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Cindy Crawford

Biography

Supermodel, TV web host, & entrepreneur who was simply once named #1 1 for the 100 Hottest Females of All-Time by Men’s Wellness, as well seeing that Zero. 3 on VH1’s 40 Hottest Hotties from the ’90s. After her modeling profession, she launched an effective beauty line and a well-known furniture range. She was a higher college valedictorian and visited Northwestern University with an educational scholarship to review chemical anatomist. In 1995, Forbes positioned her the highest-paid model on the market. She wedded Richard Gere in 1991. She afterwards had two kids, Presley and Kaia, with Rande Gerber. She made an appearance in the starting credits for the 1987 film THE TRICK of My Achievement, which starred Michael J. Fox.

Quick Facts


Full Name Cindy Crawford
Date Of Birth February 20, 1966
Place Of Birth Dekalb, IL
Height 1.75 m
Profession Model
Education DeKalb High School, Northwestern University
Nationality American
Spouse Rande Gerber, Richard Gere
Children Kaia Jordan Gerber, Presley Walker Gerber
Parents Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf, John Crawford
Siblings Jeffrey Crawford, Danielle Crawford, Chris Crawford
Movies The Simian Line, We Married Margo, 54, Fair Game, Beautopia
TV Shows House of Style, Fashion Flashback
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
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  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1Appeared with supermodel friends Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington and Tatjana Patitz in George Michael's music video "Freedom 90" as directed by David Fincher and photographed by Jeff Cronenweth.
2She has English, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), German, 1/8th Danish, Scottish, and more distant Irish and French, ancestry.
3It was revealed on Who Do You Think You Are? (2010) that she is an eighth-cousin-twice-removed of author Ernest Hemingway and tenth cousin (same generation) of Mariel Hemingway.
4Appeared on the premiere cover of then-boyfriend John Kennedy Jr.'s magazine "George" (September 1995). Crawford was dressed as US President George Washington.
5Participated in the 3rd Munchkin's Project Pink annual breast cancer awareness campaign to raise money for breast cancer research. The project consists of the donation of celebrity-decorated and autographed bath ducks, put up for auction. [October 2008]
6Appeared in a Mario Testino photo shoot for Vanity Fair magazine alongside supermodels Stephanie Seymour, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista and Naomi Campbell. The pictorial covered pages 182 through 193. [September 2008]
7Posed for PETA's "I'd rather go naked than wear fur" campaign in 1994. Ten years later, she became a spokesmodel for Blackglama's fur line.
8Was among the guests at Pamela Anderson's and Kid Rock's wedding
9Was ranked #3 in Channel 5's "World's greatest supermodel".
10Spokesperson for "Ripley" store in Chile, turning the line "Me fascina Ripley" into a classic among Chilean people.
11Was invited to Buckingham Palace by the late Princess Diana, when Prince William had a secret crush on her.
12She and her boyfriend, Dekalb High's quarterback, were the prom king and queen at their senior prom. She chose to go to school close to home, but he was scouted by universities in Arizona.
13One of the five original supermodels. The others are Claudia Schiffer, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, and Linda Evangelista.
14Was the inspiration for Prince's song "Cindy C."
15Chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [2002]
16Daughter Kaia Gerber born in Los Angeles on 9/3/01, weighing 7 lb. 10 oz.
17Was one of the finalists of Elite Model's Management's Look of the Year in 1983.
18Was nicknamed "Baby Gia" when she entered the modeling industry because of her resemblance to late supermodel Gia Carangi.
19Is a gay rights supporter. Supports Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
20Started modeling at age 17.
21Injured when her husband swerved his Jeep to avoid hitting a horse. [December 1998]
22Was her high school's valedictorian. She also received a scholarship to study chemical engineering at Northwestern.
23Chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1993]
24Went to DeKalb High School and one academic quarter at Northwestern University.
25Had one younger brother, Jeffrey, whose life was taken by leukemia when Cindy was 10. Since becoming a model, she has raised millions of dollars for the research and prevention of said disease.
26Daughter of John Crawford (not to be confused with Johnny Crawford of The Rifleman (1958) fame) and Jennifer Susan Walker.
27Cindy and Richard Gere were married 12 December 1991 by Reverend Wes McPherson at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nevada.
28Signed a three year exclusive developement deal with ABC in 1997.
29Ranked #5 on "Playboy"'s list of the 100 Sexiest Stars of the Century.
30A 1997 "Shape" magazine survey of 4,000 picked her as the second (after Demi Moore) most beautiful woman in the world.
31Her production company, Crawdaddy Inc.. was estimated in 1998 to have a net worth of $37.7 million.
32In 1995, she was estimated to be worth $6.9 million.
33Owns a piece of Planet Hollywood.
34First modern supermodel to pose for "Playboy".
35Spent a short time on welfare as a child.
36Has been on the cover of more than 600 magazines worldwide, including "Vogue", "W", "People", "Harper's Bazaar", "ELLE" and "Allure".
37Son, with Rande Gerber, Presley Walker Gerber born 7/2/99 (Walker is the maiden name of Cindy's mother).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood2015Video shortHeadmistress
Cougar Town2015TV SeriesCindy Crawford
Wizards of Waverly Place2009TV SeriesBibi Rockford
According to Jim2002TV SeriesGretchen Saunders
Body Guards - Guardie del corpo2000Cindy
The Simian Line2000Sandra
541998VIP Patron
Ellen1998TV SeriesEllen Screen Test #1
3rd Rock from the Sun1998TV SeriesMascha
Frasier1997TV SeriesDorothy
Fair Game1995Kate McQuean
Bon Jovi: Please Come Home for Christmas1994Video shortWoman (uncredited)
George Michael: Freedom! '901990Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cindy Crawford Shape Your Body Workout1992Video documentary executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentary performer: "Voices that Care"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barely Famous2016TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Alone: The Only Thing to Fear Is Yourself2016grateful acknowledgment
Return to Zero2014very special thanks
The Man Show1999TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Unzipped1995Documentary very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Muppets Tonight1996TV SeriesHerself
1996 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards1996TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter
1995 MTV Movie Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
H3O1995TV SeriesGuest
Catwalk1995DocumentaryHerself
1995 VH1 Honors1995TV MovieHerself
Unzipped1995DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
1994 MTV Video Music Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
Saturday Night Live1994TV SeriesHerself
1993 MTV Video Music Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 65th Annual Academy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Cindy Crawford: The Next Challenge Workout1993VideoHerself
Cindy Crawford Shape Your Body Workout1992Video documentaryHerself
Tonight Live with Steve Vizard1992TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning Britain1992TV SeriesHerself
Para tí... con Jacqueline de la Vega1992TV SeriesHerself
De tú a tú1992TV Series
1992 MTV Video Music Awards1992TV SpecialHerself
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS1992TV Movie documentaryHerself
Fox/MTV Guide to Summer '921992TV MovieHerself - Host
The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness1992TV Movie documentaryHerself
1991 MTV Video Music Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
Models: The Film1991Video documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1991TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHerself - Choir Member
America This Morning1990TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The Secret of My Succe$s1987Herself (uncredited)
Untitled Victor Skrebneski DocumentaryDocumentary filmingHerself
Kevyn Aucoin Beauty & the Beast in Me2017Documentary
Entertainment Tonight2007-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Author, Becoming
Extra2003-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Author, Beyond
Access Hollywood2006-2016TV SeriesHerself
I Am JFK Jr.2016DocumentaryHerself
Lip Sync Battle2016TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Conan2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
FabLife2015TV SeriesHerself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Ryan1990-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHerself
Off Camera with Sam Jones2015TV SeriesHerself
Pop Models2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Who Do You Think You Are?2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Fashion News Live2005-2013TV SeriesHerself
The Ricki Lake Show2013TV SeriesHerself
House of Style: Music, Models and MTV2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern2012TV SeriesHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV SeriesHerself (segment "Cindy Crawford")
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHerself
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHerself
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Project Runway2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Rachael Ray2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
The View2005-2009TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Green with Maria Menounos2008TV SeriesHerself
19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood 4112008TV SeriesHerself
Tetsuko no heya2007TV SeriesHerself
Helmut by June2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York2007TV MovieHerself
Try Before You Die2006TV SeriesHerself
The Reichen Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesHerself
De pe a pa2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Hollywood and Divine: Beauty Secrets Revealed2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Richard & Judy2005TV SeriesHerself
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope2005TV SpecialHerself
Getaway2004TV SeriesHerself
Wetten, dass..?2000-2002TV SeriesHerself
Seitenblicke2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992-2001TV SeriesHerself / Herself - From New York
America: A Tribute to Heroes2001TV Special documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2001TV SeriesHerself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Die Harald Schmidt Show2000-2001TV SeriesHerself
Fashion Flashback2001TV Mini-SeriesHost
Cindy Crawford: A New Dimension2000Video documentaryHerself
El rayo2000TV SeriesHerself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Continuarà...2000TV SeriesHerself
We Married Margo2000Herself
Kellogg's Special K Cindy Crawford Behind the Scenes1999TV SpecialHerself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
MTV Uncensored1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Man Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael1999Video documentaryHerself ("Freedom '90" video)
Sex with Cindy Crawford1998TV Movie documentaryHerself - Hostess
Hollywood Squares1998TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern1995-1998TV SeriesHerself
Mundo VIP1996-1998TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1993-1998TV SeriesHerself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1998TV SeriesHerself
Elmopalooza!1998TV SpecialHerself
Beautopia1998DocumentaryHerself
House of Style1989-1997TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Daily Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Això no és tot!1997TV SeriesHerself
1997 MTV Video Music Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
1996 MTV Movie Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself
Very Important Pennis1996TV SeriesHerself
Jet 71996TV SeriesHerself (1997)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2014-2017TV SeriesHerself
Dateline NBC2017TV Series documentaryHerself
Extra2014-2017TV SeriesHerself
From the Start!2016TV SeriesHeadmistress
Casablancas, l'homme qui aimait les femmes2016DocumentaryHerself
FabLife2016TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
House of Style2014TV SeriesHerself
Provocateur2013Documentary shortHerself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20122012TV SpecialHerself
20 to 12007-2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood2008DocumentaryHerself
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops2004TV Special documentaryHerself - #58 Fair Game
Celebrities Uncensored2003TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryHerself
I Love the 1990s2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Muppets Tonight1997TV SeriesHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressFair Game (1995)
1996Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Screen CoupleFair Game (1995)· William Baldwin
1996Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst New StarFair Game (1995)
1995Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst ActressFair Game (1995)


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#Quote
1[2016] When a 35-year-old starts taking care of her skin, she won't look different. It's when you're my age that you start seeing the payoff.
2[on aging well] The secret is that there's no secret. Do all the stuff we know: Don't smoke, get enough sleep, drink plenty of water, find what makes you happy.
3My breasts are beautiful and I gotta say: they've gotten a lot of attention for what's relatively short screen time.
4[on posing nude] I can't believe they put a nipple on the cover! Everyone is more uptight than I am. I'm not going to let other people's stereotypes and problems influence me. It's my choice. And when I'm 50, I'll be happy I did these pictures. I'll go "Remember when?"
5[when asked if she likes to sunbathe topless] Yeah! I just don't like the lines. Really it's only about that, but now, you know but now it's do I want my breasts to look like leather later in life. So it's about finding that balance.
6I was [naked]. I think I was wearing a bottom maybe. My husband was naked. He was like the water is cold and it's not fair. I'll tell you what's really terrible was that it wasn't the paparazzi. We rented this house on St. Martin with my whole family and it was the chef from the roof and we didn't know like the whole week.
7I didn't mind being topless-- but I wouldn't be comfortable without any clothes on.
8Acting like a slut. If we're shooting bikini bottoms at a hotel, you don't walk topless through the lobby. You cover up until you get to your little area. I'm not an exhibitionist but some models are, and I get embarrassed around them because I think people then think all models are that way.
9[on guilty food pleasures] Dark chocolate--it feels like a necessity!
10I was at dinner in Milan with several big photographers and several of the big models at the time, and there people snorting coke right there. I called my my mom and said, 'I can't do this.'
11If I'm comfortable with the photographer, I'll do topless.
12I regret that I wasn't wilder. I was working and I was nervous. I was the the one in the corner with the book being responsible.
13Our sex life has been ruined by the arrival of our first baby. We can't be so spontaneous because we don't want the nanny to hear us. We can't scream and yell like we used to.
14One day my girlfriend and her boyfriend and I were sunbathing topless because that's Barbados--you can wear nothing if you want. And the Pepsi guy walks up and with my agent to meet us for lunch. I saw him coming and wondered, Should I put on my top because I have a business relationship with him? I didn't want him to get offended because the rest of the beach had seen me with my top off.
15The only annoying thing about being recognized is the whispering. You can hear, "Is that Cindy?" And then they follow me for blocks. I wish they'd just come up and say, "Hi".
16[on her return to the runway for Fashion Week in 2002] The other models looked at me with a little too much awe like, "Oh my God, I've been your biggest fan for over 20 years!" And I'm like, "How old are you? Shut up!"
17Even in normal life, I'm not the skinniest model.
18[in People magazine, 1/11/93] Even I don't look like Cindy Crawford in the morning.
19When I did "Playboy", I got letters from women who didn't consider it feminist to do nude photographs. I thought the whole POINT of being a feminist was that you got to make your own choices.
20Fashion and style is just that. Fashion and style. It's not brain surgery.
21I don't want to have to be beautiful all the time. I want to be able to look cruddy in my weekend sweats, with a pimple on my face and pimple cream on top of the pimple. The expectation to always be beautiful bothers me.
22The thing I like about my body is that it's strong. I can move furniture around my apartment. I can ride my horse . . . I can play basketball. It's a well functioning machine.

#Trademark
1Her many nude photos.
2Deep sultry voice
3Curvaceous, buxom figure
4Beauty mark above her mouth
5Natural brunette hair

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