A

  • Ambre Anderson – African-American model and actress. Has appeared in national and international television commercials, dozens of print ads for national magazine publications, and thousands of national point of sale posters.

B

C

  • Naomi Campbell – first black (British) model to grace the covers of French Vogue Paris (August 1988 issue) and Time magazine (TIME Magazine Europe 9/18/91), and the second for the cover of British Vogue (December 1987 issue).
  • Dorothea Church – African American pioneering model. She was the first successful black fashion model in Paris.

D

  • Agbani Darego – Nigerian model and winner of Miss World competition 2001. She worked for brands such as L’Oréal cosmetics.

E

F

G

H

  • Marsha A. Hunt – African American model, singer, novelist, and actress.

I

J

  • Beverly Johnson – first African-American to grace the covers of American Vogue (August 1974 issue) and French Elle (1975).

L

  • Janet Langhart – African American model, television journalist and author.
  • Donyale Luna – American fashion model of the 1960s and early 1970s. The first black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue.
  • Damaris Lewis – African American model who appeared in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues.

M

N

O

P

  • Daisi Pollard Jamaican-American beauty queen and television personality.

R

S

  • Naomi Sims – Model of the late 1960s and 1970s. One of the first successful black models.

W

  • Alek Wek – Sudanese model who, aside from gracing magazine covers and being featured in ad campaigns, has walked the runway for high-profile fashion designers such as John GallianoDonna Karan, and Calvin Klein.
  • Jessica White – African American model and occasional actress.