Cindy Crawford is one of the most top-rated and successful American Supermodel and actress who was chosen as the 2nd most beautiful woman in the world in 1997.
Cindy Crawford’s name will never be forgotten until there is the term fashion in the world for what she has contributed all of her careers.
Crawford is also known as a beauty with a mole above the upper lip and as her trademark.
In the article, we will discuss about this beauty queen and supermodel Cindy Crawford starting with quick facts.
Cindy Crawford: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Cynthia Ann Crawford|
|Birth Date:||February 20, 1996|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Place:||DeKalb, Illinois, United States|
|Father’s Name:||John Crawford|
|Mother’s Name:||Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf|
|Height:||5 Feet 9.25 Inch i.e 176cm|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (English, Scottish, German, Irish, and Welsh)|
|Profession:||Supermodel, Businessperson, Pin-up girl, Film actor, Adult model, Fashion Model, TV Personality|
|Social Media Presence:||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Cindy Crawford: Early Life and Education
Cynthia Ann Crawford, aka Cindy Crawford, was born on February 20, 1996, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America. Cindy is the daughter of John Dan Crawford(father) and Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf(mother).
Cindy has two sisters Danielle and Chris, and a brother Jeffery who died at the age of 3 due to Leukemia.
Her family has been in the US for generations, and her ancestry is mostly German, English, and French.
When Cindy was in high school, local photographer Roger Legel asked Cindy to take her picture for publication. She received positive feedback, which was enough to convince her to take up modeling.
Furthermore, she participated in the Elite Model Management’s look of the year and was the runner-up. She follows the Presbyterian religion.
Talking about education, Cindy graduated in 1984 from DeKalb High School as valedictorian.
For studying chemical engineering at Northwestern University, she received an academic scholarship, which she attended only for one quarter, and then drop out in order to pursue a full-time modeling career.
Age, Height, and Body Measurement
This American fashion model and TV personality, Cindy Crawford, is currently living her 54 years of life who has gained lots of popularity since a teenager.
Cindy’s Zodiac sign is Pisces that explains her as compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, and intuitive.
Cindy stands at an impressive body height of 5 Feet 9.25 Inches, i.e., 176cm, and weighing approximately 64kg. Crawford has brown color hair, and her eyes are also brown.
Talking about her body measurement, she has an inverted triangle shape body with a body measurement of 36 breast size, 26 waist size, and 35 hip length, which is the perfect body figure.
Cindy wears a dress size of 6(US) or 38(US) and a shoe size of 9(US).
Personal Life of Cindy Crawford
Cindy has married twice in her life, first to actor Richard Gere with whom she married in 1991 and got divorced in 1995.
After a couple of years, on May 29, 1998, Crawford found her love of life, a businessman and former model Rande Gerber.
They has two lovely children, a son Presley Walker Gerber born on July 2, 1999, and a daughter Kaia Jordan Gerber born on September 3, 2001. Both of the children pursue their career as a model.
Career Life of Cindy Crawford
Cindy began to pursue her career as a model featuring a TV commercial for an Australian advertising campaign where she licked off her own mole just above her upper lip.
She then featured on the cover of the January 1990 British Vogue along with other top models Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, and Tatjana Patitz.
Cindy also appeared in the music video of “Please Come Home For Christmas” by Jon Bon Jovi.
With her incredible beauty, she was frequently approached for the cover of several magazines, which includes Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, W.People, and Allure. She was the most famous model of 1998 with over 500 appearances.
During her career as a model, she appeared in several fashion campaigns and also worked for Clairol, Omega, Pepsi, Maybelline, and Ripley.
With her amazing body fixture, she even posed nude for Playboy magazine in 1988. After that, she was ranked number 5 in the 100 sexiest stars of the 20th century.
Also, Cindy was chosen as the second most beautiful woman in the world after Demi Moore in 1997 by Shape magazine.
She was also entitled with many names such as one of the 50 most beautiful people by People magazine, top 26 Hot issue of Maxim magazine, one of the 100 Hottest Women of All-Time by Men’s Health, and number 3 on VH1’s 40 Hotties
At the 63rd Academy Awards in 1991, Cindy Crawford wore a red Versace dress, which later became a major influence on fashion.
Along with GoodTimes Home Video, she created an exercise video with Rady Teodorescu, which was named Cindy Crawford: Shape Your Body.
Crawford dressed like George Washington on the political magazine cover and was listed by the American Society of Magazine Editors as the 22nd best magazine cover of the last 40 years.
Aside from her modeling career, she also appeared in movies and TV shows.
She made her debut as the lead female actress in Fair Game, which was a financial failure at the box office. In 1990, her make-up artist, Carol Shaw, named a lipstick color after Crawford.
Career after Modeling
After quitting her full-time modeling career in 2000, Cindy only appears occasionally in some of the fashion magazines only when she is of interest.
Keeping aside her modeling career, she began to create and launch beauty products called Meaningful Beauty for Guthy-Renker.
She also launched furniture in 2005 under her name Cindy Crawford Home Collection, which HM Richards Inc manufactured.
A book about Crawford’s career and life was published in September 2015, which was co-written by Crawford and Katherine O’Leary.
- A deep, sultry voice
- Naturally brunette
- Mole mark above her mouth
Cindy Crawford Favorite Things
- Food: Chocolate (Dagoba Chocodrops)
- TV Show: Wife Swap
- Book: The Time Traveler’s Wife written by Audrey Niffenegger.
- Beach: Parrot Cay, Turks, and Caicos
- Restaurant: Nobu-Malibu
- Cocktail: Absolute Mandarin with a splash of cranberry, Margarita
- Jeans: Citizens of Humanity
- Jewelry: Martin Katz micro-mini diamond bands
- City: Malibu
- Sunglasses: Gucci, Prada
- Ice Cream Flavour: Häagen-Dazs Dulce de Leche
- Sneakers: Asics
Cindy Crawford Facts
- As a child, Cindy Crawford spent a short time on welfare.
- Crawford is very good at corn shucking, pie baking, and bowling.
- Cindy is the first supermodel to pose for Playboy magazine.
- As per the Forbes list, Crawford was the highest-paid model on the planet in 1995.
- She is a businessperson and runs a company called ‘Crawdaddy Inc.’
- The singer Prince has dedicated a song titled “Cindy C,” especially to her.
- When Crawford was 16 years old, she was discovered by a newspaper photographer.
- “Baby Gia” is her nickname, which was a resemblance to the late supermodel Gia Carangi.
- Cindy can also be seen in the 1994 Pirelli Calendar.
- Cindy Crawford was placed at #5 in Playboy’s list of “100 Sexiest Stars of the Century”.
Advocacy and Charity work
When Cindy was 10 years old, her brother Jeff who was three years old and was suffering from leukemia. He died because of it.
After becoming a model, she made her life’s purpose to upport charity work for fighting childhood leukemia by donating and performing medical research.
She also supported the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where her brother Jeff was treated to provide the best care possible.
Also, kind and beautiful-hearted Cindy is an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Crawford in 2007 supported Ronald McDonald House Charities(RMHC) and friends of RMHC: a member of their celebrity board.
Last but not least, Cindy is on the honorary committee of the California Wildfire Center.
Net Worth of Cindy Crawford?
This American supermodel has shocked the whole world with her essence, beauty, and talent. She was at the top of the fashion industry for many years.
She is one of the successful models and beautiful women in the world.
After ruling the world of fashion for many years, Cindy is sitting on the throne of hundreds of million dollars.
She sits on the throne of 200 million dollars, which is a massive number.
It is believed that, the couple has a combined net worth of $400 million
Although Crawford is aged 54, she is still capable of adding millions to her present net worth.
Social Media Presence
Not only popular on screen, but this American supermodel and actress is loved and admired all over the world through several social media platforms.
Cindy is an active social media user who is available on several platforms.
Beautiful Cindy has massive followers of 5.1 million on her Instagram account with almost 2k posts.