Naomi Campbell is one of the original Supermodels. Naomi’s big break came about at the age of fifth teen when she appeared on the cover of the British magazine Elle. She was featured in the front cover of nearly 500 magazines. Naomi was featured in numerous campaigns. The Numerous campaigns she showcased Versace, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, and Louis Vuitton. She made history by being the first black Supermodel featured on the cover of Time Magazine, Russian Vogue, British Vogue, and French Vogue. She commanded the runway by fiercely showcasing the collections of top designers.
Naomi was born in Streatham London on May 22nd, 1970. She attended the London Academy for Performing Arts. Her mother is Valerie Morris. She also has a half brother named Pierre. Naomi took her mother’s last name Campbell. She never met her father. All she knows is that he left her mother when she was four months pregnant.
Naomi Campbell appeared on a Bob Marley video “Is This Love”. At the age of twelve she appeared in the Culture Club music vide “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya”. She was the tap dancer in the video. Naomi also appeared in the Michael Jackson video “In the Closet”.
Nelson Mandela had named her “Honorary Granddaughter” for her charity, fundraising and activism work. She hosted a charity Fashion how event for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Naomi has raised millions of dollars for many causes. The Supermodel wants to lay the foundation and be known for wanting to do more charity work that will enable her to help others.