Iman Abdulmajid, also known as Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid, is an actress, fashion model, and businesswoman.
She is originally from Somalia. In the world of ethnic cosmetics, she is unrivaled. She is the late rocker David Bowe’s widow.
On July 25, 1955, Iman was born to Marian and Mohamed Abdulmajid in Mogadishu, the capital city of the Trust Territory of Somaliland.
Her father was an ambassador, while her mother was a gynecologist. Iman is one of five children, and she is the eldest of four children, with two brothers and two sisters.
For the first several years of her life, Iman lived with her grandparents. She was then transferred to boarding school.
For a short time, Iman studied political science in Kenya. Iman is Muslim, proficient in English, Somali, French, Italian, and Arabic.
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Iman Abdulmajid Profile :
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|Full name||Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid|
|Common name||Iman Abdulmajid|
|Age||66 years old|
|Date of birth||25 July 1955|
|Place of birth||Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Husband||Hassan(married- 1973; divorced -1975)|
Spencer Haywood(married- 1977; divorced- 1987)
David Bowie(married – 1992; died – 2016)
|Children||Alexandria Zahra Jones, Zulekha Haywood|
|Profession||Somali-American fashion model, entrepreneur, and actress|
|Hair color||Dark brown|
|Agency||One Management |
|Net Worth||110 million dollar|
Iman Abdulmajid Age, Height, and Weight:
On July 25, 1955, Iman turned 66 years old today, January 24, 2021. Her height is 1.75 meters, and her weight is 58 kg.
Iman Abdulmajid Net Worth:
Iman’s net worth is reported to be over $110 million as of January 2021. Her net worth is derived from her modeling career as well as the Iman cosmetics line.
In 2010, the Iman Cosmetics line’s turnover surpassed $25 million, and in 2012, designers Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim were named brand ambassadors.
She is an actress who has participated in television series, which adds to her net worth.
Iman Abdulmajid Daughter:
Iman married basketball player Spencer Haywood in 1978, and they had a daughter.
Zulekha Haywood is an American CEO and the only daughter of a Somali fashion model, actress, and businesswoman Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid and Spencer Haywood, an American former professional basketball player and Olympic gold medalist.
She spent over a year working at her mother’s cosmetics firm before establishing her as a successful executive at many worldwide corporations.
Iman and Haywood divorced in 1987, but a custody fight over their daughter Zulekha, who remained with her father in Detroit, lasted six years longer.
Iman Abdulmajid Husband:
Iman married Hassan, a young Somali entrepreneur, and Hilton hotelier executive, for the first time when she was 18 years old.
The marriage ended when she relocated to the United States to pursue a modeling career a few years later.
Iman dated American actor Warren Beatty in 1977. Later that year, she became engaged to American basketball star Spencer Haywood, whom she later married, and the couple separated in February 1987.
Iman met English singer David Bowie on a blind date arranged by a friend in Los Angeles in 1990.
Iman married David Bowie in a private wedding on April 24, 1992, in Lausanne, Switzerland. On June 6, the wedding was solemnized in Florence, Italy.
Bowie dedicated his instrumental composition ‘Abdulmajid’ after her, which Philip Glass eventually became a symphony. Alexandria Zahra Jones was born on 2000, August 15, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Iman is also the stepmother to Duncan Jones, Bowie’s son from a previous marriage. When Bowie died on January 10, 2016, she stated in a memorial, “the fight is real, but so is God.”
Iman Abdulmajid Career:
Iman was approached, or rather found, by an American photographer Peter Beard when she was still a student at university, and she moved to America to begin her modeling career.
Iman received her first modeling contract with Vogue a year later. Following that, she was approached to pose for several other major publications.
She also founded Iman Cosmetics after working as a model for twenty years. Iman centered her brand’s products on difficult-to-find cosmetic shades for ladies.
She also included her formulations and ideas in the finished product. She then launched Global Chic, her fashion line.
Her first TV screen appearance was in Miami Vice. She also hosted a fashion-themed TV show in the 2000s. She also made her acting debut in the British film The Human Factor.
She even took on the role of an actor on occasion. Her last film appearance was in the rom-com Exit to Eden.
List of film and television of her acting performances:
- The Human Factor
- ( Music Video) Do What You Do
- Miami Vice
- The Cosby Show
- Out of Africa
- No Way Out
- In the Heat of the Night
- House Party 2
- Lies of the Twins
- L.A. Story and many more
Iman Abdulmajid Social Media Presence:
Iman Abdulmajid may be found on Instagram as @the_real_iman
On Instagram, she has over 817k followers and 8033 posts.
Similarly, Iman Abdulajid may be found on Twitter as @The_Real_IMAN.
On Instagram, she has over 173.5k followers and 15.2K tweets.
Similarly, Iman follows over 1604 Instagram profiles, including various personalities, TV personalities, and actors and actresses.
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