The two met at in New York City at a party promoting a calendar in which Brinkley appeared.
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He proposed to her in May 1994, although she and were still married.
The couple reached a settlement in July 2008, with the divorce finalized either on September 12, 2008, or October 3, 2008, per differing accounts.
In August 2016, the couple announced their separation after almost a year of dating.
Brinkley appeared on the in 1983 in a four-part segment featuring beauty tips and, in 1992, began her own television series Living in the 90s — With Christie Brinkley, a daily half-hour show on.