Naomi Elaine Campbell is a British model, actress and businesswoman. Discovered at the age of 15, she established herself amongst the most recognisable and in-demand models of the late 1980s, the 1990s and the earlier 2000s including modern day. Campbell was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion industry and the international press. In addition to her modelling career, Campbell has embarked on other ventures, including an R&B studio album and several acting appearances in film and television, such as the modelling-competition reality show The Face and its international offshoots. Campbell is also involved in charity work for various causes.
|Born||Naomi Elaine Campbell, May 22, 1970, Streatham, South London, England|
|Occupation||Model, actress, businesswoman|
|Partner(s)||Flavio Briatore (1998–2003), Vladislav Doronin (2008–2013)|
Fashion model, activist, and UNESCO volunteer who, in the 1980s and 1990s, helped popularize the term "supermodel." She appeared on the 40th anniversary cover of Essence in 2011.
When she was 10 years old, she studied ballet at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and was discovered when she was 15.
She dated Mike Tyson and Robert De Niro. She became engaged to U2 bassist Adam Clayton in 1993, but broke it off in 1994. She is the daughter of Jamaican-born dancer Valerie Morris. She welcomed a daughter in May 2021.
She and Kate Moss helped spearhead the supermodel era.
Black British fashion people. English expatriates in Italy. Alumni of the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. English female models