Helena Christensen is a model and photographer who has set an example for every woman that ‘age is just a number’.You might be wondering how? Well, the diva has nailed the metal bikini that she had worn at the age of 22. Again, at the age of 49, the diva still rocked and looked the same in the same bikini piece.
According to sources, Helena Christensen is named after Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman in the world, whose beauty started a war. Here are some quick facts to know more about the Danish model.
Early Life and Education
The beauty queen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, with a Danish father and a Peruvian mother. She is elder than her sister Anita Sonne. At the age of 17, the model won Miss Universe Denmark in 1986.
In the following year, she participated in Look of the Year 1987 competition and became a finalist. The model left her home and went to the fashion city of Paris in pursuit of modeling.
How old is Helena?-Height
The Victoria Secret model was born during Christmas; 25 December 1968 which makes her 50 years old. The model has a height of 5 feet 10 inch and has Brunnette hair color with a pair of green eyes. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Helena is very secretive regarding her body measurements. As a result, her body measurement has not revealed in the media.
The model rose into fame in 1990 when she starred the music video for Chris Isaak’s song Wicked Game. With that video alone, she was featured as MTV’s Sexiest video of all time, voted 13 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Video and voted four on Vh1’s 50 Sexiest Video Moments.
Consequently, the Danish model appeared in the cover magazine of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and W. She also did ad campaigns for a luxurious brand like Chanel, Versace, Lanvin, Prada, Hermes, Karl Lagerfeld, and Valentino.
The 50 years old model, was in Victoria Secret catalog and television commercial juxtapose Tyra Banks, Daniela Pestova, Stephanie Seymour and Karen Mulder. In 1996, Frank Decaro of New York Times declared Christensen as The Magnificient Seven along with Linda Evangelista, Christa Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Elle Macpherson, Cindy Crawford, and Claudia Schiffer.
The Victoria Secret model face also featured on Vogue Italia, Portuguese Vogue, French Elle, and British Tatler. In 2017 September, Christen closed the Versace spring/summer and rocked the runway for Dolce & Gabanna.
Helena Christensen is the creative director of Nylon magazine and launched her clothing brand Christensen & Sigersen with Leif Sigersen.In 2008 she established Helena Christensen triumph for UK- based lingerie brand.
The model also is a photographer in Nylon, Elle, and Marie Claire. In 2016, she was announced as the Global Explore. The 50 years old model has also documented a trip from the seaside town of Paracas to the amazing colonial city of Cusco and Urubamba Valley.
Aside from runway, the model is active in charitable work. Helena initiated the second Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign to raise money for Ireland’s Action Breast Cancer and Europa Donna.
During the campaign, the designer t-shirt sold to help women suffering from breast cancer. This model partnered with Oxfamin in 2009 to capture the impact of climate change in Peru.
Talking about Helena’s love affair, the model has dated many celebrities in her age. Helen Christensen has dated Michael Hutchence, who is a musician, singer, songwriter, and co-founder of the famous rock band INXS. The couple started dating in 1990 and lived in France and Denmark for five years. Later, some dispute began between the couple, and they broke up.
The model had a serious relationship with famous American actor, television host and model Norman Reedus. The lovey-dovey couple gave birth to Mingus Lucien Reedus on 13 October 1999. The married couple relation was running smoothly for 5 years, but in 2003, unfortunately, they got separated.
After that, in October 2012 she announced being together with the American singer in an interview. However, in 2018, the model announced that they were not with each other anymore.
The model owns a Butik in New York and has created a haircare collection with Erin O’Connor for Toni & Guy. She loves animals so much and her Instagram account is full of pictures of her with the dog.
Currently, the model net worth is not on social media, but we are sure know that she has bagged a lot of fortune from modeling, photographing, and businesses.
Social Media Presence
When it comes to the fan, Helena Christensen stays in touch with them through Facebook, Instagram.
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