Linda Evangelista was one of the most well-known supermodels of the 90s. She has appeared on over 700 covers and was the long-time model for photographer Steven Meisel.
After quitting in 1998, Evangelista returned after her retirement in 2001. During her time in 1990, Linda was one of the world's most well-paid and famous supermodels.
In the 1980s, Linda famously stated that she wouldn't be able to get up for anything less than $10,000 the entire day. .
In the 90s, she earned $25,000 daily. At the peak of her career, she made between $5 and $8 million per year. .
In 1994, she signed a multi-year agreement with Clairol, which paid her $5 million annually. In 1996, she signed a $7.75 million deal with Yardley from London.
Linda Evangelista was born on May 10, 1965, in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, as the second of three children of working-class Italian immigrants.
The year was 1987l when Evangelista got married in 1987 to Gerald Marie, the head of the Paris office of Elite Model Management.
The couple divorced in 1993. She later got engaged to the actor Kyle MacLachlan, whom she proposed to in 1995. .
She broke up with Kyle MacLachlan and cut the engagement off in 1998. .