Supermodels in History

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1911-05-17 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, born in Västra Götaland County, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • 1919-04-23 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1925-05-08 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, born in Normandy, France (d. 2015)
  • 1929-12-25 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, born in Shanghai (d. 2016)
  • 1942-11-07 Jean Shrimpton, British actress (Privilege; Beaton by Bailey; Something Nice to Eat), and the world's first supermodel, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1950-02-08 Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress

Person of interestKim Alexis

1960-07-15 Kim Alexis, American supermodel (Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover) and actress, born in Lockport, New York

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis

Person of interestElle MacPherson

1964-03-29 Elle MacPherson, Australian supermodel and actress (Sirens), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Supermodel Elle MacPherson
Elle MacPherson
  • 1965-02-25 Veronica Webb, supermodel/actress (Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)
  • 1965-04-09 Paulina Porizkova, Czech-born Swedish American supermodel (Sports Illustrated), born in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia
  • 1965-05-10 Linda Evangelista, St Catherines Canada, supermodel (Elite)
  • 1966-02-20 Cindy Crawford, Dekalb Ill, supermodel (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)
  • 1970-06-01 Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • 1970-08-25 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel and fashion designer (Elle, Rolling Stone), born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • 1971-03-19 Nadja Auermann, German supermodel, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1972-10-12 Irina Pantaeva, Russian-American supermodel and actress, born in Ulan-Ude, Russia

Person of interestHeidi Klum

1973-06-01 Heidi Klum, German supermodel and TV presenter (Project Runway), born in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum

Person of interestTyra Banks

1973-12-04 Tyra Banks, American supermodel and actress (Higher Learning, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in Inglewood, California

Supwemodel & Actress Tyra Banks
Supwemodel & Actress
Tyra Banks
  • 1975-03-18 Beverly Peele, American model (Mademoiselle, Elle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977-03-01 Esther Cañadas, Spanish actress and supermodel
  • 1977-03-09 Yamila Diaz, Argentine supermodel, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1977-04-16 Alek Wek, Sudanese supermodel, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • 1977-06-14 Massimiliano Neri, Italian Supermodel
  • 1977-06-19 Veronika Vařeková, Czech supermodel
  • 1977-07-04 Katia Zygouli, Greek supermodel, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1977-12-08 Elsa Benítez, Mexican supermodel, born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • 1978-05-11 Laetitia Casta, French supermodel and actress
  • 1978-07-04 Vicky Kaya, Greek supermodel and actress, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1978-09-19 Michelle Alves, Brazilian supermodel, born in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
  • 1979-01-14 Karen Elson, British supermodel, born in Oldham, United Kingdom
  • 1979-01-14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 1979-03-25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • 1979-09-19 Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress, born in Les Ulis, France
  • 1980-09-22 Fernanda Tavares, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1981-03-01 Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1981-04-23 Joanna Krupa, Polish-American supermodel and actress, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1981-05-05 Marcelle Bittar, Brazilian-Lebanese supermodel, born in Guarapuava, Paraná, Brazil
  • 1981-06-12 Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel, born in Salvador, Brazil
  • 1982-02-28 Natalia Vodianova, Russian supermodel, born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • 1982-06-16 May Andersen, Danish supermodel
  • 1982-08-10 Devon Aoki, American supermodel and actress
  • 1983-04-20 Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1983-10-31 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2007)
  • 1983-11-19 Daria Werbowy, Ukrainian-Canadian Supermodel
  • 1984-01-22 Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Person of interestKarolína Kurková

1984-02-28 Karolína Kurková, Czech supermodel, born in Děčín, Czechoslovakia

Supermodel Karolína Kurková
Karolína Kurková
  • 1984-09-17 Eugenia Volodina, Russian supermodel
  • 1984-11-02 Julia Stegner, German supermodel, born in Munich, Germany
  • 1985-01-23 Doutzen Kroes, Dutch supermodel, born in Eastermar, Netherlands
  • 1985-03-16 Nicole Trunfio, Australian supermodel, born in Merredin, Australia
  • 1985-03-27 Caroline Winberg, Swedish supermodel, born in Sollentuna Municipality, Sweden
  • 1985-04-12 Jeísa Chiminazzo, Brazilian supermodel (IMG Models), born in Muçum, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • 1985-06-11 Anja Rubik, Polish supermodel, born in Rzeszów, Poland
  • 1985-07-12 Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel
  • 1985-12-18 Hana Soukupová, Czech supermodel
  • 1986-04-23 Jessica Stam, Canadian supermodel, born in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada
  • 1986-12-15 Snejana Onopka, Ukrainian supermodel
  • 1989-11-30 Chanel Iman, American supermodel (Victoria's Secret Angel), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

1985-03-23 American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (34) weds American supermodel Christie Brinkley (31), on a yacht moored alongside the Statue Of Liberty; divorce in 1994

Pianist, Songwriter and Composer Billy Joel
Pianist, Songwriter and Composer
Billy Joel

LoveWedding of Interest

1990-12-15 Rocker Rod Stewart marries supermodel Rachel Hunter

Singer Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart

LoveWedding of Interest

1991-12-12 Actor Richard Gere (42) weds supermodel Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas

LoveWedding of Interest

1992-04-24 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Lausanne, Switzerland

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie

LoveWedding of Interest

1993-01-02 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis
  • 1996-09-21 Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook
  • 1998-05-21 Supermodel Cindy Crawford (32) weds restaurateur Rande Gerber (36) on Paradise Island in the Bahamas
  • 1998-09-19 "Full House" actor John Stamos (35) weds supermodel Rebecca Romijn (25) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2006-12-27 Supermodel Niki Taylor (31) weds NASCAR driver Burney Lamar (26) at The Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California
  • 2007-04-14 Supermodel Esther Canadas (30) weds MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau (34) in Spain

LoveWedding of Interest

2008-02-02 23rd French Republic President Nicolas Sarkozy (53) weds supermodel-turned-singer Carla Bruni (39) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy

LoveWedding of Interest

2009-02-26 Supermodel Gisele Bundchen (32) weds NFL New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (35) at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • 2010-05-16 British comedian David Walliams (38) weds supermodel Lara Stone (26) at Claridge's Hotel in London
  • 2010-11-07 Supermodel and who's also the face of L'Oreal Paris Doutzen Kroes (25) weds DJ Sunnery James in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2012-06-16 Supermodel Agyness Deyn (29) weds "Avatar" actor Giovanni Ribisi (36) in Los Angeles
  • 2014-05-16 Supermodel and socialite Poppy Delevingne (28) weds James Cook in London
  • 2015-09-24 International supermodel Bar Refaeli (30) weds businessman Adi Ezra at the Beresheet Hotel in Israel
  • 2015-10-10 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island
  • 2018-03-03 Supermodel Chanel Iman (Victoria's Secret Angel), weds New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard in Los Angeles

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartPerson of Interest

1994-03-26 American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (45) and American supermodel Christie Brinkley (40) divorce after 9 years of marriage

Pianist, Songwriter and Composer Billy Joel
Pianist, Songwriter and Composer
Billy Joel

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1992-02-04 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, dies at 80
  • 2007-12-06 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, dies at 24
  • 2008-07-07 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 91
  • 2015-03-02 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, Givenchy muse, dies at 89
  • 2016-12-18 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, dies at 86

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