Chrissy Teigen Biography: Net Worth, Husband, Age, Height, Instagram, Spouse, Parents, Books

March 11, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Chrissy Teigen is an American model and television personality who has graced the covers of several magazines, hosted popular shows, and starred in movies.

She is a social media sensation, food blogger, and author of three cookbooks. She is married to singer and songwriter John Legend, and they have four children together.


  • Full name: Christine Diane Teigen
  • Date of birth: November 30, 1985
  • Profession: Model, television personality, executive producer, author
  • Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
  • Parents: Ron Teigen (father), Vilailuck Teigen (mother)
  • Siblings: Tina Teigen (sister)
  • Spouse: John Legend (married since 2013)
  • Children: Luna Stephens, Miles Stephens, Esti Stephens, and another daughter whose name has not been revealed yet
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $75 million

Early Life and Education

Chrissy Teigen was born in Delta, Utah, on November 30, 1985. Her father, Ron, is an American of Norwegian and German descent, and her mother, Vilailuck, is from Thailand.

She has a sister named Tina. As a child, her family moved to Snohomish, Washington, where her parents ran a tavern.

She attended Snohomish High School and later Huntington Beach High School in California. She did not go to college.

She started modeling at a young age and was discovered by a photographer while working at a surf shop.

Personal Life

Chrissy Teigen met John Legend, a singer and songwriter, on the set of his music video for “Stereo” in 2007.

They dated for six years and got engaged in December 2011. They got married in Italy on September 14, 2013.

They have four children: Luna, born in 2016; Miles, born in 2018; Esti, born in 2023; and another daughter whose name has not been announced yet. They live in Los Angeles, California.


Chrissy Teigen made her professional modeling debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010 and was named “Rookie of the Year.”

She appeared on the 50th-anniversary cover alongside Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge in 2014. She has also modeled for brands such as Billabong, Gap, Nike, Gillette, UGG, and XOXO. She has appeared in magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Elle.

Teigen has also ventured into television and film. She was a briefcase model on the game show Deal or No Deal during the pilot and first season. From 2015 to 2019, she co-hosted the musical competition series Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J. In 2019, she was a judge on the comedy competition series Bring the Funny.

She also executive produced and starred in the documentary series Chrissy’s Court in 2020. She has acted in films such as The Mitchells vs the Machines, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, and Between Two Ferns: The Movie.

Teigen is also a food enthusiast and a cookbook author. She has a food blog called Cravings, which shares recipes and cooking tips.

She has written three cookbooks: Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat (2016), Cravings: Hungry for More (2018), and Cravings: All Together: Recipes to Love (2020). She also has a line of cookware and kitchenware called Cravings by Chrissy Teigen.


Chrissy Teigen has won several awards and accolades for her work and influence. Some of them are:

  • Glamour Award for The Influencer in 2018.
  • Shorty Award for Best Celebrity in 2019.
  • People’s Choice Award for The Social Celebrity of 2020.
  • Webby Award for Special Achievement in 2020.

Net Worth

Chrissy Teigen’s estimated net worth is $75 million.

She earns money from modeling, television, film, and book projects, as well as endorsements and business ventures.


Chrissy Teigen has faced some controversy and criticism for her opinions and actions. Some of the notable ones are:

  • In 2011, she tweeted a joke about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which was deemed insensitive and offensive by many people. She later apologized and deleted the tweet.
  • In 2013, she received backlash for tweeting that she disliked the name of the shooter in the Navy Yard shooting, Aaron Alexis. She was accused of making light of a tragedy and being racist. She defended herself and said she was not mocking the victims or their families.
  • In 2016, she was criticized for choosing to have a daughter through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and selecting the gender of her baby. She responded by saying that she had fertility issues and that she wanted to have a girl first.
  • In 2020, she revealed that she had lost her third child, a son named Jack, due to pregnancy complications. She shared photos of herself and her husband grieving in the hospital, which sparked a debate on social media. Some people praised her for being brave and honest, while others condemned her for being too public and exploitative.
  • In 2021, she was accused of cyberbullying by several people, including model Courtney Stodden, reality star Farrah Abraham, and singer Lindsay Lohan. She allegedly sent them mean and abusive messages on Twitter and other platforms in the past. She apologized and said that she was ashamed and regretful of her behavior.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @chrissyteigen
  • Twitter: @chrissyteigen


  • Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat (2016)
  • Cravings: Hungry for More (2018)
  • Cravings: All Together: Recipes to Love (2020)

She has also contributed to some other books, such as:

  • Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful (2013)
  • In the Kitchen with Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites (2014)

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