Born in Sydney, Australia, Elle Macpherson, the six foot international icon of beauty and health, is perhaps best known for her record of four covers of Sport's Illustrated's highly anticipated Annual Swimsuit issue. Confirming her as one of the most recognizable super models of the world, Time magazine ran a cover story on her career entitled ''The Big Elle'' in 1986.Transcending the traditional career path of the super model, in 1989 Elle established her own company, Elle Macpherson Intimates in Australia. As Chairperson, she has piloted the company to become the country's most recognized lingerie brand name. In addition to making her mark in the world of business, Elle is also making a name for herself as an actress.
In 1993, Elle made her feature film debut in ''Sirens'' starring opposite Hugh Grant and Sam Neil. Establishing herself as a talented actress, she was offered a two year multi media deal with Miramax Films.Elle's film credits include a solid roster of roles in Franco Zeffirelli's ''Jane Eyre'', ''If Lucy Fell'' opposite Sarah Jessica Parker, Barbara Streisand's ''The Mirror Has Two Faces'' and ''Batman & Robin''.Elle most recently co-starred in ''The Edge'' with Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin and finished production on ''Mom's Up on the Roof'' with Adam Arkin. Elle's Fitness video ''Your Personal Best Workout/The Body '' became Billboard Magazine's no. 1 special interest video in 1995 and is distributed