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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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72 22
Naomi Campbell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

2
58 17
Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Tyra Banks age 44

3
53 14
Iman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Iman age 61

4
44 13
Oluchi Onweagba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

5
37 16
Grace Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Grace Jones age 69

6
32 12
Selita Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Selita Ebanks age 35

7
30 11
Joan Smalls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Joan Smalls age 29

8
34 17
Toccara Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Toccara Jones age 37

9
23 8
Jourdan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jourdan Dunn age 27

10
20 10
Anais Mali is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Anais Mali age 27

11
18 9
Noémie Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

12
22 13
Chanel Iman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Chanel Iman age 27

13
13 8
Tanisha Harper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

14
11 6
Beverly Peele is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Beverly Peele age 43

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12 8
Eva Marcille is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Eva Marcille age 33

16
12 9
Marsha A. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

17
10 8
Jayne Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jayne Kennedy age 66

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10 9
Beverly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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8 7
Lana Ogilvie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

20
8 7
Katoucha Niane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Katoucha Niane Died at 48 (1960-2008)

21
8 7
Pat Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Pat Cleveland age 66

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7 6
Sessilee Lopez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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7 6
Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Naomi Sims Died at 61 (1948-2009)

24
7 6
Kiara Kabukuru is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Kiara Kabukuru age 42

25
7 6
Roshumba Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

26
10 10
Veronica Webb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Veronica Webb age 53

27
7 7
Donyale Luna is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Donyale Luna Died at 34 (1945-1979)

28
6 6
Munachi Nwankwo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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8 9
Ariel Meredith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

30
8 9
Arlenis Sosa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Arlenis Sosa age 28

31
7 8
Naima Mora is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Naima Mora age 34

32
6 7
Quiana Grant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Quiana Grant age 36

33
6 7
Kidada Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Kidada Jones age 44

34
6 7
Shakara Ledard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

35
5 6
Tomiko Fraser is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Tomiko Fraser age 49

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5 7
Ajuma Nasenyana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

37
4 6
Daisi Pollard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Daisi Pollard age 37

38
8 11
Jessica White is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Jessica White age 33

39
7 10
Emanuela de Paula is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

40
5 8
Eugena Washington is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

41
5 8
Malaika Firth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Malaika Firth age 23

42
4 7
Toukie Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Toukie Smith age 62

43
4 7
Janet Langhart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

44
3 6
Dorothea Church is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Dorothea Church Died at 84 (1922-2006)

45
4 9
Georgianna Robertson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models