Chrissy Teigen Net Worth 2023: Age, Relationship, Children, Modeling Career, and Controversies

Chrissy Teigen is a model, actress, and television personality who is known for being a prime model for the popular sports magazine Sports Illustrated. She is also the author of three cookbooks and has even launched a cooking website. Chrissy has enjoyed a highly successful career and as of 2023, she holds a net worth of an astounding $75 million. Get more details about Chrissy Teigen’s net worth in 2023, her professional career, her modeling career, etc in this article.

Chrissy Teigen biography

Chrissy Teigen Net Worth 2023

NameChrissy Teigen
ProfessionModel, television personality
Net worth (2023)$75 million (est.)

Chrissy Teigen’s Personal Biography

Chrissy Teigen was born on November 30, 1985, in Delta, Utah to Vilailuck and Ron Teigen. After Chrissy’s birth, her parents moved to Washington where they ran a tavern. When Chrissy was 15 years old, her mother returned to Thailand and her father relocated them to Huntington Beach, California. Her parents got divorced recently in 2019 and his father got remarried. From his father’s second marriage, Chrissy has an older half-sister Tina Teigen.

Chrissy met singer John Legend while filming together for his 2006 music video for the song “Stereo”. The couple hit it off instantly and began dating a year later in 2007. legend is a well-known singer, songwriter, and musician who has released more than eight studio albums. After dating for four years, they got engaged in 2011 and married in 2013 in two different ceremonies. Teigen and Legend have four children together and they reside happily in Beverly Hills, California.

Full nameChristine Diane Teigen
ProfessionModel, television personality, executive producer, author
Year active2006 – present
AgeBorn on November 30, 1985
Place of birthDelta, Utah, US
Marital statusMarried
SpouseJohn Legend (2013 – present)
ParentsVilailuck Teigen (mother) Ron Teigen Sr. (father)

Chrissy Teigen’s Professional Career

Initial Career

After she moved to Huntington Beach, California in 2000, Teigen started working at a surf shop. With the help of the shop’s clients, she landed a modeling campaign with the clothing company Billabong and later got discovered by a photographer. In 2007, Teigen made her first appearance on television after she was cast as a briefcase model on the game show Deal or No Deal. Her career however took a new turn when Chrissy appeared in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 2010. she was even named “Rookie of the Year” and began making constant appearances in the magazine.

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In 2011, Teigen gave her voice to the video game character Nikki Blake in Electronic Arts’ Need For Speed: The Run. In the same year, she appeared on the Cooking Channel program Cookies and Cocktails. Two years later, Chrissy was featured on another Cooking Channel special, titled Chrissy Teigen’s Hungry. In the show, Teigen talked about her wedding menu tasting with then-fiancé, John Legend. In the same year, she also became the host of the competition series Model Employee on VH1. In 2014, Teigen appeared on an Inside Amy Schumer sketch playing a fictionalized version of herself as a relationship counselor. The same year she appeared on the 50th-anniversary cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue with other renowned models Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge.

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Later Professional Career

In 2015, Teigen guest starred on the sitcom “The Mindy Project” that aired on Fox channel. In the show, she played the girlfriend of the man who was the ex-partner of the main character. In the same year, Teigen also appeared as a food stylist and panelist on FABLife, a daytime talk show by Tyra Banks. She also co-hosted the Billboard Music Awards that year with rapper Ludacris. In 2018, Chrissy gave her voice to Crystal the Invisible Woman in the popular movie “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”.

Teigen served as the executive producer for the series “Chrissy’s Court” in 2020 on which she was also a cast member. The series aired on the Quibi channel but after the closing of the platform, it moved to The Roku Channel. The show became immensely popular and was even the platform’s most-watched unscripted premiere ever. Teigen again lend her voice on the popular animated sitcom “The Simpsons”.

Work as an Author & Businesswoman

Apart from being a model, actress, host, and producer, Teigen is also an author and a businesswoman. In 2011, Chrissy designed a capsule collection with swimwear designer DiNeila Brazil. The collection debuted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. Teigen again released a clothing line in collaboration with the fashion company Revolve in 2017.

In 2016, she published a book titled Cravings: Recipes for All of the Food You Want to Eat. The book became a New York Times bestseller and the second-best-selling cookbook of the year. Two years later, Teigen released her second book, titled Cravings: Hungry For More. Following the book, she even released a line of cookware through Target. However, since 2021 Target had stopped carrying her cookware line. Teigen also has her own cooking website Cravings by Chrissy Teigen, which features recipes, restaurants, and entertaining tips. The website was launched in 2020.

Philanthropy & Charity Work

A major philanthropist, Chrissy made donations to the nonprofit organization Planned Parenthood in 2015 after the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting. She again donated significantly to the organization in 2017. In 2018 along with her husband, Chrissy donated $25,000 to a rally against gun violence “March for Our Lives”. Again in 2020, she donated $200,000 to bail and aid the activists arrested during protests in response to the murder of George Floyd. Chrissy is an open critic of former US President Donald Trump and donated $72,000 to a nonprofit organization American Civil Liberties Union to commemorate his birthday.

Popular TV Shows & Music Videos

Check out some of the popular TV shows and music videos that Teigen has appeared in:

TV Shows:

  1. Deal or No Deal (2007)
  2. Cookies & Cocktails (2011)
  3. Model Employee (2013)
  4. Wild ‘n Out (2014)
  5. Ridiculousness (2014)
  6. The Getaway (2014)
  7. The Mindy Project (2015)
  8. The Toycracker: A Mini-Musical Spectacular (2016)
  9. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
  10. Celebrity Family Feud (2019)
  11. The Voice (2019)
  12. Chrissy’s Court (2020)
  13. Ellen’s Game of Games (2020)
  14. The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)
  15. StoryBots: Answer Time (2022)

Music Videos:

  1. Stereo (2007)
  2. All of Me (2013)
  3. Love Me Now (2016)
  4. M.I.L.F.$ (2016)
  5. Preach (2019)
  6. Wild (2020)


In 2021, television personality Courtney Stodden stated that she and her ex-husband actor Doug Hutchison got a private message from Teigen in 2011 urging them to kill themselves. Following this, Teigen apologized to Stodden. Soon after this incident, television personality Farrah Abraham and fashion designer Michael Costello also spoke about being targeted by the model. Costello even posted screenshots of messages from Teigen. However, Teigen claimed these screenshots to be fake but Costello said he had evidence regarding the same. A former alcoholic, Chrissy became sober in 2021.


  • Chrissy has appeared in every Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue from 2010 to 2017.
  • Her surname is “TIE-gen” but is often mispronounced as “TEE-gen”.
  • Chrissy was discovered at the young age of 15 years.
  • Teigen identifies herself as a feminist and is also an active supporter of immigrants’ rights.
  • In 2019, she was included on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Chrissy Teigen on Social Media

TikTok › @chrissy.teigen › @cravingsbychrissyteigen
Official website

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Chrissy Teigen in 2023?

$75 million (approx.)

What is the net worth of Chrissy’s husband John Legend?

The net worth of John Legend is around $100 million.

How long have Legend and Teigen been together?

The couple has been together since 2007.

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