Marie Helvin is a British-based American former fashion model. She gained much fame working extensively with David Bailey to whom she was married between 1975 and 1985. She starred in many fashion stories for British “Vogue” and posed for a series of nude photographs made by Bailey in the 1970s and 1980s. She has worked for designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, and Valentino. In 2007, she was seen on her 7th British “Vogue” cover. Marie has launched many bibliographies such as “Marie Helvin: The Autobiography”, “Catwalk: the art of model style”, “The Autobiography”, and many others.
Marie Helvin Famous For
- Being a British-based American former fashion model.
- For working extensively with David Bailey to whom she was married between 1975 and 1985.
What nationality is Marie Helvin?
Marie Helvin was born on 13th August 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. She is of Japanese nationality and she belongs to a mixed ethnic background as her mother is Japanese and her father is of American descent. Likewise, her religious belief is in the Christian religion and her race is white. Marie’s present age is 69 which she celebrated back in 2021 and as per her birth date, her star sign is Leo. She is the daughter of her mother, Linda S., and her father, Hugh Lee Helvin. She also has three siblings named Naomi, Suzon, and Steve.
Marie Helvin Career (Fashion Designer & TV Personality )
Marie Helvin jumps off her career working for designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, and Valentino after which she and her husband Bailey produced a memorable book of nudes titled “Trouble and Strife” in 1980.
She left mainstream modeling, working for television and radio in the 1980s and launched her own collection of body/swimwear range in 1990, and went on to produce seasonal collections.
She starred on television and presented several programs including GMTV’s series “Helvin on Hawaii“.
As well, she was seen as a judge in “Britain’s Next Top Model”, and with appearances in British “Vogue” and the US W magazine, features in “Sunday Times”, and a retrospective in “Harper’s Bazaar”.
Later she returned to Japan to present a look at fashion and innovation in modern Japan in ‘Marie Helvin’s Tokyo’, part of the Luxury Life series on CNBC.
- Marie Helvin: The Autobiography
- Catwalk: the art of model style
- Body pure: your complete detox program for health and beauty
- The Autobiography
Is Marie Helvin married?
Marie Helvin is a married woman. She tied a knot with David Bailey who is also a fashion and portrait photographer. The pair met when David chose her for a photographic session for “Vogue“. However they got separated when Marie divorced David in 1985, and Helvin walked away with a divorce settlement of £100,000. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.
What is Marie Helvin’s worth?
Marie Helvin is a talented woman who has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022. She has also a fine amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. Her major source of income is her modeling career.
Marie Helvin’s height, weight, body size
Marie Helvin stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 9 in with a balanced body weight of 57 kg. She has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, her body build type is slim.