Christie Brinkley is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur best known for her appearance in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. She appeared on the cover for three consecutive years in 1979 to 1981. She then went on to become the face of CoverGirl which led to over 500 magazine covers and contracts with major brands.
After her success in modeling, she began expanding into different fields such as acting, photography, writing, and design. She was married Billy Joel between 1985 to 1994 and appeared in several of his music videos. Both Allure and Men’s Health have both named her one of the most attractive women of all time.