Mother, chef, swimsuit model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen does it all (and then some) with an incredible wit and strong political stances. It’s no wonder everything she says is gold.
Born in Delta, Utah, Teigen and her family moved around quite a bit throughout her teenage years. She was discovered by a photographer while working in a surf shop. This started her illustrious career.
Getting her start as a model in 2010 with Sports Illustrated, Teigen has only expanded her repertoire throughout the years. She is married to singer-songwriter John Legend and the two have a two children together — Luna and Miles.
Pregnancy never slows Chrissy Teigen down, she continues to model and co-host the show LipSync Battle on Spike TV with LL Cool J. In addition to being on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Teigen has appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan and editorials in Vogue.
In 2016 Teigen released her cookbook Cravings that went on to be a New York Times bestseller, and released her second book, Cravings: Hungry for More in 2018.
Besides in her cookbooks, Teigen has emphasized her love of food through Instagram and Twitter. She also had had a consistent appearance on Tyra Bank’s show FABLife as the food stylist.
Throughout her first pregnancy, Teigen provided countless relatable content about cravings and odd aversions that come with the process of pregnancy. She showed women that they are not alone and made them laugh along the way.
Aside from her various areas of expertise, Chrissy Teigen has become a beloved Twitter user. Her tweets are the perfect combination of sarcastic and down to earth, making her a top influencer in today’s modern world. Here are her best moments from Twitter, Instagram, and the internet at large. These 25 Chrissy Teigen quotes, funny memes and unforgettable tweets will make us all want to shout “yasss queen!”
1. The proper way to spend a Friday night.
“Making food is a wonderful way to spend Friday night.” — Chrissy Teigen
2. Men can be tough — even on models.
“Men are very tough, very critical of me. I think they expect you to basically just be a picture. They don’t want to hear you speak.” — Chrissy Teigen
3. The truth about fast food. No need to lie; we’re all friends here.
“If I’m going to eat fast food, I’m going to McDonalds. I don’t need to pretend.” — Chrissy Teigen
4. That Golden Globes meme – no quote necessary. It’s all in the face.
The perfect reaction to everything, lets be honest. When Chrissy Teigen’s husband, John Legend, won a Golden Globe, she was overcome with emotion.
Unfortunately (or fortunately) the camera snapped a pic at an awkward time, leaving the internet for the perfect face for all awkward situations.
5. Tweeting about true love.
“I always have a note in my pocket that says “John did it” just in case I’m murdered because I don’t want him to remarry.” — Chrissy Teigen
6. Wear what you want!
“I am not one to adhere to silly clothing rules. I love mixing metals, wearing a brown bag with black shoes. Whatever.” — Chrissy Teigen
7. Embrace the chaos!
“I’ve always enjoyed things a little more chaotic than most people would prefer. I feel that I run well in chaos.” — Chrissy Teigen
8. How models really eat.
“Models eat. They’re crazy about moderation, but they eat.” — Chrissy Teigen
9. The Insecure Chef.
“I always thought the name of my first book would be ‘The Insecure Chef,’ because when I started cooking, I was so nervous.” — Chrissy Teigen
10. A little friendly teasing.
11. Being relatable is a top priority.
“For me, being involved in fashion is fun. But I like to be relatable and to wear things that other people can wear, too.” — Chrissy Teigen
12. Parenting is hard, especially if you can’t find your kid.
“I dunno I can’t find [Luna].” — Chrissy Teigen
13. On her favorite room in the house.
“The kitchen is a place I know well. It’s my favorite room wherever I am living, and it has to be completely open and social.” — Chrissy Teigen
14. Who really deserves the nominations here?
“2 Grammy [nominations] for John Legend, no one has congratulated me for being the inspiration behind ‘All of Me’ without me there is no ‘All of Me.'” — Chrissy Teigen
15. Happily ever after.
“My day job might be exhausting, but cooking is my peace. My dream is to have a big family with lots of grandkids. And we’ll get together every Sunday for a hearty dinner at our house, and we’ll all live in flavorful bliss, happily ever after.” — Chrissy Teigen
16. Food snobs terrify her.
“I’m the farthest thing from a foodie or a food snob. Those people terrify me.” — Chrissy Teigen
17. Getting real about her appearance.
“Even on television, I am full of fake hair and covered in body makeup head-to-toe.” — Chrissy Teigen
18. The important accomplishments in life.
“I have a best selling book, great , a family I love, am literally eating pasta on a lake in Italy and I married rich.” — Chrissy Teigen
19. Girl power!
“Women, I love. It’s amazing to me, because I am a swim-suit model; I’m half-. I just love the fact that women love me, and it makes me love them so much back.” —Chrissy Teigen
20. Everyone can cook.
“I really like getting the person who is terrified of cooking into the kitchen and showing them that cooking can be both indulgent and fun.” — Chrissy Teigen
21. Being a vocal swimsuit model has its drawbacks.
“Being a swim-suit model that talks so much on twitter…everyone thinks that I could definitely pull back. You kind of open yourself up to all the criticism. That’s definitely a big downside to this whole world. How can you complain about people critiquing your body when you’re literally like, ‘Look at my body!'” — Chrissy Teigen
22. She loves to express her political views.
“I love that Hilary actually cares enough about the issues to study them and listen to people who are affected by them. She’s gotta be one of the most knowledgeable and qualified people to ever run for President. She’s been a woman in the public eye for decades now.” — Chrissy Teigen
23. Nutritionists cower before her!
“I am a nutritionist’s nightmare” — Chrissy Teigen
24. How having a child has changed her.
“No election is ever just about one issue, but I care a lot about women’s rights and making sure parents have what they need to raise healthy kids. I have always cared, but having just had a child, I know how serious it is to be a mother. It’s an incredibly huge challenge. You need support. You need resources.” — Chrissy Teigen
25. Loving the generosity, Chrissy!
“Ima send u a blender dm me your address.” — Chrissy Teigen
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