In 1997, Christie sued the National Enquirer for $42 million for defamation of character. She claims they printed false statements about her including that she had a mental illness.
Christie was featured in the "Real Model Collection," which was a doll made by Matchbox Toys.
In 1994, Christie was in a helicopter crash with then soon to be husband Richard Taubman.
Christie was in Billy Joel's music video for the song "Keepin' The Faith."
According to her modeling card, Christie's measurements are 36C-23 1/2-35 1/2.
In 2006, Christie appeared in an infomercial alongside Chuck Norris and Wesley Snipes as the spokespeople for "Total Gym" Fitness program.
In 1983, Christie wrote a book titled Christie Brinkley's Outdoor Beauty & Fitness Book.
In February of 2007, Christie was badly injured in a skiing accident and required emergency back surgery.
Christie went to Palisades High School which is in Los Angeles, California.
Christie is a vegetarian.
Christie is a passionate New York Islanders fan and has a celebrity blog.
She has the same birthday as Farrah Fawcett.
Her Chinese Astrological sign is a Snake.
She is currently married to Peter Cook, but as of 2008, they filed for a divorce.
She works for Ford modeling agency.
She was on the cover of Sports Illustrated February of 1979. She also appeared on the cover in 1980 and 1981.
She has been on the cover of Glamour Magazine five times.
She wears size 7 1/2 to an 8 (US) shoes.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
Christie is 5 feet, 9 inches tall.
Christie has blue eyes.
She has a child with Billy Joel, a daughter, Alexa Ray Joel born on December 30, 1985. She then had a child, a son, with Richard Taubman, Jack Paris Brinkley, born June 2, 1995. She also had a another daughter with Peter Cook, named Sailor Lee Brinkley Cook, born on July 2, 1998.
Christie is a natural blonde.
She was married to Billy Joel from March 23, 1985 until August 25, 1994. She was married to Jean-François Allaux from 1978 until 1981. She was also married to Richard Taubman from December of 1994 until 1995.
Christie: If a person lies to you about what's in their bank account, they'll lie to you about other things as well.
Christie: I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Christie (on those who have supported her): I have been approached by many men and women going through divorce, who have given me their support, and I appreciate it.
Christie (about raising her children seriously): The family is the root, it's the foundation that your child takes out into the world with them.
Christie (about raising her children): I raise my kids in the country, we've lived out by the seaside in the Hamptons, and they enjoy the outdoors, and they get a chance to enjoy things that you don't have to purchase.
Christie (about her children): I'm always looking at all my children and feeling so lucky and so blessed.
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