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Naomi Campbell

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Naomi Campbell Basic Information

Stage Name: Naomi Campbell
Real Name: Naomi Elaine Campbell
Occupation: Model, Dancer, Actress, and Philanthropist
Date Of Birth/Age: 22 May 1970 (53 Years Old)
Place of Birth: London, England
Gender: Female
Nationality: English
Marital Status: Separated
Education:
  • Barbara Speake Stage School
  • Dunraven School
  • Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Height: 5Ft 10In
Net Worth: $90M

Naomi Campbell Biography

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On May 22, 1970, Naomi Elaine Campbell was born to Valerie Morris, a dancer originally from Jamaica, in Lambeth, South London. During her early years, Campbell lived in Rome, where her mother was a modern dancer. When her mother joined the dance troupe Fantastica for a European tour, Campbell returned to London and stayed with her relatives. At the age of three, she began attending the Barbara Speake Stage School, and later, at age 10, she was admitted to the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where she studied ballet. Additionally, Campbell attended Dunraven School.

Family

Parents

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Valerie Morris is the name of Campbell’s mother. As per her mother’s request, Campbell had not had the opportunity to meet her father, as he left her mother when she was four months pregnant and was not mentioned on her birth certificate. Campbell adopted her mother’s second husband’s last name, “Campbell”. She identifies as having a mixed heritage of Black Jamaican and Chinese-Jamaican, with her Chinese ancestry coming from her paternal grandmother, whose surname was Ming.

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Naomi Campbell has not yet had the opportunity to meet her biological father. She holds record producers Chris Blackwell and Quincy Jones in high regard, considering them father figures in her life. It is worth noting that former South African president Nelson Mandela once affectionately referred to Campbell as his “honorary granddaughter”.

Siblings

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Pierre, her half-brother, was born in 1985, and she has another celebrity half-brother named Richard Blackwood.

Children

 

Although specific information about her children isn’t readily available to the media, she is the mother of two -the second being a Son.

Husband

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The model’s romantic history includes a 1993 engagement to U2 bassist Adam Clayton, which later broke up. She was engaged to racing driver Flavio Briatore after divorcing Clayton. The couple’s relationship was on-again and off-again until their divorce in 2003. According to rumours, Campbell started dating multimillionaire Louis C. Camilleri in July 2017.

Lifestyle

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Campbell’s career in performing arts started when she was very young. At the age of three, she enrolled at the Barbara Speake Stage School, and later, at 10, she was admitted to the renowned Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts to study ballet. During her schooling, she also attended Dunraven School.

Naomi Campbell has acquired this distinguished distinction from the fashion industry and the international press as one of the top supermodels of her generation. Significantly, she established herself as a trailblazer in the industry by becoming the first black woman to appear on the covers of Time, Vogue France, and British Vogue. She has worked as a model, an actor, and a successful businesswoman.

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Campbell’s accomplishments go beyond her successful modelling career. She has delved into diverse fields and explored her talents in acting and music. Her acting skills have been showcased in both film and television, including her role as a mentor on the modelling-competition reality show, The Face and its international spin-offs. She has also released an R&B studio album. Furthermore, Campbell is actively involved in charitable work and supports many causes dear to her.

During her career, Campbell encountered various personal obstacles. One of the most significant occurred in 1999 when she entered rehab to confront her addiction to cocaine and alcohol. This decision proved pivotal as it led her toward recovery and healing. Looking back on this experience, Campbell realized the harmful effects of drug use and how it had negatively impacted her life.

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Throughout her journey, legal matters have also played a role for Campbell. In 2002, she successfully sued the Daily Mirror for breaching her confidentiality, as they had published a report about her struggle with drug addiction, along with a photo of her leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Although she was initially awarded damages, the ruling was later overturned, and Campbell was required to pay the newspaper’s legal expenses. However 2004, the House of Lords reinstated the High Court’s decision and the subsequent damages.

Campbell has had a complicated past, with incidents involving assault. She has been convicted of assault four times, with accusations of violent behaviour towards employees, associates, and others between 1998 and 2009. In 1998, Campbell pleaded guilty to assaulting her assistant with a mobile phone, for which she paid damages and attended anger management classes. Multiple employees and associates also made similar claims, resulting in eleven allegations. During this time, Campbell wore a T-shirt with the message “Naomi Hit Me…and I Loved It,” which caused controversy.

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Over the years, Campbell has dealt with legal repercussions for various incidents. In 2006, she was charged with assaulting her former housekeeper in New York, and in 2008, she got into altercations with two police officers at London Heathrow Airport. As a result, she faced fines and community service and was banned from British Airways. Additionally, in 2009, she was found guilty of assaulting a paparazzo photographer in Sicily, and in 2015, received probation for the same incident.

In 2010, there was a widely publicized trial surrounding the “blood diamond” scandal, and Campbell was a central figure. She testified against former Liberian president Charles Taylor about a diamond he supposedly gave her during a charity event 1997. However, the accounts of others present at the event contradicted her testimony.

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Throughout her illustrious career, Naomi Campbell, who sometimes likes to identify as “Mandela’s Daughter”, has impacted fashion, entertainment, and philanthropy. Though she has faced her fair share of obstacles, she perseveres as a powerful force, committed to using her platform to make a positive difference in the world.

Net Worth

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According to estimates, Naomi Campbell’s net worth surpasses $90 million.

Cars

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It is said that Naomi Campbell possesses some of the world’s most luxurious and expensive cars. Her impressive collection includes a McLaren GT, a Land Rover Discovery, a Lamborghini Huracan, a Tesla Model X, a Bentley Bentayga, a Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, and more.

House

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It is known that Naomi Campbell possesses several real estate properties worldwide. She has reportedly acquired a Porsche Cayenne worth $260,000 recently. Ms Campbell resides in a lavish villa in London that covers an area of 12,000 square feet. She purchased the property at a staggering amount of $21 million.

Perfume

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Campbell’s impressive achievements include expanding her career into the fragrance industry. She has created a noteworthy collection of 25 fragrances for women through her perfume house in partnership with Procter & Gamble.

Movies & TV Shows

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She is an actress and producer known for To Wong Foo’s Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995 Drama, Comedy), Ali G Indahouse (2002 Comedy, Romance), The Night We Never Met (1993 Comedy, Romance), Miami Rhapsody (1995 Comedy), Trippin’ (1999 Comedy), Girl 6 (1996 Comedy, Drama), Zoolander 2 (2016 Comedy), I Feel Pretty (2018 Comedy), An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997 Comedy), Cool as Ice (1991 Music, Comedy, Romance)

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