Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley ( born February 2, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan ) is an American fashion model and an actress, designer and activist.



Best known Brinkley is for their three title photos on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in the late 1970s and early 80s and their long-term contract with CoverGirl.

Brinkley also appeared as an actress, illustrator, photographer, writer, designer and as an activist for the rights of people and animals and the environment in appearance.

Your financial investments amounted to an estimated value of 80 million U.S. dollars. These mainly include the ownership of real estate, much of it in the Hamptons.

Brinkley appeared on over 500 magazine covers, including Us Weekly, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour and the best-selling issue of Life and campaigned for many companies.

Brinkley's first role as an actress was in the 1983 released movie The Lampoon's Vacation with Chevy Chase. In 1997 she also starred in the sequel to The Lampoon in Las Vegas.


Brinkley was married four times. The first marriage to Jean -François Allaux remained childless. From the second marriage to musician Billy Joel 's daughter Alexa Ray Joel their dates (* 1985). From the third marriage to Richard Taubman 's son Jack Paris Taubman dates (* 1995) and with her fourth husband Peter Halsey Cook she has another daughter Sailor Lee Cook ( 1998). Since 2008, Brinkley has been divorced again.