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Chrissy Teigen


TV personality and New York Times #1 bestselling author Chrissy Teigen is known for her clever, irreverent, yet savvy tweets and Instagram posts. In 2019 Teigen was included on TIME Magazine’s prestigious annual list of the “100 Most Influential People” as well as The Hollywood Reporter’s "20 Most Powerful Players in Food Media." In 2016, Teigen released “Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat” which debuted #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list and marked the first time a cookbook has debuted #1 on USA Today's best-seller list. In 2018, she released her highly anticipated second cookbook, “Cravings: Hungry for More,” in addition to launching her kitchen and tabletop collection, “Cravings by Chrissy Teigen,” which is available exclusively at Target. Teigen can be seen on Paramount Network’s smash hit competition show, “Lip Sync Battle and as a judge on NBC’s new comedy competition show, “Bring the Funny.”

In Spring 2019 Teigen signed a multi-year first-look deal with Hulu where she will produce projects via her production company Suit & Thai Productions. In addition, Teigen has partnered with David Chang and Vox to produce a slate of food programing for Hulu. First up and currently in development, Teigen and Chang host “Family Style” which will revolve around the ways in which people express their love for friends and family by cooking and eating together. Teigen will also star and produce a courtroom show titled “Chrissy’s Court” set to be released on the short-form video streaming service Quibi. Teigen will preside over real small-claims and her mother, Vilailuck "Pepper Thai" Teigen, will serve as the bailiff.

Teigen has also been a voice for social justice and women’s rights and is actively involved in several charities. In 2018, Teigen was awarded the “Heart of the City” award by City Harvest, a non-profit food rescue organization, for her fundraising efforts. In 2018, Teigen also helped to raise $1 million for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in just two days.