Chrissy Teigen is one of the highest-paid models in the world and also is currently well known as one of the co-hosts of lip sync battle. She made her debut as a model in the Annual Sports Illustrated Issue back in 2010.
This led to her proceeding in having other high paying modeling gigs from famous magazines which slowly put her into celebrity status and then finally starting to work in a few popular television shows like FABLife and Lip Sync Battle.
With all of the talent and fame she already had, Chrissy Teigen also released a cookbook so that she’s able to share her love for food to everyone.
She dabbles with cooking every now and then as she’s also guest starred in a lot of cooking channels to grow her knowledge about food.
Due to her fame, she also became a popular icon on twitter with 11 million followers supporting her. Chrissy is also currently married to the famous artist John Legend with them having two children together.
If you want to learn more about her life and career, then you should continue reading. Here, we’ll be showing everything about her like her early life, family life, careers and business ventures.
Chrissy was born as Christine Diane Teigen on November 30, 1985, in Delta, Utah. Her mother was of Thai descent while her father was Norwegian.
Her father worked as an electrician and made their whole family move often. They lived in Hawaii, Idaho, Washington, and eventually in California where Chrissy was already a teenager at that time.
She attended Snohomish High School where she became a cheerleader at that point. She was then discovered by a photographer while working at a surf shop, this is where Chrissy’s career as a model started.
Modeling Career and Rise to Success
After Chrissy was scouted to become a model, she was booked on a lot of high paying modeling gigs from brands like Gillette, Billabong, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Olay, and Nike.
Her most notable career breakthrough was when she was featured as “Rookie of the Year” in Sports Illustrated’s Famous Swimsuit Issue during 2010. She was continuously featured in the magazine up until 2014.
This allowed her to gain attraction to people and gave her more modeling gigs from famous magazine brands like Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Italian Vogue.
Chrissy has also done a few collaborations with multiple brands such as Quay Australia and Sunnies where she has her own line of sunglasses and on Revolve in 2017 where they released her own clothing line.
She also made a collaboration with Becca to create her best-selling face palette. Pampers also hired her as a creative consultant for one of their popular selection of diapers.
Becoming a TV Celebrity
When Chrissy is not working with her modeling career and her brand collaborations, she then gets herself involved in the television industry.
Her early exposure to tv started when she became a substitute briefcase girl in the game “Deal or No Deal” way back in 2006. By 2012, Chrissy was then named Spike TV’s “Our New Girlfriend”.
A year later, she then became a host for a reality TV series by VH1 named “Model Employee”.
One of her notable appearances is where she became one of the hosts of the daytime television show “FABLife” which was produced by Tyra Banks and hosted by other well-known celebrities.
Her most famous television endeavor was in 2015 where she became a co-host in the popular series “Lip Sync Battle” where she and her other co-host LL Cool J watch celebrities pretend to sing so one of them is able to win over the audience.
Chrissy’s Passion for Cooking
Chrissy also has a huge love for cooking which is well known due to the number of cookbooks that she released. She started to show her love for cooking at her food blog, “So Delushious! Food Blog,” which later became a huge hit and made it into a series of cookbooks.
Two of her cookbooks became bestsellers where one was in 2016 named “Cravings: Recipes of What You Want to Eat” which sold more than 400,00 copies. The other one was “Cravings: Hungry for More” where she also launched her own cookware line.
How much is Chrissy Teigen’s net worth?
Based on how Chrissy has a large number of places to gain profit from, where she’s able to get high paying modeling gigs, being a host and appears on multiple TV shows, and she’s also an author to a few bestselling cookbooks.
Her total net worth in 2019 is $26 million dollars. With her net worth, she was ranked by Forbes as one of the highest-paid models in the industry.
She’s also hosting a few shows in 2020 which will surely get her more fat paychecks later on and most likely increase her net worth.
Who is Chrissy Teigen’s husband?
Chrissy Teigen is currently married to the famous singer John Legend. They met back in 2006 where she was cast on one of his music videos “Stereo”.
By 2011 they soon got engaged after four years of dating and soon tied the knot two years later. One of John’s famous hit singles “All of Me” was dedicated to Chrissy.
They then proceeded to have 2 children. In 2016 they had a daughter named Luna and in 2018 they then had a son named Miles.
Both of the children were conceived through vitro fertilization due to the couple struggling with fertility issues for years.
What is the height and weight of Chrissy Teigen?
Chrissy has a height of being 5 foot 8 which is considered to be an average height in American standards. Her presumed body weight is about 58 kg. which has probably changed over time.
She is one of those great examples where someone can achieve a huge amount of success through perseverance and a little bit of luck.