Quote: "Becoming a stepmother has been the biggest gift and I cherish my relationship with all five children. I think love does wonders for every woman. Being a mother is my greatest achievement and my sons are a credit to themselves." Mother-of-two Elle Macpherson expanded her brood when she married businessman Jeffrey Soffer last year (13) as she became stepmother to his three children.
Quote: "I never really gave much thought to turning 50. I feel loved, balanced, happy and healthy. I'm feeling good on the inside, which is more important to me now than how I look." Supermodel Elle Macpherson feels good after turning 50 on 29 March (14).
Fact: Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has recreated her famed Playboy pose by going topless on the cover of a fashion magazine. The star paid homage to the saucy 1994 image by re-imagining it for the latest issue of Australia's Harper's Bazaar.
Quote: "I do an hour every day of some kind of physical activity. I mix it up. If I’m in the mountains I ski, if I’m near water I’ll swim. I might do a yoga or Spin class. I also take my running shoes and iPod with me wherever I go. Running is not only a really effective way to stay fit, it’s a sort of moving meditation and a great way to explore new towns when I’m travelling." Ageless beauty Elle Macpherson on how she stays fit.
Quote: "I have been approached so many times over the last 20 years but it has never been the right time. Now, I would consider it - but it would have to be the right thing. They would need to be clothes that I would want to wear." Supermodel Claudia Schiffer is considering joining Kate Moss and Elle Macpherson in designing her own fashion range.
Quote: Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson is promoting her new lingerie line Intimate with a TV ad campaign in which she reads a bedtime story dressed in stockings, bra and panties.
Fact: Supermodel Elle Macpherson's pet dog, Bella The Dogsbody, has become the first celebrity pet model. The five-year-old pooch has been signed up as the face of designer dog accessory brand dogside.com for more than $16,000 (£10,000).
Fact: Supermodel Elle Macpherson has lent her name to a campaign against the re-routing of a London bus. The Australian entrepreneur, who lives in the U.K. capital, has signed a petition opposing a route change for one of the iconic red vehicles.
Quote: "Fit and comfort should be a priority, but most importantly a great pair of knickers should be taken off with more joy than they were put on." Lingerie mogul Elle Macpherson is an expert on underwear.
Quote: "In Australia I lived such a parochial life. I didn't go on an airplane until I was 17 and I had only seen two movies - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Live and Let Die. It's a different world for my kids." Supermodel Elle Macpherson on her sheltered upbringing.
Quote: "I never talk about my personal life, but, in this particular case, because he's nearly underage, I have to deny it, because there's nothing else to do." Elle Macpherson on her reported romance with Oscar-nominated director Julian Schnabel's 21-year-old son VITO.
Fact: Elle Macpherson's nickname in school was 'Smelly Ellie', although the supermodel insists it was only because it rhymed.
Fact: Supermodel Elle Macpherson's first job was selling condoms at a pharmacy counter.
Fact: Former supermodel Elle Macpherson has commissioned artist STELLA VINE to produce a portrait of her. Vine's previous works include controversial paintings of late British royal Diana, Princess of Wales, and supermodel Kate Moss.
Fact: Arun Nayar's younger brother NIKHIL is best man at the businessman's wedding to Elizabeth Hurley today (03MAR07). Hurley's son DAMIAN will be ring-bearer and her pal Elle Macpherson's son CY is a page boy.
Fact: Supermodel Elle Macpherson puts her stunning, ageless good looks down to a vegetarian diet, daily meditations session and Bikram yoga.
Quote: <p>"If I'm wearing a bra that doesn't match the knickers I feel like I'm walking with a limp. It just doesn't feel right." Supermodel Elle Macpherson likes to make sure her underwear matches. </p>
Fact: <p>Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has signed on to become the new face of Blackglama fur for a reported $500,000 (GBP277,800). Past Blackglama girls have included Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn and Cher. </p>