Christy Turlington


Christy Turlington Brief Biography

Christy Turlington
Christy Nicole Turlington Burns (born January 2, 1969) is an American model. She represented Calvin Klein's Eternity campaign in 1989 and again in 2014, and also represents Maybelline. Turlington was named one of Glamours Women of the Year in 2013, and was named as one of Times 100 Most Influential People of 2014. Turlington gained fame in the late 80s and early 90s as a supermodel, and during the peak of her career was a top designer favorite. Turlington, Naomi Campbell, and Linda Evangelista are called the "Trinity" because of the fame that the three models achieved at the same time.

In 2010, Turlington founded Every Mother Counts, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. Every Mother Counts informs, engages, and mobilizes new audiences to take action and raise funds that support maternal health programs around the world. It was founded after the completion of Turlington's documentary, No Woman, No Cry, a film about pregnant women and their caregivers in Tanzania, Bangladesh, Guatemala, and the United States. In 2013, Turlington directed the documentary film Every Mile, Every Mother, which explores Every Mother Counts' participation in long distance running to highlight distance from healthcare providers as barriers to women receiving quality care.

Christy Turlington News

• 'George Michael: Freedom' to air on Showtime on Oct. 21
• The Almanac for Jan. 2, the second day of 2017
• Christy Turlington: I will "never" have plastic surgery
• Kendall Jenner lands October cover of 'Vogue Paris'

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