Iman Abdulmajid

Iman Abdulmajid

Iman Abdulmajid
Quick Facts About Zara Abdulmajid
Celebrated Name Iman Abdulmajid
Age 66 years old
Nick Name Iman
Birth Name Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid
Birth Date 1955-07-25
Gender Female
Profession Model
Place of Birth Mogadishu, Somalia
Nationality Somali-American
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Married
Spouse Hassan ​ ​(M. 1973; Div. 1975),​ Spencer Haywood ​ ​(M. 1977; Div. 1987)​, and David Bowie ​ ​(M. 1992; Died 2016)
Children Two
Daughter Alexandria and Zulekha Haywood
Father Mohamed Abdulmajid
Mother Marian Abdulmajid.
Siblings Four
Religion Muslim
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 58 Kg
Body Measurement 31-25-33 inches
Bra Cup Size 36B
Net Worth $110 million
Salary Will Update Soon...
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Sexual Orientation Straight
Education University of Nairobi
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Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid, better known as Iman is a Somalian-American model, actress, and entrepreneur. She came spotlight because of her tall stature, slender figure, and fine features. During her modeling career, she had appeared on the cover of some of the world's most prestigious magazines. Also, she played several movies and TV series. Besides these, she is also an author and involved in charity work as well. Let's dig more about her and her interesting facts through this article.


Where is Iman from?

Iman came into the earth through her parents in the year 1995. Her birthplace is Mogadishu, Somalia. Currently, she is aged 66 years old. He always celebrated her birthday on the 25th of July every year. She grew up with her four siblings. They are Elias, Feisal, Idil, and Nadia. Her father, Mohamed Abdulmajid, was the Somali ambassador to Saudi Arabia, while her mother, Marian Abdulmajid, was a gynecologist. Similarly, he holds Somali-American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Further, her zodiac sign is Leo.

Concerning her education qualification, she went to Catholic school in her initial days and later studied at a boarding school in Egypt. Then, she enrolled at the University of Nairobi in 1975, studied political science.

Iman Abdulmajid's Modelling Career

Iman entered the entertainment industry as a model because of the American photographer Peter Beard. He discovered her beauty and offered her to be a model. She then started her journey as a model in 1975 from the USA and was assigned for Vogue magazine. For her distinct body features and exotic looks, she got instant publicity in the fashion world and was appeared on the cover of some of the world's most prestigious magazines. She was also able to become a muse to many prominent designers, including Halston, Gianni Versace, Calvin Klein, and many others. Similarly, the famous french fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent described her as his "Dream Girl." After spending 14 years in the fashion industry, she retired in 1989.

She then returned to her homeland Somalian in 1992 and engaged in women's rights and charitable works. After that, she entered in makeup line and created 'Iman Cosmetics' which produces cosmetics for ethnic skin. Besides these, She has appeared in several movies and TV series. Her most notable movies are 'Out of Africa (1985)' and 'No Way Out (1987)’. During her career, She wrote several books as well. They are I Am Iman (2001), The Beauty of Color (2005), and One Love Lost: A True Story (2005).


How long were David Bowie and Iman married?

Iman has a fascinating life. She has married several times during her life. Firstly, she was married to a Somali man named Hassan in 1973. The pair met while she was in college. Later, the duo split in 1975 because she moved to the United States for modeling. After that, she married a famous basket player named Spencer Haywood in 1977. Together, the pair blessed a daughter named Zulekha Haywood. They spent ten years with each other and split in 1987. The reason behind their separation is not public yet. 

She then married a famous musician named David Bowie in 1992 in Switzerland. Together, the duo blessed a daughter named Alexandria Zahra Jones in 2000. She also has a stepson from Bowie's past relationship. The pair spent a life blissfully with their children in Manhattan and London until his husband died in 2016. She later wrote in tribute to him that "the struggle is real, but so is God." Further, she also had a love affair with a famous actor named Warren Beatty in her past days.


Is Iman rich?

Iman engaged in modeling in her youth days. Later, she becomes an actress. Thus, she might have an impressive remuneration too. As per the reports, her estimated net worth is $110 million at present. Her cosmetics company Iman Cosmetic earns $25 million annually. However, her salary is not public yet.

How tall is Iman?

Iman has an attractive body figure with a height of 5 feet 9 inches. She weighs around 58 Kg. Similarly, she has a pair of light brown eyes and, her hair color is black. Further, her body measures around 31-25-33 inches, and her bra size is 36B.

Facts About Iman Abdulmajid

  • #1She can speak Somali, Arabic, Italian, French and English fluently.
  • #2She is the first person to kiss Michael Jackson on screen in his music video "Remember the Time" in 1992.
  • #3She was ranked #29 in Channel 5's "World's Greatest Supermodel".
  • #4In Arabic, her name (Iman) translates to "Faith".
  • #5She is the founder and chairperson of Iman Cosmetics.
  • #6She is a stepmother of filmmaker Duncan Jones.
  • #7She married thrice till dates.
  • #8She received a Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 2010.
  • #9She got an instant success in the fashion world because of her long neck, tall stature, slender figure, fine features, and copper-toned skin.
  • #10The famous french fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent described her as his "Dream Girl."