Iman (model) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More


Biography / Wiki

To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work, this line has been very well proved by ‘Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid’ renowned as ‘Iman’ who is a Somali-American fashion model, actress, and entrepreneur. She is well recognized for her modeling contracts and fashion shows.

She is more famous for being a muse of several popular designers such as Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Gianni Versace, Thierry Mugler, and Yves Saint Laurent. For her long modeling and philanthropic career, she received a Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award. Moreover, she serves as an Ambassador for Save the Children.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 25 July 1955, this renowned actress and model have turned 66 years old in the year 2021. She has a perfect height which is 175 in centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. She seems as fit as fiddle with the weight of 62 in kilograms and 136 lbs in pounds.

Her beauty is enhanced by her brown eyes and blonde hair. She is very conscious about her health and maintains her figure with the measurement of 36 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 37 inches hips.

Net Worth

She seems to have quite good earnings from her professional career as a model, actress, and her source of income includes her modeling contracts, acting deals, and income of a business firm, “Iman Cosmetics”. She has a net worth estimated to be around $120 million and is a millionaire.

Education / Family

Iman was born and raised up in Mogadishu, the Trust Territory of Somaliland, and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is born to her father Mariam Abdulmajid and her mother Mohamed Abdulmajid.

She has been grown up with her two brothers Elias & Feisal and two sisters Idil and Nadia. As for her education, in Egypt, she attended a boarding school and she went to the University of Nairobi where she studied political science.


Iman (model)

Birth Name Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid
Birth Place Mogadishu, Trust Territory of Somaliland
Date of birth 25 July 1955
Age 68 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’9”

In centimeters: 175 cm

Weight In kilograms: 62 kg

In pounds: 136 lbs

Eye color Brown
Hair color Blonde
Profession Former Model
Sexual orientation Straight
School Boarding School
College University of Nairobi
Religion Islam
Nationality Somali-American
Home town Mogadishu, Trust Territory of Somaliland
Zodiac Sign Leo
Fathers name Mariam Abdulmajid
Mothers name Mohamed Abdulmajid


Iman with her parents
Iman with her parents

Brothers Elias and Feisal
Sisters Idil and Nadia

Career / Fashion and Style

As of her career, in 1976, she commenced her first modeling assignment for Vogue. Iman has appeared on several covers of the world’s most prestigious magazines just a few years later started off her modeling career. Iman has worked with a few designers, including Halston, Gianni Versace, Calvin Klein, Issey Miyake, and Donna Karan.

Iman is likewise addressed by TESS Management in London. Following twenty years of modeling, she began her own beauty care products firm named “Iman Cosmetics” in 1994 which presently has gone to be among the top-selling establishment brands as a US$25-million-a-year business by 2010.

She even has featured up as a person named Martia in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”(1991). Iman featured the roles of Dakotah in “Thinking back to the World”(1985) as well as of Lois Blyth in “Adoration at First Sight”(1988). Iman had worked as the host of Bravo TV’s style show, “Venture Runway Canada”.

In 1979, she was included in the British film, “The Human Factor”. She then, at that point, depicted Nina Beka on “Not way Out” with Kevin Costner in 1987. Iman has featured up in parody, “Local Party 2″(1991) and in the comedy film, “Exit to Eden”(1994).

Iman is additionally as of now a representative for the Keep a Child Alive program. Additionally, she composed her life account ‘I’m Iman’.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Iman is right now a widow who was recently married to David Bowie. Iman had been married three times till date. Her first marriage was with Hassan, a Somali business person, whom she got married at age of 18. Their marriage anyway didn’t go long after which she moved to the United States.

She then, at that point, started dating American actor Warren Beatty in 1977. Her subsequent marriage was with American basketball player, Spencer Haywood, with whom she even had a daughter together, Zulekha Haywood.

After her subsequent separation, she got married to David Bowie, a famous English artist, and entertainer. They later had an enormous wedding in Florence, Italy on June 6, 1992. The couple together had a daughter, Alexandria Zahra Jones, brought into the world on August 15, 200, in New York City.

Following her marriage with Bowie, she turned into a stepmother to Bowie’s child from a past marriage, Duncan Jones. Bowie died on January 10, 2016, following which she turned into a widow and has been staying single for 5 years at this point.

Boyfriend Warren Beatty


Iman with her ex-boyfriend Warren
Iman with her ex-boyfriend Warren

Marital status Widow
Husband Hassan,

Spencer Haywood,

Iman with her ex-husband Spencer
Iman with her ex-husband Spencer

David Bowie

Iman with her husband David
Iman with her husband David

Children Daughters – Zulekha Haywood and Alexandria Zahra Jones


Iman with her daughter Zulekha
Iman with her daughter Zulekha

Favorite Things

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Some Interesting Facts About Iman

  • Her father was the Somali ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
  • She can speak Arabic, Italian, French, English, and Somali languages fluently.
  • By the year 2010, her company had a business earning of US$25-million-a-year.
  • She wrote and published her own biography under the name of ‘I Am Iman’.
  • Currently, she serves as a spokesperson for the Keep a Child Alive program.
  • In 1994, she started her own cosmetics firm titled “Iman Cosmetics” after 2 decades of modeling.
  • She renamed Iman on the urging of her grandparents.
  • She is quite popular on Instagram with has over 814k followers.
  • For her long modeling and philanthropic career, she received a Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @the_real_iman
  2. Twitter@The_Real_IMAN
  3. Facebook @Iman
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