Beverly Johnson Background


Beverly Johnson









Beverly Johnson wallpapers for your PC, Android Device, Iphone or Tablet PC. If you want to download Beverly Johnson High Quality wallpapers for your desktop, please download this wallpapers above and click «set as desktop background». You can share this wallpaper in social networks, we will be very grateful to you. 

Biography
Northeastern University, she studied criminal law; However, friends suggested that she try herself in the modeling business. She quickly received an assignment from the magazine “Glamor” and actively set to work. Johnson got on more than five hundred different covers – including, the legendary cover of “Vogue” in August 1974.
Beverly Johnson (Beverly Johnson, 13.10.1952) is an American actress, supermodel and businesswoman. It is best known as the first African-American model that made its way onto the cover of the American “Vogue” in 1974. This incredible achievement paved the way for other dark-skinned models; Resulting in such modern celebrities as Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks. In 2006, Johnson was awarded to the Ball Legend of Oprah Winfrey, along with Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, Tina Turner and other well-known African Americans in the entertainment, arts and civil rights industry. “The New York Times” called Johnson one of the most influential women of the fashion industry in the twentieth century.
Beverly was born in a middle-class family in Buffalo, New York. As a child, she was an excellent swimmer (champion of a number of local competitions) and planned to become a lawyer. At Northeastern University, she studied criminal law; However, friends suggested that she try herself in the modeling business. She quickly received an assignment from the magazine “Glamor” and actively set to work. Johnson got on more than five hundred different covers – including, the legendary cover of “Vogue” in August 1974. This appearance greatly changed the then existing ideals of beauty, and by 1975 in every serious agency was an African-American model.
In addition to the modeling business, Beverley was also engaged in writing activities – her pen belongs to the “Beverly Johnson’s Guide to a Beautiful and Healthy Life” (“Beverly Johnson’s Guide to a Life of Health and Beauty”) – and also played a movie. She had roles in the films Ashanti, The Meteor Man, Def Jam’s How to Be a Player, and Crossroads, (“Crossroads”). She also had episodic roles in a number of television series – “Law & Order”, “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” and “Parents” ( “The Parent ‘Hood”). For a while Beverley tried to sing and even released an album in 1979, along with the record company “Buddah Records”
Johnson works as a judge in the reality TV show “TV Land” “She’s Got The Look”; Show devoted to the competition of women over thirty-five for a model contract and photo shoot in the magazine. Judge contestants are well-known figures of the fashion world – including Johnson.

Related Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

8 + 5 =