An American actress, model, and businesswoman Christie Brinkley who is most popular for being the front face of the American beauty and cosmetic company CoverGirl for a span of 25 years. She has also made her appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers for consecutive of three years during the 1970s. Christie Brinkley’s net worth is evaluated at $80 million as of 2019.
Besides, her modeling career, she has also made her appearance in numerous television shows. Her work in television shows includes Vegas Vacation, Jack and Jill, Mad About You, and Parks and Recreation. Keep on rolling the article to know more about Christie Brinkley.
Know About Christie Brinkley’s Net Worth, Childhood Life, Modeling Career, and Relationship
Christie Lee Hudson aka Christie Brinkley took birth to the parents Herbert Hudson and Marjorie Hudson on February 2, 1954, in Michigan, USA. She has raised alongside her brother Greg Brinkley. Her mother got divorced when she was young and married to Don Brinkley.
She along with her brother were later adopted by her stepfather. She attended her school in Paul Revere Junior High School but later joined Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles. After completion of her high school, she went on to Paris to pursue her career in art.
She started her career in modeling when she was in Paris for her study. While studying, she was able to make an impression to the American photographer Errol Sawyer, who introduced Christie to John Casablancas, the founder of Elite Model Management agency. After working with Elite Model Management, her career started to take grow rapid.
Christie started working for Ford Modeling agency. Likewise, she also appeared on the cover page of the magazine, Glamour. After appearing in a cover page of the Glamour magazine for multiple times, she received a long-term contract of 25 years with the American cosmetic brand CoverGirl.
Christie Brinkley Modeling Career
She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the three consecutive years. Besides, she has also appeared for popular brands like Rolling Stones, Vogue, MasterCard, Diet Coke, Nissan, Black Velvet, and many more.
Likewise, she has worked in the acting industry in her career. She made her debut in acting career by working in the movie Lampoon’s Vacation. Furthermore, she has also appeared on several television shows. Some of her noteworthy works include Vegas Vacation, Jack and Jill, and Mad About You.
Christie Brinkley is also a businesswoman. She has her own line of business in several sectors like beauty products, hair extensions, eye wears, and eyeglasses. Furthermore, she has own real estate business in the Hamptons.
Know About Christie Brinkley’s Net Worth and Earnings
Aforementioned, Christie Brinkley’s net worth is evaluated at $80 million. She accumulated a hefty sum of money from her successful career as a model and actress.
She also earns a grand sum of money from her business. Likewise, she also wrote a book named Christie Brinkley’s Outdoor Beauty and Fitness Book which made on the list of the bestselling books in The New York Times.
Personal Life and Relationship
Following on Christie Brinkley’s personal life, she has been married several times. She was first married to Jean- Francois Allaux in 1973. However, later got divorced in 1981 and four years after a divorce, she got married to Billy Joel who was a musician.
The couple together together shares a daughter named Alexa Ray Joel. However, they separated their way in 1994 after their divorce.
Similarly, she also married Richard Taubman in the same year and had a baby son named Jack Paris Brinkley.
Later, Christie also married Peter Halsey Cook who is an architect. They maintained their relationship for 12 long years and unfortunately they parted their way in 2008. Besides, the ex-couple also shares a daughter named Sailor Brinkley-Cook. Recently, her daughter Sailor Brinkley-Cook dedicated the song in the reality show Dancing with Stars.
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