Christy Nicole Turlington Burns was born on January 2, 1969 and she is an American  supermodel, charity founder , activist , and filmmaker. 

Net Value-$40 million

Date of Birth-January 2, 1969 (age 52)


Height-5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Profession-Fashion model, activist, businessman,author

Nationality-United States of America

Christy Turlington Biography

She was born in Oakland, California ,  the son of three daughters of Dwain Turlington, a pilot for Pan American World Airways , and María Elizabeth ( born Parker Infante), a flight attendant from El Salvador . 

She was raised in the Roman Catholic faith by her mother along with her sisters and continued to practice the religion into adulthood. 

Christy Turlington Young

She was discovered by local photographer Dennie Cody while horseback riding in Miami, Florida , where her father worked as a training captain for Pan Am.

She start modeling after school from age 14 to 16 and during the summers while attending Monte Vista High School in Danville, California . 

After she was turning 18, she was moving to New York City to model full-time and later she was graduating from high school. 

She was returning to school in 1994 and she was graduating with honors in 1999 from New York University’s Gallatin School for Individualized Studies, where she was earning a Bachelor of Arts with a minor in Comparative Religion and Eastern Philosophy.  She was continuing her studies at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Christy Turlington 90’S

She represented Calvin Klein’s Eternity campaign in 1989 and again in 2014,  and also represents Maybelline .

Christy Turlington Nude

Supermodel Christy Turlington continues to leave more than one open-mouthed with the new photos she has starred in for Calvin Klein 25 years after her first pose for the firm. The difference is almost negligible and it is that for Christy the years do not seem to pass. 

A mother of two children and a very well-cared-for 44-year-old is what we can see in the new lingerie campaign starring the model. She maintains the same spectacular figure she had when she became the face of Calvin Klein’s Eternity fragrance in 1988 and of lingerie in the 90s.

Her fight for the defense of animals has become her mission and she has even declared that “I’d rather go naked than wear fur.” From the same fifth of hers are Linda Evangelista,Cindy Crawford , Naomi Campbell, Elle MacPherson or Claudia Schiffer who continue to prove that they are still supermodels.

Christy Turlington Career

During the 1990s, she was appearing in Unbuttoned , a documentary about fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, and the mockumentary fashion film Prêt-à-Porter by director Robert Altman. Additionally, she was appearing in Catwalk , a documentary about her life on the runway for director Robert Leacock. She was featured on American Vogue ‘s November 1999 Millennium cover as one of the “Modern Muses”. 

She has been featured in international fashion magazines including Vogue , Harper’s Bazaar , Elle , Marie Claire , L’Officiel , Tatler , Glamour , Cosmopolitan y Allure .

She has appeared in ad campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Prada, Valentino, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Bally, Jason Wu, Max Mara, Escada, Michael Kors, and Maybelline. She also appeared in two music videos. 

Fellow model Yasmin Le Bon got her husband Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran to feature her in her “Notorious” video in 1986, at the age of 17. In 1990, singer George Michael was inspired by Peter Lindbergh’s January 1990 British Vogue cover(which includes Turlington, Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, and Tatjana Patitz) for their “Freedom!” video. 

The video featured the top 5 female models along with their top 5 male counterparts, lip-syncing to the song. The video was shown during George Michael’s 2008 concert tour while he was singing. She was added as the fourth model investor, after Elle Macpherson, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer of the now-defunct Fashion Cafes.80’S Christy Turlington.

In the 2000s, she became a partner in a variety of business ventures: an Ayurvedic skincare line, Sundari, and two clothing lines produced by Puma, a line of active women’s clothing; and a line of yoga clothing for women. 

She has contributed writing to Marie Claire , Yoga Journal , and Teen Vogue along with contributions to the Huffington Post .

She has also contributed to NBC’s Today Show as a guest correspondent, which included reporting on the state of girls’ education in Afghanistan in early 2002 and an interview with H. H. Dalai Lama in his house in Dharamsala, India. 

She was also an initial product tester for the Apple Watch launch in 2015, participating in the press conference and allowing them to film a segment showing him using the Apple Watch to train for a marathon.

Christy Turlington Humanitarian Activities

In 2005, she began working with the international humanitarian organization CARE and has since become its Maternal Health Advocate.  She is also a Product Red Ambassador. 

After experiencing complications in her own childbirth in 2003, and learning that more than 500,000 women die each year during childbirth (of which 90% of deaths are preventable), Turlington was inspired to pursue a master’s in health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. 

She visited Swaziland in May 2007 on behalf of Product Red,  and El Salvador and Peru in 2005 and 2008, respectively, on behalf of CARE. 

Her involvement with CARE was influenced by her mother, Elizabeth, who has been a long-time supporter of CARE through her former flight attendants’ organization, World Wings. 

Project FEMME, a partnership of CARE, Columbia University and local government, brings together health professionals to find better ways to care for the large number of women in need of assistance who are too intimidated to seek help. in a traditional hospital clinic. 

In September 2010, Turlington participated in a CARE learning trip to Ethiopia to investigate the work being done to reduce maternal deaths. 

Turlington currently serves on the Harvard Medical School Council on Global Health,  and as an advisor to the Board of Advisors to the Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health,  She is a member of the White Alliance Ribbon for Safe Motherhood and Mother’s Day every day. 

A former smoker whose father died of lung cancer, she is an anti-smoking activist.

Simultaneous with the debut of her documentary No Woman, No Cry , she launched Every Mother Counts (EMC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for all mothers. 

Every Mother Counts informs, engages and mobilizes new audiences to take action and raise funds to support maternal health programs around the world. EMC currently supports programs in Haiti, Uganda, Malawi, Indonesia, and the United States.

She completed her first New York City Marathon in 2011, running with the Every Mother Counts team to raise awareness of maternal and child health.  She also ran the 2013 ING NYC Marathon with Team EMC and the 2013 Hood to Coast Relay, which is featured in her documentary Every Mile, Every Mother.

The charity released a series of short films titled Giving Birth in America sometime before May 2015. 

Christy Turlington Albums

Every Mother Counts is a compilation album that was released in 2011 exclusively for Starbucks, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to CARE and the Every Mother Counts organization to support their maternal health care programs in coffee producing countries around the world. the world.

Every Mother Counts 2012 is a compilation album that was released in 2012 in association with Starbucks.  ​​US$8 from the sale of each CD at participating Starbucks stores during 2012 “will be awarded in support of Every Mother Counts.” 

In 2015, she was signing an open letter for which the ONE Campaign had been collecting signatures; The letter was addressed to Angela Merkel and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, urging them to focus on women, as they serve as heads of the G7 in Germany and the AU in South Africa, respectively, who will start setting the priorities in development finance sooner of a major UN summit in September 2015 that will set new development goals for the generation. 

Christy Turlington Honors

She was one of fifteen women selected to appear on the cover of British Vogue ‘s September 2019 issue , by guest editor Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

Christy Turlington Daughter

Burns and her have two children, Grace who was born on 2003 and Finn who was born on 2006. Her sister Kelly is married to Edward’s brother Brian Burns.

Christy Turlington Husband

In 2000, she met actor, director, and writer Edward Burns at a party in the Hamptons, and by the end of the year, they became engaged. In 2002 and a few months after buying a property together in New York, they decided to separate. 

The couple met and married in June 2003.  Despite numerous erroneous press reports, Turlington was not revealed by her good friend Bono

Bono was attending the San Francisco wedding, but she was  saying, “Bono was there, of course, but I gave myself away. I mean, I was 25 weeks pregnant at the time. Eddie met me in the middle of the aisle.” 

Christy Turlington Net Worth

Her Net Worth: Christy Turlington is an American supermodel and actress who has a net worth of $40 million. That’s a combined net worth with her husband, actor Edward Burns.

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