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Elle Macpherson: Wiki, Early Life, Career & Personal Life


Eleanor Nancy Macpherson born 29/03/64, is an Australian model and businesswoman. She also serves as a television host and actress.

Her record five covers for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue began in the 1980s. This led to her nickname, “The Body” which was created by in 1989.

Elle Macpherson wiki

Elle Macpherson Intimates is a lingerie brand. The Body is a skin care product line. She was the creative director, primary model and founder of several business ventures.

From 2010 to 2013, she was the host and executive producer for Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model. She was the host of the first season.

Macpherson was an actress who appeared in supporting roles on Sirens (1994), The Mirror Has Two Faces(1996), and Julie Madison (1997).

She also played lead roles in South Kensington (2001) and The Edge (1997). She was a regular on friends, and hosted an episode Saturday Night Live.

Elle Macpherson Early life

Eleanor Nancy Gow was born in Killara, New South Wales on March 29, 1964. She was the daughter of Peter Gow (an entrepreneur and sound engineer) and Frances Gow (a nurse). Macpherson moved with her mother, two siblings, and later remarried.

Her mother later divorced and her surname was changed to Macpherson by a mistake made in the clerical process of registering at her new school. This was her stepfather’s name.

Macpherson was born in East Lindfield in Sydney’s North Shore. She attended Killara High School and completed her Higher School Certificate.

One year of law school was completed by Macpherson at the University of Sydney. Her sister, Miriam Frances Gow, is a businesswoman and environmentalist Mimi Macpherson.

Elle Macpherson Career

Macpherson was enrolled at Sydney University to study law. She spent one year modeling in the United States before she began her university studies. Click Model Management was her first sign-up. She traveled to New York City.

Her modeling career began with a TV commercial for Tab in 1982. This established her as an ” girl next to” in Australia.

Macpherson’s popularity quickly rose in the 1980s. She appeared on the covers and pages of major magazines such as Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire, Vogue and Cosmopolitan.

Her high-profile image was cemented by her frequent appearances in ELLE. She appeared on many covers and in every issue for six consecutive years.

At 21 she married Gilles Bensimon the creative director at Elle. Macpherson was named the face of Biotherm, a luxury French skin care brand.

She eventually gained more exposure through Sports Illustrated magazine’s annual swimsuit issue. She was on the cover five times in a row: 1986, 1987 and 1988. 1994 and 2006.

She has walked on the runways of Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren, Azzedine alaia, Donna Karan and Christian Dior.

She has been featured in commercials for Christian Dior and Enrico Coveri. She has also been featured in advertising campaigns for Diet Coke and Budweiser, Tab KFC, Garuda Airlines, Garuda Airlines, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, and Miller Lite.

Elle Macpherson films

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Alice Model
1994 Sirens Sheela
1996 If Lucy Fell Jane Lindquist
1996 Jane Eyre Blanche Ingram
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces Candice
1997 Batman & Robin Julie Madison
1997 The Edge Mickey Morse
1998 With Friends Like These… Samantha Mastandrea
2001 A Girl Thing Lauren Travis TV film
2001 South Kensington Camilla


Elle Macpherson Personal life

In the 1980s, Macpherson was a friend of Billy Joel. Joel claims that Macpherson inspired the songs “HTMO_This Night ” as well as “HTMO_And So It Goes “. Joel is believed to have been at least partially inspired by Macpherson’s song ” Uptown Girl”.

Macpherson met French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon during a photo shoot for Elle. They were married in May 1986 and then divorced three years later.

In 1996, Macpherson started a relationship with Arpad Buson. The couple had two children. They lived in London together until their separation in 2007.

In early 2009, Macpherson began dating Miami-based hotel heir Jeffrey Soffer. Soffer is the son of Donald Soffer. After Macpherson’s injury in a helicopter accident, they split in March 2012. However, they reconciled in November 2012.

After Macpherson’s injury in a helicopter accident in November 2012, they broke up and reconciled. Macpherson is also based in Florida.

Macpherson was a British anti-vaccine activist who dated Macpherson from 2017 to 2019. He also discredited academic Andrew Wakefield.

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