Just like AR Rahman is for melodious music, Elle MacPherson is for the fashion industry. She is one of the few people who fits perfectly for the saying, “Age is just a number.” Elle MacPherson is one talented soul on this earth. She is an Australian businesswoman, television host, model and an actress. This beautiful soul also graced her presence in the most loved American sitcom ‘Friends’.
Elle MacPherson Biography and Family
Elle MacPherson was the child of Eleanor Nancy Gow and her birthday falls on March 29th. She started modeling to fund her fees for law school, but that plan took a back step when she became extremely successful in the fashion industry. She was discovered on a ski vacation in Aspen, Colorado. She had the honor to become a new-gen model way back in 1980’s along with famous models like Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford. She was at the peak of the career when she appeared on the covers of ‘GQ’, ‘Elle’, ‘Cosmopolitan’, ‘Vogue’, ‘Harper’s Bazaar’. At 21, she entered into a wedlock with Gilles Bensimon but sadly it ended after three years.
She then went on to have two children with her boyfriend, Arpad Busson which went on for nine years. She is currently married to Jeffrey Soffer. She holds the record for appearing the most number of times in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Magazine in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994 and 2006. It was the Time Magazine who nicknamed her as ‘The Body’ when she graced their cover owing to her athletic figure. She also featured as a lingerie model for Victoria’s Secret and starred in Playboy.
Education: Elle graduated from Killara High School in 1981 and alumni of the University of Sydney.
Elle MacPherson Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $105 Million US Dollars
Elle MacPherson has a net worth of $105 million US dollars as of 2017. She earned her worth by venturing into business and featuring into Sports Illustrated Swimwear issues. She has also owned a company known as “The Body”, which specializes in skin care and body care products. She was also a partner of the Fashion Café in New York City with other fellow models Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell but it was not successful. All in all, she is also ranked one of the richest supermodels of her time. The troubled joint venture went into bankruptcy in 2000.
Elle MacPherson’s Assets
She owns a home called Cotswolds Home and her favorite getaways are Sydney and Spain. She owns a luxurious $26 million Miami mansion too, which is 25,600 square feet, which boasts of 11 bathrooms and a swimming pool in the front yard. She also owns a house in Malibu.
She owns a Jaguar XJ L and drops off her kids at school.
Elle MacPherson Business Model
Elle is one of those few wealthiest models in who could find success in business too. She has her own line of lingerie, Elle MacPherson Intimates, which is one of the popular selling brands. She has her own photo calendars and featured in a popular fitness video. She starred in Playboy and netted an exaggerating $25,000 per page. The spread was ten pages long.
Elle MacPherson starred in many movies and is the host of Britain’s Next Top Model. She is the executive producer of the show ‘Fashion Star’ which is broadcasted by 1990, she appeared in a string of movies like Sirens, Batman and Robin and A Girl and a miniseries for the Showtime Network. She also featured in the season 6 of ‘Friends’. Her first appearance was a TV commercial and thus earned the title of Girl Next Door. She signed her first contract with Click Model Management.
This 52-year-old stunning model says she doesn’t believe in extreme diets and she doesn’t go to the gym. She has a record for running a mile in 4 minutes. She says the key to looking young is to drink three liters of water.
Noticed when she was 18, Elle was a successful model to bank upon and her trademark was her model like figure and statuesque. She was nicknamed as the ‘Body’ owing to her staggering hit over six foot. She was also voted as one of the People’s Magazine “50 Most Beautiful People” in 1995.