Elle Macpherson Bio, Career, Education, Age, Spouse, Kids and Net Worth

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Who is Elle Macpherson?

Elle Macpherson ( Eleanor Nancy Macpherson) is an Australian model, businesswoman, actress, and TV host. She was well known in the 1980s for her five record cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue that led to her nickname ” The Body”, coined by Times in 1989. Elle is the founder of the primary model and also a creative director for a series of business ventures which include Elle

Macpherson intimates, a lingerie line, The Body, a line of skincare products. Elle has also been the host and executive producer of Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model from 2010 to 2013. In 1996 she appeared in The Mirror Has Two Faces as an actress. In 1997, she appeared as Julie Madison in Batman and Robin, and still in the same, she appeared on the Edge as a lead role. Elle also had a repeating role on Friends and hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live.


Her modeling career started in 1982 with a TV commercial for Tab which established her as ” The girl next door” figure in Australia. At the age of 21, she got married to Gilles Bensimon who was the creative director of Elle. Macpherson became the longtime face of Luxury French skincare company Biotherm. Elle has walked the runway for Louis Vuitton, Azzedine Alaia, Enrico Converi, Guy Laroche, Victorio & Lucchino, and many others. Elle has also appeared in advertising campaigns for Christian Dior, Escada, Omega, Pinko, H&M, Victoria’s Secret, and Revlon. She also appeared in non-campaign for Diet Coke, Chrsler, Miller Lite, Impulse, Budweiser, and Mandarina Oriental Hotel Group.
After she showed up naked in the 1994 film Sirens, Macpherson learned that the media had started looking for photos of her naked.

They were even contacting her ex-boyfriends. For her to address this problem, Macpherson showed up in a nude photoshoot in the May 1994 issue of Playboy magazine. Filmed by Herb Ritts, to produce nude photographs “on his terms”. Moreover, In 1999, the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda honored Macpherson by using his face on a series of stamps, the first model to appear legal tender. Macpherson appeared among other Australian icons at the 2000 Summer Olympics closing ceremony, her elaborate lens-like float with a catwalk. Along with Naomi Campbell, she co-hosted the Miss Universe 2001 contest.  Elle’s popularity had reached such a level that the Australian government offered her a position on its tourism committee as an unofficial ambassador.

A Photo of Elle Macpherson

A Photo of Elle Macpherson

During Elle’s career, she has served with fashion photographers such as Francesco Scavullo, Mario Testino, Mert and Marcus, Ellen von Unwerth, and Steven Meisel. Macpherson’s portraits, made by Bob Carlos Clarke, were among those donated to the National Portrait Gallery in London by his family after his death. Macpherson received the Style Icon Award at the 2006 Elle Style Awards presented by fashion magazine Elle. In March 2008, she signed a three-year contract with Revlon Cosmetics, which made her a Global Brand Ambassador. Since then, he has appeared in the company’s an advertising and print campaigns. He returned to the catwalk in 2010 to close the Louis Vuitton fall show for Marc Jacobs in Paris.

In the 1980s, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, Naomi Campbell, and others together Macpherson became part of the new supermodel. In 1989, she was nicknamed Elle ” The Body” by Time magazine after she appeared on their cover. She went on to use the name in a number of business ventures. In 1996, Frank DeCaro of The New York Times cited Macpherson, with Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Helena Christensen, and Claudia Schiffer as “The Magnificent Seven”.They are the legends of the modern catwalk.

Macpherson left her agency Ford models in 1994. After that, she formed her own company Elle Macpherson Inc. Which was supposed to serve as the financial organization base for her late endeavors. In 1992,1993, and 1994, Macpherson was producing her own Calender and each calendar was followed by a “making of” television program. In 1990, Ella launched a lingerie collection called Elle Macpherson intimate where she partnered with Bendon to promote their lingerie in Australia. However, Elle saw an opportunity to reverse their strategy and suggested a licensing arrangement, with products bearing her name and design created by Bendon’s Team.

Elle took an important role in the growth and management of the company where she was working as a chief marketing officer and later she became Creative Director. She later decided to expand the line where she launched Obsidian as a sub-brand.
Macpherson has also launched her own beauty products line called the Elle Macpherson – The Body. Elle spent almost a year on the board of directors at Hot Tuna Clothing, where she was advising them on product development, brand positioning, and sales strategies.

In 2007, the BBC TV series The Money Programme aired a documentary that followed Macpherson as she attempted to build her international lingerie company on a day-to-day basis. Macpherson delivered the Keynote Address at the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting in 2009.
In 2014, Macpherson co-founded WelleCo and launched its flagship product, an alkalizing wellness supplement. However the Super Elixir. The product, which is sold at retailers like Selfridges in London and premium online retailer, Net-A-Porter, has famous fans like Kate Moss.

Macpherson made her film debut as a model artist in the 1994 film Sirens, starring Hugh Grant, Sam Neill, and Tara FitzGerald. She followed a two-year streak of film roles, appearing in films such as Woody Allen’s Alice, Batman & Robin alongside George Clooney. The Edge with Anthony Hopkins and The Mirror Has Two Faces with Barbra Streisand. In 1996 she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. In 1999, she appeared in five episodes of the American television series Friends as Joey Tribbiani’s roommate and his eventual girlfriend, Janine Lacroix.

Moreover, Elle also starred in the film Jane Eyre with William Hurt, and also appeared opposite Ben Stiller and Sarah Jessica Parker in If Lucy Fell. Her most controversial acting role was in the Showtime cable miniseries A Girl Thing, as a woman experiencing bisexuality. In 2001 Macpherson appeared in the Italian film South Kensington. Where she played agent Claudia Foster in The Beautiful Life, appearing with Mischa Barton, Sara Paxton, and Corbin Bleu. The show focused on aspiring models working for a modeling agency, trying to make it in New York City and the fashion world. April 2011, Elle starred opposite Gary Lineker in a commercial for Walkers Crinkles.

Macpherson became the host of Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model, where she took over from Lisa Snowdon. Elle also works as an executive producer of the same show. The renovated show’s panelists now include OBE- fashion designer Julien Macdonald, male model Tyson Beckford and designer Whitney Port.

She also hosted NBC reality competition series Fashion Star. Where the series gives 14 unknown designers, mentored by celebrities and given a chance to launch their collection in three of America’s largest clothing retailers, including Macy’s H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Elle Macpherson Age

Macpherson was born on March 29, 1964 ( age 57) in Killara, New South Wales Australia

Elle Macpherson Family


She is the daughter of Peter Gow and Frances Gow. His father was an entrepreneur and a sound engineer, he was also a former president of the Cronulla-Sutherland Shark, Sydney Rugby league team. Her mother was a Nurse, however, her parents divorced while she was still young and they moved with her mother and her two siblings. After her mother remarried her surname was changed from Gow to Macpherson.


She has three siblings: Mimi Macpherson, Bredon Macpherson, and Elizabeth Macpherson. Her younger sister Mimi is a businesswoman and environmentalist.

Elle Macpherson Education

She attended Killara High School where she graduated in 1981. After that, she joined the University of Sydney where she studied Law for one year.

Elle Macpherson Spouse

In 1984 is when Elle and Gilles met during a photo shoot session of Elle Magazine. The couple wedded in May 1986 however they divorced three years later. In 1996 Macpherson started a relationship with a financier Arpad Busson. The couple lived together in London until their separation in July 2005. After that, she started dating Jeffrey Soffer, son of Donald Soffer in 2009. However, they broke up in March 2012 and reconciled in November 2012. The couple then got married in July 2013 and in 2017 they announced their divorce.

Elle Macpherson Children

Elle has two children Arpad Flynn Alexender Busson and Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson.

Elle Macpherson Height

Adding to her light brown hair Elle stands at 6feet tall.

Elle Macpherson Net worth

She has a net worth of $95 million.

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