One of Glamour‘s Women, Christy Turlington is an American model, charity-founder and campaigner, and filmmaker. Whereas she is well known for representing Calvin Klein’s Eternity campaign in 1989 and again in 2014, and Maybelline. Besides, she started her modeling career at the age of 14 and appeared on the cover of German Vogue in 1987.
The American model was born as Christy Nicole Turlington in Walnut Creek, California, the United States on January 2, 1969, under the birth sign of Capricorn. She is American by nationality and belongs to a mixed (English-Salvadoran) ethnic group.
Christy Turlington's childhood days
Regarding her parents, Christy's father Dwain Turlington, a pilot for Pan American World Airways and mother Maria Elizabeth Turlington, a flight attendant from Cojutepeque, El Salvador. She raised along with her two siblings, Kelly Turlington, and Erin Turlington.
Talking about her education, she attended Monte Vista High School in Danville, California. Then, she studied Gallatin School of Individualized Study of New York University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Comparative Religion and Eastern Philosophy. Later, she continued her studies at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
The Gentlewoman, Christy Turlington posing at a photoshoot
Christy Turlington is married to actor-producer Edward Fitzgerald Burn. The pair first met each other at a party palace in 2000. After dating for a long time, the couple tied a knot on June 7, 2003. The marriage ceremony was held in San Francisco.
In 2002, they broke up briefly but reunited later. Currently, the husband and wife are living happily together and enjoying their life.
Christy Turlington with her husband and blessing kids
Together, they are blessed with two children Grace Burn and Finn Burn.
She briefly dated Mark-Paul Gosselaar and broke up. Then, she dated Johnny Zander, but the relationship didn’t go well so they parted. Later, she dated Johnny Zander, but the relationship didn’t go well so they decided to break up.
Likewise, she was in a romantic relationship with an Italian businessman, Waste Panah in 1986, but they broke up.
From 1987 to 1993, she dated Roger Wilson. Likewise, she dated Cindy Crawford, but they split up. Also, she dated singer Vince Neil in 1993 and Christian Slater. She dated actor Jason Patric in 1994 but they split up in 1999.
According to Celebritynetworth, The American supermodel has an estimated net worth of $30 million, as of 2019. She has managed to collect such wealth throughout her career. Her worth can be compared to other celebrities like Padma Laksmi, Lilimar Hernandez, Devon Aoki.
Even though the model is yet to open up about her salary, she might earn much more than the average payroll of $75,000- $92,000 per year.
In addition, she bought a 4,900- sq.ft home with five-story 1849 Greek Revival building for $20,000-a-month.
In addition, she owns expensive cars like Magic Mac, Chevrolet Trailblazer.
In 1983, Christy was first spotted by a local photographer Dennie Cody in Miami. In the 1990s, she appeared in Unzipped, a documentary about fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, and the fashion mockumentary film Pret-a-Porter by director Robert Altman.
Also, she has been featured in advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Prada, Valentino, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Bally, Jason Wu, Max Mara, Escada.
Christy Turlington posing for a photoshoot
During the 2000s, Christy has also become a partner in a variety of business ventures: an ayurvedic skincare line, Sundari, and two clothing lines produced by Puma, an active women’s clothing line; and a women’s yoga-wear line.
When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out.
I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within.
Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements.
Christy Turlington is an American model, charity-founder and campaigner, and filmmaker.
Christy is 50 years old, as of 2019.
5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm tall.
Edward Fitzgerald Burn.