List of Black models , including African-American models and female fashion models of Caribbean and African descent. These women are among the hottest girls ever to walk the runways for designers, and girls around the world look to these sexy ladies as role models. Here are the hottest Black fashion models to do commercials, print ads, and fashion shows. They make these clothes look their best to sell them in magazines, catalogs, and TV advertisements. Famous for their hot bodies and beautiful faces, entrepreneurs like Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum have crossed over from modeling into TV hosting. Other famous models like Milla Jovovich and Brooklyn Decker have launched successful careers in film. The women on this Black model list hail from all over the world, including Nigeria, Jamaica, and the good ol' USA - and there are many mixed-race models as well.
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The story of African Americans in the modeling world is often one of resilience, with a number of Black models forging a path for themselves and their communities in an industry that has often stuck to narrow, limited notions of who should be seen and celebrated. Here are some of the models who parlayed their runway and print success into other forms of gainful creativity. Born in London, Naomi Campbell was approached by a scout in the mids when she was a teenager. Campbell has faced a number of public difficulties, including guilty pleas to aggravated assault and substance abuse issues. She has also ventured professionally outside of the fashion world, singing and the occasional acting gig.
The fashion industry has a history of inclusivity and diversity issues , which are, unfortunately, still prevalent today. Although progress is slowly but surely being made to ensure that people of color, and specifically Black people, are represented in all areas of the industry including modeling, someone usually and unfairly has to pave the way for others. Below, 28 Black supermodels who have changed—and are continuing to change—the fashion and modeling industries. Tyra Mail! She was the first Black model to sign a contract with the latter brand and was an Angel from to She also has her own blog and fashion brand called LAPP , for Leomie Anderson The Project The Purpose, where articles are published from a diverse community of writers about style, politics, and more. A semifinalist in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, she was the first contestant to participate wearing a hijab. Since her participation, she received widespread attention and was signed to IMG models. She also become the first Muslim model to wear the head covering and a burkini in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.