Biography of Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford (born February 20, 1966) is an American former model. Known for
her trademark mole just above her lip, Crawford has adorned many magazine covers
throughout her career. She was named #3 on VH1's 40 Hottest Hotties of the 90s.
Her success at modeling made her a celebrity that has led to roles in television
and film, and to work as a spokesperson.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Cindy Crawford was among the most popular supermodels,
and a ubiquitous presence on magazine covers, runways, and in fashion campaigns.
She was repeatedly and frequently featured on the cover of many magazines, including:
Vogue, W, People, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Allure. Crawford also
appeared in many fashion campaigns during her career, including those for Gianni
Versace, Escada, Revlon, Ink. She has also worked for Omega, Maybelline, and Clairol.
Crawford is just over 5 feet 9 inches (177 cm) tall, with brown hair and eyes.
Her measurements are 34"-26"-35". Crawford's trademark is a mole
(or "beauty mark") above her upper lip. She is so closely associated
with this physical feature that she appeared in an advertising campaign for
chocolates featuring commercials wherein she "licked off" her own
mole. During the beginning of her career, the mole was removed from many of
her earlier modeling pictures, including her first Vogue cover. Her resemblance
early in her career to model Gia Carangi led her to being known as "Baby
Crawford has also been on TV and in films. From 1989 to 1995, Crawford was
host of MTV's House of Style. In the mid-1990s Crawford starred in famous Pepsi
and Pepsi Stuff advertising. In 1995 Crawford broke into movies as the female
lead in the movie Fair Game. Her performance was panned by critics and the film
was a financial failure, with expenses of $50 million and $11 million takings
at the box office. In 2001, she costarred as part of an ensemble cast in The
Simian Line. Again the film was not successful or critically acclaimed, but
Crawford's acting was not criticized. She has had several other minor acting
jobs over the years.
In July 1988,
she posed nude for Playboy magazine in a shoot by photographer Herb Ritts. In
Crawford returned to the pages of Playboy for a second nude pictorial.And returned
again to pose in Playboy
in May 1996.
Crawford has consistently ranked highly on lists of the world's sexiest people.
She was ranked number 5 on Playboy's list of the 100 Sexiest Stars of the 20th
century. A 1997 Shape magazine survey of 4,000 picked her as the second (after
Demi Moore) most beautiful woman in the world. In 2002, Crawford was named one
of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People magazine. Even in her forties she
claimed #26 in the 2006 Hot 100 issue of Maxim magazine.
Full name: Cindy Crawford
Birthdate: February 20, 1966
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, USA