Net Worth of Christie Brinkley; Her Salary, House and Cars

The model-turned-businesswoman, Christie Brinkley, isn’t letting it slow her down. Christie is one of the most popular for being the front face of the American beauty and cosmetic company “CoverGirl” for 25 years.

Did you know she has appeared on over 500 magazine covers worldwide? With ageless beauty, Brinkley was featured on the People magazine on her 60th birthday. Christie’s net worth is pretty darn impressive. Didn’t she make her money from her modeling? So, what’s her net worth? How she built such a remarkable worth?

Who is Christie Brinkley? Career Info

Christie Brinkley is a model, actress as well as an entrepreneur. Born on 2nd February 1954, in Monroe, Michigan, Christie’s age is now 65, but she doesn’t look age. On her 65th birthday, Christie wore a shiny mini-dress that showed off her amazing legs. She keeps her youthful look with a vegetarian diet and her workout routine.

Christie flew to Paris to study art in 1973. While studying in Paris, she was discovered by an American photographer Errol Sawyer who took her first modeling pictures and then introduced her to John Casablancas of Elite Model Management agency in Paris. After she returned to California, she signed for three national ad campaigns.

Image of Model, Christie Brinkley

Model, Christie Brinkley

She appeared on three consecutive ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’ covers from 1979 to 1981. Moreover, she appeared in many top magazine covers and commercials. Also, Christie tried her hand in the entertainment industry and acted in numerous movies and televisions such as  National Lampoon’s Vacation, Mad About Love, and Parks and Recreation.

Christie Brinkley Net Worth

Christie Brinkley accumulates most of her wealth from her modeling as well as other ventures. She modeled for many modeling agencies and even appeared on various magazine covers. As of 2019, Christie Brinkley’s net worth is $80 million. Keep reading below for more details on her net worth.

Contracts and Endorsement Deals

In 1976, Christie signed a 25-year contract with cosmetics brand, “CoverGirl,” which is one of the longest modeling contracts in history. In 2005, CoverGirl signed her again and appeared on the magazines and TV ads for skin products.

Moreover, she had great contracts, including Chanel No. 19, Diet Coke, Max Factor, Nissan, Nu Skin, Vogue Patterns, and Black Velvet.

Also, she promoted Total Gym home fitness equipment along with Chuck Norris. Later she endorsed National Family Fitness Day with Xbox 360 at the Boy’s and Girl’s Club.


In addition to her career, the 65 years old model is a businesswoman. Charities launched a line of skincare, “Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare.” In her career, she has worked with the best doctors and dermatologists worldwide. Moreover, she has launched skin products, including a day cream, night cream, eye cream, and several treatments.

Additionally, Christine Brinkley’s has a line of hair extension and wigs called Hair2Wear and also, Christie Brinkley Eyewear, an eyeglasses eyewear. Further, the model has her own prosecco called Bellissima.

Aside from that, she has authored two New York Times best-selling books; Christie Brinkley’s Outdoor Beauty and Fitness Book and Timeless Beauty. You can also get the book on Amazon.

Also, the model has a jewelry collection manufactured by Swank. Back to date 1998, Christie launched her own signature fragrance, Believe, and also designed clothing patterns for Simplicity Pattern.

Christie’s into Real Estate

Brinkley also has some significant real estate investments. Back in 2018, she put two homes on the market in the Hamptons up for sale for a combined $49.5 million.

Christie’s on the television screen

Furthermore, Brinkley participated as a contestant on the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars. During the show, she suffered injuries in her wrist and arm. As a result, her daughter, Sailor, stepped in her place for the season.

Variety reported that contestants are paid $125,000 for participating during the rehearsal period and the first two weeks of the show.


The model is also involved in charitable works. She was involved in anti-nuclear activities and supports PETA, an animal rights organization.

Moreover, she gave nearly $1,000,000 to organizations and candidates of the Democratic Party of the United States, including Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

House & Cars Details

The former CoverGirl currently lives in Sag Harbor, New York. Previously, she resided in Bridgehampton and Amagansett, Long Island.

Brinkley sold her Sag Harbor home in 2019, which she bought for $7.15 million in 2005. Back in 2017, she listed the home at $25 million. Later, the price dropped to $20 million and then again to $17.99 million last summer 2018.

Image of Christie sold Sag Harbor home

Christie sold Sag Harbor home

The 5,500 square foot house has five-bedroom. Inside, the residence comprises several spacious rooms, a master bedroom, a sitting room, and a terrace.

Quick Info on Christie Brinkley

Name Christie Lee Hudson
Age 65 years old
Date of Birth February 2, 1954
Place Monroe, Michigan, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California
Profession Model, Actress, Entrepreneur
Spouse Jean-François Allaux, Billy Joel, Richard Taubman, Peter Cook
Children Three
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.765 m)
Net Worth $80 Million
Years Active 1973-Present

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