Jill Goodacre is a former model and actress from the United States. She is best known for the Victoria’s Secret clothes collection. In the 1980s and early 1990s, she rose to prominence as one of Victoria’s Secret’s most influential models. She posed for their hosiery and lingerie collections and appeared in several of their catalogs. Jill founded Victoria’s Secret as a well-known fashion brand and made it popular among women, particularly in hosiery, lingerie, apparel, and swimwear, with the help of her friends Stephanie Seymour and Frederique. Jill has also appeared in TV shows such as ‘Friends’ in one episode and ‘The One with the Blackout’ with Craig Bierce as herself. She has also appeared in one of Sugar Ray Leonard’s exercise videos and has participated in some of her husband’s song videos. Jill has also been on television in shows such as ‘The Uninvited as Rose’ from 1997, ‘Simply Mad About the House’ from 1991, ‘Odd Jobs’ from 1986, and ‘Play For Today’ from 1981. Jill is known as the “Queen Mother” of Victoria’s Secret Models.
Childhood and Adolescence
Jill Goodacre was born in Lubbock, Texas, to William and Glennaa N. Goodacre on March 29, 1964. Her father works as a real estate broker, and her mother is a well-known sculptor from Lubbock who now lives in Santa Fe. Tim Goodacre is Goodacre’s brother.
Her parents later split, and her mother married C.L. Mike Schmidt, a Dallas attorney. Her mother designed the Vietnam Women’s Memorial statue for the Veteran’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as the Sacagawea face on the US dollar coin.
Career of Jill
Jill was one of Victoria’s Secret’s key catalog models in the past, and unquestionably one of the best and most essential. The company was relatively young at the time, and Jill was instrumental in boosting its popularity. Through her catalogues, she was instrumental in bringing in large male orders for the company. From the 1980s through the early 1990s, she was their main model.
She was best famous for modeling swimwear, hosiery, and lingerie in most of Victoria’s catalogues. She went on to be the face of a number of other publications, including Self, Cosmopolitan, YN, Harper’s Bazaar, and Sassy. Jill is well-educated in addition to her stunning shape and beauty.
Victoria’s Secret model Jill Goodacre was the first to have a family in New York. During the 1990s, her auburn hair and sensual appearance made her a favorite among lingerie catalog readers. She made a guest appearance on David Letterman’s show, as well as a guest appearance on the popular sitcom ‘Friends,’ in which she got locked in an ATM vestibule with Chandler.
She was the first model to become famous solely as a result of her appearance in the Victoria’s Secret catalog. She has been in a number of television shows and also lends her voice to the animated sitcom ‘Duckman.’
Personal Experiences of Jill
Jill has been married to Harry Connick Jr., a musician, since 1994. Harry claims he first met her while walking by a pool at the Los Angeles Sunset Marquee Hotel, where he was impressed by her friendly handshake and love of beer. Some of Harry’s videos were also directed by Jill.
Despite the fact that she is the mother of three children, she has maintained a strong public image. Georgia Tatom (born 17th April, 1996), Sarah Kate (born 12th September, 1997), and Charlotte Tatom (born 17th April, 1996) are her three daughters (born 26th June, 2002).
Jill Goodacre was the first model to achieve celebrity status solely as a result of her appearance in the Victoria’s Secret catalog. Jill has spoken out in support of Erin Heatherton and about the pressure models face to lose weight. For the aforementioned reason, Erin had quit Victoria Secret.
Jill, along with two other models, was heavily featured in Victoria’s Secret catalogues, retail store advertisements, and print advertisements when the company was still very tiny.
Estimated Net Worth
Jill Goodacre has a net worth of $5 million dollars as an actress and former model in the United States. Jill Goodacre, a native of Lubbock, Texas, rose to prominence as one of the first models to appear in the Victoria’s Secret catalog. She and two other models were utilized in all of the company’s early commercials, catalogues, and retail shop advertisements, as the company was fairly small at the time.