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Veronica Webb

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    Veronica Webb View off-the-runway photos
    Birth Date
    February 23, 1965
    Established, Retired (mostly)
    Known for
    Body, Smile
    Robert De Niro, Spike Lee
    Tyra Banks, Marisa Miller, Heidi Klum, Rachel Hunter, Liya Kebede, Zac Posen, Tim Gunn, André Leon Talley, Rachel Roy
    Leila Rose Robb , Molly Blue Robb
    George E. Robb Jr.
    Model Turned
    TV personality (Tim Gunn‘s Guide to Style), Activist (National Breast Cancer Coalition), Actress (Jungle Fever, 1991), Writer
    Rollerblading, Cooking

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    Veronica Webb's Career Highlights

    23 FEB, 1965
    Born in Detroit, Michigan
    Graduates from Detroit’s Waldorf School and moves to New York to study design at Parsons School of Design
    Discovered while shopping in Soho
    Bruce Weber photographs Webb for his personal work, starting a booking frenzy
    MAR 1985
    Appears in British Vogue editorial
    FEB 1986
    Featured on her first cover, for French Elle
    Models for Bloomingdale’s catalog
    JAN 1989
    Appears in Elle swimsuit editorial alongside Claudia Schiffer and Famke Janssen, photographed by Gilles Bensimon
    FEB 1989
    Walks the fall Byblos show in Milan
    MAY 1989
    Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    SEP 1990
    Appears on the cover of French Marie Claire
    NOV 1990
    Featured on the cover of Elle
    JAN 1991
    Appears in Details editorial
    JUN 1991
    Costars in the Spike Lee film Jungle Fever alongside Wesley Snipes and Samuel L. Jackson
    Becomes the face of Isaac Mizrahi
    Appears in print ads for Nike
    Signs an exclusive cosmetics contract with Revlon, becoming the first black model to do so
    SEP 1992
    Walks the spring Comme des Garçons show in Paris
    SEP 1992
    Appears in editorials for Vogue and Glamour
    OCT 1993
    Makes an appearance in the film For Love or Money as a model
    JAN 1994
    Appears on the cover of i-D under the headline “Urgent! Special Anti-Racist Issue”
    New York magazine names Webb model of the year
    Appears in print ads for Revlon alongside Cindy Crawford
    APR 1994
    Featured in Vogue editorial
    OCT 1996
    Appears on the cover of Flare
    5 MAR, 1997
    Makes an appearance in the television series Just Shoot Me as herself
    MAY 1997
    Featured in Playboy
    DEC 1997
    Featured in photographer Thierry Le Gouès’s book Soul
    FEB 1998
    Releases the book Veronica Webb Sight: Adventures in the Big City
    MAY 1998
    TV Guide features Webb in an article titled “Worldwide Webb”
    SEP 2001
    Makes an appearance as herself in the film Zoolander
    Marries George E. Robb Jr.
    12 OCT, 2002
    Gives birth to daughter Leila Rose Robb
    APR 2004
    Poses for Vogue while pregnant, photographed by Steven Meisel
    21 MAY, 2004
    Gives birth to daughter Molly Blue Robb
    SEP 2005
    Walks the “Fashion for Relief” show in New York alongside Nicole Richie and Naomi Campbell
    SEP 2007
    Becomes the co-host for Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style
    7 JUL, 2008
    Appears on The Today Show with marketing expert Jerri DeVard and Elite’s Neal Hamil to speak about the lack of diversity in fashion
    JUL 2008
    Appears in the all-black Italian Vogue issue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    MAY 2010
    Appears in Italian Elle editorial, photographed by Amanda de Cadenet
    JUN 2010
    French Vogue features Webb