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Supermodel Gia Carangi pictures and photo gallery.
Birth name: Gia Marie Carangi
Born: January 29, 1960 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
She was a fashion model during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Carangi, who was of Italian, Welsh and Irish ancestry, was a prototype of the Cindy Crawford "Supermodel" era, who also appeared on the covers of several fashion publications of her time.
Fashion magazines featuring covers of Carangi included Vogue, April 1, 1979; Vogue Paris, April 1979; American Vogue, August 1980; Vogue Paris, August 1980; Italian Vogue, January 1981; and several issues of Cosmopolitan between 1979 and 1982.
After becoming addicted to drugs, Carangi's modeling career rapidly declined. She later became infected with HIV and died in Philadelphia November 18, 1986 in Hahnemann University Hospital.