Stephanie Michelle Seymour was born on July 23rd , 1968. She is both an actress and an American model. There is a sizable list of talented and notable fashion designers and photographers that she has posed for in the past. They include Herb Ritts, Gilles Bensimon, Mario Testino, and Richard Avedon.
Stephanie Seymour’s Career
Her mother was a hairstylist and her father was a real estate developer, and Stephanie was a middle child born in San Diego, California. Her modeling career was started locally with newspapers and department stores at the young age of 16. By 1983, she was able to obtain the title of finalist at the Elite Model Management “Look of the Year” contest for models. Although it is now called the Elite Model Look.
To finish up the 1980s and into the 1990s, Seymour appeared in quite a few Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues and she was also on the cover of Vogue. She was also a lingerie model for a company that was just getting its foot in the door, a company we now know as Victoria’s Secret. Stephanie also posed for Playboy in March of 1991 and also in February of 1993.
In 1998 she became an author by writing Beauty Secrets for Dummies by Stephanie Seymour. She also found herself on the 1999 millennium cover of American Vogue as one of the modern muses. She was also ranked #91 out of 100 on the North American FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2000 list. Later in 2006 she would go on to do a Gap campaign with her children.
Stephanie Seymour Acting
Seymour was able to land her first acting role playing Cynna Stone in a video game called Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller. She played an explosives expert. She was one of the few live actors in a video game that was mostly all CGI. In 2000 she starred in a movie called Pollock, where she played Helen Frankenthaler. She also starred in a Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode in 2002.
Seymour began her love life at the age of 16, where she started a relationship with John Casablancas, who was the head of Elite Model Management. He was also married at the time to another model, Jeanette Christjansen. Seymour even lived with John until finally she ended the relationship.
She later married guitarist Tommy Andrews from 1989 to 1990. The marriage eventually ended, but she did give birth to Dylan Thomas Andrews, her first son in 1991. She was also linked to Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses back in mid 1991. She was even featured in a couple of music videos that they created as well. In February of 1993, Rose ended the relationship and accused her of cheating on him.
A little while after her messy break up with Rose, she started dating Peter Brant, who was a billionaire and was already married and a father to five children. He was a real estate developer, art collector, and publisher. They would go on to get married and have 3 more children, and would eventually break up and then reconcile in March of 2009 and they got back together in 2010.