Naomi Elaine Campbell (born May 22, 1970), addressed officially as Naomi Campbell, is a preeminent English businesswoman, model, singer, actress, and campaigner.
She began her modelling career at age 15 when she was contacted by a talent agency and became one of the most well-known and sought-after models of the 1990s.
She was one of the six models at the time that the fashion industry designated as Supermodels. Naomi Campbell, who is well-known for her exotic appearance and angular features, has graced the pages of prestigious American and European fashion magazines.
Also, she is a model for brands like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Elle. She was also the first black woman to appear on the covers of Time Magazine and Vogue’s French and British editions.
Naomi Campbell, who possesses a multifaceted personality, has expanded her modelling career to encompass acting, music, and a number of business enterprises. She also does a lot of charitable work and usually donates to different organizations and events.
She has experienced her fair share of controversies throughout her tumultuous career. Naomi Campbell had struggled with drug and alcohol addiction and checked into recovery in 1999. She has also been connected to several controversies and assault cases.
|Naomi Campbell: History • Bio • Photo|
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Naomi Elaine Campbell|
|Stage Name:||Naomi Campbell|
|Born:||22 May 1970 (age 52 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||London, United Kingdom|
|Siblings:||Richard Blackwood, Pierre Blackwood|
|Husband • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Adam Clayton (e. 1993-1994), Flavio Briatore (e. 1999-2003), 50 Cent, Rafael Amargo, Sean Penn, Kevin Costner, Gabriel Byrne, Eric Clapton (1993), Albert II, Prince of Monaco (1994-1995), Leonardo DiCaprio (1998), Johnny Depp (1998), Enrique Palacios (2001), Lars Ulrich (2001), Sean Combs (2002), Luca Orlandi (2004), Tommy Lee (2004), Terrence Howard (2007), Gerard Butler (2007), André Balazs (2007), Liam Payne (2019), Michael Fassbender (2014), Louis C. Camilleri (2017), Lenny Kravitz (2016), Skepta (2015-2019), Kola Aluko (2013-2014), Vladislav Doronin (2008-2013), Marcus Elias (2008), Quincy Jones (2006-2011), Badr Jafar (2005-2006), Usher (2004), Joaquín Cortés (1995-1998), Robert De Niro (1993-1999), Sylvester Stallone (1990-1992), Mike Tyson (1989-1990), Eddie Murphy|
|Occupation:||Model • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$80 million|
Early Life & Education
Dancer Valerie Morris, who was born in Jamaica, gave birth to Naomi Campbell on May 22, 1970, in Streatham, London, England. When her mother was pregnant, her father abandoned her.
She eventually adopted her stepfather’s last name, Campbell, after her mother later wed another man. Naomi Campbell has two stepbrothers from her mom’s union with Cliff Blackwood. They are Richard Blackwood and Pierre Blackwood. Richard Blackwood is a British entertainer, rapper and moderator.
Naomi Campbell spent her formative years living in Rome, where her mother was a dancer. After they had returned to London, she was left in the care of her family while her mother went on tour with the Fantastica Dance Company.
Naomi Campbell attended the Barbara Speake Stage School beginning at age three. She joined the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts when she was ten years old.
In 1978, Naomi Campbell started her first appearance at the age of 7 when she took part in the music video for Bob Marley‘s song Is This Love. She also had another appearance in the Culture Club song I’ll Tumble 4 Ya music video when she was 12 years old.
When she was still a student at Italia Conti Academy, she attracted the eye of Beth Boldt, the director of the Synchro Model Agency, while window shopping in a local shopping centre in 1986.
After receiving a deal, Naomi Campbell‘s career quickly took off. She was depicted on the cover of British Elle just before turning 16. She walked the runway for designers Azzedine Alaia, Isaac Mizrahi, and Gianni Versace over the course of the following few years, as well as for photographers Peter Lindbergh and Bruce Weber, as her career developed gradually.
Naomi Campbell founded the group Trinity in the late 1980s with Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington. The girls then rose to fame as their generation’s most sought-after and well-liked models.
As the first black cover model for British Vogue since 1966, Naomi Campbell graced the magazine’s cover in December 1987. She was the first black cover model for French Vogue in August 1988. She was on the cover of American Vogue the year after.
In 1990, she had an appearance in George Michael‘s Freedom! ’90 music video. The fashion industry later dubbed her and her fellow models Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, and Linda Evangelista as supermodels since they had come together to establish an elite group of models.
In 1992, Naomi Campbell had an appearance in a music video for the song In the Closet as Michael Jackson‘s love interest. She also had an unpopular appearance in Madonna‘s book Sex that year.
The mid-1990s saw Naomi Campbell dabbling in a variety of industries. The English model published her book, Swan. Caroline Upcher ghost-wrote the book, which garnered negative reviews. She also performed on her album, Baby Woman, and appeared in the films Girl 6 and Miami Rhapsody in supporting parts.
She entered into a partnership with Wella’s Cosmopolitan Cosmetics in 1999, and they introduced a collection of her unique scents together. Around this time, she also posed for Playboy and British Vogue.
Naomi Campbell made her runway debut in 2007 at Versailles for Dior’s 60th-anniversary fashion show. She was on the cover of an Italian Vogue issue featuring only black people the next year, among a few other black models. Steven Meisel was the photographer who took the famous image.
She shared the cover of Essence 40th’s anniversary edition in 2011 alongside Iman and Liya Kebede. The English model appeared on the cover of Numéro Russia in March 2013. She then contributed to the reality television modelling competition program The Face not long after that.
In The Face Australia, which aired on Fox8 in 2014, Naomi Campbell appeared as a supermodel mentor. She also appeared as Camilla Marks in that year’s season of Fox’s television show Empire.
She participated in Versace’s Spring/Summer 2018 fashion show and the advertising campaign in September 2017. Naomi Campbell took the runway in February 2018 for Kim Jones‘ final Louis Vuitton menswear fashion show.
- Ali G Indahouse 2002
- The Night We Never Met 1993
- Miami Rhapsody 1995
- Trippin’ 1999
- Girl 6 1996
- Zoolander 2 2016
- I Feel Pretty 2018
- Burn Hollywood Burn 1997
- Cool as Ice 1991
Despite never having met her birth father, record producers Chris Blackwell and Quincy Jones are father figures to Naomi Campbell. She was once referred to as the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela‘s honorary grandchild.
Regarding the model’s romantic history, in 1993, she became engaged to U2 bassist Adam Clayton. She was engaged to racing driver Flavio Briatore after divorcing Adam Clayton.
The couple’s relationship was on-again, off-again up to their divorce in 2003.
According to rumours, Naomi Campbell started dating multimillionaire Louis C. Camilleri in July 2017.
Naomi Campbell was engaged to Flavio Briatore (1999-2003) and Adam Clayton (1993-1994).
Naomi Campbell has been the girlfriend of 50 Cent, Rafael Amargo, Sean Penn, Kevin Costner, Gabriel Byrne, Eric Clapton (1993), Albert II, Prince of Monaco (1994-1995), Leonardo DiCaprio (1998), Johnny Depp (1998), Enrique Palacios (2001), Lars Ulrich (2001), Sean Combs (2002), Luca Orlandi (2004), Tommy Lee (2004), Terrence Howard (2007), Gerard Butler (2007), André Balazs (2007), Liam Payne (2019), Michael Fassbender (2014), Louis C. Camilleri (2017), Lenny Kravitz (2016), Skepta (2015-2019), Kola Aluko (2013-2014), Vladislav Doronin (2008-2013), Marcus Elias (2008), Quincy Jones (2006-2011), Badr Jafar (2005-2006), Usher (2004), Joaquín Cortés (1995-1998), Robert De Niro (1993-1999), Sylvester Stallone (1990-1992), Mike Tyson (1989-1990) and Eddie Murphy.
Naomi Campbell uncovered she welcomed her daughter in May 2021, showing over 12.5 million supporters an image of her grasping the baby’s feet. “A delightful little gift has picked me to be her mom,” Naomi Campbell composed at that point. There is no news about who her baby father or partner is since she claimed her daughter is not adopted. She is not married and has no husband.
English model, actress, and businesswoman Naomi Campbell’s net worth is US$80 million. She is one of the highest-earning black models in the world.
- Instagram: @naomi
- Twitter: @naomicampbell
- YouTube: Naomi
- Facebook: Naomi Campbell