In 1990s, the title ‘supermodel’ became tantamount to superstar, to signify a supermodel’s fame having risen simply from ‘personality.’ Fame empowered them to take charge of their careers, to market themselves, and to command higher fees. The supermodels from 90s still look gorgeous, continue a career and make a millions despite their age.
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Australian model Elle Macpherson, 51, is well known for her record 5 cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beginning in the 1980s. Macpherson’s profile quickly rose and she graced the cover of major magazines, even Playboy magazine. Macpherson walked for many famous designers, also shot numerous campaigns for the Victoria’s Secret. In 90s Macpherson became part of the new generation of supermodels. Her popularity had reached such a level that Australian government offered her a position on its tourist commission as an unofficial ambassador.
She is the founder, primary model, and creative director for a series of business ventures, including Elle Macpherson Intimates, a lingerie line, and The Body, a line of skin care products. She is the host and executive producer of Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model. She is an executive producer of NBC’s Fashion Star. Elle Macpherson received the Style Icon award at the 2006 Elle Style Awards presented by fashion magazine Elle. She has also received a number of awards recognising her business acumen and the success of Elle Macpherson Intimates.