By Lynda Keleer

30th January 2020

Naomi Campbell Net Worth: Supermodel, Actress And Business Woman

Being a model is a very highly praised and lucrative career. But only few has managed to achieve supermodel status. Naomi Campbell lives a life of high fashion and elegance, but how much is her net worth?

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Gorgeous, stunning, elegant, and inspirational are the few words used to describe the breath-taking supermodel.

Named one of the all-time 15 richest models by Harpers Bazaar, we’re expecting a lot of 0’s to Naomi Campbell’s net worth.

But that’s not all the supermodel’s known for!

If you don’t know Naomi Campbell, then you must be living under a rock!

Naomi Campbell is also an actress and a successful businesswoman.

Today, we will uncover her extensive and impressive career, and find out Naomi Campbell’s impressive net worth.

Keep reading to find out!

Naomi Campbell Before her Net Worth

Before we uncover Naomi Campbell’s net worth, let’s first get to know about the stunning model.

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22nd 1970 in Streatham, South London as Naomi Elaine Campbell.

If you’ve seen her on the news recently, you’ll be surprised to learn that she’s 50 years old this year!

We’re saying this because she still looks like she’s in her thirties!

We NEED to find out her skincare routine.

 

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Not to mention her secret to keeping that supermodel body.

Naomi is of Jamaican descent.

Her mother, Valerie Morris, was a dancer who travelled around Europe with her dance troupe, Fantastica.

Naomi spent her early years in Rome where her mother worked as a modern dancer.

According to her mother’s wishes, Naomi has never met her father and took on the last name of her stepfather, Campbell.

Instead, Naomi has several pretty famous father figures in her life.

Naomi says:

“I’ve got my dad Chris Blackwell. My dad Quincy (Jones). I’ve got Flavio (Briatore). And I have Mr Mandela, my grandfather.”

“I love their wisdom, their business savvy, and I love to learn.”

At 10 years old, Naomi studied ballet at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

Naomi’s modelling career began at the young age of 15 when she was discovered and quickly became one of the most sought after models of the late 1980s and 1990s.

Campbell was one of the very first models to achieve supermodel status alongside Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, and Linda Evangelista.

Campbell, Turlington, and Evangelista were known as the “Trinity”, becoming the most recognisable and in-demand models of their generation.

At 5 feet and 9 inches, it’s no wonder she’s reached such high status in the modelling industry.

Are you ready to find out about Naomi Campbell and her impressive net worth?

Just how much exactly are supermodels worth?

Naomi Campbell’s net worth is a whopping $60 million!

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Modelling is just one of the things Naomi Campbell has done to earn her impressive net worth.

Let’s continue to investigate her spectacular career!

Naomi Campbell Supermodel

Naomi Campbell’s first appearance on the big screen was a big one, and she was only 7 years old at the time.

The talented supermodel appeared on Bob Marley’s “Is This Love” music video.

At 12 years old, Naomi tap-danced her way into Culture Club’s “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” music video.

And at 15 years old, Campbell’s modelling career began as she was discovered by the head of the Synchro Model Agency, Beth Boldt.

 

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The hopeful model’s career quickly took off after she was discovered and just before her 16th birthday, she appeared on the cover of the British magazine, Elle.

In 1987, Naomi appeared as the first black cover girl on British Vogue since 1966, and the first black model to be featured on the cover of French Vogue in 1988.

However, despite her gorgeous features and slim figure, Naomi’s career was hindered by racism.

Unfortunately, that period was still a rough time for people of colour like the Jamaican descent.

Thankfully, her powerful friends such as designer Yves St. Laurent stood by her side when French Vogue refused to feature black models on its cover.

And eventually, Naomi also appeared on the cover of the biggest and most important issue of American Vogue.

If you haven’t seen the cover, trust me, you will be in AWE!

Naomi continued appearing in out-of-this-world photoshoots alongside fellow supermodels Cindy Crawford, Turlington, and Evangelista.

Yep, we’re talking about their stunning shoot shot by famous photographer Peter Lindbergh for British Vogue!

The former trio known as the “Trinity” expanded into the “Big Six” with the addition of supermodels Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, and Kate Moss.

Click here to learn more about Cindy Crawford

Imagine being a part of the world’s top supermodels!

In March 1991, Campbell reached the peak of her modelling career when she walked beside Crawford, Turlington, and Evangelista for a show for Versace.

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The stunning supermodels walked arm-in-arm while lip singing the words to George Michael’s “Freedom! ‘90”.

In 1992, Campbell was part of American Vogue’s 100th anniversary where she posed with several other top models in a shoot by photographer Patrick Demarchelier.

Campbell was also a little cheeky that year as she posed in a set of nude photos for Madonna’s controversial book, Sex.

Naomi Campbell’s International Career

Naomi Campbell’s modelling career has also caught the attention of international clients.

She appeared on the inaugural cover of Russia’s Numéro.

Campbell also became involved in reality television when she became the coach and judge on the modelling competition The Face.

The talented supermodel appeared alongside Karolina Kurkova, Coco Rocha, and host Nigel Barker.

Naomi also became the host of the British version and also The Face Australia.

Naomi Campbell’s modelling career also went across to international waters when she appeared in the May 2015 issue of Vogue Australia.

And she didn’t stop there!

She also appeared in Vogue Japan and Turkey.

Despite her superb talent and glowing track record, Campbell was let go by her agency Elite Model Management due to some controversies that we will uncover much later.

But that didn’t stop the aspiring businesswoman as she ventured into other more impressive roles.

As we go on, you’ll realise that Naomi Campbell has worked hard to earn her net worth!

Now, let’s explore Naomi Campbell’s other talents.

Naomi Campbell’s Other Talents

After she was let go by her agency Elite Models Management, Campbell tried her hand in writing when she released her novel Swan in the mid 1990’s.

Sadly, Swan didn’t kick off as it received poor reviews.

In that same year, Campbell released her album Baby Woman, which was commercially successful in Japan but failed to reach top 75 on the UK charts.

As you can probably imagine, the internet mocked Campbell for her album and even came up with the Naomi Awards.

Naomi Awards is a mockery of Naomi Campbell’s attempt in pop music, and its dedicated to the year’s worst music acts.

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Ouch! Sorry Naomi, but we think she’s doing OK after crying in her revolving closet full of Versace.

Adding to Naomi Campbell’s growing net worth, she also tried her hand in acting where she appeared in several small roles for Miami Rhapsody and Spike Lee’s Girl 6.

Naomi also had a recurring role on Season 2 of New York Undercover.

In 2015, Campbell joined the cast of the Fox drama Empire as fashion designer and love interest Camilla Marks.

That same year, Campbell was also featured in two episodes of American Horror Story: Hotel.

Is there something Naomi Campbell can’t do?

(Besides authoring a book and producing pop music ofcourse)

Naomi Campbell business woman

Campbell continued modelling both on runways and appearing on the top fashion magazines while working hard on a myriad of side projects.

It’s remarkable how hard the supermodel works!

In 1999, she launched several of her signature fragrances after signing her first cosmetics contract with Cosmopolitan Cosmetics.

And her most recent business venture is a big one!

Naomi signed her first beauty campaign with NARS cosmetics in 2019.

Naomi Campbell Controversies

Nevertheless, it’s not all glitz and glam with Naomi Campbell.

With such high stature, its no surprise that Naomi’s life has its own fair share of drama.

What are we talking about?

Well Naomi isn’t exactly… ‘Nice’

She’s received countless reports of assault from employees, associates and other individuals who’ve had the opportunity to work with the megamodel.

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Naomi has been known to be a bit of a Diva.

Click here to read about another Hollywood Diva

The biggest and most notable occurrence was when Naomi assaulted her personal assistant with her mobile phone.

Her PA must still be traumatised! Imagine Naomi Campbell hurling a phone at you.

Naomi pleaded guilty and agreed to attend anger management classes.

She also had to pay an undisclosed sum to her former employee.

Hopefully that helps with her trauma.

In 2006, Naomi pleaded guilty AGAIN for throwing her Blackberry at her housekeeper and was sentenced to pay her housekeeper’s medical fees and attend anger management classes.

Yea… management classes… because it worked so well the last time…

And THANK GOD Naomi doesn’t own a Nokia phone or she’ll be facing more serious charges!

Okay controversies aside, let’s now go into more juicy gossip – Naomi Campbell’s past boyfriends!

Naomi Campbell’s Boyfriends

With looks and legs like Naomi Campbell’s, it’s no wonder she’s attracted the attention of a list of impressive suitors.

Her first “famous” beau was back in 1993 when she dated U2 bassist Adam Clayton.

The pair dated about a year or so and remain good friends until this day.

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During an interview with Naomi Campbell in 2015, she recalled good memories with Adam saying:

“I went to see the concert in LA, and I’m friends with the whole band. The whole band were great. Their kids are all grown up. It’s nice to know people for so long and still have a relationship.”

“I won’t discuss my private life, and I only have very positive things to say about him. I am very proud of Adam.”

After that, Campbell was in an on-again-off-again relationship with Formula One racing head Flavio Briatore.

The couple eventually got engaged but called it off and separated in 2003.

Nevertheless, the pair are still friends with Campbell referring to Briatore as her “mentor”.

Another hot shot on the list of Naomi Campbell’s notable exes is Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin.

Ofcourse Naomi dated a billionaire, we wouldn’t expect her to settle for any less!

Who is Vladimir Doronin you asked?

Oh he’s only the CEO of the Aman hotel group, who links incredibly expensive properties with the super-rich class of the world.

And his net worth? 1 billion dollars.

Naomi and Vladimir dated for five years and ended their relationship in 2013.

Has Naomi been dating anyone recently you asked?

Naomi Campbell and UK grime rapper Skepta announced their romance in a recent steamy shot for British GQ where the pair posed topless on the cover.

Click here to find out how much the UK rapper is worth

Campbell further confirmed this in March 2018 and the hot couple have been seen together at the Paris Fashion Week.

Naomi Campbell and UK grime rapper Skepta
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A source told The Sun:

“Naomi and Skepta have been meeting up for a string of secret dates. They are both creative which is why they have hit it off with each other.”

Sadly, the relationship was short lived as the couple split in April.

And..

It’s safe to say Naomi Campbell has had a great career and it’s no wonder she has such an astounding net worth.

I mean, if you had Naomi Campbell’s net worth we reckon you might be a little diva too.

Most recently, Naomi received the award for Fashion Icon at the Fashion Awards on December 2019.

The usually poised supermodel broke down in tears as she gave a heart warming Thank You speech saying:

“I learned today that I’m the first woman of color to receive this award.”

“That leaves me to say who I consider my style icons: Grace Jones, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt, Donyale Luna, Bethann Hardison, Naomi Sims, Dorothy Dandrige, Diana Ross, Diahann Carroll, Janet Jackson, and Tina Turner.”

“I could go on and on, but I want to thank you for paving the way for me, inspiring a generation.”

Even at the age of 50 Naomi is still making waves in the fashion industry.

Whatever Naomi wants, she works hard to achieve it!

Her vivacious, go-getter attitude should inspire us all to reach great heights in life.

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