Mrs David Bowie Former Supermodel
Iman Bio Details
Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid
Date of birth
Model (1975 - 1989)
Often described as Somalia's most famous export, Iman gained international fame as a supermodel in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Photographer Peter Beard discovered Iman when he spotted her on a Nairobi street. At the time she had never read Vogue as she only read Time and Newsweek.
The fashion line "African Queen" by Yves Saint Laurent was devoted to Iman.
As a teenager had a first marriage to a fellow Somalian in Kenya where her family had relocated to in 1969.
Iman's current partners:
Iman's husband was David Bowie
Iman's former partners:
Iman's grandmother is Habiba
Iman's in laws:
Iman's father in law was John Jones Iman's mother in law was Peggy Jones Iman's grandfather in law was Robert Jones Iman's grandmother in law was Zillah Jones Iman's grandfather in law was Jimmy Burns Iman's grandmother in law was Margaret Burns Iman's half-brother in law was Terry Burns Iman's half-sister in law is Annette Jones Iman's half-sister in law is Myra Ann Burns Iman's husband David Bowie's aunt in law was Nora Burns Iman's husband David Bowie's uncle in law was Jimmy Burns Iman's husband David Bowie's aunt in law was Una Paulsen Iman's husband David Bowie's aunt in law is Vivian Burns Iman's husband David Bowie's aunt in law is Pat Burns