Yves Saint-Laurent once described Somalian model Iman as a “dream woman”.
She discovered modeling talent and decided to move in USA to develop skills in 1975. Her first photo session was organized a year later.
In 1979, Iman Abdulmajid tried herself as an actress in “The Human Factor”. After that, a beauty got the role in “Exposed”. She made a good showing and got more offers to continue her career.
Best Known For
The woman managed to deal with different characters and genres. She played in “Miami Vice” and starred in the sixth part of the “Star Trek”.
The beauty became a source of inspiration for Versace, Halston, Calvin Klein and many others. Her distinguished appearance enslaved many hearts.
Her religion is Islam.
The book “I am Iman” gave many people a food for thought and even a push to move further in difficult situations.
“I write about Islam.” - The model mentioned in the interview to the “Washington post”. - “Somalia is a moderate... country, but my religion dictates that this is not a profession I should be in...”
She is straight. The woman started a family with Spencer Haywood in 1976. They were together until 1987. The two welcomed a daughter Zulekha.
In 1992, the actress tied the knot with David Bowie
. The couple gave a birth to their daughter Alexandria. Iman’s husband died in 2016.
Worth To Known
She had breast enlargement. She said, “At the end of the day, a 34B doesn’t give you self-esteem.”
Different sources mentioned her height between 5ft 8 1/2 and 5ft 10. One Management listed her 5ft 10 with vital stats: 34-28-38 and US shoe size 9. However, an older modeling card showed her as having 5ft 9, 32-23-36, and shoe size 8. Anyway, she is magnificent and impressive in any size.
She is not the only child in the family. The model has four siblings: Elias, Feisal, Idil and Nadia.