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Christine Diane Teigen (born November 30, 1985) is an American model, television personality, and author. She made her modeling debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010 and later appeared on the 50th anniversary cover alongside Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge in 2014. She also co-hosted Lip Sync Battle with LL Cool J on Paramount Network (2015–2019).
In 2012, Teigen was named Spike TV’s “Our New Girlfriend.” In 2013, Teigen appeared in her husband John Legend’s music video for the song “All Of Me”, which was inspired by their relationship. In April 2014, Teigen appeared on an Inside Amy Schumer sketch playing a fictionalized version of herself as a relationship counselor. Teigen appears as a judge on the new MTV2 cooking show Snack-Off. In January 2015, Teigen appeared as a guest star on The Mindy Project as the girlfriend of the man to whom Mindy lost her virginity. In April 2015, Teigen became a co-host on Spike, later Paramount Network’s Lip Sync Battle alongside LL Cool J. Teigen co-hosted the Billboard Music Awards with Ludacris. From September 2015 until June 2016, she was the food stylist on Tyra Banks’s lifestyle talk show FABLife.
On February 23, 2016, Teigen published Cravings: Recipes for All of the Food You Want to Eat, edited by Francis Lam, which was a New York Times bestseller and the second-best selling cookbook of the year, according to Publishers Weekly. On October 11, 2017, Teigen released a clothing line, in collaboration with Revolve.
On September 18, 2018, Teigen released her second book, titled Cravings: Hungry For More, also known as Cravings 2. Simultaneously, Teigen released a line of cookware named Cravings by Chrissy Teigen through Target.
In February 2019, Teigen was announced as a judge for NBC’s upcoming comedy competition series Bring the Funny. On November 4, Teigen launched her own cooking website, Cravings by Chrissy Teigen. The website, which features new recipes, cookware suggestions, travelling anecdotes, and entertaining tips, brings together facets of Teigen’s professional and personal life.
Teigen is currently starring in Chrissy’s Court, a Judge Judy-style courtroom reality series that debuted in April 2020 on Quibi. Teigen also serves as executive producer for the series.