Christie Brinkley is an American model and actress born in 1954 in Monroe, Michigan. Brinkley appeared on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover from 1979-1981. She was also the headline model for CoverGirl for 25 years. During her career, she has been featured on over 500 magazine covers. Movies she has been featured in include National Lampoon’s Vacation and Vegas Vacation. Brinkley has made appearances on the television show Mad About You, Celebrity Weddings InStyle, and Living in the 90s—with Christie Brinkley. She was previously married to musician Billy Joel and has three children.