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Naomi Campbell Biography

Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Model, actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied at London's Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and the London Academy for Performing Arts
  • Was discovered by a modeling agent at age 15 in a Covent Garden shopping arcade
  • First appeared in a fashion shoot for British Elle
  • Became the first black woman to appear on the covers of French and British Vogue
  • Released an album titled babywoman in 1994
  • Coauthored the novel Swan in 1996
  • Founded the charity Fashion for Relief, which benefits victims of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2011 Japanese earthquake

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