Macpherson's parents divorced when she was 10 years old, and she moved with her mother and two siblings.
Her mother later remarried, and a clerical mistake in registering at her new school meant that her surname was changed from Gow to Macpherson (her stepfather's surname).
After him, she was engaged to Arpad Busson, with whom she has two children.
The model was famously attached to Billy Joel, whom she reportedly dated for about a year.
She has been married once before, to French photographer Gilles Bensimon, between 19.
Elle (Eleanor) was born in New South Wales, Australia and began modeling at 17 when she travelled to New York on a mini adventure.
In her 35-year career, so far Elle has walked on catwalks for the likes of Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Valentino, featured on the front covers of such titles as British and Australian in its heyday as Joey's flatmate and later, girlfriend.The wedding was an intimate affair that had just 15 guests comprising family and friends, and took place at a villa at the Laucala Resort in Fiji.RELATED: Dean Brody Reveals Split From Wife Iris Macpherson was previously married to Gilles Bensimon, former “Real Housewives of New York” star Kelly Bensimon‘s ex.“Jeff and Elle have split,” a source close to Jeffrey told .No official statement has been made at this time and it’s unclear if they’re filing for divorce.He has been linked to some other women, but insists they are just friends.' The couple first started dating in 2009, but ended their relationship after three years in March 2012.