Date of birth: Saturday 30 November 1985 (age: 34)
Country: United States
Chrissy Teigen was born on 30 November 1985 in Delta, USA. Her father’s family is originally from Norway, while her mother, Vilailuck, grew up in Thailand. The family moved around a lot, and after Seattle, Chrissy spent her teenage years in California. To make pocket money, she works in a surf shop. Her beauty caught the eye of a photographer who convinced her to pursue a career as a model.
Quickly, under the guidance of the IGN agency that she joined in 2004, she started working on advertising campaigns for different brands, Gillette Venus, Nike, Rock and Republic… Her career took off again in 2010, when she was on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine for its special swimwear edition. Their collaboration will last four years and allows Chrissy Teigen to be more and more solicited. She collects covers for magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Ocean Drive and is launching a swimwear capsule collection in collaboration with DiNeila Brasil in 2011.
Her pretty face also allows her to make an incursion on the small screen. She lends herself to the game of animation and after an appearance in America’s Next Top Model, she takes part in the reality TV show Model Employee in spring 2013. In April 2015, alongside LL Cool J, she presents Lip Sync Battle on Spike TV. Social network fan Chrissy Teigen keeps a cooking blog, So Delishious, and shares her favourite recipes. She regularly posts personal photos on Instagram.
On the private side, Chrissy Teigen met singer John Legend in 2007 on the set of the Stereo video clip. After getting engaged in December 2011, the couple celebrated their wedding on September 14, 2013 in Como, Italy. In October 2015, she announces on social networks that she is expecting their first child. On 14 April 2016, she gave birth to a daughter named Luna Simone. In November 2017, Chrissy Teigen announces on social networks that she is expecting a second child. On May 17, 2018, she gives birth to a baby boy, Miles Theodore. On 1 October 2020, Chrissy Teigen announces on social networks that she has had a miscarriage.