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Christy Turlington Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 3, 2019

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Short Biography

Christy Turlington was born on 02-01-1969 in Walnut Creek in the state of California, United States. She is an American Model, Activist, Film Director & Film Producer.

Other Name: Christy Nicole Turlington Burns, Christy Nicole Turlington, Christy Burns
Other Professions: Activist Film Director Film Producer

Christy Turlington Complete Bio & Career

The photographer Dennie Cody discovered her in a riding competition in Miami at the age of 13 and was signed one year later by the model agency Ford Models. She received her first orders from Emporium Capwell, a San Francisco shopping chain. She graduated and continued her modelling career from Monte Vista High School in Danville, California. 
In late 1986, She was photographed by Duran Duran behind the LP cover of the album Notorious. Her face came out on the front page of the Italian fashion magazine Vogue in 1987. In 1989, when she signed a contract with fashion designer Calvin Klein, she made a breakthrough as a supermodel. She began to promote the Eternity perfume. She signed a contract with the cosmetics company Maybelline in the same year. It was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in 1993 by the People Magazine. She has appeared on the cover in over 1,000 magazines, including Vogue, Allure, and Elle, since 1987. In the animal rights organization, PETA Campaign launched in 1993, I would rather go naked than wear fur. The campaign was supported by Cindy Crawford and Turlington with nude photos. 
Fashion Café was founded in New York City in 1996 by Turlington and five other top models( Kate Moss, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Elle Macpherson, and Naomi Campbell). In the same year, a documentary called Catwalk on She's life was published.
She completed her studies in literature and philosophy in May 1999. A year later, she signed a contract for the Nuala yoga collection with the sportswear company Puma, and in late 2013, she was the modelling face of a luxury hotel group advertising campaign One & Only Resorts. In 2002, she published the first book called Living Yoga. She married the actor and director Edward Burns on 7 June 2003 with whom she had two children. Since October 2014, She has been an ambassador of the Apple Smartwatch.

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Christy Turlington Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Maria Elizabeth Turlington and Dwain Turlington. She has two sisters named Kelly Turlington and Erin Turlington. She is married to actor Edward Burns since 2003 and together has a daughter named Grace Burns and a son named Finn Burns. Previously, she was in a relationship with Roger Wilson

Life's Important Dates Of Christy Turlington

Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 32-28-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
School Monte Vista High School, Danville, California.
Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
College Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Qualification Bachelor of Arts
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Acting
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Directorial debut - documentary film No Woman, No Cry (2010)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place Dubai, London
Favorite Food Non Veg Food, Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Christy Turlington

  • In 2014, she was named the most influential people in the world in the annual Time 100 list.
  • She was on the cover of over 500 magazines during her career.
  • On June 7, 2003, Turlington married actor and director Edward Burns.
  • Since October 2014, Christy Turlington has been the Apple Smartwatch ambassador.
  • In 1996, a documentary entitled Catwalk on the life of Turlington was released.
  • In 1993, she launched animal rights organization PETA Campaign I'd rather go naked than wear fur.
  • In 1993, People Magazine voted her one of the 50 Most Beautiful People.
  • She was modelled for the Calvin Klein brand from 1987 to 2007

Christy Turlington Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

55 years, 5months, 15 days old age Christy Turlington will turn 56 on 02 January, 2025. Only 6 months, 15 days, 20 hours,31 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Christy Turlington has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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