Carolyn Murphy

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Carolyn Murphy
Carolyn Murphy for Love magazine, smiling.jpg
Carolyn Murphy for Love magazine in 2017
Born (1973-08-11) August 11, 1973 (age 45)
Panama City, Florida, U.S.
Nationality American
  • Model
  • actress
Years active 1990–present
Spouse(s) Jake Schroeder (1999–2001)
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Blue[1]
Agency IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London, Sydney)[2][3]

Carolyn Murphy (born August 11, 1973)[4] is an American model and actress.[5]


In 1998, Murphy was named VH1/Vogue's Model of the Year.[6] She played Dubbie in Barry Levinson's film Liberty Heights.[7] She was one of the "Modern Muses" on the November 1999 millennium cover of American Vogue[8] and was chosen to represent Calvin Klein's perfume, Contradiction.[9] In 1998, during a photo shoot for Elle, the photographer noticed her resemblance to the actress Gene Tierney and dubbed her "The blonde Gene Tierney".[10]

Murphy has shot campaigns for Missoni, Versace and Tiffany & Co.[6] In 2005 she was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.[11]

In July 2012, Murphy was hired to replace Angela Lindvall as host of Project Runway: All Stars on Lifetime, after Rosie Huntington-Whiteley dropped out for a film project.[12] In 2012, Murphy was ninth on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $3.5 million in one year.[13]

As of 2015, Murphy and boyfriend Lincoln Pilcher practice Transcendental Meditation.[14]


  1. ^ a b "Portfolio". IMG Models. Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Carolyn Murphy - IMG Models". Retrieved March 21, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Carolyn Murphy - Model". Retrieved March 21, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Carolyn Murphy supermodel. Carolyn Murphy biography, pictures, measurements, photo gallery". videofashion. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  5. ^ ""DC" All on Designerz Central". Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
  6. ^ a b "FMD — ads Photos of carolyn murphy". Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  7. ^ Rainer, Peter (1998-11-29). ""Liberty Heights,""Sleepy Hollow," and "The World Is Not Enough"". Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  8. ^ Lee, Helen (April 11, 2007). "Vogue's 'World's Next Top Models' cover". Retrieved April 18, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Carolyn Murphy Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating". AskMen. 1975-08-11. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  10. ^ Elle, September issue 1998.
  11. ^ " — Swimsuit Collection - 2005 Issue". Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  12. ^ "Model drives 'em 'Mad'". New York Post. July 8, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2012. 
  13. ^ Solomon, Brian (June 14, 2012). "The World's Highest Paid Models: Carolyn Murphy". LLC. Retrieved 2012-06-20. 
  14. ^ Whitney, Christine (March 12, 2015). "Fabulous at every age: Carolyn Murphy". Harpers Bazaar. Her regimen is extensive: alkaline water; eight to 10 hours of sleep; biodynamic vegetables; frequent sauna sessions; Estée Lauder Youth-Dew; power crystals; and Transcendental Meditation (boyfriend Lincoln Pilcher's childhood friend taught the couple the technique).