|Real Name/Full Name||Linda Evangelista|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Linda Evangelista|
|Birth Place:||St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||10 May 1965|
|Age/How Old:||56 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Tomaso Evangelista
Mother – Marisa Evangelista
|School:||Denis Morris Catholic High School|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Gerald Marie (m. 1987, div. 1993)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Augustin James|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Linda Evangelista is a popular Canadian supermodel who rose to fame in the 1990s. She is one of the most influential models of all time who has been featured in over 700 magazines. She has been a long-time “muse” of photographer Steven Meisel and is also known for the phrase “We don’t wake up for less than $10 000 a day.” She has appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia photographed by Meisel.
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Biography and Early Life
Linda Evangelista was born on 10 May 1965 in St. Catharine’s, Ontario, in Canada. Her parents were immigarants from Pignataro Interamma. She was born in a working-class family and is the second born of three children. Her family was a follower of the Roman Catholic faith. Her parents were Tomaso Evangelista, who worked for General Motors, and Marisa, a bookkeeper. Her father died on 17 January 2014.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Linda Evangelista in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Linda Evangelista’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 16th September 2021 having been born on 10 May 1965. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue-green and hair color is Light brown.
Talking of her academic qualifications, Evangelista attended Denis Morris Catholic High School. At the age of 12, she went for a self-improvement course in modeling and was taught things like poise and etiquette. At this point, she was advised to pursue a modeling course.
She started modeling as a teenager in her hometown. She took part in the 1981 Miss Teen Niagara beauty pageant, although she did not win. She caught the attention of a representative of Elite Model Management. She later flew to Japan at the age of 16 but had an unpleasant experience of nudity while performing an assignment that made her almost leave modeling. After two years, she returned to Canada and decided to try modeling again.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Evangelista was married to Gerald Marie in 1987, the head of Elite Model Management, Paris Office. They got divorced in 1993. She then dated Kyle Mac Lachlan, an actor she had met during a photoshoot for Barneys New York in 1992. They got engaged in 1995, but in 1998, they ended their relationship. She then dated a footballer, Fabien Barthez. She got pregnant for him but miscarried six months down the line. They broke up in 2000 but reunited in 2001. They officially broke up in 2002.
She gave birth to her first son in October 2006. She named the child Augustin James and sparked some rumors after failing to name him after her father. The father of the child was a billionaire Frenchman, Francois-Henri Pinault. Pinault married Salma Hayek, and Evangelista filed for a child support case. After several court appearances, she was seeking $46 000 monthly as child support. If granted, it would have been the largest amount in the history of a family case.
Is Linda Evangelista Lesbian?
No. Evangelista is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned and does not have such rumors. She was married for six years. She has dated several other men after her first marriage and has one son, born in October 2006.
Evangelista began her modeling career in 1984. She was signed to Elite Model Management after she moved to New York. After getting some suggestions from photographer Peter Lindbergh, her hair was cut short in 1988. She was now nicknamed “The Linda,” which sparked many copies worldwide which greatly benefited her career, and ushered her new era of a supermodel.
She has been described as a “chameleon” in the fashion industry. She was a key figure among five supermodels and among the most famous women in the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s worldwide.
Unlike her friends, she chose not to do anything else outside modeling. However, in 1988, she retired from her career only to return after three years but this time working sporadically. After her return, she appeared on the cover of the September issue of Vogue. She also helped to revive “What Becomes a Legend Most?” in 2006, she appeared on the cover of the book “Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World’s Most Famous Fashion Magazine.” She appeared at the 2008 Cannes film festival posing for photographers along with Aishwarya Rai.
Linda has won such awards as VH1’s Fashion Awards Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue. She was awarded Canada’s Walk of Fame, Toronto, in June 2003. The Women’s World Awards named her World Fashion Icon in Germany in 2005. The CBC Television show, Fashion File, chose her as “The Greatest Supermodel of All Time.”
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Linda Evangelista in 2021
As of 2021, The estimated amount of net worth that Evangelista owns is $50 million. She has earned this great fortune from her career as a supermodel. She has posed for various magazines and has well been paid.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She has been an activist for HIV/AIDS awareness and also breast cancer research and awareness.
- She owns four pet dogs named Willy, Enzo, Willow Flowe, and Coco.
- She is active on social media, and I can follow her on her Instagram page.
Linda Evangelista has achieved a lot from her career. She is not only famous but also earned a good amount of money from her career.