Christie Brinkley was originally named Christie Lee Hudson. The American model and actress was born on February 2, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan. She was one of the most famous models during the 1970s, 1980s and the early 1990s. Christie has been featured on numerous magazine covers including Elle, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and many more all over the world. Chistie was the face of the cosmetic line CoverGirl for more than 25 years which is the longest running cosmetics contract in the history of modelling.Brinkley later became an actress and a TV personality. She is also a writer and a designer as well as a human rights activist.
Brinkley has been married four times, her most widely reflected in the media marriage being the one with musician Billie Joel. Brinkley has three children : Alexa Ray, 28, from her marriage to Joel and Jack Paris,18 and Sailor Lee,15 from her marriage to Peter Cook.