Chrissy Teigen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Jul, 2019
Facts of Chrissy Teigen
Date of Birth: 1985 , November-30
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Chrissy Teigen
Birth Name Christine Diane Stephens
Nick Name Chrissy
Father Ron Teigen Sr.
Mother Vilailuck Teigen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Delta, Utah, United States
Ethnicity Mixed ethnicity (Norwegian descent and Thai)
Profession Model
Working For Television
Net Worth $18 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 37-25-34
Breast Size 34C
Waist size 25
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
Weight in KG 55 kg
Famous for Modeling
Affair with John Legend
Boyfriend John Legend
Married Yes
Married to John Legend (m. 2013)
Children Luna Simone Stephens, Miles Theodore Stephens
Divorce N/A
Education Huntington Beach High School
Sisters Tina Teigen
Siblings Tina Teigen
Books Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat,Cravings: Hungry for More
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American famous model, Chrissy Teigen is known for her appearance in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010. She modeled for several brands magazines and designers. Moreover, she is also a cook and writer. From her multiple careers, she has accumulated impressive net worth.

Regarding her personal life, she is married to a famous singer, John Legend with whom she shares a son and a daughter.

Early Life And Education Of Chrissy Teigan

Chrissy Teigen was born Christine Diane Teigan on November 30, 1985, in Delta, Utah, the United States under the birth sign Sagittarius. She is American by nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity (Norwegian descent and Thai).

Teigen was born as the daughter of mother Vilailuck Teigen and father Ron Teigen Sr. Her mother was a homemaker and her father worked as an electrician. Her family lived in Hawaii, Idaho, Washington and eventually settled in Huntington Beach, California when she was a teenager. She has a sister named Tina Teigen.

Regarding her academics, she attended Huntington Beach High School and Snohomish High School.

Chrissy Teigen's Career

Chrissy Teigen initially, worked in a surf shop where she was discovered by a photographer. IMG Models represented her worldwide. In a short period of time, she gained huge popularity. 

In 2004 Teigan became an IGN Babe and later she appeared as a substitute model on Deal or No Deal. She featured on the cover of Maxim's calendar. Moreover, she has also been part of several advertising campaigns including in Venus, Olay, Nike, Gap Factory, UGG Australia, Rock and Republic and Billabong.



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Later, Teigan appeared as a guest host and contributor on MTV, TMZ, she also appeared on Watch What Happens Life and on America's Next Top Model. Chrissy in 2013, was part of the reality competition show, Model Employee on VH1.

Teigan made her big impact appearance through the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 2010, where she was named as Rookie of the Year. Chrissy was also part of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. And in 2014, Chrissy along with Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge appeared on 50th anniversary cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Besides, she is a cook and a writer. Chrissy has presented herself as a writer of blog, and In February 2013, she was featured on additional Cooking Channel special. She has also been a part of filmed a Cooking Channel special titled Cookies and Cocktails. Teigan has also appeared in the music video for her husband on the song All Of Mine. 



Herb branzino. 20 minute dinner!

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Teigan published a cookbook, Carvings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat in 2016 which became the New York Times bestseller and the second-best-selling cookbook of the year as per Publishers Weekly. As of 2018, she released her second book, Cravings: HUnsry for More.

Chrissy Teigen's Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chrissy Teigen has an estimated net worth of $18 million whereas her net worth is estimated to be $10 million as per The Richest. As per some sources, a professional model earns an average salary that ranges from $652k to $842k.

Teigan also earns from her popular book, Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat worth $1537.14 in Hardcover whereas her second book, Cravings: Hungry for More costs  $11.45 in Kindle Edition and $13.63 in Hardcover. Furthermore, she also makes money from her collaboration with Becca cosmetics. 

Teigan owns a $14.1 million Beverly Hills Mansion which was previously owned by the famous singer, Rihanna. She also has Lincoln car ($35,605 to $50k). Besides, she is also involved in charity and donations. In 2018, she along with her family donated $288k to charity.

Chrissy Teigen's Personal Life

Chrissy Teigen, the gorgeous model is married to a superstar singer and musician John Legend. The pair met for the first time on the sets of Legend's music video for Stereo. Soon after the met, the couple started their affair. 


Hi bear! Thank you @anitapatrickson @sjblife @jenatkinhair

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Teigen and Legend started dating in 2007, later four years of an affair they engaged in December 2011 after her husband proposed her. And after two years of engagement, they married on September 2013 and their wedding took place in Como, Italy in a private ceremony attended by families and friends. At the wedding, the model wore three Vera Wnag dresses.

The pair welcomes their first child, Luna Simone Stephens who was born on 14th April  2016. In 2017, she was rumored to be pregnant with Legend's second child. Later, they confirmed the news and accepted the rumor.


Luna making me feed her babydoll so I guess I have twins now

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In April 2018, Teigan had a baby shower which was attended by several famous celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, and Kanye West.


Happy birthday, @theellenshow! Here is me, John, Kim and Kanye!!!

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On 17th April 2018, they welcome their second childMiles Theodore Stephens. They confirmed it via Twitter.

Chrissy currently lives their mansion along with her husband and children.

Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, her age is 33.
  • Birth Sign: Sagittarius
  • Height: Chrissy Teigan stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.74m).
  • Weight: She weighs 55 kg (121 pounds).
  • Body Measurement: She has a perfect body with the body measurement of 35-25-35 inches.
  • Shoe Size: 4(US)
  • Dress Size: 9(US)
  • She has a long hair with natural blonde color and her eyes are brown in color. 
  • Her last name is pronounced as Tie-gen but publicly she prefers Tee-gen.
  • Once she was named as the Rookie of the Year. 

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