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The Greatest Black Female Models 

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Updated June 29, 2020 4.9k votes 1.2k voters 58k views 46 items

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
Age 48 from England, London
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Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 45 from Los Angeles, Inglewood, California, USA
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Iman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
4
Grace Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Grace Jones
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Jourdan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 28 from London, United Kingdom
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Oluchi Onweagba is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 36 from Lagos, Nigeria
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Selita Ebanks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 36 from George Town, Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands
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Chanel Iman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 28 from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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Toccara Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Toccara Jones Age 37 from Dayton, Ohio, United States of America
10
Joan Smalls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 30 from Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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Noémie Lenoir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 39 from Versailles, France
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Eva Marcille is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 34 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
13
Lana Ogilvie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
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Marsha A. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 72 from USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Arlenis Sosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 29 from Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic
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Beverly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 66 from Buffalo, New York, USA
17
Pat Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Pat Cleveland
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Anais Mali is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 28 from Toulon, France
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Beverly Peele is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 44 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Roshumba Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 50 from Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Naomi Sims is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Dec. at 61 (1948-2009) from Oxford, Mississippi
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Tanisha Harper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 33 from Japan, Tokyo
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Emanuela de Paula is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 29 from Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Brazil
24
Ariel Meredith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 32 from Shreveport, Louisiana
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Eugena Washington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Black Female Models
Age 33 from Palmdale, California, United States of America