The Cheryl Tiegs celebrity doll depicts her as a model. Matchbox Industries made the doll in 1989 as part of their The Real Model Collection that includes Beverly Johnson, Cheryl Tiegs, and Christie Brinkley. The series is described as “THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN THE WORLD!”.
Tiegs is best known for her swimsuit modeling for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was featured on the 1970, 1975, and 1983 covers and in a best selling 1978 poster in a pink bikini. Her work also includes acting in both television and film.
From the box:
“Hi, I’m Cheryl Tiegs
Height: 5’11” Weight: 130
Eye Color: Blue Hair Color: Blond
Place of Birth: Breckenridge, Minnesota
Hobbies and Interest: Hiking, biking, reading, and my two dogs!
Before my family moved to California, I lived on a farm. I loved being outdoors and with animals. In school, I was a Girl Scout and played the violin.
I started modeling when I was 16. Since then, I’ve been on the cover of hundreds of magazines and in television commercials. I was fortunate enough that modeling led me into fashion design and also health and beauty news reporting!
Now you can join me and my Real Model friends Christie and Beverly I the exciting world of modeling!”
Cheryl Tiegs donated 20% of the profits from the doll to Make A Wish Foundation according to the box.