Style Goddess IMAN!!!

Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid professionally known as Iman (which means "faith" in Arabic), is a Somali supermodel. She is married to David Bowie. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, Iman is the daughter of Marian and Mohamed Abdulmajid, a former Somali ambassador to Saudi Arabia. She is Muslim and has two brothers, Elyas and Feisal, and a sister, Nadia. Iman attended high school in Egypt and later lived in Kenya, where her parents still reside. Fluent in five languages (Arabic, English, French, Italian, and Somali), she studied political science at the University of Nairobi.

In 1975, Iman was recruited as a mo.del by American photographer Beard and relocated to the Un.ited St.ates. Her first modeling assignment was for Vo.gue in 1976. The fashion designer said, "My dream woman is Iman". She recalls her experience as a house model for Yves Saint Laurent's African Queen couture collection as the most memorable moment of her modeling career.

In May 2007 Iman launched her signature line, IMAN Global Chic, on HSN. She is CEO of IMAN Cosmetics, Skincare & Fragrances, a line she launched to market a selection of products towards women of color.
Iman is a spokesperson for the Keep A Child Alive program, which provides drugs to HIV/AIDS children and families in Africa and the rest of the developing world.
She is signed to 1/One Management in New York City, and Independent Models in London.
She also made a guest star appearance in the hit video: Remember The Time by Michael Jackson.

In 1977, Iman married American basketball player Spencer Haywood. Their daughter, Zulekha Haywood, was born in 1978; the couple divorced in February 1987. On April 24, 1992, she married iconic British musician David Bowie. They have one daughter, Alexandria Zahra "Lexi" Jones, born August 15, 2000. Iman is also stepmother to Bowie's son from a previous marriage, Duncan Jones. Both children bear Bowie's legal surname. Iman and her family reside primarily in Manhattan and London.


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