Black models have been changing the glam industry one Fashion Week at a time and to think that years ago the Blacks faced criticisms in this regard, is downright appalling! But now, Black models have become the household name in becoming the fashion’s go-to couture, with many even earning titles like trailblazers of the fashion world. Even though the modelling industry wasn’t known for its diversity in the past years, these recent times it has voiced its unwavering voice against racism. Black models have no doubt let to a progressive perceptive and has gained major grounds as fashion moguls, with some of them even showcasing other talents like acting or singing. These famous Black models like Tyra Banks, Tyson Beckford, Naomi Campbell, and Iman have risen above the standards to break the glass ceilings, paving way for the aspiring Black community to do what they love. There is still so much to know and learn from these famous Black models- read on and you might even be amazed!
Naomi CampbellNaomi Campbell
22 May 1970, British
Model
Alek WekAlek Wek
16 April 1977, Sudanese
Model

Danielle HerringtonDanielle Herrington
26 May 1993, American
Model

OluchiOluchi Onweagba
01 August 1982, Nigerien
Fashion Model

Chanel ImanChanel Iman
01 December 1990, American
Model

Beverly JohnsonBeverly Johnson
13 October 1952, American
Film producer, Television actor, Film actor,
Jourdan DunnJourdan Dunn
03 August 1990, British
Model

Isis KingIsis King
01 October 1985, American
Model

Nicole NarainNicole Narain
28 July 1974, American
Model

Erica AshErica Ash
19 September 1977, American
Actress
Eugena WashingtonEugena Washington
08 October 1985, American
Model, Playboy Playmate

Naima MoraNaima Mora
01 March 1984, American
Model, Mother
Roshumba WilliamsRoshumba Williams
01 August 1968, American
Model

Dani EvansDani Evans
07 June 1985, American
Model

Jessica WhiteJessica White
21 June 1984, American
Actor, Model
Saleisha StowersSaleisha Stowers
10 January 1986, American