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Overview (3)

Born in Mogadishu, Somalia
Birth NameIman Abdulmajid
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Iman was born on July 25, 1955 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Iman Abdulmajid. She is a producer and actress, known for Project Runway Canada (2007), Out of Africa (1985) and No Way Out (1987). She was previously married to David Bowie and Spencer Haywood.

Spouse (3)

David Bowie (6 June 1992 - 10 January 2016) (his death) (1 child)
Spencer Haywood (18 November 1977 - 13 February 1987) (divorced) (1 child)
? (28 June 1973 - 25 May 1975) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Regal bearing
Ageless beauty

Trivia (16)

Has one daughter with David Bowie: Alexandria Zahra Jones (born August 15, 2000). Has one daughter with Spencer Haywood: Zulekha Haywood (born July 5, 1978).
At the age of four, she attended boarding school in Egypt, where she spent most of her childhood and adolescence.
Her father was a diplomat and former Somali ambassador in Saudi Arabia, and her late mother was a gynecologist.
Fluent in five languages: Arabic, English, French, Italian and Somali.
Has her own action figure modeled after her character, Martia, from the film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
Her daughter, Zulekha Haywood, attended Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Michigan State University.
She was the last of many women to kiss William Shatner on "Star Trek" in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991).
Was ranked #29 in Channel 5's "World's Greatest Supermodel".
Daughter-in-law of Margaret Mary Jones.
Stepmother of filmmaker Duncan Jones.
At age 18, she was first married to a young Somali entrepreneur, an executive at Hilton Hotels Corporation. Their marriage ended two years later when she moved to the United States to pursue a modeling career.
Has the curious distinction of being the very first person to lock lips - on-screen - with Michael Jackson when the couple kissed in his music video "Remember the Time" (1992).
Has appeared with Jermaine Jackson in his music video "Do What You Do" (1985) as his love interest who eventually betrays him by trying to shoot him. In the video's ending, what happened to her is unknown.
Daughter of Mohamed and Marian Abdulmajid. Has two brothers, Elias Abdulmajid and Feisal Abdulmajid, and two younger sisters, Idil Abdulmajid and Nadia Abdulmajid.
Resides with her family in Manhattan, New York City and London, England.
Is the founder and chairperson of Iman Cosmetics.

Personal Quotes (2)

[July 2002 issue of Playboy magazine] I had breast enlargement to quiet that noise in my head and fill the gaping hole in my self-esteem.
We read about the horrors of child abuse in our newspapers on a daily basis. We have to take a stance and collectively say, "No more!".

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