Brinkley gained worldwide fame beginning in the late 1970s with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers through 1981.She spent twenty five years as the face of Cover Girl, has appeared on over 500 magazine covers, and has signed contracts with major brands—both fashion and non-fashion.
Her fourth marriage, to architect Peter Cook, ..Also Ranked #31 on Celebrities You Don't Want to See Get Older #1 on Celebrity Women Over 60 You Wouldn't Mind Your Dad Dating Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley is an English actress and model.
She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling job at the age of 29.
Brinkley went on to work as an actress, illustrator, television personality, photographer, writer, designer, and activist for human and animal rights and the environment.
Brinkley has been married four times, most notably to musician Billy Joel, several of whose music videos she appeared in.
She has also appeared on other American Broadcasting Company shows such as What About Brian, George Lopez, and October Road, as well as the 100th episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as a bartender and on the USA Network show Psych.