Standing at 5’10 here to win, this green eyed, brunette isn’t just 1/3 of The Trinity, but in my top three favorite supermodels of all time. I’m obsessed enough to know this full lipped, chiseled face hottie, has one almond shaped eye and one round. A classic beauty with dainty features, Christy Turlington was discovered at 13 in Florida. A local photographer spotted her riding a horse. She modeled part time while finishing school, eventually moving to New York City at 18 to pursue a full time career.
Intelligent, she didn’t let being on over 500 magazine covers (Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Tatler…), endless runways and campaigns (Calvin Klein, Chanel, YSL, Maybelline…), or music videos (Duran Duran & George Michael) stop her from getting degrees. Turlington has BA’s from NYU in both comparative religion and philosophy.
A humanitarian, she went back for her masters at Columbia University for public health. Using it to found Every Mother Counts, making pregnancy and childbirth safe, for every mother everywhere.” She’s also an advocate for CARE, an international organization that helps women and girls with social justice, financial assistance, education, basic needs and health. Feminist fucking icon.
Brains, beauty and compassion helped her bag equally talented husband Ed Burns. The actor, director, producer and supermodel share 2 children. Turlington too has film credentials, directing No Woman, No Cry, a documentary about preventable maternal deaths.
A bad bitch and a badass, with an iconic iconic career. They don’t make ‘em like this anymore folks. Which Christy Turlington picture is your fave? Via: Supermodel_Archive_2, Classic Beauty Official, Vogue & Supermodels_Work