December 25, 1968
51 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
36-26-35 in | 91.5-66-88 cm
64 kg | 141 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Helena Christensen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 25, 1968, is a Danish supermodel.
She began her modeling career at the age of nine.
She won the Miss Copenhagen competition (1986), at the age of 17.
She is one of the world's best fashion models in 1980s and 1990s.
Helena is one of the original Victoria's Secret Angels.
She is one of the "The Magnificent Seven" along with Linda Evangelista, Elle Macpherson, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer and Cindy Crawford.
Featured in music video for Chris Isaak's song "Wicked Game" (1991).
Her favorite hobbies are yoga, boxing, photography and swimming.
Long time highly ranked on Industry Icons List by models.com.
Helena is an accomplished photographer and creative director for Nylon magazine.
Good friends with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and American singer Michael Stipe.
Lives in Monaco, France and in New York City.
She was in a relationship with actor Norman Reedus (1998-2003), they have one son.
She dated INXS's singer Michael Hutchence (1992-1995), British singer Rasmus Walter Hansen (2004-2006), musician Jon Bon Jovi (2005), American actor Josh Hartnett (2007-2008) and singer Paul Banks (2008-2015).
She began her acting career in comedy television film Inferno (1992) opposite Kate Moss, Tyra Banks and Eva Herzigova.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama movie Prêt-à-Porter (1994), directed by Robert Altman.
Allegro (2005) Danish drama science fiction in role as Andrea
The Christmas Party (2009) Danish comedy in role as Karen
The Reunion 3 (2016) Danish comedy in role as Isabella
Has been featured on numerous magazines covers including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Germany, Elle, GQ Italia, Tatler, GQ España, The Sunday Times Style, The Hunger, S Moda for El Pais, Madame Figaro, Marie Claire, Dansk, Vogue Italia, Citizen K International, i-D Magazine, Vogue Espana, D'Scene Magazine.
Lanvin, David Yurman, DKNY, El Corte Ingles, Ermanno Scervino, Fendi, Georges Rech, Versace, H&M, Hermes, Max Factor, Alberta Ferretti, Blumarine, Bruno Magli, Chanel, Montblanc, Valentino, Prada, Revlon, Sonia Rykiel, Rag & Bone, Victoria’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, Reebok, Karl Lagerfeld.
Walked runway for Dolce & Gabanna, Gianni Versace, Zac Posen, Dior, Gucci, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Gianfranco Ferré, Thierry Mugler, Jil Sander, Chloé.
Represented by agencies New York One Management, Paris ZZO, London Unsigned Group, Milan d'management group.