Who is Chrissy Teigen and how can we make sure that this incredible woman never, ever leaves us?
The model, author and activist speaks her mind and doesn't take nonsense from anyone. She weighed in on the whole Jordan Wood and Tristan Thompson scandal, she's openly discussed her IVF journey and dealing with post-partum depression.
She called out Ivanka Trump for her insensitivity to the plight of families separated due to the policies of her father, President Trump. Ivanka had been posting images of her own children on social media, just as images of children being detained by the US government went viral, shocking the world. "It's a painful thing to see that," said Chrissy, "And it's a painful thing to see such a complete lack of empathy."
When American gynmast McKayla Maroney feared she would not be able to speak out about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of the team doctor Larry Nassar because of her non-disclosure agreement, Chrissy Teigen offered to pay the potential $100,000 fine. And her and her husband John teamed up to shut down shock jock Piers Morgan for his negative comments on race. If all of this doesn't want to make you know everything there is to know about Chrissy Teigen, then we don't know what will! Here are the most frequently asked questions about Chrissy.
1. How old is Chrissy Teigen?
Chrissy Teigen was born 30 November 1985, so she will turn 34 this year.
2. What is Chrissy Teigen's net worth?
Chrissy is a successful model and author in her own right. She was ranked 3rd on Forbes 2017 list of The World's Highest Paid Models, taking home $13.5 million that year. She's the host of Lip Sync Battle, author of multiple cookbooks which have made The New York Times Food and Diet Best Sellers list. When a Twitter user accused her of simply spending her husband's money, she replied with this tweet simply saying 'my money' - What a woman!
3. How tall is Chrissy Teigen?
Chrissy Teigen is 1.74 metres tall, just one centimetre shorter than her hubby John Legend. What a pair, they were born at the exact right height for smooching!
4. What is Chrissy Teigen's nationality?
Chrissy's ethnicity is a mixed of both Thai and Norwegian. She is American, having been born in Delta, Utah, but her mother is Thai and her father is of Norwegian descent.
5. Who are Chrissy Teigen's parents?
Chrissy's parents are Vilailuck and Ron Teigen. They remain married, but Chrissy's mum lives with her and her husband John while Chrissy's father Ron lives just ten minutes away and drops by every day. "It just works for them" says their daughter.
6. Who is Chrissy Teigen's husband?
Chrissy's husband is crooner John Legend, the singer/songwriter, actor and activist. He is the first black man to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony, and is simultaneously the second youngest person to ever achieve this four-award status.
7. How did Chrissy Teigen and John Legend meet?
John Legend and Chrissy met on the set of his 2007 music video for his song Stereo. Chrissy later revealed that John 'closed the deal' on their first date - hey, sometimes you can't fight the chemistry! After four years of dating, John proposed to Chrissy in 2011. His famed ballad All of Me is dedicated to her.
8. When was Chrissy Teigen's wedding?
Chrissy and John were married on 14 September 2013 in the beautiful region of Como in Italy. Celebrity guests included Kanye West, powerhouse producer Quincy Jones, and Stevie Wonder. Chrissy had 3 outfit changes on the day, but all of her gowns were designed by Vera Wang.
9. Who has Chrissy Teigen dated in the past?
Not much is known about any of Chrissy's former boyfriends, but she has joked about the time John tried to break-up with her. "Early on in the relationship, I was on tour with him and he’d gotten sick,” Teigen told People. “He was feeling really bummed and stressed out. He was like, ‘I can’t be in a relationship right now.'” But luckily, this split wasn't meant to last. “That lasted for one day,” she said. “Literally, a day. I knew it came from a place other than us not working… I always joke, ‘Remember when you tried to break up with me?’ He’s like, ‘Yes, sorry. Big mistake.’ “ Milk it for all its worth Chrissy.
10. Did Chrissy Teigen have IVF?
Chrissy has been very open about her journey to motherhood, and that includes sharing her experiences with IVF. In an interview with The Cut, the model and author said "You hear stores about IVF working the first try, but you’ll hear a lot more stories about when it takes a few times...Ours didn’t work the first time, and it was devastating.” She has two children, and both were conceived using IVF. Shortly after her daughter Luna was born in 2016, Chrissy was diagnosed with post-partum depression. In an interview with Glamour, Chrissy explained that she had felt extremely unwell for months, but hadn't considered that she may have had the condition. "I looked at my doctor, and my eyes welled up because I was so tired of being in pain" she said. "Of sleeping on the couch. Of waking up throughout the night. Of throwing up. Of taking things out on the wrong people. Of not enjoying life. Of not seeing my friends. Of not having the energy to take my baby for a stroll. My doctor pulled out a book and started listing symptoms. And I was like, “Yep, yep, yep.” I got my diagnosis: postpartum depression and anxiety." From there, Chrissy was able to get help, using a combination of antidepressants and therapy to help her combat the post-partum.
11. How many kids does Chrissy Teigen have?
Chrissy and John have two beautiful children, Luna who is 3 and Miles who will be 1 in May.
12. Is Chrissy Teigen pregnant?
It is unknown is Chrissy is currently pregnant. She's very much an open book, so if she was expecting another child she's probably share the happy news. At the time of publication, this photo of Chrissy and Luna was the latest published on her Instagram. She looks to be enjoying time with her existing family, but who knows? Her and John certainly make beautiful babies.
13. Has Chrissy Teigen had plastic surgery?
Chrissy has repeatedly clap-backed at those who claim she has had plastic surgery. When Harper's Bazaar ran an article claiming that the star had had work done on her lips, nose, forehead and had liposuction on her armpits. Chrissy had once joked in a 2017 article that everything about her except her cheeks was fake, and the Harper's Bazaar article had taken the cheeky line out of context. Chrissy addressed the rumours on Twitter with her usual razor sharp humour.
14. Has Chrissy Teigen ever posed nude or topless?
Chrissy appeared in the famed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in 2010. On the flip side, when she posted a photo of herself breastfeeding Miles in the nude, all the trolls came out of hiding. Come on people, this is what boobs were meant for? Chrissy is more comfortable wearing fewer pieces of clothing though, saying in this interview that she's most happy wearing just the skin she's in.
Video: Chrissy talks going topless.
15. Is Chrissy Teigen on Twitter?
Yes, you can find her here @chrissyteigen.
16. Is Chrissy Teigen a chef?
Chrissy is not strictly a chef per se, but she has published a best selling cookbook -twice! Her book are 'Cravings - Recipes For All The Food You WANT to Eat' and the follow up 'Cravings - Hungry for More' , sometimes referred to as Cravings 2.
17. Is Chrissy Teigen on Snapchat?
A major piece of Chrissy Teigen news was when the star decided to leave Snapchat. She cited the recent update and the app's reference to the domestic violence that occurred between Rihanna and Chris Brown as reasons she no longer wanted to be a user.
18. What does Chrissy Teigen look like with no makeup on?
The answer is: Flawless. Chrissy Teigen looks flawless without a scrap of makeup on. Here she is in all her power and glory, "feeding" a doll that belongs to her daughter and her baby son Miles at the same time. It's true what they say, a woman's work is never done, and this brother and sister certainly keep Chrissy and John busy.
19. Is Chrissy Teigen on Instagram?
Yes! You can find Chrissy on Instagram @chrissyteigen. Some of the highlights she has shared so far include the time she accidentally played with a tarantula and when she bought into the conspiracy theory that John Legend is actually the cartoon aardvark Arthur come to life.
20. What's all this talk about John Legend and Chrissy Teigen at a basketball game?
Oh dear, can't parents just enjoy a quiet date night without their kids? Beloved NBA star Dwayne Wade fell right on top of Chrissy and John during his final game before retirement from basketball. His dedication to sinking the shot resulted in airborne drinks and this chaotic court-side image. As you can see, the Internet never sleeps and the memes have already begun!
And then there are those who liken the candid shot to a Renaissance painting, due to its well-balanced composition.
We don't know just what's next for the talented Chrissy, but we sure she'll get on Twitter and tell us as soon as she has any news. Cravings 3 perhaps? We can only live in hope!