NAME: Cindy Crawford
BORN: February 20, 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois and grew up in DeKalb and Chicago. Cindy was raised in the farming town of DeKalb, Illinois (her dad, an electrician, and her mom, a hospital lab worker, married when they were teenagers).
DISCOVERED: Elite's "Look of the Year Contest" 1982 (she was 17), which she lost.
INCOME: Approx. $9 million (U.S.)per year. Her rate is $10,000 a day for editorial work.