Eleanor Nancy Macpherson, also professionally known as Elle Macpherson is an Australian actress, entrepreneur, model, and TV personality. She is well known for her five cover appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In addition, she is also the owner of various business lines such as a lingerie line, Elle Macpherson Intimates and skincare products.
The Australian model was born as Eleanor Nancy Gow on March 29, 1964, in Killara, New South Wales, Australia. The family consists of father Peter Gow, a businessman and sound engineer, and mother Frances Gow, a nurse. As for siblings, she has two sisters; Miriam Frances Gow and Elizabeth Macpherson, and a brother; Brendon Macpherson.
She belongs to Australian nationality and white by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Aries. Peter and Frances divorced when she was ten and she moved with her mother. Frances later married her second husband. Elle’s surname changed to Macpherson when the clerk made a mistake while registering the name in school.
The Australian model grew up in East Lindfield, Australia, and graduated from Killara High School in 1981. Macpherson later joined the University of Sydney where she studied law for a year.
Macpherson married American heir Jeffrey Soffer in July 2013. The wedding ceremony was held at the Laucala Resort in Fiji.
The couple started dating in early 2009 and lived in an intimate relationship for three years until they broke up. However, they reconciled in November after the helicopter accident of Jeffrey.
The pair held an engagement ceremony in March 2013 before the marriage. They lived together in Florida based on the house of Jeffrey. Although they announced divorced in 2017 however, it is not confirmed yet.
The Australian model was previously married to French photographer Gilles Bensimon in May 1986. The couple met in 1984 and started dating. However, the relationship did not last long until they divorced in 1989.
Elle also had a romantic relationship with London-based French financier Arpad Busson in 1996. The pair was blessed with two kids; Arpad Flynn Busson, born in February 1998, and Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson, born in February 2003. They lived together for nine years in London until they separated in July 2005.
In addition, the beautiful model had a relationship with other celebrities such as Billy Joel, Axl Rose, Seann Penn, Kevin Costner, Bryan Adams, Paul McCartney, Scott Douglas, Brian Burgess, Guy Ritchie, and Damian Aspinall.
Macpherson has accumulated an estimated net worth of $95 million as of July 2019. With her professional career over 30 years, she worked as an actress, model, and successful businesswoman.
She has her hands involved in various business lines such as Elle Macpherson Intimates lingerie line, and The Body, skincare products line. In addition, she worked as the host of Britain's Next Top Model and Fashion Star.
The Australian model started her professional career as a model in order to pay for law study at Sydney University. She moved to New York in 1982 and her on-screen modeling started as a model in a TV commercial for Tab.
Following then Elle appeared in several magazines such as Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Tatler, Allure, Glamour, Time, Flare and many more. Her popularity reached the top when she appeared in Sports Illustrated magazine’s annual swimsuit issue for five times.
Macpherson made a film debut in the movie Alice as a model in 1990. Some of her several films are Sirens (1994), If Lucy Fell (1996), Jane Eyre (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), A Girl Thing (2001) and many more.
In the 1980s, the Australian model was renown as The Body titled by Time magazine. In 1994, she established the company Elle Macpherson Inc. Likewise, she founded Elle Macpherson Intimates with the collaboration of Bendon Limited Apparel in 1990.
In addition, she established her own beauty or makeup product line company Elle Macpherson – The Body and was a member of the board of directors at Hot Tuna Clothing. She also co-founded The Super Elixir company which offers alkalizing wellness supplements in 2014.
Elle Macpherson is an Australian actress, model, entrepreneur, and television host.
Elle Macpherson is 6 feet or 1.83 meters tall.
Elle Macpherson is from Killara, New South Wales, Australia.
Elle Macpherson has a net worth of $95 million as of July 2019.