Chanel Iman is an American model, best known for being a Victoria”s Secret Angel. She walked the Victoria”s Secret Fashion Show in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and became a Victoria”s Secret Angel in 2010. She has appeared in numerous editorials for magazines like Allure, Dubai, American, and Ukrainian Harpers Bazaar, V, i-D, Pop, Italian, British, and Indonesian Elle, Italian Vanity Fair, and several international Vogues. She has also walked runways for Stella McCartney, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Gucci, Max Mara, Versace, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Dior, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, DSquared2, John Galliano, and Bottega Veneta. Vogue (Paris) declared her as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. As an actress, she has appeared in the films Dope (2015), and Mad Families (2017). Born Chanel Iman Robinson on December 1, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, to parents China Robinson and Tic Price, she was raised in Los Angeles, California. She is of African American descent on her father”s side, and of half Korean and half African American descent on her mother”s side. She started modeling when she was 12 with Ford Models. She has been married to New York Giants Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard since March 3, 2018. Together they have one daughter, Cali Clay Shepard.
Chanel Iman Robinson Personal Details
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Chanel Iman Robinson
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1 December 1990
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Chanel Iman Robinson Family Details
Sterling Shepard (m. 2018)
Cali Clay Shepard (Daughter) (b. August 10, 2018)
Chanel Iman Robinson Body Measurements
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32-23-33 in (81-58-84 cm)
32 inches (81 cm)
23 inches (58 cm)
33 inches (84 cm)
Chanel Iman Robinson Education
Fairfax High SchoolFairfax High School
Chanel Iman Robinson Brand Endorsements
Iman walked the ramp for various designers and brands Amazon Smart is Beautiful, Barneyâ€™s New York, Blanco, Bottega Veneta, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared2, Express, GAP, H&M, JCrew, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lord & Taylor, Ralph Lauren, Rosa ChÃƒÂ¡, Saks Fifth Avenue, Skull Candy headphones, Target, United Colors of Benetton, Victoriaâ€™s Secret.
Best Known For
Working with Victoriaâ€™s Secret, American lingerie giant. She has appeared in their fashion shows in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Though, in 2010 only, she became VS Angel and got her wings.
First Music Video Appearance
Iman has appeared in the music video for the song â€œDiveâ€ by Usher.
There is no movie record of her. But, as a model, she has been flashed in a TV movie, titled The Victoriaâ€™s Secret Fashion Show in the years 2009, 2010 and 2011.
First TV Show
Of course, she debuted on TV with the fashion show, Ready to wear – Autumn/ Winter 2006 in which she walked for brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Adam + Eve, Charles Nolan, Custo Barcelona, DKNY, Gen Art, Nicole Miller, Tory Burch.
Other than fashion shows, she has appeared in Tyra Banks Show as a guest judge on Americaâ€™s Next Top Model, Cycle 13, House of Style and others.
Chanel Iman has a very lean body. The model says it is the result of cleansing, cookie diet, which keeps her thin. She works full-time with a personal trainer Jana Mitrova-Castillo to remain in good shape. One of the ways, she works out is dancing. In her own words –
â€œI always feel that working out is something that builds muscle and is just good for you and also makes you feel wonderful inside.â€
Like many others, she also likes sweets, sugary foods, cookies, ice-creams, etc. She can eat them any time of the day, she says, whether it is breakfast time or dinner, or lunch. It doesnâ€™t matter.
Sometimes, she has been asked to gain weight for the fashion show. She did that by indulging in potatoes, protein shakes, weight-lifting, steaks, etc.
Chanel Iman Favorite Things
Food – Chocolate, bread
Place – HOME, Bahamas
Hairstyle – Loose, Soft Hair
Chanel Iman Robinson Interesting Facts
*She was born on December 1, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. *She is of Afro-Asian descent. *She began modeling with Ford Models as a child model. *She became a Victoria”s Secret Angel in 2010. *She can play the piano. *Visit her official website: www.chaneliman.com