Chrissy Teigen May Just Be Adweek’s Most Unexpected 2019 Brand Visionary

Rare celeb who can win TV, book, product and endorsement deals with startling candor and stinging clapbacks

Chrissy Teigen
Dress by Elenareva; shoes by Gizeppe Zanotti; vintage belt by Judith Lieber; necklace by Vhernier Photograph by Mike Rosenthal; Styled by Monica Rose, Makeup by Kristine Studden, Hair by Justine Marjan

Mass communication is Chrissy Teigen’s lifeblood, with Twitter being her favorite platform (and sometimes weapon) of choice. But the road to social media superstardom has had its potholes, like her July leak of the full premiere episode instead of a brief clip of NBC’s competition show Bring the Funny.

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This story first appeared in the Nov. 4, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@TLStanleyLA terry.stanley@adweek.com T.L. Stanley is a senior editor at Adweek, where she specializes in consumer trends, cannabis marketing, meat alternatives, pop culture, challenger brands and creativity.
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