Chanel Iman

Chanel Iman


11/30/1989, Atlanta, GA

Birth Name

Chanel Iman Robinson


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Chanel Iman Robinson was born in Atlanta and grew up in Los Angeles. Her father is African-American and her mother is half-Korean. She was named after her mother's favorite designer and her cousin with the name of the famous model. Chanel started striking poses from her childhood on…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Chanel Iman's List of Appearances/Rankings/Titles:

      2014 -
      She appeared in Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated
      - No. 26,'sTop 99 Women
      - No. 72,'s Top 99 Women
      - No. 31,'s Top 50 Models
      2010 - No. 10, Modelinia's Leaderboard
      2010 - No. 16,'s Top 50 Models
      2009 - No. 15,'s Top 50 Models
      2009 - No. 9, Modelinia's Leaderboard

    • In her spare time Chanel Iman likes to go on YouTube, listen to music, and travel around the world.

    • March 2007 supermodel Iman interviewed her namesake Chanel Iman for Vibe.

    • Chanel Iman likes to watch America's Next Top Model on TV.

    • Chanel Iman supports Onexone, a charity organization caring for children's well being all over the world including water, hunger, health care, education and play.

    • For 2010 spring season Chanel Iman has appeared in over sixteen shows: Badgley Mischka, Balenciaga, Carolina Herrera, Christian Dior, Diane von Furstenberg, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Versace, Viktor & Rolf.

    • Although Chanel Iman is only 20 years old, she has a signature move on the runway. She winks randomly at an audience member when she makes her turn at the top of the runway.

    • Chanel Iman has graced the covers of Time Style&Design, Teen Vogue, Vogue Korea, Muse, Pop, Wish, Lula, i-D, Deutsch, Revue, Harper's Bazaar Magazines.

    • Chanel Iman has appeared in ad's and campaigns for Barneys New York, Blanco, Bottega Veneta, DKNY, DKNY Jeans, Dolce & Gabbana, Express, GAP, H&M, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lord & Taylor, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue, United Colors of Benetton, Victoria's Secret.

    • Chanel Iman's mother agency is Ford Models, New York. Her secondary agencies are Viva Paris & London, d'management Milan, Visage Zurich, Group Madrid, and Unique Kopenhagen.

    • Chanel Iman is photographed by famous fashion photographers such as Annie Leibowitz, Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, KT Auleta, Norman Jean Roy, Mario Testino, Richard Burbridge, Will Davidson, Josh Olins, Tom Munro, Magnus Unnar, David Sims, Jean Francois Campos, Carter Berg, Kayt Jones, Peter Lindbergh and Emma Summerton.

    • Chanel Iman has brown eyes. She is 5'9" (175cm) tall.
      Her dress size is 2 (US), 32 (EU).
      Her shoe size is 8 (US), 38.5 (EU).
      Her measurements are 32-23-33 (US), 81-58-84 (EU).

  • Quotes

    • Chanel Iman: My mom used to be a designer. When she was pregnant with me she kind of got inspired by Coco Chanel and named me Chanel. I was specially named after amazing how the fashion.

    • Chanel Iman: My first experience in front of the camera was really shy. I'm really shy girl. Deep down inside I'm just not breaking out of my shell.

    • Chanel Iman: (Being asked if she is inspiring to young girls in the community) It does feel good to inspire people because once upon a time--well, I'm still inspired by the collections and everything. But I was inspired by Tyra. It's great that I can do the same--I just want to make a positive influence on [young] girls and the people that look up to me, so you won't see me doing anything crazy.

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