Christie Brinkley Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Christie Brinkley Biography
  • Name: Christie Brinkley
  • Age: 64 years old
  • Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: Model
  • Net Worth: US $80 Million
  • Status: Alive

Christie Brinkley is an American model, actress, designer and children’s activist. She rose to prominence in the late 1970s and dominated the fashion world in the 1980s. Brinkley has been featured on hundreds of magazine covers including multiple Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues. She served as the face of CoverGirl cosmetics for 25 years. Brinkley was born Christie Lee Hudson on February 2, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan. Her biological parents were Marjorie Bowling and Herbert Hudson. She was raised by her mom and husband Don Brinkley. She has a brother named Greg. The family lived in Los Angeles, California, where Brinkley attended Palisades High School. She moved to Paris, France in 1972 to study art.

Brinkley was first discovered by a photographer while she was studying art in Paris. She was introduced to Elite Model Management agency in Paris and later to the Ford Modeling Agency back in America. Brinkley has since graced over 500 magazine covers including Glamour, Sports Illustrated, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone. She was ranked at #16 on the 2011 Men’s Health Hottest Women of All Time. Brinkley served as the face of CoverGirl cosmetics for 25 years starting in 1976. She’s also represented brands like Chanel, MasterCard, Nissan and Revlon.

Brinkley made her acting debut in the film, National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), starring Chevy Chase. The role was reprised in Vegas Vacation (1997). She made a cameo appearance in the comedy Jack and Jill (2011) alongside Adam Sandler and Katie Holmes. Brinkley made her stage debut as “Roxie Hart” in a 2011 production of the hit musical, Chicago. She made a guest appearance on the sitcom, Parks and Recreation, in 2012. Her television credits also include Mad About You, Celebrity Weddings InStyle, and Living in the 90s.

Christie Brinkley is 5ft 9in tall and she’s of German, Irish, English and Scottish descent. Her net worth is estimated at $80 million. Brinkley has been married four times: Jean-François Allaux (1973-81), Billy Joel (1985-94), Richard Taubman (1994-95), and Peter Cook (1996-2008). She has three children, Alexa Ray Joel, Jack Paris Brinkley Cook and Sailor Lee Brinkley Cook. Brinkley currently resides in New York. She’s a supporter of the New York Islanders ice hockey team. She’s also an animal rights activist known for her work with PETA.

Christie Brinkley Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Christie Brinkley Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Christie Lee Hudson
  • Birthday: February 2, 1954
  • How Old : Age: 64 years old
  • Place of Birth: Monroe, Michigan, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: Model, Actress, Designer
  • Years Active: 1973-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $80 Million
  • Marriage(s): Jean-François Allaux, Billy Joel, Richard Taubman, Peter Cook
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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