posed for photographers on the red carpet along with fellow beauty Aishwarya Rai.
2010 - 2013 5 More Events
In 2014, Evangelista was present at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.


Evangelista was chosen by Canadian department store Hudson's Bay as the face of the spring 2015 campaign for its luxury clothing section called The Room. … Read More
In April 2016, Evangelista appeared on the cover of Zoo Magazines 50th issue, photographed by singer and friend Bryan Adams. … Read More
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