Christy Turlington is an American model who has contributed to the glamour world for 2 decades. She is one of the all-time supermodel models who came to the limelight from the late 80s to early 90s.
Christy is known for representing the fragrance campaign, Calvin Klein's Eternity which was introduced in 1998. Moreover, she also featured as one of the "Modern Muses" on the November 1999 Millennium cover of American Vogue magazine.
Moreover, Turlington appeared in different international fashion magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, L'Officiel, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, and many more. Besides a model, she is also a charity-founder, campaigner, and filmmaker.
As of February 2020, the Celebrity Net Worth claims the model has gathered the net worth of $40 million. On the other hand, The Richest says she has $18 million fortune while Harper's Bazaar stick with a claim of $30 million fortune.
Supermodel Christy was discovered by a local photographer Dennie Cody where she was riding a horse in Miami, Florida. She was only 14 years when she started modeling.
Turlington stepped in the glamour world appearing in the film Unzipped. Similarly, she also appeared in the documentary and movies, Catwalk, No Woman, No Cry, Every Mile, Every Mother, and Prêt-à-Porter.
To date, the model has appeared in over 500 magazine covers which include international fashion magazines like Tatler, Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Allure, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour.
Moreover, the Vogue model also featured in the commercial campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and others. Likewise, she has also endorsed the brands of companies like Prada, Valentino, Max Mara, Louis Vuitton, Escada, Michael Kors, and Maybelline.
In September 2008, Christy posed for around 14 covers of V Magazine. Also, the talented personality appeared in the Bally spring/summer 2009 campaign.
In 2019, she walked for Marc Jobs in the Autumn-Winter Walk.
51 years old Christy was honored by W magazine just a decade ago on her birthday. On her 40th birthday, Turlington received an honor where the collection of her notable images from her modeling career was kept together by the W magazine.
In September 2019, she was again selected as one of the fifteen women to appear on the cover of British Vogue by guest editor Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
In 2015, 5 feet 10 inches tall model was the first product tester for the Apple Watch during its launch.
She allowed the company to shoot a portion containing the use of her smartwatch in order to train for a marathon and also presented in the press conference. During that time, she ran 4 marathons which include the London marathon.
Besides that, Harper's Bazaar model is the 4th model investor of the now-no longer international restaurant chain, Fashion Cafes. The other investor of the inactive cafe is Elle Macpherson, Naomi Campbell, and Claudia Schiffer.
In the early 2000s, Christy showed her writing talent to Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Marie Claire, and Teen Vogue. Apart from that, she worked as a guest correspondent in NBC's Today Show.
Furthermore, Turlington partnership with business ventures, 2 clothing lines by Puma, an active women's clothing line, an ayurvedic skincare Sundari, and women's yoga-wear line.
Apple watches initial tester Christy is an ambassador for the brand that helps to eliminate HIV/AIDS, Product Red. Likewise, she is also engaged in 20 charities. She founded a non-profit organization, Every Mother Counts in 2010.
Turlington supports the foundations like Action Against Hunger, CARE, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Legacy of Hope Foundation, Every Mother Counts, and Worldwide Orphans Foundations.
The celebrities such as Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Ellen DeGeneres, Salma Hayek, Susan Sarandon, and others are also helping to gather donations for these organizations.
As of 2020, the gorgeous model lives a lavish lifestyle in New York City where a house generally costs $671,400. The model along with her family often moves to their vacation villa in East Hampton.
Additionally, Turlington owns a house of 4,900 square foot, 5-story 1849 Greek Revival buildings situated in Greenwich, Connecticut.
As per the sources, the actress Julianne Moore along with her boyfriend, Bart Freundlich are a tenant of Turlington's Greenwich house- they pay $20,000 per month.
Christy Turlington was born Christy Nicole Turlington on January 2, 1969, in Oakland, California, the United States to parents María Elizabeth Parker and Dwain Turlington.
The public figure spent her entire childhood along with her sisters, Kelly Turlington and Erin Turlington.
Regarding the Maybelline model's education, Christy attended Monte Vista High School.
Later, she enrolled at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study of New York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Again, she went to the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Christy Turlington is married to actor Edward Burns since June 7, 2003. The couple announced their engagement in 2001 & exchanged vows after 2 years.
The couple first welcomed their daughter, Grace Burns on October 25, 2003. Later, the duo was also blessed with a son, Finn Burns in 2006.
As of February 2020, Christy Turlington is active on Twitter with 141.6K followers. Similarly, she has 882K followers on Instagram with an engagement rate of 2.79%.
According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, she earns around $2,634 to $4,390 per sponsor post.