The “original supermodel” looks just as good in reality as she does in photographs and was born in DeKalb, Illinois. Her marriage to the actor Richard Gere was shortlived but a union with bar operator Rande Gerber has produced two children. Crawford has endorsed politicians as varied as Mitt Romney and Barrack Obama and made pizzas with One Direction’s Harry Styles. She has over 1.2 million followers on Twitter and from her base in Malibu oversees the Cindy Crawford Home collection. It grosses $250 million annually in retail sales.