Even though Chrissy Teigen is known to many as the wife of popular love-filled songwriter and musician, John Legend; her claim to fame came from a modeling career. While it would be mischievous to deny that her marriage escalated her fame, it is equally unfair to attribute the attainments of her showbiz career to Mr. Legend.
Beyond the basic facts of Chrissy Teigen’s bio, let’s explore the things one ought to know about her ethnicity and nationality, parents, husband, and family life.
Chrissy Teigen Ethnicity and Nationality
Chrissy Teigen was born to her father who worked as an electrician, he is of Norwegian descent and her mother is from Thai. With respect to the origins of her parents, Chrissy has embraced her mixed heritage identity.
As she was born in Delta, Utah, the model is a citizen of the United States of America. Records have it she was born on the 30th of November and in the year 1985. Growing up was quite unstable for Lady Chrissy as she lived in Hawaii, Idaho, and Washington before eventually settling down with her parents in Huntington Beach, California.
Chrissy Teigen has a lot of things going on for her. She first brushed shoulders with fame while working at a surf shop in Huntington Beach, there wasn’t a slight clue that she would be the center of attraction for a photographer. Her career kicked off with IMG models in New York which she represents worldwide. She got graced as IGN Babe in 2004 and further worked with Deal or No Deal as a substitute model in 2006 through 2007. In addition to that, she has campaigned for a lot of companies including Gillette Venus, Olay, Nike, Skullcandy Headphones, Gap factory, XOXO, UGG, and much more. Chrissy went into sports as a model after being introduced by Brooklyn Decker to Sports Illustrated, she later appeared in their Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 2010 and was honored as the Rookie of the year.
Chrissy has also appeared on tv shows like Inside Amy Schumer and The Mindy Project, she featured in Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J, on Spike Tv as a co-host and has participated in the lifestyle talk show, FABLife. More to that, Chrissy has contributed and appeared as host for E!, TMZ, MTV, FUSE/MSG, and Extra with Mario Lopez; not neglecting her appearances in popular America’s Next Top Model and Watch What Happens Live. She served as the host for Model Employee on VHI in 2013.
Chrissy’s fame can’t be solely linked to her beauty, her modeling career or being the wife of one of the hottest male celebrities on earth, she has also taken spice in being a cook. Even, she published her own cookbook in early 2016 which became a New York Times Bestseller. That’s not all, the lady blew minds when she resolved to open her own clothing line in 2017 – she eventually did so alongside Revolve as a collaborator.
With Chrissy having her hand full on a lot of things, a rundown of people, including the popular American business magazine (Forbes) has estimated the total value of her wealth at $13.5 million.
Her Parents, Husband, and Kids
Most records about Chrissy’s parents are basically in regards to her mom, Vilailuck Teigen who lives with her in California. The model once explained that she needed her mom around to help her manage her busy schedules. Her Father is Ron Teigen Sr. apart from surviving as an electrician, much isn’t known about him.
Chrissy had her fairy love tale with John Legend, they had a super cool relationship for four years and decided to make their wedding bells ring in September 2013, precisely on the 4th day of the month. The duo met on the set of Legend’s Music Video Stereo; he proposed to her in December 2011 and their love has only blossomed since then.
Legend’s love for Chrissy knows no bounds, he sang the popular song All of Me and tripped many hearts when he solely dedicated it to Chrissy. They had their first conjugal blessing Luna on April 14, 2016, and their second Miles on May 17, 2018. We wouldn’t say luck has really been on Chrissy’s side with normal pregnancy occurrence, she had the duo through In Vitro Fertilization.
Height – How Tall Is She?
With her long brown hair and amazing brown eyes, it would be outrageous for anyone to claim that Chrissy isn’t beautiful. The model is 5 ft 8 inches tall, weighs 55 kg, and measures 34, 25, and 35 inches respectively for her chest, waist, and hips.