Naomi Campbell is one of the most prominent names and one of the most recognizable faces in the modeling industry. She first rose to the top of the industry in the 1980’s and became one of the first five supermodels and is still one of the only black supermodels. Although the height of her career was during the 80’s and 90’s Naomi Campell still manages to to inspire and impress people around the world today. She is a great fashion icon, and stars still channel her style and spirit to this day.
She has inspired countless stars and has encourage many young women to become models. Not only through her style and through her ablity to model and turn heads, but through her television show. She has helped young models to get a head start in the industry with her popular reality show, The Face, as well as through appearances on America’s Top Model.
Although she no longer appears as a supermodel, she is still in high demand. She has continued her print modeling career, and still occasionally appears on the catwalk, where she is revered for her signature style and sexy look. She also continues to inspire stars. Recently Jennifer Hudson, known for her appearance on American Idol and her work in Dreamgirls, was recently seen chaneling Campbell’s sense of style.
Campbell first rose to fame after she appeared in Bob Marley’s video “This is Love” in 1978, at the age of 7 . Born in England, she has spent her career traveling the globe and modeling for various designers, magazines, and international fashion shows. She was the first black model to appear on the cover of time magazine, and has model for all of the top designers and brands, including Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, and Louis Vatton. She has also appeared on the cover of French Vogue, and was the first black model to do so She has appeared in countless tv shows as an actress, including the Cosby Show, and the Fresh Prince of Bel Air . She has also enjoyed some success in her career as a raegge singer.
Additional Links on Naomi: