The ravishing celebrity joined Elite Model Management, an illustrious agency in France when she was only 17 years old.
She graduated as valedictorian in high school and even earned a scholarship to study engineering at Northwestern University.
In 1988 and 1998, she posed nude for the cover of Playboy under the watchful eye of a famous photographer, Herb Ritts.
The supermodel married hunky actor Richard Gere in 1991, although they split in 1995.
No matter what she wore, Cindy Crawford turned heads and became the envy of many women.
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