Christie Brinkley

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Christie Lee Hudson

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Monroe, MI, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Herbert Hudson and Marjorie Bowling
Ex-wife of <private> Allaux; Billy Joel; <private> Taubman and <private> Cook
Mother of <private> Joel; <private> Cook (Taubman) and <private> Cook

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Allaux
      ex-spouse
    • ex-husband
    • <private> Joel
      child
    • <private> Taubman
      ex-spouse
    • <private> Cook (Taubman)
      child
    • <private> Cook
      ex-spouse
    • <private> Cook
      child

About Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley was discovered in 1973 by American photographer Errol Sawyer in a post office in Paris. He took her first modeling pictures and introduced her to John Casablancas of Elite Model Management agency in Paris. Brinkley is ranked third in the AskMen.com Top 10 Supermodels Of All Time.

Christie Brinkley (born February 2, 1954) is best known for her three consecutive appearances on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the late 1970s and early 1980s, for her long-running contract with CoverGirl, the longest ever of any model in history, and for her marriage to musician Billy Joel.

Brinkley has also worked as an actress, illustrator, photographer, writer, and designer, and as an activist for human and animals rights and the environment.

Her financial holdings are worth an estimated USD $80 million, primarily as the owner of real estate, much of it in the Hamptons.

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Christie Brinkley's Timeline

1954
February 2, 1954
Monroe, MI, USA
1973
1973
Age 18
1981
1981
Age 26
1985
March 23, 1985
Age 31
Hudson River
1994
December 22, 1994
Age 40
Telluride, CO, USA
1994
Age 39
1996
September 21, 1996
Age 42
Bridgehampton, NY, USA