As one of the world's top supermodels Helena Christensen earnt a fortune - certainly enough to employ some burly removal men.
But the down-to-earth Danish model is not one to sit around while others do the dirty work.
Pulling on some old dungarees and a grey T-shirt she pitched in to help shift her belongings into her new home in New York.
Helena, who has one child, unloads her boxes in the New York street
Defying her slender frame Helena proved to be as strong as the professionals, heaving box after box from the van to her home.
The 39-year-old mother-of-one, who now has a second career as a respected photographer, lives with her British boyfriend Paul Banks, the frontman of US band Interpol.