Linda Evangelista is a supermodel form Canada. She has ruled the modeling industry since 1990. She has been on over 700 magazine covers and has been a ramp model for years. She is one of the most successful models of all time. The famous model is an inspiration to many aspiring models. If you want to know details about Linda Evangelista’s life you are at the right spot.
Who is Linda Evangelista? Some Facts and Bio
Linda Evangelista was born on 10th May 1965 in Ontario, Canada. She is 54 years old. Her parents were originally from Italy and they migrated to Canada. Her father was an employee at General motors’ but had an unfortunate death in 2014. Her mother works as a book keeper. Linda has 3 siblings and she is the second child of her parents. She has a Canadian nationality. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 55 kgs. Linda enrolled into a self improvement school and trained under teachers to learn manners. She wanted to become a model since she was little and attended a modeling course at the age of 12.
Linda Evangelista’s Career
She started off her modeling career with Elite Model Management in 1984 and moved to New York to pursue her career in modeling. Few years later she moved to Paris and came into the limelight internationally when she was 19. She rose to fame when she appeared on the cover page of the magazine L’Official Magazine. The supermodel received a life time achievement award at VH1 music and fashion awards and was appreciated for her hard work in the profession of modeling.
Linda Evangelista’s Relationships and Personal Life
In 1987 Linda married the CEO of Elite Modeling agency and the couple broke up after six years of their marriage in 1993. The couple doesn’t have any children together. She later had a relationship with Kyle MacLachlan who is an actor by profession. The couple met at a photo shoots for Barney New York and got close but the relationship couldn’t go for a long time. They got engaged in 1995 and broke up in 1998. She was also linked up with Fabien Barthez who is a former French footballer. The details about their relationship are not known. How they met and when they started dating is unknown. The duo broke up in 2002. She is also close to her step daughter who is the biological daughter of one of her ex flames.
Linda Evangelista’s Son
Linda Evangelista has a son but she hasn’t revealed her son’s father to the world. She gave birth to her son in 2006 but the mystery behind her son’s biological father was not discovered until 2011 when she revealed that her son’s father was a billionaire from France. The man was at that time married to actress Salma Hayek. Linda and François-Henri Pinault dated for four months and have a son together. She demanded a child support of $46000 every month which was the highest amount claimed by any single mother. She won the case and she now receives $46000 monthly from her child’s father.
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Linda Evangelista’s Net worth
Linda’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million in the year 2019. Her most of the income comes from her modeling career. And since she has been a supermodel for a decade she is spending a lavish and luxurious life with her son. She also earns $46000 of child support monthly from her former lover so leading a comfortable life is not an issue for her.