Iman is a famous actress, model, and an entrepreneur too. Her full name is Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid, but is popularly known as “Iman.” She kept her first step in this world in the year 1995, born in Mogadishu, capital of East African country Somalia. Iman’s father Mohamed Abdulmajid, a diplomat and former Ambassador of Somalia to Saudi Arabia and her mother Marian, a gynecologist. She has two brothers and two sisters. Her family is very supportive in whatever she does. Iman has spent her childhood and adolescence in Egypt. She has graduated from the University of Nairobi. Later in the year 1969, she and her family moved to Kenya. Iman has a very great talent to speak five languages. She got married to a Basket-Ball player Spencer Haywood and got divorced in 1987. In the year 1992, Iman again married to an English rock musician
. Her second husband died of cancer in 2016. Iman has two children Alexandria Zahra Jones and Zulekha. Iman has introduced in modeling industry by an American photographer Peter Beard. Later, she moved to the United States to continue her modeling career. “Vogue” has been her first modeling assignment in 1976. After this, she worked for many leading modeling agencies and magazine covers. During her modeling career, she has also worked with many big time photographers.
Iman has achieved great success during her fourteen years of tenure in the modeling industry. After becoming successful in her life, she diversified her career to become an entrepreneur. In the year 1994, she started her cosmetics firm and focused on formulating different shades for women. Her company is among top-selling foundation brands on Walgreens website. In 2102, she made two Somali designers Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim as her company’s brand ambassador. Home Shopping Network (HSN) CEO approached Iman in 2007 to create a clothing design due to her high profile and marketability. And here also, she became world famous as her Global Chic collection is one of four best selling items in HSN. She has also acted in many television series and movies. Apart from this, Iman has also hosted a reality television show. Iman works as a spokesperson for several charities. Her some of the famous movies are The Human Factor, Surrender, 227, Out Of Africa, No Way Out and much more. Iman has become a writer also. She wrote two books that include one autobiography “I Am Iman” (2001), and other is The Beauty of Color (2005). She is very hardworking and strong lady and has achieved success in every field wherever she kept her steps.