Georgina Grenville was born on September 1, 1975 in Durban, South Africa. At the age of 14 she won the opening round in the South African 1990 Elite Look of the Year contest. She then modeled briefly in Milan and moved to New York, signing with the Next agency. Georgina has done campaigns for Versace, Christian Dior, Armani Exchange and Gucci by Tom Ford. She also has been on the covers of Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, and Marie Claire.