As a frontrunner of the rising supermodel takeover that occurred in the '80s, Elle Macpherson has graced the world's top magazines and runways over the past 30 years. Born Eleanor Nancy Gow on this day in , the Australian model was first discovered on a family ski trip in the early '80s, kickstarting her career. Perhaps best known for her nickname, The Body, Macpherson was one of the first models to capitalize off her image, spawning a brand portfolio ranging from skincare to lingerie. From supermodel stardom to savvy and successful businesswoman, CR celebrates Macpherson's birthday with a visual diary of the Aussie stunner's younger years in the industry. Macpherson's birth name is actually Eleanor Nancy Gow, however, due to a clerical mistake at her primary school, her surname was inadvertently changed to her stepfather's surname. In the early '80s, when Macpherson was making her big break into the editorial side of the industry, she met French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon, who lensed this photo.
By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline. Thousands of British teenagers are selling their own naked pictures and videos online — making ridiculous sums of money each month in the process, an investigation has found. The use of social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat are also being used to help boost and promote profiles in a bid to earn more cash while making the most successful on the site millionaires in no time. One user named Lauren, from Northamptonshire, spoke to the BBC to reveal how she went on to become one of the British-based website's top earners in the world in a short period of time. British girls are making thousands of pounds selling explicit photos of themselves online, using social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat to boost their earnings. Lauren said: 'You have to be smart — I'm aware this doesn't have longevity.