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Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson in Sydney in 2011
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Hair colour Light brown[1]
Eye colour Brown[1]
Measurements 36C-25-35[1]
Dress size (EU) 40[1]
Spouse(s) Gilles Bensimon (1986–1989)
Arpad Busson (1995–2005)

Elle Macpherson (born Eleanor Nancy Gow on 29 March 1964, in Killara, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian supermodel and actress. She first became famous because of her advertisements for Coca Cola where she wore a string bikini. She became a supermodel and became very famous. She is part owner of a cafe in America. She has been in a movie called Sirens. Macpherson is nicknamed "the body" because some people say she has a perfect body.

In 2010, she became the host and executive producer of Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model.[2] She is currently the host and an executive producer NBC's Fashion Star.

Personal life

Macpherson met Gilles Bensimon in 1984 on a photo-session for Elle magazine. They were married in May 1986, and divorced in 1989.[3][4] Macpherson has two sons, Arpad Flynn Alexander Busson (born 14 February 1998),[5] and Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson (born 4 February 2003).[6] The father is her former partner, French financier Arpad Busson.

Macpherson lives most of the time in Britain along with her two sons.[7] She speaks fluent French and conversational Italian and Spanish.

From 2010 to early 2012, Macpherson was in a relationship with property developer Jeff Soffer.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Alice Model
1994 Sirens Sheela
1996 If Lucy Fell Jane Lindquist
1996 Jane Eyre Blanche Ingram
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces Candice
1997 Batman & Robin Julie Madison
1997 The Edge Mickey Morse
1998 With Friends Like These... Samantha Mastandrea
2001 A Girl Thing Lauren Travis TV movie
2001 South Kensington Camilla
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Saturday Night Live Herself "Elle Macpherson/Sting" (season 21: episode 14)
"John Goodman/Everclear" (season 21: episode 15)
1999–2000 Friends Janine LaCroix "The One Where Phoebe Runs" (season 6: episode 7)
"The One with Ross' Teeth" (season 6: episode 8)
"The One Where Ross Got High" (season 6: episode 9)
"The One with the Routine" (season 6: episode 10)
"The One with the Apothecary Table" (season 6: episode 11)
2008 America's Next Top Model Herself "Top Model Makeovers" (cycle 10: episode 3)
2009 The Beautiful Life: TBL Claudia Foster Main role; series canceled after 2 episodes
2010–present Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model Herself Host; reality TV series
2012–present Fashion Star Herself Host; reality TV series