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Helena Christensen

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    Helena Christensen View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Danish
    Birth Date
    December 25, 1968
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Retired (mostly), Sexy girl, Supermodel
    Known for
    Body, Eyes
    Agencies
    One Management
    Dated
    Paul Banks, Josh Hartnett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Huston, Michael Hutchence
    Friends
    Michael Stipe, Amber Valletta, May Andersen, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Kate Bosworth, Karl Lagerfeld, Tatjana Patitz, James Rousseau, Jessica Miller, Paulina Porizkova, Elle Macpherson
    Children
    Mingus Luchien Reedus (Born 10/22/99)
    Married
    Norman Reedus (98 - 03)
    Model Turned
    Designer (Pilgrim), Magazine editor (Nylon magazine, 1999), Photographer, store owner (Butik Christensen & Sigersen, 2005)
    Interests
    Collecting antiques, Interior design

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    Helena Christensen's Career Highlights

    25 DEC, 1968
    Born in Copenhagen, Denmark
    1977
    Begins modeling
    1986
    Wins the Miss Denmark competition
    1986
    Leaves home to pursue modeling career
    1989
    Discovered by photographer Friedemann Hauss
    1990
    Dates Michael Hutchence, the lead singer for rock band INXS
    MAR 1990
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue
    1991
    Appears topless in the music video for Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game” Video»
    1991
    Arrives in Paris and is hired immediately by Karl Lagerfeld and fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh
    1992
    Plays herself in TV movie Inferno Video»
    APR 1992
    Appears on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar
    APR 1993
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    1994
    Appears in print ads for CoverGirl
    1994
    Appears in print ads for Gianni Versace, who describes her as having “the most beautiful body in the world”
    25 DEC, 1994
    Has cameo role in Robert Altman’s movie Prêt-à-Porter
    1996
    Travels to Peru for a Marie Claire editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    1996
    Models for Victoria’s Secret
    1997
    Briefly dates Leonardo DiCaprio
    1997
    Appears in print ads for Ralph Lauren
    JUL 1997
    Appears on cover of British Vogue
    AUG 1997
    Appears on cover of Dazed & Confused magazine
    1998
    Appears in Dom Pérignon ad campaign, directed and photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    1998
    Dates actor Norman Reedus
    1999
    Co-founds Nylon magazine
    1999
    Retires from the catwalk
    SEP 1999
    Appears on the cover of British GQ
    22 OCT, 1999
    Gives birth to Mingus Luchien Reedus
    2002
    Appears in print ads for Montblanc
    2002
    Separates from Norman Reedus; takes custody of son Mingus
    2002
    Appears in the music video for the Dirty Vegas song “Simple Things” Video»
    JUL 2002
    Photographs Carlsberg ad campaign
    JUL 2003
    Opens the Ungaro fall couture show in Paris
    APR 2005
    Opens her own boutique, Butik Christensen & Sigersen, in the West Village with longtime partner Dane Leif Sigersen
    JUL 2006
    Appears on cover of French Elle
    JUL 2007
    Unveils “A Quiet Life,” an exhibition of her photographs focusing on landscapes and portraits, in Amsterdam
    2 JUL, 2007
    Returns to the catwalk for the fall Christian Dior 60th-anniversary couture show in Paris
    18 JUL, 2007
    Holds a party for the auctioning of her photography at Milk Studios Story»
    31 JUL, 2007
    Announces new hair-care line, Model.Me, with Erin O’Connor; to be launched September 12
    MAR 2008
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial mocking the extremely late start of the Marc Jacobs spring show, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    MAR 2008
    Begins dating Interpol singer Paul Banks Photo»
    APR 2008
    Photographs Valentina Zelyaeva for a Spanish Vogue editorial
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of Italian GQ, photographed by Guy Aroch
    2008
    Solve Sundsbo photographs Christensen for the fall issue of Man About Town
    DEC 2008
    Launches a line of jewelry line for Pilgrim Story»
    DEC 2008
    Featured on the cover of French Elle, photographed by David Vasiljevic
    2009
    Gergory Derkenne photographs Christensen for the cover of Citizen K
    MAY 2009
    French Vogue features Christensen
    JUL 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    SEP 2009
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    2009
    Kayt Jones photographs Christensen for the winter cover of i-D, alongside Eva Herzigova and Claudia Schiffer
    JAN 2010
    Featured on the cover of British Elle, photographed by Jan Welters
    APR 2010
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Marie Claire, photographed by Gregory Derkenne
    OCT 2010
    Featured on the 25th Anniversary cover of British Elle, photographed by Tesh
    SEP 2011
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Tom Munro
    DEC 2011
    Featured on the cover of British Harper’s Bazaar, photographed by Serge Leblon
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