has always represented the epitome of class and pure
why is she famous?
is a living legend in the fashion world as a supermodel
pioneer and her notable relationship with Sports
Illustrated cemented her status as a timeless cover
Tiegs is the Queen of the modern supermodel. The trail
she blazed in her heyday has translated into
astronomical earning potential for present runway stars.
In fact, if we had our way, every millionaire supermodel
would be on her knees -- not to gratify our most deviant
wish, but to give praise to the ageless Tiegs. More on page 2 >>
didn't handle (celebrity) as gracefully as I would have
liked. I don't know how you can. Every time I walked out
the door I was on the cover of the New York
Post." -Cheryl Tiegs
on September 25, 1947, Cheryl Tiegs was raised in a
modest home as the daughter of a florist and a
mortician. As she grew into a young woman, it was
apparent that she was a natural as a model. Her svelte,
tall frame and stunning smile was the embodiment of the
classic California look, unique at the time in the world
of high fashion.