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Top 12 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Of All-Time

February 15th, 2015 12:05pm EST
Top 12 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Of All-Time
The press tour for the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is in full gear, with this year's cover model Hannah Davis making the rounds on various late night talk shows and sexy athletes like UFC's Ronda Rousey getting attention for their photos in the magazine.

While this year's issue is shaping up to be a hot one, we thought it'd be fun to take a look back at Swimsuits past. Here are our top 12 SI Swimsuit models of all-time.

12. Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca began modeling in 1991 and landed her first appearance in the Swimsuit issue in 1994. She went on to feature on the cover in 1999 ...

Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Star-Studded Weekend – And The Dumb Reason She Left The Hamptons

July 7th, 2014 1:07pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Star-Studded Weekend – And The
Kim Kardashian enjoyed her Independence Day weekend in the Hamptons with several famous women, but one thing had her rushing out of Long Island on a helicopter.

Kim and her mother Kris Jenner were living it up in New York with the likes of Katie Couric and Christie Brinkley after visiting Kourtney and Khloe to support their upcoming spinoff Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons.

Brinkley shared a photo on her Instagram with Kim and Marlo Thomas, writing, "With Two Icons .. That Girl,Marlo Thomas and that other girl who needs no introduction..@kimkardashian ! Both were so sweet and charmi...

Dozens Of Sexy Sports Illustrated Models Arrive At The 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue Bash

February 19th, 2014 7:01pm EST
Dozens Of Sexy Sports Illustrated Models Arrive At The 50th Anni
The sexiest swimsuit models past and present descended on New York City Tuesday night for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Celebrates 50 Years of Swim party.

Cover girls Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen were joined by the likes of Christie Brinkley, Carol Alt, Petra Nemcova and Irina Shayk for the big bash, along with members of this year's 'rookies' class, including Sara Sampaio, Lauren Mellor, Emily Ratajkowski and Hannah Ferguson.

Speaking of Hannahs, the gorgeous Hannah Davis was also there.

Noticeably absent from the big event, though, was Kate Upton, who covered the iss...

Past SI Cover Girls Petra Nemcova, Irina Shayk & Christie Brinkley Celebrate Barbie At Swimsuit Issue Bash

February 18th, 2014 11:37pm EST
Petra Nemcova, Irina Shayk, Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley, Irina Shayk and Petra Nemcova were among the former Sports Illustrated cover-girls to hit the pink carpet at the Barbie Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Sports Illustrated party in New York City Monday night.

Daniela Pestova, Petra Nemcova, Rachel Hunter and Carol Alt also joined in on the fun as well.

The two 'elders,' Brinkley, 60, and Alt, 53, looked better than ever, giving the younger girls a run for their money.

The 50th Anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hit newsstands on Tuesday. Models Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen are featured on t...

Christie Brinkley Turns 60, Still Looks Amazing In A Swimsuit

February 2nd, 2014 9:00am EST
Christie Brinkley People magazine
After three kids, four husbands, and a tough decade, how does supermodel Christie Brinkley, who is celebrating a milestone birthday on Feb. 2, keep getting better with age? The Uptown Girl reveals how she does it, how she has found inner peace, and the keys to her timeless beauty in this week’s issue of PEOPLE.

“I’m actually excited about turning 60,” Brinkley tells PEOPLE. “I feel such a surge of energy.” She’s happy to close the book on the last decade. “My 50s weren’t easy,” she says. “I lost both my parents and went through a miserable divorce [from architect Peter Cook] while trying t...

15 Celebrity Women Over 50 Who Are Still Sexier Than Ever

January 23rd, 2014 9:42pm EST
Christie Brinkley
59-year-old Christie Brinkley (she'll be 60 on Feb. 2) became a household name when she covered Sports Illustrated's illustrious Swimsuit Issue for three consecutive years (1979, 1980, 1981), and on January 14 she was spotted at the party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the annual issue looking better than most of the younger models.

But Christie isn't the only star over the age of 50 who still looks good. In fact, we'd probably have to say that 50 is the new 30 for these women, few of whom -- if any -- appear to have had any "work" done.

Actress Jane Seymour, 62, (she'll be 63 on Feb...

Christie Brinkley, 60, Outshined Models A Third Her Age At The SI Swimsuit Issue's 50th Anniversary Party

January 15th, 2014 7:14pm EST
Christie Brinkley, 60, Outshined Models A Third Her Age At The S
Christie Brinkley wowed the crowd when she hit the red carpet for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's 50th Anniversary party Tuesday night, showing off a little cleavage and a lot of leg.

The former SI swimsuit model looks absolutely amazing for someone who turns 60 next month.

59-year-old Brinkley outshined the other models, some of whom were merely a third her age, like aspiring model Ireland Baldwin.

Current models such as Kate Upton, Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Gomes were joined by past SI legends like Brinkley, Kathy Ireland, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum and Rebecca Romijn.

The party ...

NY Fashion Week: Kate Upton Shines, Christie Brinkley Goes See-Through At Style Awards

September 5th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Kate Upton & Christie Brinkley
New York City is bustling with beautiful women as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week invades the city for the next eight days. The festivities kicked off with the 10th Annual Style Awards on Wednesday night, which feted "Model Of The Year" Kate Upton.

The 21-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit star looked sleek in a simple black dress with a zipper running up the bodice. She was nearly upstaged by iconic supermodel Christie Brinkley, who at 59 looked incredible in a see-through blue dress.

Brinkley was accompanied by her up-and-coming model daughter, Sailor Brinkley Cook. who just turned 15 in J...

Christie Brinkley And Alexa Ray Joel Show Off Their Sexy Mother-Daughter Bikini Bods On Fishing Trip

August 19th, 2013 6:01pm EDT
Christie Brinkley and Alexa Ray Joel
Christie Brinkley and daughter Alexa Ray Joel, from her second marriage to singer Billy Joel, showed off their sexy mother-daughter bikini bods on Friday afternoon during a fishing trip they took near the supermodel's home in Sag Harbor, New York.

The two area natives looked more like sisters than mother and daughter, with the 59-year-old supermodel showing off in a striped bikini top and blue shorts, while Alexa, 27, flaunted her sexy curves in a white two-piece.

Brinkley's son Jack, from her third marriage to real estate developer Richard Taubman, was also along for the trip, along with...

Christie Brinkley Slams Claims Her Daughter Alexa Ray Joel Has Had Breast Augmentation Surgery

February 15th, 2013 8:40am EST
Christie Brinkley Alexa Ray Joel
Christie Brinkley has hit back at claims their daughter has gone under the knife to transform her looks and insists she's sick of her child having to deal with critics' cruel comments.

Alexa Ray Joel has been a front row regular during New York Fashion Week this week and her more polished image has sparked rumors she has had work done on her face, as well as breast implants.

The gossip has infuriated her former supermodel mother, who insists her daughter has had to try and cope with negativity over her looks since she was a little girl.

Speaking to Anderson Cooper, she says, "My daugh...

Christie Brinkley & Ex-Husband Reach Settlement

June 26th, 2012 9:16am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley has avoided a court showdown with her ex-husband Peter Cook after reaching a settlement agreement with him.

Brinkley has been locked in a bitter child support battle with her former partner ever since they divorced in 2008 following Cook's alleged affair with a teenage store clerk - and their fight has turned ugly in recent months, with both parties accusing the other of leading a public smear campaign.

During a hearing in a Long Island courthouse on Friday, the former couple was urged to resolve the issue for the sake of its kids, Jack, 17, and 13-year-old Sailor, in a ...

Christie Brinkley Takes A Dig At Ex's New Wife

June 25th, 2012 9:24am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley has been embroiled in a bitter child support battle with her her ex-husband Peter Cook ever since they split in 2008 following allegations Cook had an affair with a teenage store clerk. They have two children together, Jack, 17, and Sailor, 13.

In court on Friday the model took a swipe at her ex-husband's new wife Suzanne Shaw, whom he married on Valentine's Day. Brinkley told her, "When you find out he's been cheating on you, I'll be here for you."


The pair failed to reach an agreement after hours of negotiations and according to the New York Post, the architect'...

Christie Brinkley Shocked By Matt Lauer's 'Inflammatory' Questions On 'Today' Show

May 15th, 2012 10:34am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley is upset with newsman Matt Lauer for making her lose her cool on morning show "Today."

The former supermodel says she felt "hoodwinked" back in March when a chat about her role in the musical "Chicago" turned into an emotional interview about her broken marriage and bitter divorce and custody battle with ex-husband Peter Cook.

Brinkley fought back tears during the live TV spot as she opened up about court papers she filed in November, claiming her architect ex had violated their divorce court ruling a total of 28 times by sending her abusive emails.

She told Lauer, "Sin...

Christie Brinkley Shows Off Her Great Legs For 'Chicago'

April 7th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley is returning to the cast of the Broadway musical "Chicago" to reprise her role as Roxie Hart. She promoted the new show in New York City on Friday and showed off her fabulous legs. That's one way to get attention!

The former model made headlines recently for battling with her ex-husband Peter Cook. He insists Brinkley should stop being so open about their court affairs, and accuses her of throwing her family "under the bus" to promote her return to Broadway.

The 58-year-old (!) is wearing a lot of make-up, but she still looks incredible.

Christie Brinkley's Ex Upset With Her Public Outbursts

March 7th, 2012 8:50pm EST
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley's ex-husband has blasted the model/actress for going public with the couple's child custody battle, insisting her media outbursts are harming the couple's kids.

Peter Cook insists his former wife should stop being so open about their court affairs, and accuses Brinkley of throwing her family "under the bus" to promote her return to Broadway in the musical Chicago.

He tells ABC News, "She can use her celebrity to get the media to say, 'He's a bad guy....' I'm not trying to sell tickets to anything. I don't want this press. I'm not interested in it. And there's got to be a...

Christie Brinkley Claims Ex Sent Her Abusive, Harassing Emails

March 5th, 2012 8:31am EST
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley wants a New York judge to fine her ex-husband Peter Cook $140,000 for allegedly harassing her via email.

The former couple has been locked in a bitter legal battle since splitting in 2008 after 12 years of marriage, and the court fight turned so ugly in 2009, the judge overseeing the case ordered Cook be fined $5,000 each time he overstepped the line.

Now Brinkley has accused Cook of violating the order 28 times by sending her abusive emails and she's asking the judge to penalize her ex, reports the New York Daily News.

But her lawyer, Tom Campagna, is adamant Brinkley ...

Christie Brinkley's Legal Battle With Ex-Husband Continues

March 1st, 2012 2:33pm EST
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley's ex-husband Peter Cook has reignited his legal battle with the supermodel by filing a motion to shut down her recent child support claim.

During their 12-year marriage Cook had one daughter with Brinkley, named Sailor, and he also legally adopted her son with ex-husband Richard Taubman, Jack Paris.

The pair has been locked in a war of words over its divorce settlement since the two split in 2008 and this week Cook filed legal papers against his former wife at New York's Suffolk County Supreme Court, alleging he shouldn't have to pay the beauty upwards of $32,000 in ba...

Red Hot Fashion: Rose McGowan, Minka Kelly & More At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

February 9th, 2012 8:54am EST
Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection
Leading up to Valentine's Day, several actresses, singers and other stars wore red for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection on Wednesday.

February is Heart Month, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is reaffirming its commitment to increasing awareness about heart disease among women.

At the fashion show Rose McGowan showed off a little leg in a gown with an assymetrical neckline. Minka Kelly wore head to toe sequins, while Rebecca Romijn's strapless dress included ruffles on the bodice.

Check out photos of these ladies as well as Chaka Khan, G...

Christie Brinkley Reprising 'Chicago' Role For Los Angeles Stage

January 30th, 2012 10:00pm EST
Christie Brinkley
Former supermodel Christie Brinkley is reprising her Chicago role for the Los Angeles stage.

The former wife of rocker Billy Joel has played Roxie Hart in the musical on Broadway and in the West End - and now she's bringing her theatrical debut to Los Angeles' Pantages theater.

Brinkley, who first played Hart in New York last year, will take to the stage in Los Angeles in May.

Last year, she revealed her ex-husband pushed her onto the stage and was far from surprised when her stint on Broadway was a big hit.

She said, "Billy and I would be cooking in the kitchen, doing Broadway shows al...

Red Carpet Fashion Hits Of 2011

December 22nd, 2011 8:00am EST
Fashion Hits Of 2011
It's been another star-studded year on the red carpet, but before putting 2011 completely in the books, we thought we'd take a look back at some fashion standouts that occurred throughout the past 12 months.

While some of 2012's big events are right around the corner, let's take one last look back at some of the fashion hits from 2011. Check out the slideshow and enjoy!

Catherine Zeta-Jones gave her beloved New York Jets a boost on the red carpet at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.

"Glee" star Lea Michele in pink at last year's Globes.

Shakira rocked the carpet Cannes France last...

Christie Brinkley Vows To Pay Tax Debt

December 5th, 2011 11:04pm EST
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley has vowed to settle her $500,000 tax debt by Wednesday, insisting she regrets not paying closer attention to her finances.

The one-time supermodel owes the cash to the U.S. government and she was hit with a tax lien from America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) earlier this month.

But she insists the tax man will get his cash.

Brinkley tells, "I was surprised to learn of the tax lien filing and took immediate steps to rectify this matter. I discovered the tax lien was the result of an error. My taxes will be paid in full by Wednesday, December 7th and I expect t...

Christie Brinkley: 'Marriage Is Ridiculous'

July 11th, 2011 11:29am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley has ruled out walking down the aisle again following four failed unions, branding marriage "ridiculous".

The veteran supermodel has wed four times - to French artist Jean-Francois Allaux, rocker Billy Joel, businessman Richard Taubman and Peter Cook.

She is mother to three children, all from different relationships, and although she's open to love again in the future, she's adamant she'll never exchange vows with another man after the drama of her divorces.

Brinkley tells Britain's Stella magazine, "I can now say unequivocally that I would never get married again. Th...

Christie Brinkley Defies Age In A Shimmering Silver Mini Dress

June 27th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Hamptons Magazine celebrated cover star Christie Brinkley at Savanna's in Southampton over the weekend. The 57-year-old golden haired beauty looked fab in a silver mini dress, don't you think?

Brinkley is in talks to head overseas with her Roxie Hart Broadway role in "Chicago." She may take the lead in the West End production.

Not only is Brinkley beautiful and talented, she's also a do gooder. Earlier this month the former supermodel helped a woman who fainted backstage at the Tony Awards.

Kara DioGuardi To Replace Christie Brinkley In 'Chicago'

June 17th, 2011 3:36pm EDT
Kara Dioguardi
Songwriter Kara DioGuardi is set to replace Christie Brinkley on Broadway when the model's run in musical Chicago comes to a close.

The former American Idol judge will make her theatrical debut as murderess Roxie Hart in the Award-winning musical. She will begin her eight-week run on September 5th.

DioGuardi is the latest celebrity to join the Big Apple cast - singer Ashlee Simpson and actresses Brooke Shields and Melanie Griffith have all taken the stage as Hart.

Meanwhile, Brinkley is in talks to head overseas with the role - and take the lead in the West End production of Chicago.

Dress Battle: Heidi Klum Vs. Christie Brinkley Vs. Blake Lively - Who Looked Best In Blue?

June 15th, 2011 12:30am EDT
Heidi Klum, Christie Brinkley, Blake Lively
Heidi Klum wore a sexy light blue dress with a slit up one side to AmfAR's (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) Inspiration Gala on Tuesday at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The Project Runway showed off a little leg while being accompanied by designer Michael Kors.

Christie Brinkley stunned in an electric blue gown at the 64th annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. The 57-year-old almost looks better than she did in 1984.

And finally, Blake Lively stopped for photographers outside of ABC's Live With Regis and Kelly studios Tuesday morning, where she was promoting h...

Fashion Fails: Tony Awards Edition

June 14th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Candy Spelling
Fashion Fails are usually a weekly occurrence, but the Tony Awards had some fashion blunders that require a post of their own. Check out Candy Spelling in this red lace disaster!

Christie Brinkley? Not Much Better. With a 80s prom dress and hair to match, it's obvious that Christie was vying for past days. That said, her body looks great!

Maybe Al Pacino is trying out for a Flashdance remake? That's the only reason we could come up with as to why the veteran actor is rocking a headband.

Even Al's look couldn't compete with the fashion disaster of the night: Whoopi Goldberg. A hip...

Christie Brinkley Rescues Sick Woman At Tony Awards

June 14th, 2011 8:07am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley has been hailed a hero for helping a woman who fainted backstage at the Tony Awards.

The former supermodel, who is currently starring on Broadway in Chicago, arrived at the theatre prize-giving in New York before the ceremony to browse the gifting suite when the unnamed female who was escorting her passed out.

Brinkley rushed to help along with musician/actor Paul Shaffer, who gave the woman orange juice to boost her sugar levels, and the veteran beauty waited with her until paramedics arrived.

Brinkley was later rewarded for her good deed as she won a $35,000 watch ...

65th Annual Tony Awards Round-Up: Winners, Fashion & More

June 13th, 2011 8:31am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's hit musical "The Book Of Mormon" swept the board at the 2011 Tony Awards on Sunday, scooping nine top honors including the prestigious Best Musical.

The critically-acclaimed show, about two Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, was nominated for 14 prizes at the New York ceremony, which celebrates the best of Broadway.

Host Neil Patrick Harris opened the awards show at The Beacon Theatre with a comical song-and-dance number titled "It's Not Just For Gays Anymore," and Hugh Jackman, a previous Tony Awards host, later joined the actor onstage...

A Red Hot Christie Brinkley Teases Fans In The Big Apple

April 6th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley worked it for fans at the "Good Morning America" studios in New York this morning.

The 56-year-old model posed for photographers, removing her trenchcoat to reveal a tight red dress dress. Yowza! We could only dream about looking that good at her age. She also teased her fans with one of her stiletto heels.

The model was appearing on the morning talk show to promote her Broadway debut as Roxie in the musical "Chicago."

Christie Brinkley Is Convinced She Saw A UFO In Crete

March 8th, 2011 8:38am EST
Christie Brinkley
Ageless stunner Christie Brinkley is convinced she once saw a UFO when she was living in Crete.

The model and actress insists she has been a believer there's life on other planets ever since.

Brinkley, the former wife of rocker Billy Joel, recalls seeing four bright lights in the sky as she was shopping one day.

She says, "This is (in) broad daylight and the lights are very, very bright... All of a sudden all four of the lights shot over the mountain to the other side of Crete (where I lived)."

Returning to her harbor village, she learned the lights had disappeared beneath the sea.