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Naomi Campbell

Born: 22 May 1970 (49 years old)
Gender: Female

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Naomi Campbell is an English model who, discovered at the age of 15, established herself among the top three most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and 1990s and she was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion world.

She has graced the covers of more than 500 magazines during her career and has been featured in campaigns for Burberry, Prada, Versace, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino.

She was the first black model to appear on the cover of Time magazine, French Vogue and Russian Vogue as well as the first British black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue.

The runway was her domain as she showcased the collections of top designers, including Chanel, Azzedine Alaia, Christian Dior and Versace.

Additionally, Campbell has appeared in countless TV shows, music videos and films, including The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Madonna's Erotica, Bob Marley's Is This Love and Michael Jackson's In The Closet.

Campbell is also responsible for an incredible amount of fundraising and charity work in South Africa and across the globe. She began charity work with Nelson Mandela in 1993, and in 1997 he named her Honorary Granddaughter for endless activism.

In 2005, she established Fashion For Relief and hosted its first charity fashion show to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

Since its conception in 2005, Fashion For Relief has presented shows in New York, London, Cannes, Moscow, Mumbai and Dar es Salaam, and has raised millions of dollars for various causes.

She is also one of the three supermodel coaches on the reality competition series The Face.


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