Linda Evangelista net worth: Linda Evangelista is an extremely successful Canadian supermodel who has a net worth of $25 million. Linda Evangelista was born on May 10, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Evangelista's modeling career started when she was discovered by an agent from Elite Model Management at the 1978 Miss Teen Niagara beauty pageant. Evangelista moved to New York City and signed with Elite Model Management She then moved to Paris to further her modeling career. She worked extensively with fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who encouraged her to consider a short hair cut. That short haircut became her signature look and she went on to become one of the most famous and successful of the 1980s-1990s group of supermodels who became famous celebrities. In 1990, Evangelista uttered what has become the most famous quote in modeling history: "We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day." She is known for being the longtime muse of photographer Steven Meisel. She holds the record for her multiple appearances on the cover of "Vogue Italia", all of which were photographed by Meisel. Evangelista has modeled for everyone, and has been the face of multiple campaigns, including high profile work for L'Oreal, Prada, and multiple Vogue Magazine covers, to name a few.