Model, actress Cynthia Ann Crawford (Cindy Crawford) Wiki, Family, Affair, Kids, Movies & Unknown facts info: Cynthia Ann Crawford was born on February 20, 1966, in Dekalb, Illinois, United States. She is an American model, actress & TV personality. She was born to Jennifer Sue Crawford and Dan Crawford. She has a total of three siblings, one brother, Jeffery, and two sisters, Danielle and Chris. Her brother died at the age of three, due to leukemia.
Cynthia Crawford’s ethnicity is mixed (German, Scottish, English, Welsh, and Irish). She belongs to the Pisces zodiac sign. Her interest in modeling grew when she appeared as a model for various brands at a very young age.
Cynthia was graduated in the year 1984 from DeKalb High School. After getting an academic scholarship, she started to pursue chemical engineering from Northwestern University. In the following years, she dropped from the university to focus on her modeling career.
Age of 2021
Cynthia Crawford’s age as of 2021 is 55 years. Her nickname is Baby Gia due to the resemblance of the late supermodel, Gia Carangi. Her height is 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters. She is known for her natural brunette hair and trademark mole or beauty mark just above her lip. She has a buxom and curvaceous figure with a deep sultry voice that makes people go crazy about her.
She weighs around 64 kilograms with body measurements of 36-26-35 inches. She prefers to wear 9 (US) shoe size and 6 (US) dress size. Her bra cup size is 34B and dark brown color eyes.
Crawford gets most of her income from modeling and it is estimated that she has a net worth of around $100 million.
Affairs, Husband, Family & Kids
She got in love with actor Richard Gere and got married in the year 1991. However, the marriage didn’t last long and the couple got divorced in 1995.
Later, she married former model and businessman Rande Gerber in the year 1998. This marriage lasted for a long time and the couple is blessed with two children. She has a son and a daughter.
Cynthia Crawford’s son Presley Walker Gerber was born on July 2, 1999, and daughter was born on September 3, 2001, namely Kaia Jordan Gerber. Both their children are into modeling.
A career in Modeling & Films
Cynthia Crawford started her modeling career at a very young age of 17 in the Elite Model Management contest namely “Look of the Year”. She was runner-up in the event and later started to represent them.
In her entire career, Cynthia Crawford appeared in more than 600 magazines worldwide, including Allure, W, Vogue, People, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar. She also did ramp walks for Chane, Versace, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, and Dolce & Gabbana.
In the year 1987 Cynthia appeared in the opening credits of the world-famous dancer Michael Jackson. In the year 1988 Cynthia posed for Playboy magazine, which was shot by renowned photographer Herb Ritts. In the year 1998, Ritts once again gave her an opportunity for playboy and Cynthia to Richard Gere whom she married later.
In the year 1994, Cynthia Crawford appeared in the music video “Please Come Home for Christmas”, where she played the role of Jon Bon Jovi’s girlfriend. Cynthia Crawford also hosted “House of Style” for MTV, where the supermodels have participated.
Apart from modeling, she also acted in movies and television shows, like Sunrise, According to Jim, The Hospital in the sky, Fair game, and many more. Cynthia Crawford’s debut film opposite Wiliam Baldwin namely “Fair Game” in the year 1995, is a flop.
In the year 2000, Cynthia made the exercise video, ‘Cindy Crawford: A New Dimension’ which was intended more towards women to get them back in shape post-pregnancy. In the following year, Cynthia recorded an exercise video for children named ‘Mini-Muscles with Cindy Crawford and the Fit-wits’.
Cynthia quit modeling in the year 2000, but she appeared in various magazine covers, fashion shoots, and other celebrity endorsements. In the year 2005, she launched a line of furniture in the name “Cindy Crawford Home Collection”, where she was a consultant on styles, colors, and features for the collection.
In her entire career, she didn’t win many awards but got a couple of nominations for the Stinker Award and Razzie Award. In the year 2015, a book about Crawford’s life and career was published along co-written by Katherine O’Leary and Crawford.
In the year 2016 April, Crawford and her daughter Kaia appeared together on the cover of Vogue Paris. In the same year, Crawford became a spokesperson for Acqua Minerale San Benedetto in Italy.
In the year 2019, Crawford, her husband Rande Gerber, Jeff Shell, Mike Meldman, and Jay Sures informed they would purchase the Hollywood deli, Nate ‘n Al, and to keep its doors open for all after three generations of family ownership on it.
10 Unknown & Interesting Fact about Cindy Crawford
- In the year 1995, Crawford was named as the highest-paid model on the planet by Forbes magazine.
- Crawford has a mole above her lip and she appeared with the same in hundreds of magazine covers in her entire career.
- Cynthia signed a multimillion-dollar deal with Revlon and Pepsi during the Super Bowl in the year 1992.
- She is a supporter of PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) and gay rights supporters.
- In the year 1996, Cynthia Crawford was invited to Buckingham Palace by Princess Diana, when Prince William insisted to meet her and he had a crush on her.
- In the year 2008, she represented Barack Obama for the President of the United States.
- Cynthia’s ex-husband Richard Gere, both of them earned the title of “Sexiest Couple of the Year” by People magazines in the year 1993.
- She was ranked #3 as “World’s greatest supermodel” on Channel 5.
- Cynthia Crawford is the first modern supermodel to pose for Playboy magazine in the year 1988.
- Crawford was the prom queen in her senior prom at high school. She was also a guest at Kid Rock’s and Pamela Anderson’s weddings.
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