At the age of 27, British born Naomi Campbell has already conquered the fashion world, setting modeling runways and magazine covers ablaze with a sophisticated, sultry style that has made her a media star and international celebrity. After only a few years in the modeling business, she quickly began breaking new ground, becoming the first black model to appear on the covers of TIME MAGAZINE, and French and British VOGUE. Since then she has become a veritable renaissance woman proving herself exceptional beyond the realm of supermodel. In 1995, she made her debut as a recording artist with "Babywoman" released by Epic Records. Her release "La, La, La Love Song" with Japanese singer Toshi reached #1 in Japan. Naomi has also appeared in numerous music videos including Michael Jackson's sizzling "In The Closet" video directed by Herb Ritts.
Naomi is also making a name for herself in the world of film and television. She appeared in Spike Lee's "Girl 6" costarring Madonna and Theresa Randle and will be seen in the upcoming "An Alan Smithee Film" starring Sylvester Stallone, Whoppi Goldberg and Jackie Chan. Other film credits include "Miami Rhapsody" opposite Antonio Banderas, Sarah Jessica Parker and Mia Farrow and Tony Hickox's "Invasion of Privacy." Naomi's television credits include "NY Undercover" and 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air" among others. Naomi who co-authored a best-selling novel, "Swan" published by Heinemann/Mandarin, followed up with the photo book titled "Naomi". The book is a personal selection of photos from photographers Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, Richard Avedon, Ellen Von Unwerth and Peter Lindbergh.
Proceeds from the sales of the book are being donated to the Red Cross Somalia Relief Fund. Naomi is also active in many other initiatives supporting underprivileged children. She recently joined the Dalai Lama in fund raising efforts through UNESCO to build kindergartens for poor communities worldwide, the first to built in her name in her spiritual home of Jamaica.
- Supermodels, Actress
Date of Birth
- 22 May 1970
- Streatham, London, England, UK
107 Greene St.
New York, NY 10012 USA
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