Elle Macpherson Trivia
Elle Macpherson is a renowned Australian supermodel, actress and businesswoman.
Elle Macpherson was born on March 29th, 1964 in Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia.
Elle Macpherson’s birth name is Eleanor Nancy Gow.
Elle Macpherson is of 6′ height and measures 36-25-35. She is thus rightly known as “The Body”.
Elle Macpherson’s father Peter Gow was once a Sydney rugby league club The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks’ president.
Elle Macpherson’s parents took divorced when she was fourteen years old.
Elle Macpherson’s mother later married Neil Macpherson. She thus adopted the last name of her stepfather.
Elle Macpherson grew up in Killara, the suburb of Sydney and studied at Killara High School. She studied law for a year at the University of Sydney.
Elle Macpherson at the age of eighteen was discovered by Click Model Management.
Elle Macpherson became a known face in the modeling world with her appearances in Elle magazine.
Elle Macpherson became worldwide famous with her numerous appearances on Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994 and 2006.
Elle Macpherson has modeled for Victoria’s Secret and appeared on several calendar issues.
Elle Macpherson at twenty-two became famous so much so that Time magazine ran an articled titled “The Big Elle”.
Elle Macpherson walked the ramp for Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, Valentino, Prada, and Christian Dior, and Revlon.
Elle Macpherson appeared on the covers of Time Magazine, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, GQ, and Playboy magazine.
Elle Macpherson was made an unofficial ambassador for Australian tourism by the Australian government.
Elle Macpherson became the first supermodel to be featured on the postage stamps issued by any post office in the world. The post office of Antigua and Barbuda issued a postal stamp with Elle Macpherson’s image and released eight different stamps worth $1.20 in honor of her on April 26th, 1999.
Elle Macpherson in 2005 was ranked #7 as the “World’s Greatest Supermodel”.
Elle Macpherson is one of the four owners of Fashion Cafe. The other three are supermodels Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, and Christy Turlington.
Elle Macpherson began her movie career with a minor role in “Alice” in 1990; and has since appeared in several movies and TV films.