African American Supermodels You Should Know

Hype Hair Beverly JohnsonThe supermodel world is a fickle place. There’s always someone covering a magazine, walking a runway, and becoming the face of some extremely expensive brand. Yet outside of America’s black “It” girl for right now, how many African American supermodels do you know? Seriously.

This past Monday (Oct. 13), Beverly Johnson just turned 62 and many of you probably googled who she is. Being the first black model to pose on the cover of Vogue obviously means nothing to others but to us it’s more than worth noting.

Flip the page to learn about other supermodels you should know.


Beverly Johnson

Photo Credit: Huffington Post

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