Iman (model) facts for kids
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Iman at the Tribeca Film Festival, 2009
Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid
25 July 1955
Mogadishu, Italian Somaliland
|Occupation||Model, actress, entrepreneur|
(m. 1973; div. 1975)
(m. 1977; div. 1987)
(m. 1992; died 2016)
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Hair color||Dark brown|
|Eye color||Dark brown|
|Agency||One Management Tess Management|
Photographer Peter Beard saw her on a street in Nairobi and asked if she had even been photographed. When he said he would pay her she asked if he would give her $8,000 and he said yes. That day he took photographs of her. He then took them back to New York. Iman was signed to the modeling agency Wilhelmina.
In 1994 Iman started Iman Cosmetics. Iman Cosmetics makes makeup for women with dark skin.
Iman's first book, I Am Iman, was published in 2001.
In 1978, Iman married American basketball player Spencer Haywood. She had a daughter with him called Zulekha. She works for Iman's cosmetics company. Iman divorced Haywood in 1987. In 1992, Iman married David Bowie. In 2000, she gave birth to their daughter Alexandria Zahra Jones. Iman and Bowie stayed together until his death on January 10, 2016.
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