Linda Evangelista

2005 CFDA Fashion Awards

Place of Birth: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: May 10, 1965

Ethnicity: Italian

Linda Evangelista is a Canadian model.

Linda’s father, Tomaso “Tom” Evangelista, was born, c. 1940, in Pignataro Interamna, Province of Frosinone, Lazio, Italy. He immigrated to Canada in 1957. Linda’s mother is named Marisa. According to Linda, she was also born in her husband’s hometown, but they met in Canada. Linda is a first cousin of American actress Christine Evangelista.

Linda has a son with French businessperson François-Henri Pinault.

Linda’s paternal grandparents were named Amedeo Evangelista and Matilda.

Sources: https://www.instagram.com

Italian interview with Linda Evangelista – http://www.iodonna.it

Genealogy of Linda Evangelista (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Linda’s father – http://dartefuneralhome.com

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19 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    she could pass for british, yugoslavian or swedish

  2. neiltennant says:

    it is impossible that she is only Italian

    she looks so Scandinavian like no other model

  3. andrew says:

    Linda’s father was Tomaso “Tom” Evangelista, born c. 1940 in Pignataro Interamna, Province of Frosinone, Lazio, Italy. He immigrated to Canada in 1957.

    Linda’s mother is Marisa. According to Linda himself, she was also born in her husband’s hometown, but they met him in Canada.

    http://www.iodonna.it/personaggi/interviste/2014/linda-evangelista-intervista-40-5040978967.shtml

    Linda’s paternal grandparents were Amedeo Evangelista and Matilda.

    http://dartefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/4657/Tomaso_Evangelista/obituary.html

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