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Elle Macpherson Biography

Birth Name:
Eleanor Nancy Gow
Birth Place:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Model, actor

Fast Facts

  • Appeared on Australian TV for the first time in a Tab commercial in 1982
  • Graced the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine in 1984
  • Nicknamed "The Body" in a Time magazine article in 1986
  • Appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the first time in 1986
  • Starred in 1993's Sirens, opposite Hugh Grant and Sam Neill
  • Founded her own line of lingerie, Elle Macpherson Intimates


  • Brendan Gow -- Brother
  • Arpad Busson -- Ex-significant Other
  • Peter Gow -- Father
  • Jeff Soffer -- Husband (separated)
  • Frances Macpherson -- Mother
  • Mimi Macpherson -- Sister
  • Arpad Flynn Alexander Busson -- Son
  • Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson -- Son