One of the leading supermodels of the 1990s, Helena Christensen was born on Christmas Day, 1968, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The daughter of a Danish father and a Peruvian mother, she claimed the title of Miss Denmark in 1986, at age 18. After that she moved to Paris to pursue a modeling career. Helena is most famous for starring in the music video for Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game," which was selected the Sexiest Video of All-Time by MTV.

She has been romantically linked to the late singer Michael Hutchence, Leonardo DiCaprio and Billy Corgan and is a self-proclaimed cheese addict.


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Christensen was creative director of Nylon magazine at its 1999 founding by publisher Marvin Scott Jarrett.
She launched her own clothing line, Christensen & Sigersen, with lifelong friend Leif Sigersen. The pair previously ran Butik, a shop in New York's West Village.
Christensen created a vintage clothing line, sold in her mother's store, the Yo-Yo Second Hand Shop, in Christianshavn, Copenhagen, Denmark.
In 2012, she created a lingerie collection, Helena Christensen for Triumph, for the UK-based lingerie brand. Christensen, whose collaboration with Triumph started in 2008 as the face of the Triumph brand.



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