Era: 1970s-2000s
Known For: Covered the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (1979, 1980, 1981), Face of CoverGirl

Brinkley is often considered the most beautiful of the all-American beauties. The California girl was plucked from a post office in Paris and skyrocketed to international stardom. Nowadays, however, Brinkley is less known for her fancy shoots and more famous for her multiple marriages, including to Billy Joel, the Piano Man himself.