Occupation : Actress, Model
Birth Date : 2 January 1969
Birth Place : Walnut Creek, California, USA
Birth Name : Christy Nicole Turlington
Born on January 2nd, 1969, in Walnut Creek, California, Christy's initial interest was not in the fashion industry, but rather, she had an undeniable passion for horses and horseback riding.
By the age of 13, her encouraging father entered young Christy in local competitions. She continuously trained in Coral Gables, the location where she grew up with her two sisters
The ads helped make her a high-fashion celebrity and one of the top models of the 1990s. In December of 2000 Turlington announced she had been diagnosed with early-stage emphysema, the result of a former cigarette habit, and since then she has been a spokeswoman for the Center for Disease Control's Tobacco Information and Prevention Source. In 2002 she published the yoga how-to book Living Yoga.