NAME: Elle MacPherson (Her real name is Eleanor Gow.)|
WEIGHT: 128 lbs (58 kg)
BORN: March 29, 1964 in Sydney, Australia.
AGENCY: New York - Women, Paris - City, London - Storm.
INCOME: Made approx. $3 million (U.S.) in 1994. Her estimated worth in 2000 was $40.3 million. Playboy paid her $25,000 a page for a 10 page spread.
RÉSUMÉ: Known as "The Body", Elle has been decked out in all varieties of bikini for her own calendars, Victoria's Secret catalogs and Sports Illustrated. Was on David Letterman Show (talked about Fashion Café). Appeared in movies 'Sirens', 'If Lucy Fell', 'Alice', 'Batman & Robin' and 'The Edge' - where she had a small part playing Anthony Hopkin's wife. Elle has her own calender and exercise video. Has own lingerie line called Elle MacPherson Intimates which is Australia's #1 best selling lingerie line with a yearly turnover of $30 million. Founded The Fashion Café with fellow supermodels Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington. Appeared on the cover of Playboy. Her face appears on the front of 8 Caribbean postage stamps.
KNOWN FOR: Being the biggest Aussie supermodel.
HOME: New York City, Sydney and London.
SWEETIE: At 21 years old, she married Gilles Bensimon (French photographer and Elle magazine's creative director.) They split after Elle became a top supermodel. She has since dated Sean Penn and Tim Jeffries and has had a son, Flynn, with financer Arki Busson in 1998.
OTHER: During the 80s she appeared in every issue of Elle magazine for six straight years (big surprise.)
Images of Elle MacPherson are copyright © left to right: Guess?, Aug 1995 Marie Claire magazine, Victoria's Secret, Elle MacPherson Intimates