Cindy Crawford is a prominent supermodel of the 90s. Her exemplary looks especially her trademark mole, above her lip reigned her as the cover girl of several magazines. She also gained fame in movie and television industry. Let us find out some interesting facts about Cindy Crawford.
1. Early life and family
Cynthia Ann Crawford or Cindy Crawford was born on February 20, 1966, in DeKalb, Illinois, to Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf and John Dan Crawford, and has 2 sisters.
2. Educational background
3. What made her a better person
Incidents such as her parents divorce in her childhood, and the trauma of her brother’s death from leukemia, made her approachable and a better humanized person.
4. Modelling birth
At the age of 16, she was noticed by a newspaper photographer during her summer job of detasseling corn who took a picture of her. This opened the gates of modelling industry for her.
5. Early steps in modelling
At the age of 17, she participated in the Elite Model Management’s Look of the Year contest, in Chicago, and was the runner-up.
6. Highest paid model
7. Baby Gia
Due to her resemblance to late supermodel, Gia Carangi, she was nicknamed “Baby Gia” when she entered the modeling industry.
8. Covergirl reign
9. Million dollar deal
10. Fashion Cafe theme restaurant
In mid 90s, the opening of the Fashion Cafe theme restaurant was sparked by Crawford. This association with her and other famous models displayed the high stature of the super model in American culture.
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11. Appearance in Bon Jovi’s music video
12. MTV’s host
13. Bitter movie debut
In 1995, Crawford started her movie career as the female lead in the movie “Fair Game”, opposite William Baldwin , but it proved to be a flop.
14. Playboy’s covergirl
15. Crawford’s furniture line
In 2005, Crawford launched a line of furniture by the name “Cindy Crawford Home Collection”. She also assisted as a consultant on the features, colors, and styles of the collection.
16. Personal life
In 1991, she got married to famous actor Richard Gere, but unfortunately got divorced in 1995. After that, she married a businessman and former model, Rande Gerber in 1998, and the couple has a son, Presley Walker and a daughter, Kaia Jordan.
Source: wikipedia, image: daylife.com
17. Support for PFLAG
18. Buckingham Palace visit
In 1996, when Prince William was just 13, said he had a crush on Cindy Crawford, after which she was invited to the Buckingham Palace by the late Princess Diana.