Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model and one of the top supermodels from the 1990s. She is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers.

Born on May 10, 1965 (age 56 years), in St. Catharines, in Canada, Linda is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers.

Evangelista’s modelling career began in 1984 when she signed with Elite Model Management after having moved from her native Canada to New York City. Upon the suggestion of photographer Peter Lindbergh, Evangelista had her hair cut short in 1988.

In addition to her work for Versace and Lagerfeld, Evangelista also modelled for various other fashion brands such as Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Gianfranco Ferré, Ralph Lauren, Yves Saint Laurent, Azzedine Alaïa and Herve Leger.

Career History

List of appearances in film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Models: The Film Herself Documentary
1994 Prêt-à-Porter Herself (uncredited)
1995 Unzipped Herself (uncredited) Documentary
1995 Catwalk Herself Documentary
2013 Mademoiselle C Herself Documentary
2013 Mode als Religion (Fashion as a Religion) Herself Documentary
2017 George Michael Freedom Herself Documentary
2017 Rupaul’s Drag Race[202] Herself Reality tv


List of appearances in music videos
Year Title Artist Notes
1990 “Freedom! ’90” George Michael
1992 “Too Funky” George Michael

Linda Evangelista Children: Meet Linda Evangelista Son Augustin James Evangelista

In October 2006, Evangelista gave birth to a son, Augustin James, refusing to name his father, sparking rumours.

Augustin’s father is a  French businessman who happens to be one of the richest people in France, however, he had separated from Linda about eight months before he was born.

James real father is said to be known as François-Henri Pinault.


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