Montreal-born Ehrinn Cummings was
genuinely surprised to hear there are several Internet Web sites devoted
to her. "If someone on the Web is bored enough to gather information on
some chick from Canada, then that's cool," she says.
Cummings, who lives in New York, has been travelling the world modelling
and making a fortune for three years. "I was 17, sitting in a coffee shop,
when this guy asked me if I wanted to do a shampoo picture," she recalls.
"Not really," she told him, but changed her mind when he said she would
make $2,000 for a day's work.
Her decision proved sensible. The shampoo pictures appeared in El Quebec
magazine and not long after, a New York modelling agent was knocking on
her door. The following year she was in Paris, working with Gucci, and by
1999 she'd moved to New York to join the Karin agency.
"I'm kept pretty busy," says Cummings. "It's tough work, for sure, but the
money is good. I plan to keep modelling until I'm 24 or 25, when I hope to
have enough money to retire."
Her English-born parents, dad Peter, a retired schoolteacher, and mom Judy
Brooks, a former equestrian trainer who had Princess Anne as a pupil, live
in Montreal. Ehrinn's brother, Ian, is a physiotherapist in Cambridge,
Ont., and her sister, Pip, is in Halifax, N.S., studying to be a reference
Cummings currently has a Canadian boyfriend. She met him in Halifax during
a visit with her sister last summer.
As for the Web site compilers, they can salivate at the prospect of
Cummings being a feature girl in Sports Illustrated magazine's next
swimsuit edition. She's waiting to hear the final word on whether she's