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Cindy Crawford Biography
Cindy Crawford [full name: Cynthia Ann Crawford], is an American model and actress born on February 20, 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois. She is now an international celebrity as well as a spokesperson due to her immense success in modelling.
Cindy Crawford Education
Cindy was a promising student and dreamed of becoming a scientist, a doctor, or a teacher, but as she grew up it became apparent that she was no ordinary Mid-West girl. Stunning looks and a curvy physique would soon transform her from girl-next-door into catwalk goddess.
Cindy Crawford Chemical Engineering
In 1984, she graduated as valedictorian from DeKalb High School. This earned her a scholarship to Northwestern University to study chemical engineering. She attended the university for only one semester and dropped out to pursue modelling as a full-time career. She worked for photographer Victor Skrebneski in Chicago, then moved to New York City in 1986 where she signed with the Elite New York modeling agency.
Cindy Crawford Age | How Old Is Cindy Crawford
Crawford was born on 20 February 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois, United States. She is 52 years old as of 2018.
Cindy Crawford Parents | Cindy Crawford Family
Cindy was born to Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf and John Daniel Crawford.
Cindy Crawford Sisters : Siblings
Among her siblings are two sisters: Danielle and Chris and a deceased brother, Jeffery, who died at age 3 of childhood leukemia.
Cindy Crawford Husband | Is Cindy Crawford Married
Crawford has been married twice: first to Richard Gere from 1991 to 1995. Their wedding took place in Las Vegas in 1991 but got a divorce 4 years later. On May 29, 1998, she remarried, this time to Rande Gerber , a former model and businessman and owner of the Skybar in LA. The couple have to children; a boy and a girl.
Cindy Crawford Kids – Cindy Crawford Children
The supermodel is a mother of two; son Presley Walker Gerber who was born on July 2, 1999 and daughter Kaia Jordan Gerber, who was born on September 3, 2001. Both children have ventured into modeling. They were raised in Malibu, the playground of the Hollywood elite.
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Cindy Crawford Son | Presley Walker Gerber Cindy Crawford
Crawford’s son is Presley Walker Gerber. He is part of a supermodel legacy as he followed in his mother’s footsteps. He is signed to IMG Models and has walked in events like the Paris Fashion Week. His looks are attributed to his mother Cindy Crawford as the resemblance is uncanny. He has also done a 2018 Pepsi ad. with his mom to recreate her iconic 1992 Pepsi ad. which went on to become one of the most famous commercials of all time.
One of his hobbies is surfing and has an affinity for motorcycles. He also has a trademark mole, just like his mother.
Cindy Crawford Daughter | Kaia Gerber Cindy Crawford
Kaia Gerber, the daughter of Cindy Crawford, is also walking in her mother’s footsteps. She is a model who has participated in several catwalks and campaigns. She began modelling at the age of 10. She admires her mother’s work and credits her for being a down to earth person who has taught her how to carry herself in the business.
She says, “Cindy Crawford (the supermodel) wasn’t my mom – she did a really good job of separating her work and home life”.
Cindy Crawford Ethnicity
The American supermodel has English, 1/8th Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and distant French, Irish, and Welsh, ancestry.
Who Is Cindy Crawford | Cindy Crawford Model
During the 1980s and 1990s, Crawford was among the most popular supermodels and a ubiquitous presence on magazine covers, runways, and in fashion campaigns. She was repeatedly and frequently featured on the cover of many magazines, including Vogue, W, People, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Allure.
Crawford has walked the runways for Chanel, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Todd Oldham, DKNY, and Valentino. She has also appeared in many fashion campaigns during her career, including those for Versace, Calvin Klein, Escada, David Yurman, Oscar De La Renta, Balmain, Hermes, Ellen Tracy, Valentino, Bally, Liz Claiborne, Hervé Leger, Halston, Anne Klein, Isaac Mizrahi, Blumarine, Guess, Ink, Gap, and Revlon. She has also worked for Omega, Maybelline, Clairol, Pepsi, and Chilean retail stores Ripley.
The widespread appeal of Cindy Ann Crawford lay in looks that appealed to both men and women. Her superb body, with its classic 34B-24-35 measurements, attracted men, while her all-American looks and trademark facial mole stopped her short of seeming an unattainable ideal of perfect beauty, and thus she was not threatening to women. Furthermore, her athletic physique was in distinct contrast to many of the waif-like models, such as Kate Moss, who were prevalent during the 1990s.
Crawford has also been on TV and in films. From 1989 to 1995, Crawford was a host of MTV’s House of Style. In the early 1990s, she starred in the Pepsi and Pepsi Stuff advertisement. In 1992, she appeared in Pepsi’s Super Bowl commercial, aired during Super Bowl XXVI and in 1995, she broke into movies as the female lead in the movie Fair Game. In 2001, she co-starred as part of an ensemble cast in The Simian Line.
It is Lenny Kravitz who is said to have been instrumental in persuading her to make her catwalk comeback in Milan in July 2000 – for Roberto Cavalli, for free. In 2004 she launched an anti-ageing beauty range with Dr Sebagh, called Meaningful Beauty Famously down to earth.
Cindy Crawford Phenomenon
Crawford stepped off the remote pedestal of a celebrity mannequin or a glamorous cover girl when she began to assert her personality before the public. She gave interviews in which she discussed her middle-class childhood, her parents’ divorce, and the trauma of her brother’s death from leukemia.
These confessions humanized her image and made her approachable, and she went on to host MTV’s House of Style, a talk show that stressed fashion and allowed her to conduct interviews that connected with a younger market. The Cindy Crawford phenomenon continued with her involvement in fitness videos, TV specials, commercial endorsements, and film (Fair Game, 1995, was dismissed both by audiences and critics, but did little to diminish her popularity.)
Meanwhile, her already high profile increased with her brief 1991 marriage to actor Richard Gere. The couple was hounded by rumors of homosexuality, fueled after Crawford appeared on a controversial Vanity Fair cover with the openly lesbian singer k.d. lang. In 1998, Crawford wed entrepreneur and nightclub impresario Rande Gerber.
After the arrival of Cindy Crawford, it was not uncommon to see models promoting a vast array of products beyond fashion and cosmetics. Crawford herself signed a multi-million dollar deal to promote Pepsi, as well as her more conventional role with Revlon. Her status was so high that ABC invited her to host a special on teen sex issues with the provocative title of Sex with Cindy Crawford.
The opening of the Fashion Café theme restaurant in the mid-1990s marked the height of the super model sensation sparked by Crawford. The café’s association with Crawford and other high profile models revealed the extent to which the “super model” had become a major figure in American culture.
By the end of the 20th century, Crawford was still the best known of these celebrities due to the combination of her wholesomely erotic image and her professional diversification through the many available media outlets.
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Cindy Crawford Net Worth
Crawford has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Cindy Crawford Height | How Tall Is Cindy Crawford
Crawford is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall with brown hair and eyes.
Cindy Crawford Body: Measurements
Her measurements are 34–25.5–36″.
Cindy Crawford Book – Becoming Cindy Crawford
The supermodel has a book with Katherine O’Leary and titled BECOMING. It was Published by Rizzoli. In the book, she looks back at pivotal moments in her life and career, sharing engaging stories of her professional and personal evolution, and the lessons she learnt along the way, illustrated by 150 stunning and iconic images, as well as never-before-published photographs from her personal archive.
You can grab yourself a copy of the book from amazon and get to know more about the supermodel.
Cindy Crawford Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford are among the among the supermodels of the nineties. Others are Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer and Helena Christensen.
Cindy Crawford Quotes
- Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.
- The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.
- You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.