The 49-year-old Helena Christensen is a native of Copenhagen, Denmark. Miss Universe Denmark 1986 is a fashion model. She was one of the signature Angels in Victoria's Secret catalog along with Tyra Banks, and Karen Mulder. In 1999, Christensen was appointed as the creative director of Nylon magazine. She is also a fashion designer and has launched several clothing lines in partnership with her lifelong friend Leif Sigersen. Besides being a model, Helena is also a highly talented photographer. Many of the photos taken by her have been featured in Nylon.
The beautiful Helena showcases her talents both in front and behind the camera. The successful businesswoman is always under watch by the media. Her slight move makes headlines in the tabloids. After the short preview of her professional life, let's find out more about her personal life.
The gorgeous model has a long list of boyfriends, and she sure seems to love musicians a lot. In the early 1990s, Helena had a living relationship with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. The on and off relationship lasted for five years.
Helena in the arms of her former boyfriend Michael Hutchence
The owner of the clothing line "Christensen & Sigersen" was also romantically involved with the actor Norman Reedus. The two dated for five years and got separated in 2003. There are no records of them getting married. Christensen has a 19-year-old son named Mingus Lucien Reedus with Norman.
Besides Hutchence and Norman, Helena has also dated Guy Berryman, Jon Bon Jovi, Rasmus Walter Hansen and Mick Hucknall. There were also rumors of Helena dating Leonardo DiCaprio. Caprio although notorious for dating models didn't seem to care much about the rumors.
Helena standing beside her boyfriend Paul Banks
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Currently, Helena is dating Interpol singer Paul Banks.
Paul Banks is a 39-year-old English-American musician, singer, and songwriter. He started dating the former supermodel in 2008. The hip-hop DJ Banks and the charity worker Helena has been going strong since the very first day.
Despite their fondness for each other the couple doesn't seem to have any plans for their marriage till now, and neither do they seem to get engaged anytime soon.
Helena and Paul during their walks out in New York
The couple also doesn't have any children together, but Paul does love to hang out with Christensen's son Mingus. Paul and Mingus share common interests and are always seen talking to each other. Seeing the beautiful bond between her boyfriend and son, Helena emotionally said in an interview
"I see my boyfriend and my son hang out, or hear them talk, and it makes my heart completely melt." on an interview with Mail Online.