Gia Marie Carangi
American

Gia Marie Carangi

American
Born January 29th 1960
in Philadelphia, USA
Hair
Eyes
Height
Bust
Waist
Hips
Dress
Shoes
Brown
Brown
US/EU/UK
5'8" / 173cm
34 / 86.5
24 / 61
35 / 89
6 / 36
8 / 39 / 5

Magazine Covers

Confirmed

France: 'Vogue' - April 1979; 'Vogue' - August 1980, 'Beaute' - March
Germany: 'Cosmopolitan' - April 1983
Greece: 'Cosmopolitan' - October 1983
Italy: 'Cosmopolitan' -January 1979, 'Vogue' - February 1981; 'Cosmopolitan'
UK: 'Vogue' - April 1979; 'Cosmopolitan' - August 1979, 'Cosmopolitan' - March 1980
US: 'Cosmopolitan' - April & July 1979; 'Cosmopolitan' - January & July 1980; 'Vogue' - August 1980; 'Philadelphia' - January 1980, 'Cosmopolitan' - April 1982

Fashion Shows

Confirmed

Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 1980 {Perry Ellis}

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TRIVIA

- Gia was a girl in pain, desperate for her mother's approval and a drug addict on a tragic slide toward oblivion, who started going directly from $10,000-a-day fashion shoots to the heroin shooting galleries on New York's Lower East Side. In 1982 she attempted a comeback after her battle with heroin addiction.
- She was in Blondie's 'Atomic' music video.
- At twenty-six on November 18 1986, she became one of the first women in America to die of AIDS.
- There is a biography "Thing of Beauty" written by Stephen Fried and a biographical film named 'Gia' (1998), with Angelina Jolie playing Gia.
- Her Website can be found at : www.gia-carangi.com

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