Who is Elle Macpherson?
Elle Macpherson is an Australian model, actress, television host, and businesswoman who is best recognized for her record five cover appearances mostly for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue during the 1980s.
Full Name: Elle Macpherson
Age: 55 years old
Date of Birth: 1964, March-29
Place of Birth: Killara, New South Wales
Father’s name: Peter Gow
Mother’s name: Frances Gow
Profession: Model, host, actress, and businesswomen
Net Worth: $95 million
Relationship status: Married
Height: 6 ft.
Weight: 61 kg
Hair color: Light brown
Eye color: Blue
Body Measurement: 36-25-35 inches
Bra size: 34C
Early/Personal life, Family:
Shew was born on 29 March 1964 in Killara, New South Wales. She was born to entrepreneur and sound engineer Peter Gow, also the former president of a Sydney rugby league team, and mother Frances Gow, a nurse.
When she was 10 years old, her parents got separated and she lived with her mother and two siblings. Later her mother remarried but she made a mistake in registering at her new school which made her surname changed from Gow to Macpherson.
She grew up in East Lindfield, on Sydney’s North Shore and studied Killara High School. She completed her high school in 1981 and studied law for a year at the University of Sydney.
Career and Education:
Initially, she visited the United States to spend one more year doing modeling work to make money for her law books.
She signed up with Click Model Management after moving to New York City. Then she began her modeling career in 1982 with a television commercial for Tab.
After that, she began walking in the runways for top brands including, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Nicole Miller, Calvin Klein, and Valentino.
In the year 1980, she became a part of the new generation supermodels together with Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz, Pavlina Porizkova, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford.
Likewise, she also launched her lingerie collection ‘Elle Macpherson Intimates’ partnering with Bendon Limited Apparel in 1990.
In 1994, she built her own company, Elle Macpherson Inc., which would work as the financial organizational base on her later endeavors.
In 2009, Elle delivered the Keynote Address at the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association.
Elle debuted her film career playing an artist’s model in the 1994 film Sirens, starred with Sam Neill, Hugh Grant, and Tara FitzGerald.Likewise, she appeared in Batman & Robin, Woody Allen’s Alice, and The Edge.
Relationships and Affairs:
In early 1980, she dated her first boyfriend Billy Joel but their affair could not last long.
After that, she met French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon on a photo session for Elle magazine and they tied their knot in 1986 but got divorced in 1989.
Then she began dating London-based French financier Arpad Busson in the year 1996. The couple welcomed two children together: Flynn Busson (born 1998 in New York City), and Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson (born in 2003, in London). However, their relationship could not last long and separated in July 2005.
Then she began dating Miami, Florida-based hotel heir, also billionaire Jeffery Soffer in early 2009 but broke up in March 2012. They again patched up following his injury in an accident in November. They got finally engaged in March 2013 and got married in the same year in March.
Recently, the couple announced that they were getting divorced, however, the reason behind is still a mystery.