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Fashion Model
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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Industry: Models
Residence: Mogadishu, Somalia
BirthDay: 25 July 1955
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.75 m

Iman was bornon 25 July 1955 in Mogadishu, Somalia, Somali, Somalian, is Fashion Model. Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid is a Somali fashion supermodel, actress, entrepreneur and social worker. Professionally known just by her first name, Iman, she has been a favorite model for top fashion magazines, such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. She was discovered during her student days at the University of Nairobi, and has worked with some of the biggest names in the fashion industry in her long and illustrious career. Her exotic looks ensured that she remained at the peak of the modeling industry for close to one and a half decades, a feat rarely achieved by any supermodel. Coming from an underdeveloped country in Africa, her philanthropic work has also been quite significant and very close to her heart. A proud mother of two children, Iman turned into a successful entrepreneur when she launched her brand of cosmetics and line of designer clothes. She has arried three times in her life, most famously to the English musician David Bowie, with whom she was married till the latter’s sad and rather untimely demise.


$100 Million


Iman and David were married till the latter’s death in 2016


Her second gig on television was in 2010 when she co-hosted ‘The Fashion Show’ with Isaac Mizrahi


She has also authored another book, ‘The Beauty of Color’, which came out in 2005


Her autobiography, ‘I am Iman’, came out in 2001 and was very well received by the critics and readers alike


Founded in 1994, Iman Cosmetics was an immediate success and is estimated to gross an annual 25 million dollars


In 1992, BBC produced a documentary which showcased Iman’s homecoming to Somalia after two decades


After 14 years at the peak of success and popularity, Iman said good-bye to her modeling career in 1989


Since then she has appeared in a few movies such as, ‘Out of Africa’ (1985), ‘No Way Out’ and ‘Surrender’(1987), ‘Lies of the Twins’ and ‘Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country’(1991), among others


Her first role came in 1979 in the British movie, ‘The Human Factor’


In America, she dated the famous actor Warren Beatty for a while before getting engaged with and marrying Spencer Haywood, a basketball star, in 1977


Although she was reluctant initially, Iman finally accepted the offer and moved to America in 1975


They got married in 1973 but the marriage ended in a couple of years, when she moved to America


Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid was born on July 25, 1955, to Marian and Mohamed Abdulmajid, in Mogadishu, Somalia

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