Cindy Crawford Born: 02/20/1966
Birth Place: De Kalb, Illinois, USA
Cynthia Ann Crawford was born on Feb. 20, 1966, in De Kalb, IL. By chance, she was discovered by a newspaper photographer who noticed the then 16-year old hard at work during her summer job of sheering corn and took her picture. The photo and the positive feedback surrounding her photogenic talents were enough to convince her to quit her day job and take up modeling. She entered the prestigious John Casablanca Agency's "Look of the Year" contest and came in as runner-up. Debunking most model stereotypes, Crawford graduated from high school as her class valedictorian, winning an academic scholarship to study chemical engineering at Northwestern University. Making a major career choi...
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