Gilles Bensimon Photographer

Birthday February 29, 1944
Birthplace France
Age 73 years old
Birth Sign Pisces


Photographer who gained fame as the creative director of Elle Magazine. He began his career with French Elle and shortly after was photographing internationally renowned models like Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell for American Elle.

Before Fame

As a child, he suffered from advanced dyslexia. It was his mother who suggested art might be an outlet for him to express himself better.


He has been a photographer for the incredibly popular CW reality series America's Next Top Model.

Family Life

He and his first wife Pascha had one child. He was then married to model Elle Macpherson between 1986 and 1989. His third wife, Kelly Bensimon, gave birth to his daughters Sea Louise and Thaddeus Ann.

Associated With

His almost fifty years of photography experience includes a portfolio of celebrities like Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow.


Charlotte Dawson TV Show Host
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