Models The Greatest Black Female Models  

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

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Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 45

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

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62 17
Jourdan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 28

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Oluchi Onweagba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Grace Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Grace Jones age 69

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Chanel Iman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 28

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62 29
Joan Smalls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 30

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55 24
Selita Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 36

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Noémie Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Toccara Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 37

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Eva Marcille is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 34

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Anais Mali is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 28

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Lana Ogilvie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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25 10
Arlenis Sosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 29

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Beverly Peele is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 44

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28 17
Marsha A. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Katoucha Niane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Dec. at 48 (1960-2008)

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Sessilee Lopez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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Tanisha Harper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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18 10
Tomiko Fraser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
age 50

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20 12
Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Dec. at 61 (1948-2009)

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18 11
Eugena Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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19 12
Roshumba Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models

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19 12
Ariel Meredith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models