Helena Christensen Biography

Published On Jan 10, 2018
Facts of Helena Christensen
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-25
Birth Nation: Denmark
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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A native of Copenhagen, Denmark, Helena Christensen was born on 25th December 1968. She is the eldest of 2 daughters of a Peruvian mother and Danish father. Regarding her nationality, she is an American, and she is of white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn. 

Christensen had a keen interest in the fashion world since her childhood. She used to collect various fashion magazines whereas other kids were busy in collecting comic books at that age. Following her dreams and passion, she made her way to crown herself “Miss Universe Denmark 1986." She then represented her nation in the “Miss Universe 1989” Pageant. She next competed for “Look of the Year 1987” competition, where she became the finalist. 

To pursue modeling in Paris, Christensen left her home. With her bold and striking looks, she banged the fashion world within a short duration. She was featured on many magazines covers including Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Vogue. Furthermore, she gave her appearance in a fashion campaign for Prada, Chanel, Revlon, and Valentino among others. 

Along with fashion industies, prominent faces including Tyra Banks, Stephanie Seymour, Karen Mulder, and Daniela Pestova, Christensen was in Victoria’s Secret catalog and their TV commercials’ as one of the signatures Angels. 

Aside from her modeling career, Christensen is an accomplished photographer. Her work has appeared in Vogue Magazines, ELLE, Marie Claire, and Nylon. She has also served on photography series: The Pursuit of Grace, Liv Tyler, and Liberty. 

The elegant lady, Helena Christensen is not only success in her professional life, but also kissed successes in humanitarian work. She launched the 2nd “Fashion Targets Breast Cancer” campaign, which involves the sale of executive designer t-shirt to raise million for Irish cancer society to help a younger woman with breast cancer. 

Currently, 49, Helen Christensen is neither married nor single, she is an open relationship with Interpol singer, Paul Banks. Going grave, she has long dating list. She has been in relationships with boyfriends Michael Hutchence, Mick Hucknall, Norman Reedus, Ramus Walter Hansen, Jon Bon Jovi, and Guy Berryman.

She also was rumored to have hooked up with Billy Corgan, Norm MacDonald, Jarvis Cocker, Liam Gallagher, Adam Clayton, Chris Isaak, Peter Makebish, Orlando Bloom, Jack Huston, Heath Ledger, and Josh Harnett

Also, together with her ex-boyfriend Norman Reedus, she has a son, Mingus Lucien Reedus. The former lover dated almost for 5 years. 

Christensen owns an apartment in Copenhagen. She has a list of world's luxurious cars. She prefers to drive Morris Minor. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth around $8 million. She earns widely through her professional career as photographer and model. 

Apart, she has an endorsement deal with many renowned brands, which is also the source of her income.

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Born in Denmark

1968

Helena Christensen was born on 25th December 1968. She is the eldest of 2 daughters of a Peruvian mother and Danish father.  Regarding her nationality, she is Danish and she is of white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn. 

Crowned Miss Universe Denmark 1986

1986

Helena Christensen won the “Miss Universe Denmark 1986." She then represented her country in the “Miss Universe 1989” Pageant. She next competed for “Look of the Year 1987” competition, where she became a finalist. 

Music Video

1991

Helena was featured in the music video for Chris Isaak’s song “Wicked Game." The video was listed at number 3 on VH1’s “100 Greatest Videos” as well as listed number 4 on VH1’s “50 Sexiest Video Moments.”  

Named Global Explorer

2014

Aside from her modeling career, Christensen is an accomplished photographer. Christensen was named the “Global Explorer” for the Luxury Collection Hotels and Resorts. 

Gave birth to her first baby

October 13 , 1999

Together with her ex-boyfriend Norman Reedus, she has a son, Mingus Lucien Reedus born on 13th October 1999. The former lover dated almost for five years. 

Current Net Worth

2018

As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth around $8 million. She earns widely through her professional career as photographer and model. Apart, she has endorsement deals with many renowned brands, which adds to her income.