Lindsey Duke Wiki Biography. Who is Blake Bortles’ girlfriend?
Lindsey Duke was born in Maitland, Florida USA, on 13 November 1991, so under the zodiac sign of Scorpio and holding American nationality – she is popular for her modelling career as well as for being American Footballer Blake Bortles’ girlfriend.
Early life and education
Lindsey didn’t get to spend much of her childhood in Maitland, as her parents moved to Oviedo in Florida soon after she was born. She was raised alongside her brother Kyle, however, her parents divorced when she was a teen and her father later remarried to a woman named Sultana – Lindsey moved to Orlando to live with her mother.
Although she doesn’t talk much about it, she had rather rough high school years due to the separation of her parents. She was one of the most popular girls there thanks to her attractive looks, but didn’t have much of a positive attitude due to being hurt and bullied somewhat because of her parents.
After she matriculated from high school, she focused on her modelling career, and tried to study at Central Florida University at the same time, however, it is not known whether or not she managed to graduate.
Career of a model
Lindsey launched her Instagram account first and started uploading photographs onto it. It didn’t take long for her to amass quite a number of followers thanks to her attractive looks, and her account was soon noticed by a modelling agent who invited Lindsey for a photoshoot. Although she was a bit skeptic about it at first, she got to see the photos on his account and decided to give it a try – the first shoot went better than expected, and after a couple more Lindsey became a sought-after model. She appeared on the cover pages of several popular magazines, including the “Axis Magazine” while she also posed for numerous popular brands.
Lindsey quickly rose to fame online after she began dating Blake Bortles, who plays for the National Football League (NFL) club the Jacksonville Jaguars as their quarterback. While the NFL combine was on, Lindsey was searched on Google more than six million times, which is nearly 30 times more than the 225,000 times Blake was looked-up.
The most popular models in the US
The US is popular for numerous girls who have become the world’s top models while they also have some of the best modelling agencies in the world – some of the US models have also managed to become very successful actresses. Few of the best US models judging by the Ranker website include:
- Fifth place is held by Angie Everhart who was born on 7 September 1969 in Akron, Ohio, and was a very popular model during her teenage years, and has managed to appear in several “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit issues – she also posed nude in 2000 for the “Playboy” magazine. Although she is no longer a model, she is still a very popular actress;
- In fourth place is Hillary Fisher who was born in Augusta, Georgia on 5 March 1985 – she is popular for numerous competitions she has won including becoming the Miss Hawaiian Tropic South Carolina in 2007, one of Playboy’s Top 10 Supermodels of 2009, Playboy Cyber Girl of the Month of September 2009, Miss Playboy Club of the Year 2011, and Miss Sport Football 2011;
- Third is Brooklyn Danielle Decker who is popular for her career of a fashion model while she is also an actress – she was featured in the “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit issue. She was also a Victoria Secret’s model, and is popular for her roles in TV series such as “Chuck”, “Ugly Betty”, “The League”, and “Royal Plains”;
- Second place goes to Kristanna Loken who was born on 8 October 1979 in Ghent, New York, and is popular for her modelling career as well as for her acting roles – she has appeared in several movies such as “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines” in 2003, “BloodRayne” in 2005, and “Bounty Killer” in 2013;
- And top of the list is Cindy Crawford who worked as a model and thanks to her success in that field moved to film and TV series while also working as a spokesperson. In 1995, “Forbes” magazine gave her the title of the highest paid model in the world, while she was also #3 on “40 Hottest Hotties of the 90s” VH1’s list, and was one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” list made by Men’s Health.
Although Lindsey is a stunning model, she isn’t yet to be found in the top 20 most popular models in the US list.
Love life and relationship with Blake Bortles
Lindsey started dating Blake Bortles while attending the University of Central Florida – at the time, Blake was playing for them as their quarterback. Not a lot is known about the progression of their relationship, as she hasn’t shared the details of it with the public – while everyone was thinking that the two were happy together, they split to everyone’s surprise while Blake was through his first season in the NFL. The reason behind their breakup is not known, but it is said to be cheating from Blake’s side, however, this hasn’t been confirmed by them.
Afterwards Lindsey started dating Ben Higgins who is a reality TV star, and popular for his appearance in the ABC’s “The Bachelor” reality TV show.
Judging by her social media accounts, Lindsey is currently dating Ben Higgins, she hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.
Who is Blake Bortles?
Robby Blake Bortles was born in Altamonte Springs, Florida on 28 April 1992, and is one year younger than his ex-girlfriend Lindsey – he is popular for his career of a football quarterback who is currently playing for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL. He began playing football during the years he spent at the University of Central Florida, and was then drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Blake was both good and bad while he was playing for the Jaguars, as he set two team records for passing yards and touchdowns in the season of 2015, and helped them play their first AFC Conference Championship game after years, but they lost to New England Patriots. He was let go from Jaguars at the end of the 2018, after which he signed with the Los Angeles Rams.
Blake is not active on any of the popular social media platforms. His current net worth is estimated to be more than $20 million.
Lindsey’s hobbies and interests
Lindsey’s number one hobby is travelling, and numerous pictures from her travels can be seen on her Instagram account – one of the reasons why she likes being a model is the fact that it makes it possible for her to travel to various destinations without having to pay a cent. She also enjoys being in nature, roaming through woods, and climbing hills and mountains. She also does whatever other sports she can, including going to the gym on a daily basis as she wants to stay in shape and keep the figure she currently has. She loves spending her free time at the beach, as the sea makes her calm. It is not known whether or not she likes to gamble, but she has been to Las Vegas in Nevada several times.
— Lindsey Duke (@linds_duke) December 8, 2013
Appearance and net worth
Lindsey is currently 27 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
According to authoritative sources, her current net worth is estimated to be more than $300,000, and is steadily rising thanks to her modelling career.
Social media presence
Lindsey is quite active on several popular social media platforms, as this is very important for her modelling career – she launched her Twitter account in December 2012 and has gathered more than 20,000 followers, and tweeted over 210 times. Her Instagram account is currently followed by more than 66,000 people, while she’s uploaded over 100 pictures onto it – she also has a Facebook profile, but seems to be using it just to keep in touch with her friends and family.