Who Is Sailor Brinkley-Cook? 5 Facts About Christie Brinkley's Daughter On 'Dancing With The Stars'

Christie Brinkley will no longer appear on Season 28 of Dancing With The Stars. Instead, her model daughter, Sailor Brinkley-Cook, will take her place. Brinkley was rehearsing for the reality show when she broke her arm, according to People magazine. Brinkley-Cook stepped in to take her place.

Brinkley is well-known in Hollywood, and her daughter is also making a name for herself. Here's everything you need to know about Brinkley-Cook as she steps into her mother's dancing shoes.

Sailor Brinkley Cook
Sailor Brinkley Cook attends The Championships Day 2 at Royal Randwick Racecourse on April 13, 2019, in Sydney, Australia. Hanna Lassen/Getty Images for Australian Turf Club/Getty

She's a Sports Illustrated model

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Brinkley-Cook is taking the modeling world by storm, and definitely not starting small. The 21-year-old appeared beside her mother in a 2017 of Sports Illustrated. In addition, the model had a collection of her own, unique images for the publication in the 2018 edition.

She's an artist

Brinkley-Cook attended Parson's School of Design in New York City for photography, according to Hollywood Life. She began her degree in 2016, though its unclear whether she is still enrolled.

She has 152K Instagram followers

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The young model gives fans updates on her life via her successful Instagram account. While Brinkley-Cook posts professional photos from red carpets and modeling gigs, there's also a casual feel to her account. Brinkley-Cook often posts photos of herself and her mom, as well as selfies and photos of herself as a child.

Her father is Peter Cook

Brinkley-Cook takes part of her last name from her father, Peter Cook. The architect and Brinkley split in 2006. "My parents had just gotten divorced and I was so confused about everything," she wrote in an Instagram post in 2017. "There was this little after-school counseling session for kids with divorced parents that the school put me in called "banana splits". Basically all we did was make banana splits and talk about how we have 2 christmas' and how that was a plus lol."

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Okay, story time: I met emma scott when we were in 2nd grade, we were both new to school and didn't know anyone. My parents had just gotten divorced and i was so confused about everything. There was this little after-school counseling session for kids with divorced parents that the school put me in called "banana splits". Basically all we did was make banana splits and talk about how we have 2 christmas' and how that was a plus lol. I remember throwing a temper tantrum during a session one day and i remember a very shy and very small girl i had never seen before (whos parents also put her in banana splits) calming me down and telling me about her parents and how its all gonna be okay. That was the start of a lifetime of friendship. I immediately became co-dependent haha. Everything i did was with emma scott from playing dress up every day after school, to being on the same sport teams even if i didnt have the skills you did, to first high school parties and boys and emotions, all the way to graduation. We were literally stuck to the hip for 10 years. (Literally. When we weren't put in the same class we would protest at the principles office lol) Now we're heading into our 20's and although we have figured out how to live our lives independently... You will always be my rock and I will always be yours. Thank you for giving me the best childhood ever. I'm so excited to be there to watch your exciting life grow for another 10 years ♥️😭👯 HAPPY BIRTHDAY scotty!!!!!!!! I love you so much and I always will!!!!

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She's all about body positivity

Brinkley-Cook has been open about her struggles with self-love. The model is vocal on Instagram about her own journey to appreciate the body she has. In 2017, Brinkley-Cook opened up about her struggles on Instagram, with a photo of herself, mother Brinkley and sister Alexa Ray Joel.

She detailed a long-lived struggle with body image, and noted how that's changed. "My body and I have been through it all. But recently I have been liberated," she wrote. "I am healthy, i treat myself well, and for that i'm happy. I've looked in the mirror and been able to LOVE the things about my body that beauty norms deem 'undesirable'. I now have grown to know that my body is worthy of so many great things. I don't need to be a size 0 to believe in myself."

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I've had issues with my body image since before I can even remember. I grew up not loving how I looked and felt held back because of it. I don't know why I always felt that way, sure I had baby fat and definitely went through a plethora of awkward phases, but I had a family that loved me i had friends who made me laugh etc. But for some reason I still looked in the mirror and always somehow found something to pick on. I went from being "too fat" to "too thin" to "too muscular" and I never felt satisfied. My body and I have been through it all. But recently I have been liberated. I am healthy, i treat myself well, and for that i'm happy. I've looked in the mirror and been able to LOVE the things about my body that beauty norms deem 'undesirable'. I now have grown to know that my body is worthy of so many great things. I don't need to be a size 0 to believe in myself. My body carries me each and every day, it loves the people i love, it holds what makes me healthy and strong, it bends it shakes it runs and it CHANGES. That is okay and that is beautiful. I could not be more grateful to the beautiful and strong @mj_day for including me in this years Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 😭😩❤ This is more than a magazine to me and always has been. As a growing young woman SI showed me all bodies are different and all bodies are worthy of celebrating. Thank you thank you @si_swimsuit for celebrating my beautiful mama, my beautiful sister, I, and ALL WOMEN!! How lucky am i?! 😩😍😍 i think I'm dreaming. 😭😩😩 thank you!!!!!!! ❤ (Also, thank you @hayleythorpeholla and @v_beast and everyone at @dogpound for changing my life 😭❤) More to come!!!!!!!!

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