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Naomi Campbell

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    Naomi Campbell View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    British
    Birth Date
    May 22, 1970
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Bad girl, Cover girl, Retired (mostly), Sexy girl, Supermodel
    Known for
    Legs, Temper, Walk
    Agencies
    Marilyn
    Dated
    Vladimir Doronin, Gerard Butler, Flavio Briatore, Joaquin Cortes, Adam Clayton, Eric Clapton, Robert De Niro, Mike Tyson, Terrance Howard, Badr Jafar, Usher, Tommy Lee, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Diddy, Damon Dash, Joseph Fiennes
    Feuds
    Victoria Beckham, Tyra Banks (made up in 2005)
    Friends
    Steven Klein, Iman, Elle Macpherson, Tyson Beckford, Beverly Peele, Kristen McMenamy, Carla Bruni, Lindsay Lohan, Marcus Schenkenberg, Cindy Crawford, Venus and Serena Williams, Spike Lee, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Kate Moss, Quincy Jones, Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen
    Model Turned
    Activist (Operation Smile, 2007), Actress, Singer (Baby Woman), Entrepreneur
    Interests
    Boxing

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    Naomi Campbell's Career Highlights

    22 MAY, 1970
    Born in London, England
    1978
    Cast in a music video for Bob Marley’s “Is This Love?” at 8 years old Video»
    1982
    Cast as tap dancer in Culture Club’s music video “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” Video»
    1985
    Discovered by Beth Boldt of Elite Models while studying at the Italia Conti Stage School
    MAR 1987
    Romantically linked to boxer Mike Tyson
    OCT 1987
    Appears on cover of Essence
    DEC 1987
    First black model to appear on cover of British Vogue
    1988
    Signs cosmetics contract with Nars, and becomes a face of Ralph Lauren
    AUG 1988
    First black model to appear on cover of French Vogue
    NOV 1988
    Has a small recurring role in The Cosby Show as the unrequited love interest of the son, Theo
    JAN 1990
    Featured on cover of British Vogue with Linda, Tatjana, Christy, and Cindy
    FEB 1990
    Appears on cover of Cosmopolitan
    NOV 1990
    Has a small part in an episode of the television show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as Helen, who gets set up by Will Smith’s character to go on a blind date with his butler Video»
    1991
    Dates Robert De Niro
    OCT 1991
    Appears in the film Cool as Ice with Vanilla Ice, playing a singer
    JAN 1992
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    FEB 1992
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    OCT 1992
    Photographed for Madonna’s book Sex with Madonna and rapper Big Daddy Kane and appears in the controversial music video for the Material Girl’s “Erotica”
    1993
    Dates Eric Clapton
    FEB 1993
    Falls on the runway at Vivienne Westwood’s Anglomania fashion show
    1 AUG, 1993
    Calls off her wedding to U2 bassist Adam Clayton
    1994
    Steven Meisel photographs Campbell for the Prada ad campaign
    JUN 1994
    Featured on cover of Harper’s Bazaar
    JAN 1995
    Appears as Kaia in the movie Miami Rhapsody, which stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Antonio Banderas, and Mia Farrow
    FEB 1995
    Debuts as recording artist with album Baby Woman
    1996
    Models for Victoria’s Secret
    APR 1996
    Publishes her first novel, Swan, about a model’s life
    MAY 1996
    Featured on cover of Vogue
    NOV 1996
    Has a role as the florist who is the protagonist’s best friend in the movie Invasion of Privacy
    FEB 1997
    Walks the fall Chanel, Chloé, and Christian Dior shows in Paris
    FEB 1997
    Appears in an editorial for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, photographed by Sante D’Orazio
    AUG 1997
    Nelson Mandela deems her an “honorary granddaughter” after she spends time doing charity work with him to help children in Africa
    JAN 1998
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue
    DEC 1998
    Appears on the cover of Polish Playboy
    1999
    Returns as a face for Ralph Lauren
    1999
    Dates Formula One-team boss Flavio Briatore
    1999
    Appears in print ads for Hilton Hotels
    NOV 1999
    Develops Design House of Naomi Campbell, producing beauty products such as perfumes and shower gels
    DEC 1999
    Has a leading role as a woman trapped by her criminal lover in the movie Prisoner of Love
    DEC 1999
    Featured on the cover of Playboy
    JAN 2000
    Feuds with the Spice Girls’ Victoria Beckham, who calls Campbell a “massive cow” and a “bitch”
    FEB 2000
    Pleads guilty to charges of assaulting her former assistant with a telephone
    FEB 2000
    Appears in Arena Homme editorial with Sascha Baron Cohen dressed in his alter ego Ali G
    AUG 2000
    Introduces her first perfumes, Naomi Campbell and Naomagic
    2001
    Kisses Kate Moss at a charity fashion-show presented by Nelson Mandela
    2001
    Rumored to be dating Damon Dash
    FEB 2001
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue
    FEB 2001
    Daily Mirror publishes pictures of Campbell leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in London
    MAY 2001
    Dates Sean Combs
    AUG 2001
    Flavio Briatore breaks up with her
    AUG 2001
    Publishes a book about her successful runway career, Naomi
    NOV 2001
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue with Sean “Diddy” Combs
    MAR 2002
    Sues Daily Mirror over 2001 Narcotics Anonymous photos, citing a breach of confidentiality, and wins
    AUG 2002
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Corinne Day
    NOV 2002
    Walks in the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show Video»
    2004
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographs Campbell for the Louis Vuitton spring ad campaign
    2004
    Mario Testino photographs Campbell for the Valenino spring ad campaign
    MAR 2004
    Dates Tommy Lee
    OCT 2004
    Dates Usher
    FEB 2005
    Opens and closes the fall Anna Sui show in New York
    SEP 2005
    Opens and closes the spring Anna Sui show in New York
    NOV 2005
    Participates in the Fashion for Relief show in support of Hurricane Katrina victims
    NOV 2005
    Guest stars on the Tyra Banks Show, ending her long-standing feud with Banks
    FEB 2006
    Opens and closes the fall Anna Sui show in New York
    MAR 2006
    Has a role in the movie The Call as the Dark Angel, opposite John Malkovich
    APR 2006
    Arrested for allegedly throwing a jewel-encrusted Blackberry at her housekeeper’s head
    JAN 2007
    Ordered by the court to do community service for the cell-phone incident
    MAR 2007
    Shows up to community service in extravagant furs, leather, and fedora Video»
    JUN 2007
    Featured on the cover of W and writes about her community service experience inside the same issue, photographed by Steven Klein Video»
    2 JUL, 2007
    Walks in the Christian Dior 60th-anniversary couture show in Paris
    AUG 2007
    Stars in a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial directed by Zach Braff, in which she throws her Prada shoe through a window after a fight Video»
    OCT 2007
    Appears on the cover of i-D
    OCT 2007
    Returns to the runway walking the spring Louis Vuitton show in Paris, dressed as a sexy nurse in a transparent plastic coat
    2008
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographs Campbell for the Louis Vuitton ad campaign alongside Claudia Schiffer, Natalia Vodianova, and other top models
    FEB 2008
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue with Kate Moss
    24 FEB, 2008
    Hospitalized while vacationing in Sao Paulo to remove a small cyst Story»
    3 APR, 2008
    Arrested at Heathrow's Airport in London for allegedly spitting at a police officer Story»
    MAY 2008
    Celebrates her 38th birthday on a yacht in Cannes where Lindsay Lohan deejays Story»
    29 MAY, 2008
    Charged with two counts of assault and four other offenses Story»
    JUN 2008
    Appears in i-D editorial, photographed by Simon Harris
    JUL 2008
    Featured on the covers of Italian Vogue and Brazilian Vogue
    2008
    Replaces Kate Moss as the face of Yves Saint Laurent
    AUG 2008
    Appears on the cover of i-D with Stefano Pilati, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    9 SEP, 2008
    Starts her 200 hours of community service, sentenced after assaulting a police officer during a fit over a lost bag at Heathrow airport
    2008
    Sebastian Faena photographs Campbell for the fall cover of POP
    SEP 2008
    Asks Vivienne Westwood to walk in her Fashion for Relief charity fashion show in London, for AIDS victims Photo»
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    OCT 2008
    Closes the spring Hermès show in Paris
    NOV 2008
    Featured on the cover of Numéro, photographed by Miguel Reveriego
    2 DEC, 2008
    Hosts an exhibit at Art Basel in Miami, featuring shots of Campbell in varying states of undress Story»
    DEC 2008
    Featured on the cover of Russian Vogue, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    2009
    Steven Meisel photographs Campbell alongside Linda Evangelista for DSquared2
    2009
    Featured in the spring issue of LOOK Story»
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Mario Testino
    JUL 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    SEP 2009
    Appears in editorials for V and Harper's Bazaar
    SEP 2009
    Opens and closes the spring Issa show in London
    2009
    Roger Deckker photographs Campbell for the fall issue of Pop
    OCT 2009
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    DEC 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, inspired by Twitter.com
    JAN 2010
    Turns down offer to become a judge on Britain's Next Top Model Story»
    2010
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographs Campbell for the spring cover of LOVE
    FEB 2010
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    APR 2010
    Russian Vogue dedicates an entire issue to Campbell
    2010
    Featured on the pre-fall cover of i-D, photographed by Nick Knight
    SEP 2010
    Featured on the cover of Essence, alongside Iman and Liya Kebede, photographed by Yu Tsai
    OCT 2010
    Featured on the covers of Interview and British Elle
    FEB 2011
    Featured on the cover of Russian Elle topless, photographed by Kayt Jones
    2011
    Featured on the cover of Pop magazine, photographed by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin
    JUN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2011
    Models for the Givenchy fall ad campaign
    2011
    Featured on the fall cover of Spanish V, photographed by Sebastian Faena
    DEC 2011
    Featured on the cover of British Harper’s Bazaar, photographed by Serge Leblon
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