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Naomi Campbell

Birthday
22 May 1970 (Age 43)
Biography
Studied at the London Academy For Performing Arts. Discovered at age 15.

First black female model on the cover of French Vogue, British Vogue, and Time Magazine.

She, along with Elle Macpherson and Claudia Schiffer, opened the "Fashion Cafe" in New York.

Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. [1991]

Has a scar on her nose.

Pleaded guilty to 1998 assault charges [February 2000]

Has the letters F.B. tattooed on her arm.

Has a successful line of perfumes and colognes

Was in Guerre du feu, La (1981) at age 9.

Was engaged to the legendary group U2's Bassist Adam Clayton in the 1990s.

Attended the renowned Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London

Has written a book titled "Swan". It is about a supermodel and is Miss Campbell's first novel. (1994)

Wears size 9 shoe. (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Measurements: 32-33-32 (first modeling card), 34C-22-34 (in 1995), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Was once the step-sister of Richard Blackwood.

Has been photographed by noted fashion photographers Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, and Seb Janiak.

Was ranked #4 in Channel 5's "World's greatest supermodel".

Along with Nicole Richie, Beyoncé Knowles, Veronica Webb, Kelly Osbourne, Angie Everhart, Alexandra Richards, Irina Pantaeva, Marisa Miller, Wyclef Jean, Rachel Hunter, and Janice Dickinson, she participated in the "Fashion for Relief" show on 16 September, 2005 in New York, a benefit for AmeriCares to support victims for Hurricane Katrina. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale were among the celebrities who attended.

Appeared on "The Tyra Banks Show" (2005) to end her rivalry with host and fellow black model Tyra Banks.

Appears in photographs taken for Madonna's coffee-table book "Sex."

Was among the guests at Usher Raymond's 26th birthday party.

Sprained her ankle, but recovered soon [Late August 2005]

June 1992: At the personal request of Sting, she participated in the "Rhythm Of Life Fashion Charity Gala" at London's Grosvenor Hotel, to raise money for the Rainforest Foundation alongside the world's top models including Kylie Minogue, Yasmin Le Bon and Claudia Schiffer.

Daughter of Valerie Campbell, a Jamaican dancer, and an unnamed man, who is a mixed-race man of part-Chinese ancestry (according to her mother).

After pleading guilty to a charge of reckless assault against her employee Ana Scolavino, she was sentenced to five days community service and ordered to attend two days of anger arrangement course by a New York court on 16 January 2007. Two months later, she mopped floors in New York's Department for Sanitation.

Shown on a 75 eurocent postage stamp issued by the Austrian Post Office on May 20, 2006.

One of only two people to ever receive the Editor's copy of the FTC Publications International Model's Guide. The other was Tyra Banks.

Because of her staunch friendship with supermodels Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, the media have dubbed them "The Trinity".

Appeared in a Mario Testino photo shoot for Vanity Fair magazine alongside supermodels Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford and Stephanie Seymour. The pictorial covered pages 182 through 193. [September 2008]

Appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine (The Biggest Fashion Issue). [September 1989]