Beverly Johnson


Beverly Johnson Brief Biography

Beverly Johnson (born October 13, 1952) is an American model, actress, and businesswoman. She made history when she rose to fame as the first black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974. A year later, she became the first black woman to appear on the cover of the French edition of Elle. She is currently the star of the reality series Beverly's Full House on the Oprah Winfrey Network which focuses on her attempt to heal the flawed mother/daughter relationship with daughter, Anansa Sims, who is a plus-size model.

Johnson was honored in 2006 at Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball along with Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, Tina Turner and other female African Americans in entertainment, civil rights, and the arts. The New York Times named Johnson one of the 20th century's most influential people in fashion.

Beverly Johnson News

• 'Top Model: British Invasion' eliminates British model Ashley Brown
• The CW to debut next 'Top Model' on Feb. 29, cast and twist revealed
• Brooke Burke to host third season of TV Land's 'She's Got The Look'
• Tanya Hutchinson wins TV Land's 'She's Got the Look' reality series

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