Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Brittny Gastineau Biography and Full Profile


 
 
 Name :    Brittny GastineauProfession :     TV personality
Birth Details : born 11 November 1982
Occupation: Reality TV Star
Sign: Scorpio
Death date: N/A
Daughter of Lisa Gastineau and former N.Y. Jets defensive lineman Mark Gastineau.
Named #60 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.

Brittny Gastineau (born 11 November 1982) is the daughter of former American Football player Mark Gastineau, whom she has not seen in 17 years, and Lisa Gastineau, with whom she stars on E!'s reality TV show The Gastineau Girls. Brittny also starred in another E! reality TV series, Filthy Rich - Cattle Drive. She attended University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to study event planning before leaving to live with her mother in New York City where she is a socialite, currently trying to pursue a career in acting and modeling. She has had several different ventures into modeling, but has been told several times that she would need to lose a little more weight to be more valuable as a model. Despite this, she has received some work, such as an European advertising campaign for L'Oréal. Brittny was a guest star on The View and has appeared on the covers and the inside of several magazines including Stuff, Hamptons Magazine, Lucire and was also named in Maxim magazine's ‘Hot 100’ for 2005, coming in at number 60.

Brittny Gastineau, aka Britt Gastineau, is an American model, socialite, and reality television personality.

She is of Russian, Italian and French ancestry hence her French surname. She is the daughter of former New York Jets player Mark Gastineau, and Lisa Gastineau. During the bitter divorce between her parents, Brittny lived with her grandmother and attended public school in Rockland County, NY. After graduating from high school, she went to Tuscaloosa to attend the University of Alabama, following in the footsteps of her mother. She intended to study event planning, but went back to New York City to model.

Gastineau is currently pursuing a career in acting and is a model. She has received work, starting with a photo spread in Stuff magazine that she attained weeks after she began to pursue modeling. Gastineau Girls went into production shortly thereafter and was aired on the E! Network.

Following the success of the show, opportunities for Gastineau increased. She walked runways for Anne Bowen and Anna Sui during NYC fashion week in 2005, and signed an endorsement deal with L'Oréal Paris, which led to a European advertising campaign. She also became the face of high end casual wear designer Ed Hardy. She appeared on the cover of Steppin' Out, Hamptons and Lucire magazines. In 2005, she appeared on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list, ranking at number 60.
Following the success of Gastineau Girls, Gastineau signed onto another E! Network reality show, Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive. Produced by Joe Simpson (father of Jessica & Ashlee Simpson), cameras followed the privileged children of celebrities working on a Colorado cattle ranch. The show wasn't as successful as Gastineau Girls, but it did keep Gastineau's name and image in the public eye.

As the second season of Gastineau Girls began, Brittny became the spokesperson for AOL, and became the first celebrity to create a podcast for iTunes. Again teaming with her mother Lisa, the ladies were offered opportunities to write articles for OK! magazine, and also landed a book deal. Brittny's modeling career continued to flourish, including contracts with MAC cosmetics, as well as runway shows for boutiques Heatherette run by Traver Rains and Richie Rich. Brittny again teamed with mother Lisa to create Tres Glam, a high-end accessory line in 2007 adding a costume jewelry line as well. The girls also hosted segments for ManiaTV and Spike TV.
Gastineau appeared as a guest host on The View. She appeared as one of the 12 "strangers" on NBC's game show Identity on December 19, 2006. She guest hosted the Montell Williams show and Isaac Mizrahi show.

Today, Gastineau lives in Los Angeles. She is currently signed to the Ford Modeling Agency where she continues to model and aspires to become an actress.

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