Cindy Crawford is the most successful American supermodel as well as a businesswoman. She is regarded as one of the 100 Hottest Women of All-Time by Men’s Health. She was also named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002. Let’s find out more details about the hottest superstar.
How old is Cindy Crawford?
Cindy Crawford was born on 20th February 1966 in the city of DeKalb, Illinois, US. She is currently 55 years old. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Her original name is Cynthia Ann Crawford. Her nickname is Baby Gia.
Cindy Crawford – Early life
She was the daughter of Jennifer Sue, who worked as a bank teller, and Dan, who worked as an electrician. She was brought up alongside her two sisters Danielle and Chris, and brother Jeffrey. Unfortunately, Jeffrey died aged three from childhood leukaemia.
She did her schooling in DeKalb High School and went to Northwestern University on a chemical engineering scholarship. But she didn’t complete her university education.
What ethnicity is Cindy Crawford?
She is of mixed ancestry, mainly English, French, and German.
Cindy Crawford – Modelling Career
She stepped into show business and began her career in high school. When in junior high, she participated in a local fashion shoot, and the photographer was impressed.
She is 175 cm tall with brown hair and eyes. Her trademark is a small mole above her upper lip. Her great physical features, as well as smartness, paved the way for her modeling career.
She soon started participating in modeling competitions like the Elite Model Management Look of the Year contest, where she won the runner-up title. After that, she dropped her studies and moved to New York to pursue her modeling career. In 1986, she entered into a contract with Elite New York modeling agency.
Soon she was featured with top models in British Vogue, George Michael’s Freedom 90, and many hit albums. She also hosted runway shows for international brands like Chanel, Versace, Michael Kors, Valentino, and many others.
She also posed nude for Playboy magazine in 1988. She was also ranked 5 on the Playboys list of 100 sexiest stars of the 20th century.
She is also famous for hosting MTV’s House of Style and playing the role of Kate Mc Queen in Fair Game.
She quit modeling in 2000. Now she is into business, where she created a line of beauty products with Jean Louis Sebagh called Meaningful Beauty. She then entered into various business portfolios and diversified her empire.
Cindy Crawford- The Furniture Brand
This is a piece of premium furniture under her name. It is a set of iconic furniture from an iconic woman. Her beautiful furniture collections suit a variety of lifestyles and all of these pieces display her focus on fashion, design, and value. Cindy Crawford opined that it started with just a flicker of an idea. “What if I took my love of fashion and applied it to home design”- she once said about the Cindy Crawford Furniture.
Cindy Crawford-Personal life
The modeling star was married to famous actor Richard Gere in 1991. They separated in 1995. Then she tied knots with business and model Rand Gerber. They have 2 children. Presley Walker Gerber and Kaia Jordan Gerber.
Cindy Crawford Daughter- Kaia Jordan Gerber
Kaia Jordan Gerber has followed her mother’s path and is one of the most successful models and actresses. She made her debut in fashion Week in 2017. She did many ad campaigns and bagged the Model Of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. Both the mother and daughter have worked together in campaigns for the Omega watch brand. She is also the first model in 2000 to achieve the Big Four of Vogue Covers. Cindy Crawford Daughter is just 20 and has walked for numerous international brands alongside her mother.
Cindy Crawford- Net worth
She has a total net worth of $400 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband, tequila entrepreneur Rande Gerber, who she married in 1998. On her own, Cindy’s fortune would easily top $200 million