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Who is Chrissy Teigen? John Legend’s wife and model

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CHRISSY Teigen is a model, TV presenter and the wife of singing superstar John Legend.

The mum revealed she had lost her baby in a moving statement on social media.

Chrissy Teigen married singer John Legend in 2013
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Chrissy Teigen married singer John Legend in 2013[/caption]

Who is Chrissy Teigen?

Christine “Chrissy” Teigen, 34, is an LA-based TV presenter and model who is married to singer John Legend , 41.

On September 30, 2020, Chrissy shared on Instagram that she had lost her baby  – a boy named Jack.

The model announced back in August that she was pregnant with her third child.

Chrissy was born on November 30, 1985, in Utah to father Ron, who is of Norwegian descent, and mother Vilailuck, who is from Thailand.

Ron worked as an electrician and took jobs all around the States which meant the family were often on the move and lived in Hawaii, Idaho and Washington before settling in California when Chrissy was a teenager.

Having grown up watching and learning from her mother how to cook, Chrissy had ambitions to be a chef until she was discovered by a photographer while working in a surf shop.

Chrissy co-presents Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J
Chrissy co-presents Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J
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She made her modelling debut in 2010 when she was 25 and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2014 alongside Lily Aldridge and Nina Agdal.

Chrissy has appeared in magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Italian Vogue, Esquire and Glamour.

She has also modelled for brands such as Billabong, Ed Hardy, Nike, Gillette, UGG, and Nine West. Chrissy has co-hosted the US version of Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J since 2015.

Legend dedicated his 2013 track All of Me to beloved Chrissy
Legend dedicated his 2013 track All of Me to beloved Chrissy
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When did Chrissy Teigen and John Legend meet?

Chrissy met singer-songwriter John Legend on the set of the video for his song Stereo in 2007 and in 2011 he proposed.

His song All of Me was written about Chrissy and the video was shot just days before they married in Lake Como, Italy, in September 2013.

It was directed by Nabil Elderkin who first introduced the couple.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend with their two children
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend with their two children[/caption]

How many children do Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have?

In October 2015, the couple announced they were expecting their first child and in April 2016, their daughter, who they called Luna, was born.

In November 21, 2017, Chrissy announced that she and John were expecting their second child together.

Then on May 17, 2018 it was revealed she had given birth.

The 32-year-old model took to Twitter to announce the news writing: “Somebody’s herrrrrrre!”

The pair confirmed their new baby’s name is Miles Theodore Stephens.

In August 2020 they confirmed they were expecting a third child.

But tragically Chrissy lost the little boy – named Jack.

On the evening of Wednesday, September 30, she shared heart-rending black and white photos of her grieving in hospital.

Chrissy wrote: “We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before.

“We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions.

“It just wasn’t enough.”  

Chrissy Teigen shared her pain on social media
Chrissy Teigen shared her pain on social media

Has Chrissy Teigen had cosmetic surgery?

Chrissy admits she has had liposuction to get rid of her armpit fat but denied having extensive surgery on her face and body.

The mum-of-two opened up about her looks in an interview where she seemed to hint that her whole body is “fake” and has been altered through the use of cosmetic procedures.

Speaking to Byrdie, the star quipped: “Everything about me is fake except my cheeks.”

According to the site, she then pointed to her forehead, nose and lips as she said: “Fake, fake, fake.”

When asked about surgeries she has had in the past, Chrissy went on to admit to Refinery29: “I had my armpit sucked out, which was one of the best things.

“It’s a big secret, but I don’t care.

“It was nine years ago or so. And I had two inches to my armpit. Now it’s back though, so now I’ve gotta pay for [liposuction] again.”


But never one to miss out on a joke, Chrissy shared the fan’s video and tweeted: “Boom goes the dynamite” – proving she wasn’t bothered by the accidental nip-slip.

Chrissy’s nip slip at the Super Bowl isn’t the first time she has suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.

At the 2016 American Music Awards she revealed she was wearing no knickers in a daring dress.

She is also a fan of not wearing a bra, and is often seen flashing a bit too much.

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