Grace Coddington who is a former model as well as a creative director of the American Vogue Magazine is the native of Anglesey, Wales. She came into this world on 20th April of the year 1941 which has now made her reach at the age of 74. Her parents were hotelier. Her interest in the fashion started in her teens when she would anxiously await arrival of the current issue of the Vogue Magazine which was at least the three months outdated because she needed to order it on the Rush Copy. During her teens, she was a pale-skinned as well as convent educated and she never went anywhere during her holidays.
There was a Vogue model competition when she was at around at the age of 17 and someone submitted her pictures. She then ended up winning Young Model Section. After that, she started her modeling career for the Vogue. When Grace was 26 years old, she was involved in the car accident which left her head injuries and a removed eyelid that was later reconstructed through the plastic surgery. A couple of years after that accident, she was interviewed by the British Vogue’s Editor Beatrix Miller and then she was employed as the Junior Editor.
After 19 years as a Photo Editor with the British Vogue, she then moved to the New York for working with Calvin Klein. In July of the year 1988, she joined Anna Wintour at an American Vogue where she remains the creative director of the magazine. As of January 2016, she announced that she would be exiting her role as the Creative Director at the Vogue for pursuing other projects. She came into the eye of the public in 2009 with release of The September Issue which is a fly-on-the-wall documentary about making of September 2007 issue of the Vogue.
Moving on to her personal life bio, she was married to her then husband Michael Chow who is a restaurateur. They tied their knot with each other in the year 1968 but got divorced just after a year. Later, she again got remarried with the photographer Willie Christie. They have already got divorced. After the death of her sister, she raised her nephew Tristan since age of 8. At present, she is residing together with her partner Didier Malige who is a hair stylist. Previously, she had worked on 2002 photo book titled as Grace: thirty years of fashion at Vogue. Besides that, she is also active in Twitter and Instagram.