8 November 1970 |
Zichen-Zussen-Bolder, Limburg, Belgium
|Spouse(s)||Jeff Gordon (m. 2006)|
|Children||Ella Sofia (b. 2007)
Leo Benjamin (b. 2010)
Vandebosch began her career in the Netherlands in 1986 and was discovered by Parisian agents one year later. She moved to Paris where she lived for seven years working on projects for Christian Dior perfume and appeared in magazines such as ELLE, Marie Claire, Vogue and Glamour. Seeking new opportunities in modeling, as well as film and theatre, she later moved to New York City where she became the "face" of Artistry, a cosmetics line owned by Quixtar, a sister company of Amway. She had a small role in the 2004 film Taxi. Vandebosch was featured in Stuff magazine, in which she talked about her line of lingerie. She is also credited with a feature in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Vandebosch married NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon in a private ceremony in Mexico on 7 November 2006. The couple were introduced by a mutual friend in 2002, but didn't start dating until about two and a half years later. Gordon and Vandebosch announced their engagement on 24 June 2006, after keeping it secret for the previous 30 days.
Vandebosch gave birth to their first child, a girl named Ella Sofia, on 20 June 2007. Ella weighed 7 lbs 1oz.
Vandebosch gave birth to their second child, a boy named Leo Benjamin, on 9 August 2010. Leo weighed 7 lbs 2oz.