Streatham, London, England
Naomi attended Barbara Speake Stage School in London, UK. As her mom was also a dancer, she also tried and got entrance into Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London at the age of 10 to learn ballet.
Model, actress, singer, businesswoman
- Father – Unnamed
- Mother – Valerie Morris (Dancer)
- Siblings – Pierre Campbell (Younger Half-Brother) (born – 1985)
Naomi Campbell can be contacted via these modeling agencies –
- Munich Models
- D’Management Group
- Marilyn Agency – Paris
- Look Models International – Vienna
- Scoop Models – Copenhagen
- Priscillas Model Management
- Tess Management
- Elite Model Management – Barcelona
- Marilyn Agency – New York
- Artform – Tel Aviv
- IMG Models – New York (2009 – 2011)
Rhythm & blues, pop
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
58 kg or 128 pounds
Naomi Campbell dated –
- Enrique Palacios (2001) – Venezuelan model, Enrique Palacios dated Naomi in 2001. They met for the first time in Stromboli islands.
- Lars Ulrich (2001) – Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich was RUMORed to had fling with the supermodel back in 2001. He was seen flirting with Naomi in a nightclub in San Francisco.
- Sean Combs (2002) – The British model then dated American musician, Sean Combs briefly in 2002. Their split was amicable.
- Luca Orlandi (2004) – Campbell dated Italian fashion designer, Luca Orlandi in 2004.
- Matteo Marzotto (2004) – Italian entrepreneur, Matteo Marzotto dated Naomi for eight months in 2004.
- Tommy Lee (2004) – She had fling with another musician and drummer, Tommy Lee in March-April 2004. The duo met via their mutual friend Sean Combs (with whom she dated in 2002) in a party in Florida.
- Usher Raymond (2004) – In the last quarter of 2004, Naomi and singer Usher were romantically linked to each other. They split in December 2004 and on asking the reason of their split, Usher revealed that he was bored with her.
- Badr Jafar (2005-2006) – Emirati business executive, Badr Jafar dated Naomi for couple of months from 2005 to 2006. He is about 8 years her junior.
- Terrence Howard (2007) – Actor Terrence Howard was RUMORed to be dating Naomi in 2007, when the two were spotted together. He denied the rumors and said that he was just mentoring Naomi.
- Quincy Jones (2007-2011) – American film, music and TV producer and jazz trumpeter, Quincy Jones was RUMORed to be dating Campbell from 2007 to 2011. He is roughly 37 years her senior.
- Gerard Butler (2007) – Scottish actor, Gerard Butler was RUMORed to be an item with Naomi around March-April 2007.
- André Balazs (2007) – Hungarian hotel mogul, André Balazs was RUMORed to be dating Naomi, when they were spotted together during a dinner date in New York in April 2007.
- Marcus Elias (2008) – Brazilian entrepreneur, Marcus Elias started dating Campbell in February 2008 after they met during a Vogue party in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They dated ON and OFF after that time. She was also photographed wearing an engagement ring, just two weeks after meeting him. They were RUMORed to have split just after that time and reconciled in May 2008 during Cannes film festival. They spent their vacation in Capri Islands (of Italy) in June 2008.
- Vladislav Doronin (2008-2013) – Russian real estate entrepreneur, Vladislav Doronin started dating British supermodel in 2008 when they met during Cannes film festival. After seeing together for five years, they separated in May 2013.
- Kola Aluko (2013-2014) – Nigerian energy business magnate, Kola Aluko and Naomi were an item from October 2013 to 2014.
- Michael Fassbender (2014) – In April 2014, German-Irish actor, Michael Fassbender and Campbell were RUMORed to be dating each other.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Afro-Jamaican, and Chinese-Jamaican ancestry.
Dark Brown (natural eye color)
34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm
4 (US) or 34 (EU)
9 (US) or 6 (UK) or 40 (EU)
She has advertised for a number of brands and big fashion labels such as Avon, Accessorize, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Anna Molinari, Antonio Fusco, Absolut Versace, Atelier Versace, Azrouel, Bali, Barneys, Blackglama, Bloomingdale’s, Blumarine, Burberry, Chloé, Citroen, Codice, D&G, David Yurman, Dennis Basso, Dillard’s, Dolce & Gabbana, DSquared2, El Corte Inglés, Emanuel Ungaro, Eminence, Enrico Coveri, Escada, Express Jeans, Falmer, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, Fendi, Gap, Gianni Versace, Gottex, Guess, H&M, Hirshleifers, Iceberg, Isaac JBC, Mizrahi, Istante, Jazz, Kenar, Kookai, Le Gi, Lee Jeans, Louis Vuitton, Macy’s, Mango, Morena Rosa, Naomi Campbell ‘Exult’ fragrance, Nars, Neiman Marcus, Nokia, Olympus Cameras, Otto Kem, Ozbek, Palmers, Peter Lang, Philipp Plein, Pinko, Prada, Pupa, Pzero Pirelli, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Rifat Ozbek, Robert Lee Morris, Rocawear, Rosa Cha, Saks Fifth Avenue, Skinny, Stephen Oulech, Superga, Swish Jeans, Thierry Mugler, TNG, Triumph Bras, Valentino, Versace, Victoria’s Secret, Yigal Azrouel, Yohji Yamamoto, Yves Saint Laurent, and Zoomp.
Best Known For
Modeling for famous brands such as Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret, Prada, etc.
In 1991, she appeared in musical comedy film Cool as Ice for her role as “singer at first club.”
She released her debut music album titled Baby Woman in 1994 via Epic Records. IT didn’t perform well in her native country England and is considered a failure. However, the album did very well in Japan. She was able to sell more than 1 million copies worldwide.
The album charted at #75 in the UK. It consists of 11 singles.
First Fashion Show
She debuted with Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 1988 fashion show where she walked the ramp for Yves Saint Laurent.
David Kirsch is Naomi’s personal trainer – the one who helps her to get a runway ready body. Her metabolism is so good that she doesn’t diet. If she craves for her favorite foods, she eats them (see below for her loved food items).
Naomi Campbell Favorite Things
- Food – KFC, McDonald’s, Raisinets, Mars bars, Snickers, deep chocolate fudge Häagen-Dazs
- Shops – Pearl Lowe (London), Steinberg & Tolkien (London), Resurrection (New York), Southpaw Vintage Clothing (New York)
- Shoes – Alaia, Blahnik, Louboutin, Marc Jacobs
- Singer – Prince
- Designers – Azzedine Alaia, Dolce and Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen
Source – People, ChicagoTribune, US Magazine
Naomi Campbell Facts
- Naomi uses the last name as “Campbell”, which is of her step-father.
- Her birth certificate also does not reveal her father’s name. Her biological father left her mom, when her mom was four months pregnant.
- Campbell also stayed at Rome in her childhood for couple of days, where her mom used to work as a modern dancer.
- She was the guest at Simon Cowell’s 50th birthday party.
- Campbell is the first black model to appear on the cover page of British Vogue, French Vogue and Time magazine.
- She likes to wear vintage clothes, especially those of 1930s.
- She regards Quincy Jones as well as Chris Blackwell as her father.
- She has appeared in 1987 and 1995 version of Pirelli Calendar.
- Naomi also made herself to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues in 1997 and 2002.
- Along with Claudia Schiffer and Elle MacPherson, she was the co-owner of Fashion Café restaurant chain (now defunct).
- She once in 2007 interviewed Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez to be published in British GQ.
- She is also featured in Madame Tussaud’s wax museum.
- She can be seen in Bob Marley’s music video for “Is This Love” in 1978 (she was seven at that time).
- She got the title of “honorary granddaughter” from Nelson Mandela in 1997.
- She reveals that she does not wear a heel, which is short than 4 inch.
- Naomi was discovered at the age of 15 by Beth Boldt of Elite Model Management in Covent Garden, when she was walking from her school to home.
- She knows scuba diving.
- Winston is the name of her English bulldog.
- Visit her official website @ www.naomicampbell.com.
- Connect with Naomi on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.