Initially famous for her Marie Claire and Vogue cover shoots, she later pursued an acting career, appearing in the
As a model, she was frequently photographed by fashion photographer Steven Meisel.
She spent her youth on a horse farm in Thames, New Zealand. She later raised daughters named Lito, Dione, and Danae with her husband, Spiros Poros.
She appeared with Argentine model Ines Rivero in the 2000 feature film Boys and Girls.