Here's everything you need to know about these famous Black Models who rose above all standards.

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
(Model)

22 May 1970

British

Alek WekAlek Wek
(Model)

16 April 1977

Sudanese

Danielle HerringtonDanielle Herrington
(Model)

26 May 1993

American

OluchiOluchi Onweagba
(Fashion Model)

01 August 1982

Nigerien

Chanel ImanChanel Iman
(Model)

01 December 1990

American

Jourdan DunnJourdan Dunn
(Model)

03 August 1990

British

Eugena WashingtonEugena Washington
(Model, Playboy Playmate)

08 October 1985

American

Beverly JohnsonBeverly Johnson
(Film producer, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Model)

13 October 1952

American

Isis KingIsis King
(Model)

01 October 1985

American

Naima MoraNaima Mora
(Model, Mother)

01 March 1984

American

Dani EvansDani Evans
(Model)

07 June 1985

American

Roshumba WilliamsRoshumba Williams
(Model)

01 August 1968

American

Jessica WhiteJessica White
(Actor, Model)

21 June 1984

American

Saleisha StowersSaleisha Stowers

10 January 1986

American