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Linda Evangelista

Linda Evangelista

Linda Evangelista (born May 10, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario) is a Canadian supermodel. She is 5'9 tall and her natural hair colour is brown. She knew she wanted to become a model when she was 12 years old. She got into the modeling industry when she was discovered by a talent agent at the 1988 Miss Teen Niagara Contest. She later moved to New York City and signed with the Elite Model Agency there. She then moved to Paris, France to further her career. She has also appeared in music videos with Chris Isaak and George Michael.

When she is not on the catwalk she is an advocate for breast cancer awareness. In 1996 she won the VH1 Fashion Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. She has a star on the Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Linda Evangelista Facts

BirthdayMay 10, 1965 (56)
BirthplaceSt. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 9½" (1m77)  How tall is Linda Evangelista compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Mademoiselle C
Canada's Finest
The Good Guy
Claudia Schiffer
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael
Haiku Tunnel
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