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Who Is Linda Evangelista Married With? Does She Have Kids? Also, Know Her Dating History

Linda Evangelista dating history

Linda Evangelista is a Canadian supermodel. She rose to fame in the 1990s as one of the original supermodels. Linda Evangelista dominated the 80s and 90s by gracing catwalks and magazine covers. However, she started to disappear over the years from the public eye gradually. And recently, she spoke up about the reason for so. Linda recently, in controversy of a cosmetic procedure gone wrong and pursued a lawsuit. 

Who Is Linda Evangelista? 

Linda Evangelista is 56 years old former supermodel. She was born on 10 May 1965 in Canada. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Linda Evangelista stands tall at the height of 5 foot 9 and a half inches. She weighs 81 kg. She is originally from St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Linda Evangelista attended Denis Morris Catholic High School. And attended modeling school at the age of 12.

In 1981, she participated in the Miss Teen Niagara pageant. Though she was unsuccessful in the pageant, she caught the attention of a talent scout Elite Model Management.

In the same year, she went to Japan for a summer modeling job in Tokyo. However, she failed as she could not respond to a question about posing for nude pictures. After 2 years of the Tokyo incident, her mother persuades her to contact the talent agent.

And in 1984, Linda Evangelista moved to New York. And by that time, she had also graduated her high school.

Who Are Parents?

Born to Italian immigrant parents, Linda Evangelista’s father is Tomaso Evangelista and Marisa Evangelista’s mother. Her father worked for General Motors Corporation. At the same time, her mother was a bookkeeper.

Being the second kids of Tomaso Evangelista and Marisa Evangelista, Linda Evangelista has two brothers. James Evangelista and Dan Evangelista. All three siblings grew up in Catholic households.

Her paternal grandfather and grandmother are Amedeo Evangelista and Matilda Evangelista, respectively. Also, actress Christine Evangelista and model Vanessa Evangelista are her first cousins.

Is Christine Evangelista Related To Linda Evangelista?

Actress Christine Evangelista is related to supermodel Linda Evangelista. How? Well, these two talented ladies are cousins. Christine Evangelista is latest seen in the show “The Arrangement” and is known for “The Walking Dead” as well as the movie “Bleed For This.”

While Christine Evangelista’s cousin Linda Evangelista has taken a break from the limelight after the side-effect of cosmetic procedure led to her deformation. Christine Evangelista is grabbing all possible limelights for her recent projects.

Linda Evangelista’s younger cousin Christine Evangelista has shared an Instagram post as a shoutout to Linda’s big revelation of the disfiguration. As an adult, Christine Evangelista has always looked up to Linda Evangelista and is really proud of her. 

Who Is Linda Previous Dating History?

Linda has dated several people. 

1. Gerald Marie

90s runway queen Linda Evangelista had dated agent Gerald Marie in her early 20s. Gerald Marie was heading the Paris office of Elite Models when Linda first met him. 

Although Linda Evangelista and Gerald Marie had 15 years of the age difference, they started dating in 1986. And got married on 1 July 1987. Though, marriage could not last for more than 5 years as they got divorced in 1993.

2. Kyle MacLachlan

Linda Evangelista and actor Kyle MacLachlan were in a relationship from 1992 till 1998. They first met at a photoshoot for Barneys New York in 1992.

Before announcing their engagement in 1995, Linda Evangelista and Kyle MacLachlan dated for 3 years. However, they got separated in 1998. 

3. Fabien Barthez

Linda Evangelista found love again in French footballer Fabien Barthez. They had a history of on and off relationships as they started dating from 1998 to 2000. During this, Linda became pregnant but had a miscarriage six months later. 

Linda Evangelista and Fabien Barthez tried to sort things out again in 2001. However, the attempt was unsuccessful and officially ended relation for good in 2002.

4. Maximilan Leroy

After things ended with Fabien Barthez, Linda Evangelista hooked up with Maximilan Leroy in 2002. But unfortunately, Leroy passed away in a motorcycle accident 3 years later, in November 2005.

5. Ugo Brachetti Peretti

Italian businessman Ugo Brachetti Peretti and Linda Evangelista started dating in 2003. They even did a photoshoot together at the Vogue Party for photographer Bruce Weber in Milan in September 2003. But, when to their separate ways by 2004.

6. Paolo Barilla

Linda Evangelista and Paolo Barilla got together in 2005. Paolo Barilla is an Italian businessman and former Formula One, driver. Further details on the relation are not available to date.

7.Francois-Henri Pinault

French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault and Linda Evangelista were in a relationship from September 2005 to January 2006. 

On 11 October 2006, Linda Evangelista gave birth to a boy, Augustin James Evangelista. Initially, Linda refused to give details on the kid’s father. However, in June 2011, she filed court papers for child support, and the father was revealed to be Franccoi-Henri Pinault. They got in an unpleasant court battle as Linda asked for $46,000 monthly support. It would have been the highest child support payment if it had been granted. But, ex-couple settle things out-of-court.

8. Peter Morton

The co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe and Linda Evangelista started dating from September 2006 to October 2010.

9. Anthony Kiedis

Back in the 1990s, Linda Evangelista and “Red Hot Chili Peppers” lead singer Anthony Kiedis had few hooked-ups. 

10. Bryan Adams

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In the past, was rumor of Linda Evangelista and singer Bryan Adams had an encounter.

Who Is Linda Evangelista Married To?

Linda Evangelista’s ex-husband Gerald Marie was accused of sexual misconduct and rape. To which, Linda showed her support to four women, who came forward and spoke up. Also, she showed her disappointment in being unaware of the misconduct and rape; otherwise, she would have come forward and supported them in time.

During speaking with Guardian’s Weekend magazine, Linda said,

“During my relationship with Gérald Marie, I knew nothing of these sexual allegations against him, so I was unable to help these women”.

Four models came forward to reveal the Gerald Marie truth in front of the public and world. Though, Gerald refused to all the allegations. 

Linda Evangelista And Husband

Linda Evangelista with Ex-husband Gerald Marie(©:WorthyCelebs)

One of the accusers was 90s top model Carre Otis, who accused Gerald Marie of repeated rape while she was just 17 years old in 1986. Others are Jill Dodd, who accused Gerald married her in 1980; Ebba Karlsson, who accused Gerald of digitally raped her in 1990 and the former undercover journalist Lisa Brinkworth. In an interview with the “Sunday Times,” Lisa Brinkworth shared that the model agency boss assaulted her when she was working on an expose of the modeling industry for the BBC in 1998.

A popular radio show host in America, Walsh also accused Gerald Marie of raping her in 1980. Unlike, others Walsh was allegedly attacked in Paris. The Guardian reported that eight women had stories of being raped by Gerald Marie between 1980 and 1998.

Even though Linda Evangelista never confessed to her being assaulted or abused by her ex-husband Gerald Marie. Her statement “based on my own experiences” led to a belief that Linda was one of the victims of Gerald.

Linda Evangelista’s love life was always of public interest and gained lots of limelight’s too. From her first high-profile marriage to Elite model agency boss Gerald Marie in 1987 to her court battle with French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault for child support and more. 

Though Linda Evangelista and Gerald Marie were divorced in 1993, she stayed connected with her stepdaughter Roxanne. In 2017, Linda uploaded a post stating she is officially a grandmother at the age of 52. As her stepdaughter, Roxanne gave birth to a baby. 

Linda Evangelista was confirmed to be single again after making a solo appearance on the red carpet at the CFDA Fashion Awards. She was dating Hard Rock Cafe co-founder Peter Morton, despite making a solo appearance.

Who Are Kids?

Fifty-six-year-old Linda Evangelista has a stepdaughter Roxanne from ex-husband Gerald Marie and a son Augustin James Evangelista from Francois-Henri Pinault. Augustin James Evangelista was born on 11 October 2006. 

In 2011, Linda Evangelista and Francois-Henri Pinault had an unpleasant court battle for Augustin James Evangelista’s custody. Where Linda demanded $46,000 monthly support, and the ex-couple reached to settlement in 2012. They sorted things out of court.