Allie Crandell was born in 1988 in Sacramento, Califronia. In 2007, she was signed to Wilhelmina Models after sening her pictures to the agency. At 19, she moved to New York where she started her career. In July 9, 2007, Models.com features Crandell as the model of the week Story. That same year, Crandell appeared in the Revolve catalogue and starred in Duran Duran`s "Falling Down" music video. In May 2008,
she appeared in V editorial, alongside Erin Heatherton and Camilla Finn, photographed by Ellen von Unwerth.
In December 2008, she co-stars in MTV`s The City as the girlfriend of male model Adam Senn. In 2009, Crandell models for Diesel`s "Hair Bath" videos. She also leaves Wilhelmina Models and signs with One Model Management. She is also signed to Independent Models in London. This is the same agency that represent Naomi Campbell and Karen Elson.