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Maggie Rizer

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    Maggie Rizer View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    American
    Birth Date
    January 9, 1978
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Established, Good girl, Retired (mostly)
    Known for
    Charity work, Freckles, Hair
    Agencies
    Trump
    Feuds
    Her stepfather, John (who gambled away almost all the money she had made modeling (2005))
    Friends
    Angela Lindvall, Erin O'Connor, Nathan Bogle, Emily Sandberg, Guinevere van Seenus, Alexandra Kerry, Sunniva Stordahl, Audrey Marnay, Ana Claudia Michels
    Model Turned
    Activist (AIDS)

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    Maggie Rizer's Career Highlights

    9 JAN, 1978
    Born in Watertown, New York
    1992
    Father Kevin passes away of AIDS
    1996
    Signs with Ford Models
    1997
    Debuts on the spring New York, Milan, and Paris runways for over 40 collections
    1998
    Becomes the face of Lanvin and MaxMara
    1998
    Steven Meisel photographs Rizer for Versace
    1998
    Commands $20,000 per fashion show and $30,000 per photo shoot
    FEB 1998
    Lands first cover of Italian Vogue; thereafter becoming one of Steven Meisel's favorites
    JUN 1998
    Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue
    OCT 1998
    Appears on her third cover of Italian Vogue for the year
    27 OCT, 1998
    Voted VH1/Vogue Model of the Year
    NOV 1998
    Appears in Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    DEC 1998
    Appears on the cover of German Vogue
    FEB 1999
    Walks the runways for DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, MaxMara, and Missoni
    MAR 1999
    Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue
    APR 1999
    Lands on the cover of Vogue alongside Kate Moss
    SEP 1999
    Appears on the cover of British Elle with Erin O'Connor
    2000
    Cuts hair into a choppy bleached-blonde bob
    JAN 2000
    Appears on the cover of German Vogue and Japanese Vogue
    AUG 2000
    Appears on the cover of Japanese Vogue
    NOV 2000
    Lands on the covers of Vogue and German Vogue
    2001
    Patrick Demarchelier photographs Rizer for several editorials for Harper’s Bazaar
    NOV 2001
    Walks in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show
    2002
    Photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matain for Balenciaga spring ad campaign
    OCT 2002
    Photographed by Craig McDean for Vogue editorial
    2003
    Realizes stepfather John Breen has mishandled her funds
    2003
    Moves from Ford to IMG
    2004
    Hires celebrity lawyer Ed Hayes to handle her case against her stepfather
    4 JAN, 2004
    Appears in Sex and the City as a party girl
    2005
    IMG’s agent Ivan Bart plans on “evolving” Rizer into a household name
    2005
    Appears in Hugo by Hugo Boss show in L.A.
    2005
    Dyes her hair back to red
    OCT 2005
    Wins the case and is awarded $7 million
    NOV 2006
    Returns home to Watertown, New York, to begin filming Maggie and Me, a documentary about AIDS; directed by Alexandra Kerry, John Kerry’s daughter
    APR 2007
    Busted for illegally dumping garbage behind a pizza restaurant near her summer retreat on Lake Ontario, though the pizza-store owner eventually agrees not to press charges
    JUN 2008
    Signs with Muse Management in New York
    2009
    Leaves Muse and signs with Trump Management
    2011
    Appears in the winter issue of V, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
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