Linda Evangelista is an iconic Canadian model regarded as one of the greatest supermodels of all time. Throughout her successful modeling career she graced the covers of over 700 magazines, most notably Vogue Italia.
In 2003, she was honored with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. In a 2008 poll conducted by CBS' Fashion File, she was voted the "greatest supermodel of all time".
She was married to Gerald Marie from 1987 to 1993. The marriage produced no children. An affair with French billionaire François-Henri Pinault led to the birth of her only child in 2006.
She almost quit the modeling industry at the beginning of her career after finding herself in a very awkward situation relating to nudity during a modeling job in Japan.
I did that Dior Couture 60th anniversary show in July. It took so long to get ready, I think I would have rather been watching.Linda Evangelista
I have to hit the gym. I have beauty appointments. I have to work toward my next job and maintaining my image, just like an athlete.Linda Evangelista
It was God who made me so beautiful. If I weren't, then I'd be a teacher.Linda Evangelista
is a famous Canadian model,
who was born on
May 10, 1965. As a person born on this date, Linda Evangelista is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 10) and the 92nd most popular for the year (1965).
People born on May 10
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Linda Evangelista is the 492nd most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Linda Evangelista's birthday, Linda Evangelista is the 152nd most famous Canadian and ranks 1st in famous people born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
In general, Linda Evangelista ranks as the 5911th
most popular famous person, and the 103rd most popular model of all time.
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