These Black supermodels shifted pop culture and became the face of campaigns and runway shows often gracing the covers of major magazines. In the last few years, they have entered motherhood but remain iconic. These top models may have had a life change but they continue to serve face and looks with their babes by their side.
Before she co-starred in Beyonce’s “Yonce” video, Chanel Iman was a child model at twelve. She later became a Victoria’s Secret angel and was one the most famous models in the early 2000s. Iman was the face of magazine covers like Vogue, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle. She married NFL player, Sterling Shepard and had two daughters. After splitting with her ex-husband, she started a relationship with another NFL player. The model and New England Patriots linebacker, Davon Godchaux, have been spotted on numerous baecations this year, spreading love while soaking up the sun. They’ve also made an effort to blend their respective families. Recently the the lovebirds vacationed with Iman’s daughters and Godchaux’s son at the Nickelodeon Resort in Riviera Maya.
Slick Woods, born Simone Thompson, has thrived as a supermodel just by being herself. She became an it-girl during the era of social media “models.” Thompson’s authenticity led to her starring in campaigns for Fenty Beauty, Yeezy, and Marc Jacobs.
Five years ago, Thompson gave birth to a baby boy with model Adonis Bosso. She even walked in Rihanna’s Fenty X Savage show sporting lingerie and a baby bump. Now, she continues to act in shows like “Grownish” while being a super fly mother to her son, Saphir.
Torin Ashtun Thomas
Torin Ashtun Thomas is a Long Beach native, known for her striking cheekbones and moisturized coils. Thomas is also an abstract painter, a skill she first started developing as a child. She’s been the face of several ad campaigns including Adidas, Kosas Cosmetics, H&M, and Skims. The new mom welcomed a baby in February. She continues to showcase her art, while looking flawless on Instagram.
The plus-size, fitness and lingerie model gained popularity when she became one of a few full-figured influencers to be covered on Sports Illustrated. Also, she reenacted Beyonce’s Lemonade visual album which led to her becoming an Ivy Park model. In March, the trailblazing model announced on social media that she’s five months pregnant. While showing off her baby bump, Majors continues to push the narrative that plus-size women can be sexy, fashion-forward moms.