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Christy Turlington

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    Christy Turlington View off-the-runway photos
    Real Name
    Christy Nicole Turlington
    Nationality
    American
    Birth Date
    January 2, 1969
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Retired (mostly), Supermodel
    Known for
    Charity work, Lips, Smile
    Friends
    Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Yasmin Le Bon, Bono, Claudia Schiffer, Elle Macpherson, Tatjana Patitz, Stephanie Seymour, Joy Bryant, Emily DiDonato
    Children
    Finn (Born 2/06), Grace (Born 10/25/03)
    Married
    Edward Burns (Since 03)
    Model Turned
    Activist (SmokingIsUgly.com), Designer (Nuala, 2000), Editor (Marie Claire), Restaurateur (Fashion Café, 1995), student (comparative religion and philosophy, 1999)
    Interests
    Yoga, Horseback riding

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    Christy Turlington's Career Highlights

    2 JAN, 1969
    Born in Walnut Creek, California
    1982
    Discovered by a photographer while horseback riding and signs to small San Francisco agency
    1986
    Stars in Duran Duran's “Notorious” music video Video»
    JUL 1986
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue
    1987
    Starts modeling full-time with a cover shoot for Italian Vogue with Steven Meisel
    1987
    Appears on the cover of Cosmopolitan
    1987
    Signs cosmetics contract with Revlon
    1987
    Takes up yoga
    NOV 1987
    Appears on the cover of Esquire
    1988
    Face of Missoni
    1989
    Signs contract with Calvin Klein to promote their fragrance line Eternity Video»
    1990
    Becomes a face of Valentino
    1990
    Co-stars with Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista in George Michael’s “Freedom” video Video»
    JAN 1990
    Featured on cover of Vogue as part of the so-called Trinity: Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, and Christy Turlington; they were given the nickname because Steven Meisel frequently booked the three of them together
    OCT 1990
    Styled as Jean Seberg for a Vogue editorial, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth
    DEC 1990
    Appears on the cover British Vogue
    1991
    Becomes the face of Chanel
    JUL 1991
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue
    1992
    Featured on the cover of Vogue
    1993
    Returns as the face of Chanel
    1993
    Ralph Rucci creates a series of Christy Turlington mannequins exclusively for the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1993
    Metropolitan Museum of Art calls her “The Face of the 20th Century”
    1993
    Face of Burberry fall ad campaign
    1994
    Stars in documentary Christy Turlington Backstage
    1994
    Becomes the face of Salvatore Ferragamo and Oscar de la Renta
    1995
    Quits smoking
    1995
    Opens the Fashion Café along with Claudia Schiffer, Elle Macpherson, and Naomi Campbell
    1996
    Becomes the new face of Calvin Klein underwear Video»
    1996
    Featured in the fashion documentary Catwalk, by director Robert Leacock
    1996
    Father diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer; dies six months later
    1998
    Films anti-smoking PSA
    1999
    Appears in TV commercials for Maybelline Video»
    1999
    Signs contract with Estée Lauder
    1999
    Graduates cum laude from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University with concentrations in comparative religion and Eastern philosophy
    2000
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Turlington for Louis Vuitton
    2000
    Featured on the cover of W
    2000
    Launches a line of active apparel called Nuala with the backing of sports giant Puma
    23 APR, 2001
    Featured on the cover of Time magazine
    OCT 2002
    Featured on the cover of Vogue doing yoga, photographed by Steven Klein
    JUN 2003
    Marries actor/filmmaker Edward Burns in a silk John Galliano gown; Bono acts as father of the bride
    OCT 2003
    Gives birth to daughter Grace
    2006
    Mario Testino photographs Turlington for Versace
    2006
    Appears in Vogue feature “Return of the Supermodel”
    2006
    Chosen as the face of the Chloé spring ad campaign in perhaps what is a nostalgic longing for boisterous personality
    2006
    Becomes the face of Maybelline, representing Instant Age Rewind Cream Foundation
    2006
    Teams up with Magda Berliner to design a new yoga-inspired line
    2006
    Cowrites script with husband Ed Burns for Fashion Team drama for Fox television
    2006
    Meets with President Bush and Bono aboard Air Force One to discuss the AIDS crisis
    JAN 2006
    Gives birth to son, Finn
    2008
    Signs contract with Escada
    2008
    Karl Lagerfeld photographs Turlington for Chanel accessories and eyewear
    APR 2008
    Lands on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    MAY 2008
    Turlington speaks at the National Maternal press conference in Washington D.C.
    AUG 2008
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Michael Thompson
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    OCT 2008
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    7 NOV, 2008
    Signs deal with Marie Claire as a contributing editor Story»
    2009
    Renews contract with Escada
    JAN 2009
    Featured on the cover of W, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    2009
    Featured in the spring issue of LOOK Story»
    JUL 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    AUG 2009
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, photographed by Steven Klein
    2009
    Becomes the face of Yves Saint Laurent
    DEC 2009
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2010
    Renews contract with Bally
    JUL 2010
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2010
    Returns as one of the faces of Louis Vuitton
    DEC 2010
    Featured on the cover of French Elle, photographed by Mark Seliger
    JUN 2011
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Robbie Fimmano
    2012
    Featured on the spring cover of The Gentlewoman, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
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