|Christine Teigen Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 30, 1985|
Christine Teigen is an American model, television personality, voiceover artist, author, and entrepreneur who has been a part of various shows and movies like Inside Amy Schumer, The Mindy Project, The Simpsons, America’s Next Top Model, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Double Dutchess: Seeing Double, Lip Sync Battle, Bring the Funny, and Chrissy’s Court. Known for her quick wit, Chrissy has never shied away from expressing her political views and has been a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Christine Diane Teigen
Delta, Utah, United States
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Christine graduated from Huntington Beach High School in Huntington Beach, California in 2003.
Model, TV Personality, Author, Voiceover Artist, Entrepreneur
- Father – Ron Teigen Sr. (Electrician)
- Mother – Vilailuck Teigen
- Siblings – Tina Teigen (Sister)
The modeling agencies to which she has been signed are –
- Vision Los Angeles
- IMG Models – New York
- IMG Models – Paris
- IMG Models – London
- IMG Models – Milan
- IMG Models – Sydney
- Iconic Management – Hamburg / Berlin
She is also represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
American singer-songwriter, John Legend commenced dating the model in January 2008. They engaged in December 2011. Both of these have hit the red carpet on many occasions. Two years later, on September 14, 2013, the couple got married in Como, Italy. Also, John Legend’s hit song All of Me is dedicated to his wife. On April 14, 2016, the couple welcomed their first child, daughter Luna Simone Stephens. Luna was conceived through IVF.
Their 2nd child, a son named Miles Theodore Stephens, was born on May 16, 2018. On September 30, 2020, she suffered a miscarriage which she revealed through social media. The couple was expecting a boy and was looking to name him ‘Jack’. In February 2022, Chrissy revealed that she had again started the IVF process. In August 2022, it was revealed that they were expecting their 4th child together. The couple welcomed their 4th child, a baby girl named Esti Maxine Stephens on January 13, 2023. Esti is named after John’s great-grandmother, ‘Esther’, and her middle name ‘Maxine’ is inspired by his grandmother’s middle name.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Asian)
She has Norwegian and German ancestry on her father’s side and is of Thai descent on her mother’s side.
- Bold and humorous personality
- Curvy physique
37-25-34 in or 94-63.5-86 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
Christine has advertised for Billabong, Rock & Republic, Gillette Venus, Olay, Nike, Skullcandy headphones.
Best Known For
Becoming a Sports Illustrated Model, when she debuted in 2010
She has only appeared in the TV movies such as Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit 2009 as herself in 2009, Cookies & Cocktails as herself in 2011, E! Special: Scouted to Stardom as herself in 2012, E! After Party: The 2012 Academy Awards again as herself in the year 2012.
First TV Show
She has done TV shows, which include fashion shows and Cooking Channel’s episodes.
In July 2010, she walked through the runway in the True Religion Swimwear 2011 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at Raleigh in Miami Beach, Florida.
In February 2013, Christine was featured in Cooking Channel’s Chrissy Teigen’s Hungry episode. It was a special show in which her wedding menu was discussed.
Other than these, she has been flashed in talk shows, TV documentaries, and others.
She had taken help from the Pilates trainer, Regan Sur. She says –
“She is an amazing little cook herself. Our workouts consist of solely talking food as we forget how many reps I am actually doing.”
There is a list of the top 5 low-carb diets, revealed by the model herself. The list is as follows (in order) –
- Yum Nua (Thai Beef Salad)
- Baked Eggs in Ham Cups
- Grilled Portobello with Arugula and Tomato
- Stuffed Red Bell Peppers
- Prosciutto-Wrapped, Boursin Cheese and Bacon-Stuffed Chicken Breast
Christine Teigen Favorite Things
- Food – Cacio e Pepe
- TV Show (As a Kid) – Are You Afraid of the Dark?
- New York City Restaurants – Le Bernardin, Ippudo Babbo, Pho Grand, Frank, Il Buco, Momofuku Noodle Bar
- Beauty Product – Aquaphor (Lips), SK-II cream
- Holiday – Thanksgiving
- Spice Girl – Emma Bunton
- Thanksgiving Food – Roasted chicken
Source – The New Potato, Us Magazine, Us Magazine
Christine Teigen Dogs
- Pippa – Chrissy previously had a French bulldog named Pippa. In July 2021, Pippa passed away.
- Pearl – Chrissy and John Legend adopted a Basset Hound puppy named Pearl in July 2021.
Christine Teigen Tattoos
- To honor her late son Jack, Chrissy got the name “Jack” tattooed on her wrist in November 2020. Later, in January 2021, she got another tattoo on her spine that reads “Ooooh laaaa”, which was inspired by a song from John Legend‘s 7th studio album Bigger Love.
- In March 2021, Chrissy showed a new tattoo to her fans. She got a series of random dots on all of her hand fingers.
- In June 2021, Chrissy got a tattoo of the butterfly that her daughter Luna drew on her arm.
- In January 2022, Chrissy got an elephant tattoo on the inside of her wrist.
Christine Teigen Facts
- Chrissy’s last name is pronounced as Tie-Gan.
- She graced the magazine cover of Ocean Drive (US) in August 2011.
- Teigen has appeared in the 2007 Maxim Swimsuit Calendar.
- Also, she has remained a part of 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. In 2010, she was named “Rookie of the Year”. At that time, her model friend, Brooklyn Decker introduced her to the Sports Illustrated team to cast her.
- From 2006 to 2007, she served as a substitute model for Deal or No Deal.
- In 2004, Chrissy became IGN (Imagine Games Network) Babe.
- She has been featured in the 2011 video game – EA Sports’ Need For Speed: The Run.
- Whenever she goes on set, she always keeps n*de underwear, a n*de bra, and all types of chargers.
- While she working at a surf shop, the model was discovered by a photographer.
- In her free time, she likes to cook food and do writing work on the food blog www.sodelushious.com.
- She is good friends with chef Kelsey Nixon. Chrissy enjoys reading more about food. She likes to expand her knowledge in this area.
- She has designed a capsule collection together with swimwear designer DiNeila Brazil. It was debuted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Miami in 2011.
- She provided vocals to the character of Nikki Blake in the 2011 racing video game Need for Speed: The Run.
- In 2016, Chrissy and John Legend purchased an 8,520-square-foot house in Beverly Hills for $14.1 million. The couple moved out of the house in August 2020 and later sold the property for $16.8 million in 2021.
- Eating alone in a restaurant is one of her favorite things.
- Alongside John Legend, she endorsed Elizabeth Warren during the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries and Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election.
- On April 6, 2020, her comedic arbitration-based court show, Chrissy’s Court, premiered on Quibi.
- For Halloween 2020, Chrissy’s costume was the ballerina from Black Swan.
- In July 2020, she blocked more than 1 million Twitter followers in a single day in the middle of harassment over Jeffrey Epstein’s conspiracy theories. She also deleted 60,000 tweets due to constant harassment.
- In December 2020, she revealed that her daughter Luna lost her pet hamster named, Peanut Butter in November. However, she got a new pet hamster named, ‘New Peanut Butter’.
- On the occasion of Christmas, Chrissy gifts her husband John 2 things – a new work bag and a robe. This was revealed by John during a video series Legendary Christmas Tales in December 2020.
- While on a vacation in St. Barts in late December 2020, she got her nose pierced. However, the nose pin fell out just after some time and her hole healed. However, she finally got her nose pierced in January 2021.
- Chrissy’s new year’s resolution for the year 2021 was to explain less to people on social media about what she was doing and why she was doing it except for one thing – she would still explain how to cook things.
- In February 2021, she underwent endometriosis surgery.
- In 2021, she shared a past experience where she and her husband John had ordered a Cabernet (a type of wine) in a restaurant after the recommendation of a waiter. However, she was shocked after seeing the bill which amounted to $13,000.
- In March 2021, Chrissy and Kris Jenner launched a line of cleaning and self-care products called Safely. However, in June 2021, Chrissy stepped back from the brand amid the bullying accusations made by Michael Costello that month.
- On March 24, 2021, Chrissy announced that she was quitting Twitter due to too much negativity. However, she returned to the platform in April 2021 after almost 3 weeks.
- In 2018, she had exclusively launched a cookware line through Target. However, in December 2020, the exclusivity clause was ended, because of which, by May 2021, her cookware line was removed from Target stores.
- Chrissy released her 1st cookbook titled Cravings: Recipes for All of the Food You Want to Eat in February 2016 and 2nd cookbook titled Cravings: Hungry For More in September 2018.
- In August 2021, Chrissy released her 3rd cookbook titled Cravings: All Together: Recipes To Love. She dedicated it to her late son, Jack.
- In September 2021, Chrissy revealed that she had undergone buccal fat removal surgery.
- In January 2022, Chrissy celebrated 6 months of sobriety.
- In January 2022, Chrissy and John Legend listed a pair of apartments in the Nolita neighborhood in New York City for $18 million. The couple had initially purchased the first apartment in 2018 for $9.02 million and the 2nd apartment in 2020 for $7.7 million.
- She loves scary things.
- Growing up, she had put the posters of Brian Littrell, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and Alex Rodriguez on her room walls.
- On a cross-country flight, if she has to sit next to a Real Housewife, she would prefer it to be Ramona Singer.
- She likes Q-tips a lot.
- The very first gift which she received from her spouse John Legend was a cooking class at Sur la Table.
- She also uses an app called Kiddopia for her kids.
- She finds it more enjoyable to shop for her children than for her herself.
- Chrissy always finds herself starstruck whenever she is around Beyoncé.
- Teigen loves eating pork rinds and beef jerky by dipping them in Thai sauce (made by her mom).
- She likes savory food more than sweet food. In fact, her entire family is into savory food.
- While young, she once overplucked her eyebrows and made them look like rain-brows (as she called them).
- She loves Dr. Pepper.
- While pregnant, she survived on Wolfgang Puck’s Cracklin Rosie (a type of mocktail which includes lychee, rosewater, and soda water).
- Chrissy’s husband John is much better than Chrissy at cooking eggs and pancakes.
- If she were an Olympian or into sports, she would have done bobsledding.