Iman

Iman

Somali, Model
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Iman

Iman Abdulmajid (born Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid; Somali: Zara Maxamed Cabdulmajiid, 25 July 1955) is a Somali fashion model, supermodel, actress and entrepreneur. A muse of the designers Gianni Versace, Thierry Mugler, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan and Yves Saint Laurent, she is also noted for her philanthropic work. She was married to rock musician David Bowie from 1992 until his death in 2016.

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Iman was born on 25 July 1955 in Mogadishu, Banaadir, Trust Territory of Somaliland. Her full name at birth was Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid. She is best known as a model. For university, she studied at Nairobi University, Kenya. Her religion is listed as Muslim. She is 5' 9" (175 cm) tall and weighs 141 lbs (64 kg) with a slim build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $100,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Leo.
Full name at birth
Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid
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Claim to fame
her philanthropic work as well as for her relationship with singer-songwriter and actor David Bowie, whom she married in 1992, until his death in 2016
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Date of birth
25 July 1955
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Place of birth
Mogadishu, Banaadir, Trust Territory of Somaliland
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Age
67
Occupation
Fashion Model, Actress, Entrepreneur
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 9" (175 cm)
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Weight
141 lbs (64 kg)
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Distinctive feature
Her long neck, tall stature, slender figure, fine features, and copper-toned skin
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
New York City, New York, USA
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Net worth
$100,000,000 USD
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University
Nairobi University, Kenya
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Talent agency
  • One Management - New York
  • Tess Management - London
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I had breast enlargement to quiet that noise in my head and fill the gaping hole in my self-esteem. -as quoted in the July 2002 issue of Playboy
  • Her philanthropic work includes her work with several non-profit organizations such as CARE‘s first-ever Global Advocate, Keep a Child Alive, Children’s Defense Fund, Save the Children, and Enough Project.
  • Over the years, Iman has worked with various well-known photographers such as Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, and Annie Leibovitz.
  • Iman is multilingual and can speak Somali, Arabic, Italian, French, and English.
  • She is said to be a muse of well-known designers Gianni Versace, Thierry Mugler, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and is a favorite of Yves Saint Laurent.
  • In 1994, Iman founded her brand Iman Cosmetics that is focused on making shades that are difficult to find for women. Later, in 2007, Iman formed Global Chic.

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