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Linda Evangelista

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    Linda Evangelista View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Canadian
    Birth Date
    May 10, 1965
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Retired (mostly), Supermodel
    Known for
    Hair
    Agencies
    DNA
    Muse for
    Steven Meisel
    Dated
    Peter Morton, Paolo Barilla, Ugo Brachetti Peretti, Fabien Barthez, Kyle MacLachlan (92 - 96)
    Friends
    Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Liberty Ross, Tatjana Patitz, Nadja Auermann, Kristen McMenamy, Carla Bruni, Cindy Crawford
    Children
    Augustin James (Born 10/11/06)
    Married
    Gerald Marie (87 - 92)
    Model Turned
    Activist (MAC's Viva Glam campaign for HIV/AIDS Research Fund)

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    Linda Evangelista's Career Highlights

    10 MAY, 1965
    Born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    1978
    Discovered by a talent agent at the Miss Teen Niagara contest
    1981
    Signs with Elite Model Management
    1984
    Becomes the face of Nina Ricci and Guy Laroche
    JUL 1987
    Marries Elite executive Gerald Marie
    SEP 1987
    Featured on cover of French Vogue
    1988
    Chops her hair into a short little-boy crop and is cancelled from all the important runway shows that season
    1988
    Within months, women everywhere begin to emulate the hairstyle
    1989
    Models for Bloomingdale’s catalog
    1989
    Becomes the face of Versace
    JAN 1989
    Appears on cover of British Vogue
    1990
    Named one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People
    1990
    Becomes the face of Donna Karen
    1990
    Signs cosmetics contract with Revlon
    1990
    Co-stars with Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, and Tatjana Patitz in George Michael’s “Freedom” video Video»
    1990
    Utters the famous quotation “We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day” to Jonathan Van Meyer in an issue of Vogue (referring to herself and Christy Turlington)
    1990
    Appears on cover of Cosmopolitan twice (March, August)
    MAR 1991
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue
    APR 1991
    Appears on cover of Cosmopolitan
    1992
    Begins dating actor Kyle MacLachlan
    1992
    Divorces Gerald Marie
    SEP 1992
    Featured on the now-iconic cover of Harper’s Bazaar with her short bob dyed black, covering half her face with her arm
    1993
    Signs contract with Estée Lauder
    SEP 1993
    Appears on cover of French Vogue
    1994
    Becomes the face of Jil Sander
    FEB 1994
    Appears on cover of W
    MAR 1994
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    1995
    Comes in at #5 on Elle’s Top Models list
    1995
    Appears in a commercial for Yves Saint Laurent’s Opium fragrance Video»
    1996
    Receives the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards Lifetime Achievement award
    1996
    Breaks up with Kyle MacLachlan
    1997
    Face of Ralph Lauren
    FEB 1997
    Appears on cover of W
    MAR 1997
    Featured on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar
    1998
    Becomes the latest face of Christian Dior cosmetics
    1998
    TV commercials for American Express
    1998
    Face of MaxMara and Jones New York
    1998
    Dates French soccer player Fabien Barthez
    NOV 1999
    Becomes pregnant with Barthez’s child, but suffers a miscarriage
    MAR 2002
    Appears on cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2003
    Karl Lagerfeld photographs Evangelista for Fendi
    2003
    Dates Italian oil-mogul Ugo Brachetti Peretti
    2003
    Receives a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame
    MAR 2003
    Opens and closes the fall Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan
    2004
    Wins Grand Prix Marie Claire Fashion award as Model of the Year
    2004
    Appears in Ann Taylor’s 50th-anniversary ad campaign
    2004
    Renews contract with Fendi
    2005
    Appears in MAC’s Viva Glam charity campaign
    2005
    Dates Formula One driver Paolo Barilla
    JUL 2005
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    10 NOV, 2005
    Honored by AID for AIDS with annual HERO Award
    DEC 2005
    Honored as a World Style Icon at the Women’s World Awards in Germany
    2006
    Steven Meisel photographs Evangelista for Escada
    2006
    Appears in De Beers print ads
    SEP 2006
    Featured on the cover of Vogue pregnant, at 41 years old
    SEP 2006
    In the same issue of Vogue, admits using Botox to maintain her looks
    11 OCT, 2006
    Gives birth to a son, Augustin James (the father is an unnamed New York architect)
    13 NOV, 2006
    Moves in with Hard Rock Café founder Peter Morton Story»
    2 JUL, 2007
    Returns to the catwalk for Christian Dior’s 60th-anniversary fall couture show in Paris
    MAR 2008
    Appears in a V editorial titled "Eyes of Linda"
    JUN 2008
    Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2008
    Ends Sasha Pivovarova's six season run as Prada's face, returning to the label as their sole face, photographed by Steven Meisel
    AUG 2008
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue alongside rising star Iris Strubegger, photographed by Steven Meisel
    OCT 2008
    Appears in W editorial, with Tyson Ballou, photographed by Steven Klein
    2008
    Models for Prada's LG cell phone print ads, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2009
    Featured in the spring issue of LOOK Story»
    APR 2009
    Featured on the cover of Mixte, photographed by Josh Olins
    MAY 2009
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    AUG 2009
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2009
    Models for John Galliano fall ad campaign
    SEP 2009
    Appears in V editorial, photographed by Sebastian Faena
    NOV 2009
    Featured on the cover of W, photographed by Pierpaolo Ferrari
    DEC 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, inspired by Twitter.com
    SEP 2011
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    NOV 2011
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2012
    Featured on the spring cover of Love magazine, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
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