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Tricia Janine Helfer (born April 11, 1974) is a retired Canadian model.

Biography

She was born in rural Donalda, Alberta, Canada, to Dennis and Elaine Helfer. She has three sisters, Trena, Tammy and Tara.

She studied at William E. Hay Composite High School in Stettler, Alberta. She lived and worked on the family's grain farm.

She is of German, English, Swedish and Norwegian descent.

Career beginnings

She was discovered at age 17 by a modeling agency scout while standing in line at a movie theatre with a relative of hers

Personal life

She is now an actress.

She has four artificial discs in her back and two in her neck, resulting from an incident in which a piece of luggage was dropped on her head while sitting on a commercial airliner, and two in her lower back from mishaps while doing her own stunts.

In 2003, she married Jonathan Marshall, a lawyer whom she met at a mutual friend's birthday party. They separated in May 2017 and she filed for divorce in January 2018, citing irreconcilable differences.

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Tricia walked in two consecutive Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows.

1997

Tricia walked in the show.

1998

Tricia walked in the show.

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