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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 May 1970Streatham, London, England, UK
Nickname Black Panther
Height 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is a producer and actress, known for The Face (2013), The Face (2013) and Ali G Indahouse (2002).

Trivia (34)

Studied at the London Academy For Performing Arts. Discovered at age 15.
First black female model on the cover of French Vogue, British Vogue, and Time Magazine.
She, along with Elle Macpherson and Claudia Schiffer, opened the "Fashion Cafe" in New York.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
Has a scar on her nose.
Pleaded guilty to 1998 assault charges [February 2000]
Has the letters F.B. tattooed on her arm.
Has a successful line of perfumes and colognes
Was in Quest for Fire (1981) at age 9.
Was engaged to the legendary group U2's Bassist Adam Clayton in the 1990s.
Attended the renowned Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London
Has written a book titled "Swan". It is about a supermodel and is Miss Campbell's first novel. (1994)
Was once the step-sister of Richard Blackwood.
Has been photographed by noted fashion photographers Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, and Seb Janiak.
Was ranked #4 in Channel 5's "World's greatest supermodel".
Along with Nicole Richie, Beyoncé Knowles, Veronica Webb, Kelly Osbourne, Angie Everhart, Alexandra Richards, Irina Pantaeva, Marisa Miller, Wyclef Jean, Rachel Hunter, and Janice Dickinson, she participated in the "Fashion for Relief" show on 16 September, 2005 in New York, a benefit for AmeriCares to support victims for Hurricane Katrina. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale were among the celebrities who attended.
Appeared on The Tyra Banks Show (2005) to end her rivalry with host and fellow black model Tyra Banks.
Appears in photographs taken for Madonna's coffee-table book "Sex."
Was among the guests at Usher Raymond's 26th birthday party.
(Late August 2005) Sprained her ankle, but recovered soon
June 1992: At the personal request of Sting, she participated in the "Rhythm Of Life Fashion Charity Gala" at London's Grosvenor Hotel, to raise money for the Rainforest Foundation alongside the world's top models including Kylie Minogue, Yasmin Le Bon and Claudia Schiffer.
Daughter of Valerie Campbell, a Jamaican dancer, and an unnamed man, who is a mixed-race man of part-Chinese ancestry (according to her mother).
After pleading guilty to a charge of reckless assault against her employee Ana Scolavino, she was sentenced to five days community service and ordered to attend two days of anger arrangement course by a New York court on 16 January 2007. Two months later, she mopped floors in New York's Department for Sanitation.
Shown on a 75 eurocent postage stamp issued by the Austrian Post Office on May 20, 2006.
One of only two people to ever receive the Editor's copy of the FTC Publications International Model's Guide. The other was Tyra Banks.
Because of her staunch friendship with supermodels Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, the media have dubbed them "The Trinity".
Appeared in a Mario Testino photo shoot for Vanity Fair magazine alongside supermodels Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford and Stephanie Seymour. The pictorial covered pages 182 through 193. [September 2008]
Appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine (The Biggest Fashion Issue). [September 1989]
Made her debut as a recording artist with "Baby Woman". Her song "La, La, La Love Song" (with Japanese singer Toshi) reached #1 in Japan.
First black female model on the cover of British Elle.
Is of Afro-Asian descent.
A guest at Simon Cowell's 50th birthday party.
Went to Brazil to shoot a commercial for Vivo, the country's major cell phone company. [May 2004]
Supermodel Naomi Campbell appeared at a war crimes court in the Hague Thursday August 5, 2010 to give testimony about a so-called "blood diamond" given by the former Liberian president Charles Taylor.

Personal Quotes (6)

"I just did not have time to sit down and write a book." - When questioned about her use of a ghost writer for her novel "Swan" (1996). Campbell admitted that she wrote almost none of the book.
I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out. I work very hard, and I am worth every cent."-December 1999 issue of Playboy
I look at [modeling] as something I'm doing for black people in general.
I don't think I was born beautiful. I just think I was born me.
I love England, especially the food. There's nothing I like more than a lovely bowl of pasta.
When I started out modeling, there weren't casting directors and there weren't stylists, so you just dealt directly with the designer. We were all much closer back then.

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