Chanel Iman - Updated Jul 2024

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Chanel Iman

Chanel Iman is professionally an American Model. Chanel Iman is prominently known for her work as Victoria’s Secret Angel. Moreover, “Vogue Paris” has already declared her as one of the top thirty models of the 2000s. Currently, she is involved in working on setting up primary schools in impoverished rural areas in Tanzania as well as Uganda.

Early Life and Childhood

The celebrity was born on the very first of December 1, 1990. Currently, her age is 33 years old. Her birthplace is in Atlanta, Georgia. She had spent her childhood days growing up in Los Angeles, California. At present, she is twenty-nine years old.

Chanel Iman

Caption: Chanel Iman during her childhood (Instagram)

Similarly, she was born to China Robinson and Tic Price. Her mother’s ethnicity is half African American. On the other hand, his father, Tic is African American. The gorgeous lady belongs to the American nationality.

According to some sources of information, Chanel Iman completed her schooling at Fairfax High School. The school is in Los Angeles, California. It is a Los Angeles Unified School District high school. The Fairfax is located near the border of West Hollywood in the Fairfax District.

Chanel Iman – Professional Life

Initially, Iman started her modeling with Ford Models when she was just 12 as a child model in California. After some time, she signed on with the agency of Ford’s Supermodel of the World contest.

Furthermore, she gave her appearance in editorials for Allure, Dubai, American and Ukrainian, and many other International Vogues. The famous personality has also walked the runways for Burberry, Tom Ford, Moschino, Tommy Hilfiger, Jason Wu, Dior, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, Hermés, and many others as well. The advertising campaigns that included her are Jean-Paul Faultier, Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret, and many others as well.

In 2010, she ultimately became a Victoria’s Secret Angel and also was used in several of the company’s campaigns. In an episode of Tyra Banks Show, she made her appearance with her mother in 2007. She became a correspondent in MTV’s brief revival of House of Style with Bar Refaeli.

Not only this, but she has appeared on many shows in the television field. Talking about the movies, she appeared in the 2015 film Dope at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She represented herself in the Crackle original movie, Mad Families in 2017.

Other projects

Early in 2010, she started a clothing boutique in Culver City, California called The Red Bag with the help of her mother. She appeared in Beyoncé’s music video for “Yonce”. She even appeared in singer Usher’s music video for “Dive” and The Weeknd’s music video for “Can’t Feel My Face”. In 2012, Iman attended the Met Ball with fashion designer Tom Ford.

Furthermore, Intel released a Kinect video game on Xbox Live Arcade starring her alongside Chris Evans and Redfoo of LMFAO. And she signed a contract with Utah-based electronics company Skullcandy. In 2012, she became Sunglass Hut’s summer ambassador along with Jourdan Dunn and Joan Smalls. Iman even modeled for Amazon Fashion’s 2012 holiday campaign.


In 2011, Chanel Iman traveled to East Africa on a work trip where she graced as one of a handful of celebrities attached to USAID and Ad Council’s FWD campaign, an awareness initiative bound to that year’s drought in East Africa. She later joined Geena Davis, Uma Thurman, and Josh Hartnett in TV and internet ads to “forward the facts” about the crisis.

As an advocate for education, she is currently serving in setting up primary schools in ruined rural areas in Tanzania and Uganda. Her immense desire for charity work led her to sponsor many young girls in Kenya as well, in which she provides funds for their daily necessities and academic tuition.

In May of 2011, Editor-in-chief of American Vogue, Anna Wintour, selected Iman to co-host her Runway to Win fundraising event in Chicago. In connection with the event, she designed a backpack to raise money for President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign.

Chanel Iman – Brand Endorsements

The model is also famous for her brand endorsement activities. She has endorsed or promoted various brands like Ralph Lauren, Bottega Veneta, Dsquared, Victoria’s Secret, PINK, Gap, Express, and DKNY.

Chanel Iman – Awards 

In 2006, when Chanel Iman went to New York, she won third place in Ford’s Supermodel of the World contest. Additionally, she was nominated for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female for her Dope of 2015 in the Black Reel Awards of 2016. In the same year, she became the nominee of the Choice Model in the Teen Choice Awards.

Chanel Iman – Net Worth 2024

By the estimation of some sources of information, Iman has a predicted net worth of around $8 million. In the report of the year, 2017 of independent, Chanel was the highest-paid Victoria’s Secret Angel with $10.5 million. There are no further details about her salary.

Personal Life 

The model had the past two relationships. First, Chanel Iman dated rapper, ASAP Rocky. After dating for a year, the couple got engaged but they separated after a few months. In 2015, she dated Lakers basketball player, Jordan Clarkson. However, they ended their relationship after some time.

Chanel Iman

Caption: Chanel Iman with family (Instagram)

Finally, Chanel Iman announced her engagement to Sterling Shepard in December 2017. He is the New York Giants’ wide receiver. They tied the knot on March 3, 2018, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. They share two daughters. Cali was born on the 10th of August,2018. In addition, Casie was born in December 2019.


As a public figure, the model had many rumors regarding her relationship. One time,  it was rumored that she dated Kanye West. And the other time, the rumor of her being with Ryan Leslie was also one of the top news.

Talking about controversy, Chanel Iman was included in the controversy after a film starring her was slammed for glorifying thigh gaps. 

Body Measurements

Chanel Iman has a height of  1.75 m tall and weighs around 51 kg. Het actual body measurement is 32-33-33 inches. Her dress size and shoe sizes are 2 (US) and 8 (US) respectively. She has black colored hair and her eye color is brown.

Social Media

On Instagram, Chanel Iman has over 2.2 million followers. Likewise,  she had 221.5K followers on Twitter. Nevertheless, she does not seem to be active on Facebook.