Name:
Brittny Gastineau
Birth Date:
November 11, 1982
Birth Place:
New York, New York, USA
Height:
5' 8
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress, Model
Education:
University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (studied event planning but dropped out to seek a career in modeling and/or acting)
BIOGRAPHY
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The Gastineau Girls

Background:

Brittny Gastineau is American model, television personality and socialite. She is maybe most popular to reality television fans as the star of “The Gastineau Girls” (E!, 2005-2006), along with her elite socialite mother, Lisa Gastineau. She also appeared in another E! Network reality show, “Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive” (2005). Oone of Maxim magazine's “Hot 100 of 2005,” Gastineau has found success as a print and runway model.

Gastineau is a fan of the New York Giants. She has a pet Chesapeake Lab named Buck. She is in a relationship with Richard Voll, is a music producer.  


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Childhood and Family:

Brittny Gastineau was born Brittny Amanda Erin Gastineau on November 11, 1982. She is the daughter of former New York Jets player Mark Gastineau and Lisa Gastineau. Married in 1979, her parents separated in 1986 after her mother learned that Mr. Gastineau was having an affair with actress Brigitte Nielsen. Their divorce was finalized in 1991. During the divorce proceedings, young Brit lived with her grandmother and did not live with her mother again until “Gastineau Girls.” She attended public school at Clarkstown High School North in New City, New York, and went on to study event planning at University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She quit school to pursue a career in modeling and acting in New York.
    

Filthy Rich

Career:

Brittny Gastineau signed with the Elite Model Management in New York, and became a model as part of their celebrity division. She soon appeared in “Stuff” magazine, and went on to appear on the cover of “Steppin' Out,” “Lucire,” “Hamptons” and “Social Life” magazines as well as spreads for “L.A. Confidential” and “Life and Style” magazines. She has strutted down the catwalks for designers like Anne Bowen, Anna Sui, Yumi Katsura and Tamara Pogosian on the NYC Fashion Weeks, and appeared in an European advertising campaign for L'Oréal, in addition to becoming the face of casual wear designer Ed Hardy. Her modeling career also included contracts with MAC cosmetics and runaway shows for boutiques Heatherette run by Traver Rains and Richie Rich. Along with her mother, she has an accessories line called Tres Glam and a costume jewelry line.      

Gastineau's career in reality television show began when she was tapped to star in E! Network's  “The Gastineau Girls” along side her mother Lisa. Following the daily exploits of the daughter and mother, the show premiered on February 15, 2005 and was canceled after two seasons. The final episode aired on February 7, 2006. In 2005, Gastineau was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice TV Reality/Variety Star - Female for her performance on the show.

In between seasons of “The Gastineau Girls,” Gastineau appeared on “Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive,” another reality show on E! Network, which premiered August 7, 2005.  The show, which observed the activities of spoiled celebrity children on a Colorado cattle ranch, was created by Justin Berfield and produced by Joe Simpson, father of Jessica and Ashlee Simpson. Other participants in the show were Kourtney Kardashian (daughter of attorney Robert Kardashian), George Foreman III (son of boxer George Foreman), Shanna Ferrigno (daughter of bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno), Noah Blake (son of actor Robert Blake), Fabian Basabe (son of an Ecuadorian businessman),  Alex A. Quinn (son of Mexican-born actor Anthony Quinn), Haley Giraldo (daughter of singer Pat Benatar) and The Hon. Alexander Clifford (son of His Lordship The Right Honourable Thomas Clifford, 14th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh).

Gastineau became a guest host on episodes of the daytime talk show “The View” (ABC) and Isaac Mizrahi's talk show. She appeared in the talk show “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch” and in the game show “Identity” (NBC). She also appeared in episodes of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (2007-2010), “Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter” (2010) and “America's Next Top Model” (2011).

In 2009, Gastineau appeared as herself in the comedy film “Brüno,” starring Sacha Baron Cohen.


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