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Elle Macpherson Biography

Updated On 25 May, 2018 Published On 20 Oct, 2015
Elle Macpherson

Facts of Elle Macpherson

Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Macpherson
Birth Country : Australia
Birth Sign : Aries
Height : 6 Feet

Relationship short Statistics of Elle Macpherson

What is Elle Macpherson marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Elle Macpherson have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Elle Macpherson having any relationship affair ?: Yes12 affair
Is Elle Macpherson Lesbian ? No

She is an Australian model, actress and television host. Her birth name was Eleanor Nancy Gow. She is best known as the primary model, founder and creative director for several business ventures, such as The Body, a line of skin care products, Elle Macpherson Intimates and a lingerie line. She was the host and executive producer of 2010 Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model. She was born to Peter Gow, an entrepreneur and sound engineer and Frances Gow, a nurse.

Early Life of Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson was born Eleanor Nancy Gow on March 29, 1964, in Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is Australian and belongs to the White ethnicity. She is the daughter of Peter Gow, an entrepreneur, and Frances Gow, a nurse.

Macpherson was just 10 when her parents split apart and she moved with her mother and two siblings. Later her mother remarried and she adopted her stepfather surname, Macpherson. She was raised in a suburb in the Sydney's North Shore. 

Macpherson attended Killara High School and completed her schooling in 1981. Then she briefly studied law for a year at the University of Sydney. 

Elle Macpherson's Career

Elle Macpherson started her career as a model in 1982 with a TV commercial for Tab which established her as a "girl next door" figure in Australia. By the 1980s, she rose to fame and she apperared in the cover of magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, British and Australian Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Tatler, GQ, Time, L'Officiel, Flare and New York.  

Macpherson garnered more through Sports Illustrated magazine's annual Swimsuit Issue and she appeared in the cover of the record five times: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994, and 2006. She has walked the runways for Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Azzedine Alaïa, Donna Karan, Christian Dior, Perry Ellis, Todd Oldham, Calvin Klein, John Galliano, and Valentino. 

In 1994, Macpherson appeared nude in  John Duigan directorial venture, Sirens and feraured in the issue of Playboy magazine. She co-hotsed the Miss Universe 2001 pagent. Her popularity leds Macpherson to became an unofficial ambassador of Australian tourist comission. In 2006, she eceived the Style Icon award at the 2006 Elle Style Awards. 

Elle Macpherson signed a three-year deal with Revlon Cosmetics and named her a Global Brand Ambassador.

Elle Macpherson's Personal Life

Elle Macpherson first married Gilles Bensimon, the creative director of Elle in 1984. She first met Bensimon at the age of 21 and eventually fell in love. However, the couple failed to handle their married life in 1986.

Elle Macpherson Affairs

  1. First Affair with David Lee Roth

    He is the first boyfriend of Elle, who by profession is a rock vocalist, songwriter, radio personality and actor.

  2. Second Affair with Michael Hutchence

    His full name is Michael Kelland John Hutchence, who was an Australian musician and actor. He died in 22 November, 1997.

  3. Third Affair with Warren Beaty

    He is one of Elle's boyfriend, who is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter. The two dated shortly.

  4. Fourth Affair with Tim Jefferies

    This man is one of Elle's long time dated boyfriend. They were all over the news at the time they were in relationship.

  5. Fifth Affair with Arpad Busson

    He is the ex-fiance of Elle, who is a London-based French financier. From their 10 years of relationship they have raised two sons.

  6. Sixth Affair with Kevin Costner

    His full name is Kevin Michael Costner, who is a singer, musician, actor, film director and producer. The two dated shortly in 1996.

  7. Seventh Affair with Norm MacDonald

    He is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer. They were in a relationship form 1997 to 1998.

  8. Eighth Affair with Ray Fearon

    This 42 year old man is a British actor, who once was in relationship with Elle. They stayed as couple for some months.

  9. Nineth Affair with Paul McCartney

    His actual name is Sir James Paul McCartney, who by profession is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

  10. 10 Affair with Vito Schnabel

    He is an independent curator and art dealer based in New York City, who dated Elle shortly.

  11. Affair with Damian Aspinall

    He is a British businessman and conservationist, who has released many zoo-bred Lowland Gorilla in Gabon. His full name is John Damian Androcles Aspinall.

  12. Affair with Guy Ritchie

    He is a British filmmaker, who dated Elle in 2009. After his divorce with the singer Madonna, he is now married to Jacqui Ainsley.

Elle Macpherson Married

First Marriage with Gilles Bensimon

He is the first husband of Elle, whom she first met in 1984 on a photo session for Elle magazine.

Second Marriage with Jeffrey Soffer

He is the second and current husband of Elle. The two were married in July 2013 at the Laucala Resort in Fiji.

Elle Macpherson Children

SON : Arpad Flynn Alexander Busson

Father: Arpad Busson

He is the first child of Elle, whom she gave birth at the age of 33.

SON : Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson

Father: Arpad Busson

He is the youngest member in the house, whom Elle gave birth at the age of 40.

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