Naomi Campbell Net Worth Is $48 Million
After starting modeling at the age of 15, Naomi Campbell quickly catapulted into the spotlight. She was one of the top three models of the early 1990s and late 1980s and was listed as a supermodel. Originally, Naomi Campbell was born of May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London. Her bother was a Jamaican dancer while her father was not listed on her birth certificate. As a child, Campbell lived in Rome due to her mother's job. She later returned to London and began to study dance at the Barbara Speake Stage School at the age of three. When she was ten, Naomi began to study ballet at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Her first public appearance was on a music video when she was just seven years old. By the time she was 15, she had been noticed by a talent scout at Synchro model agency. This early beginning led to her appearance on the cover of Britain's Elle.
Over the first few years of her career, Naomi Campbell's success began to grow gradually. She started walking the runway for designers like Isaac Mizrahi and Gianni Versace. By the end of the 1980s, Campbell was recognized for her role as one of the most popular black models. Although she was known for being a supermodel, Campbell was not hired by a cosmetics company until 1999. According to Campbell and others, this was due to her skin color. Since the beginning of her career, Campbell has worked to fight racial prejudice in the modeling industry.
When it comes to charities, Naomi Campbell is a supporter of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. She has supported organizations like We Love Brazil and Breakthrough Breast Cancer in the past. Her work in Brazil has focused on combating poverty and led to her role as an ambassador of Rio de Janeiro.