Carolyn Murphy is an American model and actress, who was named Vh1/Vogue’s Model of the Year in 1998. At the peak of her career, she worked for many popular brands such as Calvin Klein, Tiffany & Co. and Versace. In addition, she is known for her works in the films Liberty Heights (1999), Project Runway All Stars (2012), and Mademoiselle C (2013).
The American model was born on August 11, 1973, in Panama City, Florida, U.S.A. Both of her parents were in the US Air Force. As for her siblings, she has a brother.
She grew up in rural area in Virginia until she was 7. Later, her family migrated to England and settled on the RAF base in Upper Heyford.
She belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Leo.
During her childhood, she was a tomboy and slowly become interested in modeling.
In 1991, Carolyn completed her high school from Choctawhatchee Senior High School in Fort Walton. She attended the University of Virginia and dropped out after a year.
In the past, the American model had a relationship with a Dutch model, Mark Vanderloo as both worked in the same field. Following then, she was in an intimate relationship with an American businessman, Romain Zago.
In 1999, Murphy started dating Jake Schroeder, a businessman when they met on a vacation. The couple married in October of the same year. Carolyn gave birth to a daughter Dylan Blue on December 28, 2000. There were contradictions between husband and wife and separated in 2001.
In the set of the music video Are You In, the model met an American musician, Brandon Boyd. The two started dating since then and the relationship lasted till 2006 until they parted their ways.
In 2013, Carolyn started dating Lincoln Pilcher who is a model, photographer, and restauranteur. The two dated for three years until they parted in 2016. As of 2019, Carolyn is single.
With over 25 years of a modeling career, she has accumulated an estimated net worth of about $20 million, as of August 2019. She has accumulated more and more wealth and has been listed in the circle of highest-paid models by 2007.
As one of the big time models, she amassed a decent amount of money to live a luxurious life. In 2012, she ranked at ninth on the Forbes Top-Earning Models List. That year, she earned an income of $3.5 million according to Forbes.
Regarding her house, well, the beautiful model owns a 18th-century home on Long Island. She really enjoyed renovating the property but has not shared the value of the property
Carolyn was discovered by Mary Lou’s model, when she was 16. She worked as a part-time for a period of time in Paris and moved back to Virginia to study undergraduate. Even then, to pay for her studies, she worked as a part-time model and caught the attention of fashion editors and photographers.
She featured in the first cover of French Vogue in 1995 and signed a contract with the Prada advertising campaign. Moreover, she became an exclusive model for Calvin Klein, Vogue, DKNY, Gucci and many more.
In 1998, Carolyn got VH1’s “Model of the Year”. She signed one of the most coveted contracts Estee Lauder in 2001. Likewise, she featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2006 and 2007. She continued to work as a model for different brands.
In addition to modeling, she played in Liberty Heights (1999), as a host of Project Runway All Stars (2012) and Vogue’s documentary: Mademoiselle C (2013).
Carolyn Murphy is an American model and actress, who was named Vh1/Vogue’s Model of the Year in 1998.
She stands at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches or 176 cm.
She weighs around 58 kg or 128 lbs.
She has an hourglass body and body measurements are 34-25-33 inches.
The name of Carolyn’s daughter is Dylan Blue.
Her estimated net worth is $20 million as of early 2019.