Famous Black Models - List of Famous Black Models

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!

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

The Most Famous Black Models

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Oluchi OnweagbaAugust 1, 1982NigerienOluchi Onweagba is a Nigerian supermodel, television personality, and entrepreneur
Naomi CampbellMay 22, 1970BritishNaomi Campbell is an English model, singer, actress, and activist
Alek WekApril 16, 1977SudaneseThe famous African supermodel is known for her charitable work with the United Nations for the Sudanese refugees
Danielle HerringtonMay 26, 1993AmericanDanielle Herrington is a famous American model
Oluchi Onweagba

Oluchi Onweagba

Oluchi Onweagba is a Nigerian supermodel, television personality, and entrepreneur

NigerienAugust 1, 1982266 views

Alek Wek

The famous African supermodel is known for her charitable work with the United Nations for the Sudanese refugees

SudaneseApril 16, 1977156 views

Danielle Herrington

Danielle Herrington is a famous American model

AmericanMay 26, 1993149 views

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell is an English model, singer, actress, and activist

BritishMay 22, 1970162 views