Linda Evangelista is a Canadian-born supermodel. Linda has been one of the most successful supermodels ever. Her versatility, talent and beauty have allowed her to win millionaire contracts throughout her career, participating in countless catwalks and collaborating with the most prominent brands worldwide.
Linda has collaborated with brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Calvin Klein and Versace. She is considered one of the most influential models not only of her generation but of all time!
Along with models like Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, or Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista is recognized for having been one of the supermodels who, since the late 80s and 90s, changed the face of fashion! Linda was one of the first models to dabble in pop music, starring in several George Michael videos. She is also remembered for having uttered the famous phrase: "I don't get out of bed for $10,000 a day."
Linda was married to Gerald Marie from 1987 to 1993. She also dated Kyle MacLachlan, soccer player Fabien Barthez, pilot Paolo Barilla, and tycoon Ugo Brachetti Peretti. Also noteworthy is her relationship with the highly successful French businessman François-Henri Pinault, with whom she had a son, Augustin James, who was born in October 2006.