Elle Macpherson

Name: Elle Macpherson

Country: Australia

Date of Birth: March 1964

Education: Attended a college for studying Law

Type of Business: Fashion Industry

The early life of Elle Macpherson

Eleanor Nancy Gow, usually known as Elle Macpherson, was born in Sydney, Australia, in March 1964. She changed her last name to Macpherson soon after her mother remarried after her 14th birthday. Elle had a total of three siblings, including two sisters and a brother. Her father was an industrialist and a leader of the Australian professional sports team, whereas her mother was a nurse. In her early childhood days, she was a unique child who loved climbing trees instead of playing with dolls. She attended college at a renowned university in Sydney studying Law but soon left the college after she was spotted by the modeling agency when holidaying in Aspen. This impulsive route towards modeling soon appeared appealing for Elle, and it was a matter of a few years that she became one of the top models of Australia with the fortune of almost 22 million Euros. Her success is best recognized for documentation in five face featuresin the defined swimming suit copy from 1986. Being part of some famous magazines like Vogue and cosmopolitan and walking the ramp for brands like Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, and Ralph Lauren. Not only modeling, but she also featured in some of the famous beauty commercials and films enhancing her name in the showbiz.

Opening the Elle Macpherson intimates and body

Following her entrepreneurialinstincts from her father and inspired by the brands she has worked for, Elle started her fashion brand naming it Elle Macpherson intimated in 1990. Her lingerie collection was partnered up with Bendon Limited Apparel leading it to have global success and becoming the top-selling lingerie line in Australia and England. This joint venture with Bendon was the very first case of a crossover amid a fashion brandand model that was considered unorthodox at that time. Macpherson served as a leadingpromotionofficial and later the director creative, which took an essentialpart in supervising and developing the corporation. The brand has worth around 10 million Euros, and Elle is recorded, saying that she prefers the business side of the fashion than the fake beauty side. She further launched a sub-brand named Obsidian, expanding the line of lingerie in January 2010. Elle, while nursing her second child, broke the taboo of talking about materiality and launched a signature bra line, especially for expecting women. The intimates have successfully gained high recognition in the market and also managed to feature in the issue of America’s Next Top Model. In 2104, Macpherson launchedWelleCo and launched the first prominent manufactured good, The Super Elixir, a healthycomplement. The merchandise was widely purchased by the retailer, including popular ones like Selfridges in London, and gained recognition from celebrities like Kate Moss.After the adoption of new health management that improvedthe way she felt not only on the inside but outside, Macpherson opts to commenceWelleCowith the financial backing of CEO Harwood and a therapist of nourishment, Dr. Simone Laubscher.

Awards and Accomplishments

Elle has been recognized for her diversified range of work throughout her life. Remembering her business astonishments and accomplishment of her brands, Macpherson was named as the entrepreneur of the year in the Glamour Magazine in 2005. In 2007, she was awarded an Everywoman Ambassador Award for her remarkable success as a woman in business. In the same year, the BBC TV series, The Money Programme,delivered a moviethatmoved around Macpherson around her daily operations and admired her management with the fashion and business industry. In 2009, she was recognized with a World Career Award from the Women’s World Awards.

Community work

Macpherson is also named as a people’s woman as she has been involved in many charity and community works. Ranging from being the ambassador for UNICEF and European Ambassador for RED that is an initiative regarding diseases like AIDS and malaria, Macpherson has aided the world with her generosity. She is also the ambassador of the smile foundation, which raises funds for families with rare diseases.


  1. https://www.hellomagazine.com/profiles/elle-macpherson/
  2. https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/elle-macpherson-9757.php
  3. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/15/model-and-businesswoman-elle-macpherson-on-building-great-business-partnerships.html