The world’s third richest model, Christie Brinkley was born in Monroe, Michigan and has been married four times. A mother of three and a supporter of the Democratic Party, Brinkley is a vegetarian and owns vasts swathes of real estate in the Hamptons. Of her marriage to property developer Richard Taubman, she commented: “I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, because everyone seemed to realize what a mistake I was making except me. My girlfriends and my mother knew, but I wouldn’t listen to them. I must’ve got whacked on the head, but he presented a totally false person for me to fall in love with”.