Christie Brinkley’s net worth 2023: Christie Brinkley typifies the fact that consistency in one’s chosen career(s) is the ultimate flex. So, how much do you know about her? Read on as we take you through the biography, salary, earnings, and net worth of Christie Brinkley. What’s more, you’ll also learn how Christie Brinkley made her money.
Who is Christie Brinkley and How Much is She Worth?
||Christie Lee Hudson
|Date of Birth
||February 2, 1954
||Model, Actress, and Entrepreneur
||6 ft (1.83 m)
||United States of America
|Source of Wealth
Christie Brinkley is an American actress, model, and entrepreneur with an estimated net worth of $120 million. Brinkley is famous for her appearance on the cover of the Sports Illustrated magazine covers. She has had a consistent career for over four decades, acting in television series and gracing magazine covers.
Brinkley also worked as an actress, illustrator, television personality, writer, designer and human and animal rights activist. She also has investments in numerous businesses.
So how much do you know about Christie Brinkley? Read on as we take you through the journey of how Christie Brinkley began her journey to fame.
Christine Lee Hudson was born on February 2, 1954, in Monroe, Michigan, the United States to Herbert Hudson and Marjorie Bowling. She was later adopted by her stepfather, Don Brinkley, and was raised in Los Angeles.
For her education, Christine attended Paul Revere Junior High School and then proceeded to the Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles. After the completion of high school, Christie moved to Paris with the decision to study Arts.
In 1973, Christie Brinkley met a photographer, Errol Sawyer in Paris, and he aided the kick-starting of her modelling career. From there, she started appearing on the cover of various magazines like Vogue, Rolling Stone, Life, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Newsweek, and other glamorous magazines. She went on to sign a contract with CoverGirl. She has been photographed in over thirty countries.
Christie Brinkley made her acting debut in 1983 in the movie “National Lampoon’s Vacation”. She also appeared in its sequel “Vegas Vacation”. From there on, she has continued to star in roles in movies and TV shows. She also has done stage plays and appeared in commercials. She was the host of “Celebrity Weddings InStyle”, and she had her show “Living in the 90s with Christy Brinkley”. Her book “Christie Brinkley’s Outdoor Beauty and Fitness Book”, which she wrote in 1983 was a success.
Christy Brinkley’s company called “CB Inc” caters to many areas including beauty products, wine, hair extensions, eyeglasses, and real estate. She has truly done it all.
Eager to learn more about Christie Brinkley’s personal life including her relationship status? Christie Brinkley has been married a couple of times. In 1973, she got married to Jean-Francois Allaux. The marriage ended in 1981.
She got married again to Billy Joel in 1985, together they have a daughter, Alexa Ray Joel but the marriage ended in 1994. She then married Richard Taubman in 1994 and they had a son, Jack Paris Brinkley together and then got divorced a year later. In 1996, she married Peter Cook and also had a daughter, Sailor Lee Brinkley together, but they got divorced in 2008.
Social Media Accounts
The supermodel has garnered an impressive number of followers on her social media profiles. She often posts her projects and bits of her personal life on her social handles. As of the time of writing, Brinkley is only on Instagram with over 733,000 Instagram followers.
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Christie Brinkley Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of November 2023, Christie Brinkley has an estimated net worth of $120 million. Brinkley’s primary source of income has been from her modelling career as well as her numerous companies.
Over the course of her career, she has worked with numerous companies and brands and has received huge financial remuneration.
Brinkley is also the founder and owner of Christie Brinkley Authentic Skin Cars, a line of beauty products, Hair2Wear, a line of hair extensions, Bellissima Prosecco, an organic sparkling wine label, and Christie Brinkley Eyewear, an eyeglasses eyewear.
Christie Brinkley has a huge investment in real estate. Her real estate portfolio is arguably worth $60 million or more. In the mid-1990s, Brinkley paid $2.7 million for a 21 acre Hamptons home. In 2007, she listed the property for sale for $30 million, ultimately selling for $17 million.
She purchased a Hampton property for $3.2 million in 1998. The five-bedroom estate is spread across 20 acres and is made up of three separate compounds, including a 50-foot-tall observation tower which gives it the name, Tower Hill. In 2021, she put this property up for sale for $29.5 million.
Christie Brinkley is an Actress, Entrepreneur. and Model whose shot at fame came as a model who appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has had a consistent career for over four decades, acting in television series and gracing magazine covers. She is also a businesswoman with many companies at her disposal. Her current net worth is an estimated $120 million.