Christie Brinkley — Queen of the 80's

Model Christie Brinkley embodies the all-American look that dominated the fashion industry in the 1980s, during which she appeared on over 200 magazine covers.

Christie Brinkley was born on February 2, 1954, in Monroe, Michigan. In the 1980s Brinkley was featured on over 200 magazine covers. She adorned three consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition covers and endorsed a number of products including Cover Girl cosmetics. Her major projects in the 1990s included a short-lived talk show on CNN. Now in her 50s, Brinkley continues to model.

In the 1980s, Brinkley was featured on more than 200 magazine covers. She adorned three consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition covers (1979–1981). She endorsed a number of commercial products including Cover Girl cosmetics, Prell shampoo, and Chanel perfume.