Helena Christensen was born in the year 1968 and she is a photographer and a fashion model of Danish origins. She was a Victoria’s Secret angel and she was a beauty queen. She also worked like a creative director of Nylon Magazines; she supported the funding of breast cancer organization with other charities and designed clothing
According to her biography, Christensen was born in Denmark in the city of Copenhagen. Her father is Danish and her mother is a Peruvian. Christensen won the crown of Miss Universe Denmark in the year 1986. She participated in the Look of The Year 1987 and she became one of the finalists. She left the home soon so that she can pursue the modeling in the city of Paris.
Christensen appeared at the covers of many magazines include W, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Vogue. She was in the campaigns including these of Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino, Hermes, Sonia Rykiel, Prada, Lanvin, Versace, Chanel and Revlon in the 1990s. Among the noted campaign, there was one who featured her in a 20 by 40 feet billboard in the Time Square. She was bare but only for the banana leaf that was placed strategically.
She was in the catalog of Victoria’s Secret and she was on their television commercials like one of signatures Angels together with Stephanie Seymour, Daniel Pestova, Karen Mulder and Tyra Banks. She became the spokesmodel of Revlon cosmetics in the year 1992 and in the year 1991, she was in the Wicked Game’s music video of Chris Isaak. The video later got featured as the Sexiest Video of All-Time at MTV. It was voted as number 4 on the VH1 for 50 Sexiest Video Moments and it was at number 13 in the 100 Greatest Video of VH1.
In the year 1996, New York Times’ Frank DeCaro said that Christensen with Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Elle Macpherson, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford to be in The Magnificent Seven since they are legends for the modern catwalk but the next door girl underneath it all without all the paint.
Christensen had dated and also lived with the INXS frontman called Michael Hutchence in Denmark and France for five years during the 1990s years. She was in the relationship with an actor called Norman Reedus for over five years and together they had a son called Mingus Lucien Reedus. Christensen and Reedus separated in the year 2003 and she dated the singer of Interpol called Paul Banks in the year 2008. She is yet to be married and has no official husband. She has no other children. She lives in the city of Copenhagen and in Manhattan and she drives the only type of the car that she ever had and it is a Morris Minor. At her age, she has made a net worth of 8 million dollars.