Cindy is of German, English, and French descent and also has Danish, Irish, Welsh and Scottish roots.
Cindy Crawford was born Cynthia Ann Crawford on February 20, 1966, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, into the family of John Dan Crawford and Jennifer Sue (Walker) Crawford-Moluf. She has two sisters, Chris and Danielle. Cindy's brother, Jeffery, died at the age of 3 of childhood leukemia. John and Jennifer, Crawford's parents, divorced after Jeffery's death.