- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Linda Evangelista is a renowned Canadian model who is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time. She has appeared in more than 700 fashion magazines covers during her career and was one of the most famous celebrities of the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. Linda Evangelista is of Canadian nationality and belongs to the African nationality.
Linda Evangelista birthday falls on 10th May. She was born in 1965, in St. Catharines, Ontario. Her father, Tomaso, and mother, Marisa, are of Italian descent. She was raised in a working-class family along with two siblings.
Education and early career
Linda Evangelista studied at Denis Morris Catholic High School and also attended a modeling school at the age of 12. She began modeling as a teenager in her hometown and participated in 1981 Miss Teen Niagara beauty pageant. Her appearance in the pageant let her meet a representative from Elite Model Management and she was signed by the agency.
Linda Evangelista began her career in 1984. She signed to Elite Model Management and moved to New York than later to Paris. She was just 19 years old when she made her international debut there. Her first recognizable magazine cover was in L'Officiel. Since then she has had over 700 magazine covers on various famous fashion magazines. Her first major work with a famous brand was with Chanel. During the 1980s and 1990s, she was one of the most famous models who worked with numerous popular brands. She is regarded as one of the most influential people in the industry and is a source of inspiration for a number of current models. After having a huge career, she decided to retire in 1998 but later made a return in the industry in 2001 and has since appeared only on a few magazines and fashion events. Linda Evangelista wiki page has all the list of magazines that she has appeared on and all the brands that she has modeled for.
Net worth and Salary
Various sources have estimated Linda Evangelista net worth to be around $25 million. She accumulated such huge wealth from her successful modeling career. During her prime, she was one of the most famous women of the world and various magazines and fashion shows paid her huge salary for her appearances. Linda Evangelista net worth has helped her to live a luxurious lifestyle.
Linda Evangelista was married to Gérald Marie from 1987 until their divorce in 1993. She later dated actor Kyle MacLachlan and was also in a relationship with French soccer player Fabien Barthez. Linda Evangelista son was born in October 2006 but she did not reveal the name of the father in the beginning. It was later known that the biological father of her son was Frenchman François-Henri Pinault when she filed court papers for child support. Her son's name is Augustin James Evangelista. He is her only child and Linda Evangelista daughter and other child have not been born yet.
Linda Evangelista height is measured at 5 feet 9 inches and her weight is measured at 55 kg. Her natural hair color is brown and her eyes are blue/green colored. She is currently 53 years old. She has a slim build with measurements of 33-24-35 inches.
Wiki and Facts
Linda Evangelista wiki page mentions that her favorite book in the Bible and she is a practice of Roman Catholic.
The famous model Linda Evangelista has gained thousands of fans throughout the years. She is an active Instagram user but does not have use of social media sites. Linda Evangelista son and her other close persons can be seen on her Instagram. She has more than 594 thousand followers on it. Linda Evangelista bio can also be read on various other social media sites.