Chrissy Teigen caught the attention of the public for the first time through her modeling career which has continued to flourish by leap and bounds year after year. She equally enjoys a blissful marital relationship that has spanned over a decade with one of the world’s most successful singers, John Legend. Through her marriage to the All of Me crooner, Teigen has achieved fame and reasonable success in the show business not only as a model but also as a television personality, chef, cookbook writer, bestselling author, and Twitter influencer.
Born Christine Diane Teigen, the celebrity wife is completely down-to-earth regardless of her celebrity status. She has a lot of people who look up to her as a role model as well as others who follow her up on social media, where she shares interesting facts about her personal life, family, and background.
Chrissy Teigen Was Raised In A Multi-racial Home
John Legend’s wife is the daughter of mixed-race parents called Ron Teigen Snr. and Vilailuck Teigen. Her father is of Norwegian descent while her mother hails from Thailand. Chrissy was raised in the United States of America, precisely in Delta, Utah, after her birth on the 30th day of November 1985. She was exposed to diverse cultures and training while growing up as a result of her parents’ racial ties. She lived with her parents in places like Washington, Idaho, and Hawaii before her family eventually settled down in the city of Huntington Beach, California.
Teigen spent a major part of her life in Huntington Beach, where she supposedly completed her basic education and launched her modeling career. However, there is not much information about her childhood, early life, and educational background.
Her Parents Met For The First Time In Thailand
Vilailuck and her husband have been happily married for over three decades and counting. Their journey together began way back in Thailand where Ron met his wife as a single mom. The exact year and location where the duo met are not known to the public but it is said that Vilailuck was raising his daughter called Tina when she met and fell in love with Mr. Teigen. After spending some time in Thai, Ron decided to return to the U.S with Vilailuck and her daughter to start a new life.
Not much is known about Mr. Teigen’s personal life and background. A retired electrician, Ron is currently living a quiet life in the city of California. Ron and his step-daughter share a special bond; that has continued to blossom over the years.
The Model Shares Her Matrimonial Home With Her Mom
Chrissy Teigen has a wonderful relationship with her family, especially her mother who is popularly known in the webspace as Pepperthai. The 5 ft 8 inches tall model shares her matrimonial home with her mother while her father lives a few blocks away from their multi-million dollar Beverly Hills mansion. Ron Teigen has no problem with Vilailuck’s decision to live with Chrissy, in fact, he often visits them to play with his grandkids and also hang out with his wife.
Vilailuck has been of great help to her daughter, son-in-law, and their thriving careers. She helps out in taking good care of her grandkids, cooking delicious foods, and also traveling to different cities with Chrissy and her family. The Thailand native usually appears in her daughter’s YouTube videos where basically cooks different types of food, including Thai foods. Her grandkids Luna (born 2016) and Miles (born 2018) loves her food so much, especially her Pad Thai.
Interestingly, Mrs. Teigen enjoys a massive following on her Instagram page. The page features her cooking skills and adorable pictures of her grandchildren.
John Legend and his wife had their two kids via in vitro fertilization many years after their getting married on 14th September 2013, in Como, Italy. The celebrity couple met for the first time in 2006 while filming the music video for “Stereo”. John and Chrissy’s marriage is one of the most successful unions in the showbiz world. The singer has, on several occasions, proved his undying love for his wife including dedicating the popular All of Me hit to her as well as supporting her modeling career.
Vilailuck Teigen Recently Became A U.S Citizen
Teigen’s mom, Vilailuck Teigen, is well-known to many people, especially among her daughter’s fans. This is because Chrissy usually shares her photos and videos on her social media pages for her overwhelming followers. Vilailuck has been living in the United States for so many years. It is not known exactly when she migrated to the States but we do know that she was born and raised in Thailand.
Although Vilailuck has been living with her daughter and son-in-law in their California-based mansion, she recently became a citizen in the U.S. According to reports, she was granted citizenship in 2018 but this has never stopped her from appreciating and embracing her cultural identity.
What We Know About Chrissy Teigen’s Step-sister
Tina Teigen is currently based in one of the States in the U.S. Unlike her popular step-sister, she is not really known to the public. As earlier mentioned, she was born in Thailand but information about her birth as well as the identity of her biological father is not yet to be revealed. Tina keeps a low profile both in real life and on social media but she appeared in the American game show Celebrity Family Feud alongside her sister, mother, and John Legend.
Tina is a mother of one; she has an adorable daughter named Pasha. Information about her birth as well as that of her biological father is still under the radar as well. Pasha is very close to her cousins – Luna and Miles. She often visits them and also shares their photos on her Instagram page where she has over 5,000 followers.
Not much is known about Tina’s personal life but we do know that Vilailuck’s older daughter has amazing cooking skills, as revealed by Chrissy Teigen.