Chrissy Teigen is an American model with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She was born on November 30, 1985 in Delta, Utah. Her parents are Norwegian and Thai. Her father is an electrician and her mother was a homemaker. They moved around a lot when she was young, but the family eventually ended up calling Huntington Beach, California their home. Chrissy Teigen was a very fun and kind of mischievous child, and she was discovered by a photographer when she was just a teenager working part time in a surf shop to earn a little money to go out and have a good time. It was 2004n she signed with IMG Models in New York City.
She began her career as an ING model and then eventually became a sub model for Deal or No Deal. When she made her first appearance in Maxim in 2007, the world really began to take note of her and who she was. Since then, she’s modeled for companies such as Gap Factory, Nike, Venus, Olay, Rock and Republic and even Billabong. She’s made several television guest appearances on famous shows, and she has really begun to rock her name and her brand. In 2010, she was a first-time Sports Illustrated model who was then announced as the Rookie of the Year in the modeling agency. That’s what really shot her straight to fame. The 50th Anniversary cover in 2014 featured her with super famous models Lily Aldridge and Nina Agdal, proving she’s actually made it in her career.
She met musician John Legend back in 2007 when she was still fairly unknown and new to the modeling game. She met him on the set of a music video for his song “Stereo,” and the two began dating right away. He did not propose to her until 2011 and the couple married in 2013. They are currently expecting their first child together this spring. The couple is very open about their private life, and about the troubles they’ve experienced as far as conceiving a baby. They ended up going through IVF to become pregnant with the little girl they are expecting in early 2016.
Aside from also hosting a talk show that was cancelled after only one season, she also has been a host on several different television shows. She just released her first cookbook in 2016, showing that she is someone who has a lot of different interests. While most of her net worth comes from her modeling, she also does a lot of appearances that pay well. She also maintains a very upfront spot in the news as she makes it a big deal to talk about her private sex life with her husband to the press, and she is a big critic of presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The two often get into Twitter wars with one another, and it’s something that keeps them both in the press and both relevant in the world at the moment. Chrissy Teigen is just getting started as far as her career is concerned, and we can expect to see a lot more of her in the near future.
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