Fashion model of the 1970s and '80s who many considered to be the first supermodel.
After moving to New York, she became a favorite of fashion Photographers Francesco Scavullo, Arthur Elgort, and Joseph Petrellis.
She appeared on the cover of the April 1979 fashion magazine Vogue.
Her father, Joseph, was a restaurant owner, and her mother, Kathleen Carangi, was a homemaker. She was raised with her two older brothers.
Angelina Jolie portrayed her in HBO's 1998 biopic film Gia.