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Beverly Johnson

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Birthday
13, 1952
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY

About

American supermodel who, in 1974, became known for being the first black woman to appear on the cover of American Vogue.

Before Fame

She studied at Northeastern University, where she planned to major in criminal justice.

Trivia

She once wanted to be a lawyer but ended up modeling instead.

Family Life

She married and divorced twice. Her daughter Anansa, born in 1984, worked as a plus-size model.

Associated With

She was honored at Oprah Winfrey's 2006 Legends Ball.