Christie Brinkley (birth name Christie Lee Hudson) was born on February 2, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She is a former American supermodel and actress.
Biography and Career :
She attended the Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, California and Lycee Francais de Los Angeles. She lived with her family in Bel Air. In 1976, her first contract was with Cover Girl and lasted for 20 years.
Her career as a model was fructuous as she was admired by men all over the world. 1979 was the first year when she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
She was also seen in 1980 and 1981.
In 1994 she had a helicopter accident, but she survived.
Between 1973 and 1981 she was married to Jean-Francois Allaux. On March 23, 1985 she got married with the famous Billy
Joel. They remained a couple until August 25, 1994 and they have a daughter. On December 22, 1994 her relationship with Richard Taubman became official and legal. The couple had one son, but one year after the wedding they got divorced. Her last marriage is with Peter Cook. They had the wedding on September 21, 1996 and have one child.
Songs like "Uptown Girl", "All About Soul", "Blonde Over Blue", "Shameless" and "Christie Lee" were written for her by Billy Joel.
- Height: 175 cm
- Measurements: 91.5/61/89
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Blue
- Shoe Size: 39
- She was married four times.
- Her children's names are Sailor Lee Brinkley Cook, Alexa Rae and Jack Paris Brinkley.
- She is vegetarian.
- Her parents are Don Brinkley and Marge Brinkley.
- Her brother is Greg Brinkley.
- "I wish my butt did not go sideways, but I guess I have to face that."
- "I just found out that I'm one inch taller than I thought."
- Cover Girl, Helena Rubinstein, Spiegel.
Magazine Covers :
- France: 'Photo' - June 1993
- US: 'Glamour' - September 1977; 'Glamour' - March 1978; 'Mademoiselle' - May 1978; 'Glamour' - July 1979; 'Mademoiselle' - June 1980; 'Cosmopolitan' - September 1983; 'Playboy' - November 1984; 'Glamour' - February 1985; 'Glamour' - Apri l 1989; 'New Woman' - January 1993; 'Good Housekeeping' - June 2002
- 'Sports Illustrated' - February 1979; 'Life' - February 1982; 'Harper's Bazaar' - May 1983; 'Harper's Bazaar' - December 1983; 'Harper's Bazaar' - November 1984; 'Harper's Bazaar' - December 1986; 'In-Style' - July 1996.
- Vegas Vacation (1997)
- Living in the 90's with Christie Brinkley (1992) TV Series
- Vacation (1983)
- Young Doctors in Love (1982)
- Entertainment Tonight (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
- The View (1 episode, 2005)
- The Oprah Winfrey Show (1 episode, 2004)
- Sports Illustrated 40th Anniversary Swimsuit Special: American Beauty (2004)
- The Family Truckster (2003) (V)
- VH-1 Where Are They Now? (1 episode, 2002)
- The Hamptons (2002) (mini) TV Series
- Billy Joel: The Essential Video Collection (2001) (V)
- The Rosie O'Donnell Show (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
- Divas Live: An Honors Concert for VH1 Save the Music (1998) (TV) (uncredited)
- Intimate Portrait (1 episode)
- Mad About You (1 episode, 1994)
- Billy Joel: Shades of Grey (1993) (TV)
- Sports Illustrated Behind the Scenes: Official Swimsuit Video (1992) (TV)
- The 56th Annual Academy Awards (1984) (TV)
- All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis (1982) (TV).
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