Known for her work as a model and entrepreneur, Cindy Crawford has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Rande Gerber, a very successful businesswoman who co-founded Casamigos Tequila with George Clooney, has a combined net worth of $1 billion with her husband, tequila entrepreneur Kimberly Gerber.
They have been married since 1998 and are the parents of two little girls. Cindy's net worth would certainly exceed $200 million if she lived on her own.
Cindy Crawford, who is most known for her trademark mole above her lip, is one of the five “Original Supermodels,” along with Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, and Tatjana Patitz, who were all born in the 1960s.
“Men's Health” magazine called her one of the 100 sexiest women of all time, while VH1 rated her the third most attractive woman of the 1990s on their list of the 40 sexiest hotties of the decade.
She was also named to the list of the 50 Most Beautiful People published by “People” magazine in 2002. Cindy has appeared in music videos for a variety of musicians, including George Michael, Jon Bon Jovi, Duran Duran, and Taylor Swift, during her career.
For eight years, from 1989 to 1995, she hosted the MTV show “House of Style.” In addition, she has starred in episodes of the television shows “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “According to Jim,” “The Wizards of Waverly Place,” and “Cougar Town.”
Cynthia Ann Crawford was born on February 20, 1966, in DeKalb, Illinois, and became known professionally as Cindy Crawford. Daughter of Jennifer (a bank teller) and Dan (an electrician) and sister Chris and Danielle.
She grew up in a household with them. Cindy also had a brother, Jeffrey, who tragically died at the age of three from leukemia, which was contracted while still a youngster. Crawford went to DeKalb High School, where she participated in a fashion shoot for a local business during her junior year.
Crawford is a model. Cindy was photographed by photographer Roger Legel for “DeKalb Nite Weekly” later that year, and at the age of 17, she was named runner-up in Elite Model Management's Look of the Year award, which she won.
Crawford graduated from high school as valedictorian in 1984, and she temporarily attended Northwestern University on a chemical engineering scholarship during that time. Having dropped out of college to concentrate on modeling, she was signed by the Elite New York modeling agency in 1986 after relocating to New York City from Los Angeles.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Crawford appeared on the covers of hundreds of publications, including “Vogue,” “People,” “Cosmopolitan” and “Elle.” Crawford was one of the most popular supermodels of the 1980s and 1990s.
The model has walked the runways for designers such as Chanel, Calvin Klein, and Oscar De La Renta, and has appeared in advertisements for brands such as Revlon, Maybelline, and other well-known names in the fashion industry.
In 1990, she featured on the cover of “British Vogue” alongside Campbell, Evangelista, Turlington, and Patitz, and she also starred in George Michael's music video for “Freedom '90.” Cindy Crawford's first training DVD, “Cindy Crawford: Shape Your Body,” was produced in 1992.
She followed it up with “Cindy Crawford: The Next Challenge Workout,” “Cindy Crawford: A New Dimension,” and “Mini-Muscles with Cindy Crawford and the Fit-wits,” all of which were released in 2001.
Crawford was given her program, “House of Style,” by MTV in 1989, which she presented from 1989 until 1995. As a child actress in the 1980s, she appeared in several Pepsi ads, the most notable of which aired during Super Bowl XXVI.
Cindy starred as an attorney in the action thriller “Fair Game” in 1995 and then appeared in the drama “54” as a celebrity customer of the fabled disco the following year. Cindy withdrew from full-time modeling in 2000, and in 2005, she collaborated with Dr. Jean-Louis Sebagh to launch the Meaningful Beauty line of cosmetics.
Cindy Crawford established her first furniture brand, the Cindy Crawford Home Collection, in 2005, and her second, the Cindy Crawford Style home goods line (for J.C. Penney), in 2009. Cindy Crawford also has a furniture brand with Raymour & Flanigan, which is named Cindy Crawford HOME.
The following year, she returned from retirement to appear on the cover of “Vogue Mexico,” and in April 2016, she featured on the cover of “Vogue Paris” with her daughter. A book she co-authored with Katherine O'Leary, “Becoming,” was published in 2015, and she appeared in the Versace spring/summer fashion show in 2017.
It was held in tribute to the late fashion designer Gianni Versace. When the legendary Hollywood deli Nate ‘n Al was on the verge of collapsing, Cindy and her husband bought a stake in the business and became part-owners.
Cindy Gere married actor Richard Gere on December 12, 1991, in Las Vegas, and the couple split the following year in 1995. She went on to marry Rande Gerber, a businessman, and former model, on May 29, 1998, and the couple had two children.
Presley was born on July 2, 1999, and Kaia was born on September 3, 2001. Both of their children have followed in their parents' footsteps and pursued modeling careers in their own right.
Crawford is very committed to philanthropic work, and she has donated to organizations such as the University of Wisconsin–pediatric Madison's oncology center (where her brother had cancer treatment), as well as groups that are dedicated to kids' leukemia.
Cindy serves on the celebrity advisory board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities, the honorary board of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, and the honorary committee of the California Wildlife Center, among other organizations.
The couple has owned or has owned several highly outstanding houses for several decades. Some significant examples are as follows:
Rande and Cindy purchased their first oceanfront Malibu property in 1998 for $1.85 million. They were married in 1999. They put this house on the market in 2019 for 7.5 million dollars. They had been renting this home for $45,000 a month before putting it on the market for sale.
When the Crawford-Gerbers purchased a magnificent seaside home in Malibu in 1999, they paid a total of $4.8 million. In 2015, they spent a mouth-watering $50.5 million for the two-parcel property next door, intending to develop it into a 6-acre enclave for themselves. In 2018, the property was divided in half and sold for $45 million. Offered below is a video tour of the property from the time it was first listed on the market.
A Beverly Hills property owned by artist Ryan Tedder was purchased by the company for $11.625 million in 2017.
A property in the ultra-exclusive El Dorado Golf & Beach Club enclave in Los Cabos, Mexico, had previously been owned by the couple. George Clooney, Rande's tequila partner, owned the mansion next door, according to Rande. In April 2016, a Mexican millionaire paid $100 million to purchase two mansions at the same time, for a total of $50 million each.
A 23-acre property in the hills above Malibu, which was formerly used as a kid's camp, was formerly owned by the couple. They purchased the home for $6 million in 2014 and spent millions of dollars on upgrades and renovations before selling it for $13.3 million in 2016.