Who is Christie Brinkley and what is her net worth 2018? The ruling diva of fashion industry during the 1980’s, Christie Brinkley is well known for spending 25 years as the face of CoverGirl which is the longest contract in the modelling’s history ever. With her blond hairs, brown eyes, sizzling looks and sultry poses, Christie is considered to be one of the most attractive women of all time. The beautiful lady is involved in many professions besides modelling so, she must be having a whacking net worth. Let’s see the overall net worth of Christie Brinkley.
Born in 1954 to Marjorie and Herbert Hudson in Michigan, Christie is an American model and actress. She is also a TV personality, photographer, writer, designer and social activist. She advocates for human & animal rights and environmental issues. Now let’s back to her childhood, soon after her birth, her parents separated and she was adopted by his step-father.
Her family was shifted to Los Angeles so she spent her childhood and done her early education in Los Angeles and its neighbouring cities. Christie developed artistic ambition from a tender age and to give a kick to her dreams, she moved to Paris at the age of 19 to study art. In just few years, she became one of the most sought faces of glamour world.
The personal life of Christie is even more glamorous than her professional life. Over her 63 year’s life, she has married four times and is single today. None of her marriages lasted more than 10-11 years. Peter Cook (1996-2008) was his last husband whom she divorced in 2008. Before that, she found her first soul mate Jean F Allaux (1973-81) at the mere age of 19. After 8 years, she married Billy Joel (1985-94) but in 1994, her relationship with Richard Taubman (1994-95) resulted in her second divorce. Within one year, she divorced her new love and moved to Peter Cook. Out of four marriages, she has 3 children, one with each husband except for Jean F Allaux. Her divorce with Peter Cook attracted a lot of media attraction.
Christie started her modelling journey in 1973 and continues even in 2017 after having had appeared on more than 500 magazine covers. Christie started her career at the age of 19 as a model but her career actually got a boom when she signed a 25-year-long contract with CoverGirl. During these times, she also appeared on ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues’ consecutively for three years and garnered a huge fame.
Over her career, she has been photographed in more than 30 countries and graced almost every prestigious magazine covers including Vague, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Man’s Health, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar. In 1983, she made her film debut with the film ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ and thereafter, has been seen in many films. In 1990’s, she tried her luck as a TV host and was loved by her fans. Then, she became a spokesperson for the ‘Total Gym’. Presently, the stunning lady is a household of glamour world.
When it comes to awards won by Christie, a long list follows by. Just to mention the most important ones, she earned many Merit Awards, Humanitarian Awards, and being a Mother Awards. She secured the top positions on the lists of ‘100 sexiest women of all time’ issued by almost every magazine.
Christie Brinkley Net Worth
Christie Brinkley earned huge money from many sources such as modelling, show-business, acting, and social involvement. These are her main earning sources among others. The multi-talented lady has a staggering net worth of $90 million. Quite impressive! She had such a successful career even though she embraced the motherhood so early. She truly deserves a bow. Christie is also said to have a two opulent houses worth of nearly $25 million each. In 2012, Christie was ranked 3rd in the list of ‘World’s 20 Richest Models’ by Daily Mail. Her net worth is likely to be constant in upcoming years as she has just a handful of modelling offers.
Today, at her 60’s though the young-charm of Christie has been faded but she continues to grace magazine covers and raise her voice against the injustice to any creature.