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List Rules Vote up the top black female models around the world.

They're beautiful. They're magnetic. And they rule the fashion world. The most talented black female models come in many forms. Some beautiful black models are queens of the runway, while others are best known for their striking editorial photos. Many of these famous black models broke down industry barriers throughout their careers.

Who will you find on this list of the best black female models? Tyra Banks was a Victoria's Secret Angel, and has also helped countless young people enter the fashion industry with America's Next Top Model. Naomi Campbell is another one of the most successful female black models of all time. In 1974, Beverly Johnson became the first African-American woman to appear on the cover of Vogue. Other top fashion stars featured on this list of black women models include Selita Ebanks, Jessica White, and Iman.

Who do you think is the greatest black female model? Give your personal picks a thumbs up to move them to the number-one spot, and please add any models who are missing.

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Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Tyra Banks age 43

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Selita Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Selita Ebanks age 34

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Oluchi Onweagba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Naomi Campbell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Lana Ogilvie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Joan Smalls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Joan Smalls age 28

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Toccara Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Toccara Jones age 36

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Noémie Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Jessica White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jessica White age 32

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Chanel Iman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Chanel Iman age 26

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Jourdan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jourdan Dunn age 26

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Munachi Nwankwo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Quiana Grant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Quiana Grant age 35

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Iman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Iman age 61

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Malaika Firth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Malaika Firth age 23

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Tanisha Harper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Anais Mali is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Anais Mali age 26

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Grace Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Grace Jones age 69

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Jayne Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jayne Kennedy age 65

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Ariel Meredith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Veronica Webb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Veronica Webb age 52

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Kidada Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Kidada Jones age 43

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Naima Mora is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Naima Mora age 33

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Eva Marcille is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Eva Marcille age 32

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Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Naomi Sims Died at 61 (1948-2009)

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Katoucha Niane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Katoucha Niane Died at 48 (1960-2008)

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Shakara Ledard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Beverly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Emanuela de Paula is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Marsha A. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Donyale Luna is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Donyale Luna Died at 34 (1945-1979)

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Arlenis Sosa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Arlenis Sosa age 27

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Beverly Peele is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Beverly Peele age 42

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Pat Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Pat Cleveland age 66

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Toukie Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Toukie Smith age 61

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Ajuma Nasenyana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Daisi Pollard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Daisi Pollard age 37

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Georgianna Robertson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Sessilee Lopez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Roshumba Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Janet Langhart is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Tomiko Fraser is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Tomiko Fraser age 48

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Dorothea Church is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Dorothea Church Died at 84 (1922-2006)

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Kiara Kabukuru is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Eugena Washington is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models