If you’re on social media, you probably follow model, actress, mom, and superstar wife to John Legend, Chrissy Teigen. She’s beautiful, she’s bold and she’s the queen of the Twitter clapback. Here are 5 surprising facts you might not know about one of our favorite funny girls.
1. She met John on the set of his music video.
The gorgeous couple first laid eyes on each other behind-the-scenes of John’s music video shoot for his single ‘Stereo.’ Chrissy reportedly walked into the musician’s dressing room to find him ironing his shirt in his underwear. Her first words to him were, “You do your own ironing?” They caught a bite after the shoot and the rest, as they say, is history.
2. She wanted to be a teacher.
Before she was discovered working at a surf shop in California, the beauty had dreams of becoming a school teacher or a chef. Even today, Teigen takes issue with her A-list model status, claiming; “I still have trouble calling myself a model. I just never thought I was tall enough or skinny enough.”
3. She is a best-selling author.
If there is one thing that Chrissy Teigen fans all know, it’s that she is utterly obsessed with food. Her Snapchat channel is basically dedicated solely to sharing a behind-the-scenes look at her whipping up the most mouth-watering dishes. Her cookbook, Cravings, which features her favorite recipes, made it on to the New York Time’s Bestseller’s List.
4. She had post-partum depression.
The model mum has always been known for candidness. She got real about her post-pregnancy battle with depression in a recent essay she penned for Glamour magazine. Fans praised the star for openly acknowledging her struggles surrounding the seemingly taboo topic.
5. She’s a meme.
Teigen’s social media presence is massive. With almost 10 million Twitter followers, her fans are always thrilled by her cheeky, relatable and often hilarious personal content. She has become a meme-worthy celeb, spawning major memes of her reactions at award shows as well as her taking a memorable nap at last year’s Oscars. Never change, girl!