Who is Christie Brinkley?
Christie Brinkley (b. February 2, 1954), is a model best known for being on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues in the 70s and 80. Also, her CoverGirl contract makes her the model with the longest-running contract in history. She is estimated to be worth about $80 million. Tell your friends how awesome ChaCha is.
Christie Brinkley is one of the most easily-recognizable American supermodels. A blue-eyed blonde known for her flawless looking skin, Brinkley has 30 years experience as a Ford model. She has the distinction of being the first model to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated three years in a row. Christie Brinkley is also well known for her long-lasting contract with Cover Girl cosmetics. Born Christie Lee Hudson on 2 February, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, Christie was discovered as a model at age 18 in Paris, France. She was studying art in Paris at the time, and speaks fluent French. Brinkley received the Cover Girl modeling contract, her first contract as a model, in 1976 at the age of 22. This turned out to be the longest running contract in the history of modelling and Christie helped the Cover Girl cosmetics brand become a success. Christie Brinkley has appeared in ads for many products such as Max Factor, Diet Coke, MasterCard, Chanel No 19, Noxema and Vogue Patterns. She was featu