1. Fourth Annual WWD HonorsSource:WENN
Fashion model, actress and television producer Iman Abdulmajid was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1955. She was married to late David Bowie for 20 years.
Fourth Annual WWD Honors Held at InterContinental Barclay Honoring Giorgio Armani (John B. Fairchild), Mary Dillon (Edward Nardoz CEO Creative Leadership Honor), Pierpaolo Piccioli (Womenswear Designer), Stella McCartney n(Corporate Citizenship Honor) and Kim Jones (Men’s Wear Designer).
2. Nelson MandelaSource:Getty
Born in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa in 1918, Nelson Mandela is known for his fight against apartheid in South Africa. He was the president of South Africa from 1994-1999.
Anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela returns to Soweto four days after his release from Victor Verster Prison in Paarl, South Africa, after 27 years in detention, 14th February 1990. (Photo by Georges De Keerle/Getty Images)
3. Miu Miu: Front Row – Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014Source:Getty
Lupita Nyong’O was born in Mexico but raised in Kenya by her parents who are native Kenyans. Nyong’O is known for her role in “12 Years A Slave”, “The Jungle Book”, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, and much more.
PARIS, FRANCE – OCTOBER 02: Lupita Nyongo attends the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014 at the Palais d?IENA on October 2, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
4. Chipo ChungSource:WENN
Chipo Chung is a Chinese and Zimbabwean actress. Born in Zimbabwe in 1977 and grew up there. She’s known for her role in the films “Sunshine”, “In The Loop”, and “Proof”
“A.D. The Bible Continues” New York Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals red carpet
5. Edi GathegiSource:WENN
Edi Gathegi was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1979. He’s known for his roles in ‘X-Men: First Class”, “Gone Baby Gone”, “Criminal Activities” and much more.
3rd Annual Kodak Awards – Arrivals red carpet
6. Ger DuanySource:WENN
Born in Akobo, South Sudan, Ger Dunay is known for his role in the 2014 film “The Good Lie”
Model Ger DuanynMercedes-Benz IMG New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 – Mimi Plange – Presentation
7. Miriam MakebaSource:WENN
Miriam Makeba also was known as “Mama Africa” was a singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador and civil rights, actress. She was born in 1932 in Johanessberg, South Africa.
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8. World Premiere of Marvel Studios Black PantherSource:WENN
Isaach De Bankolé was born in the Ivory Coast in 1957. He is known for his role in the film “Casino Royal”, “Manderlay”, and “The Limits Of Control”
Celebrities attend World Premiere of Marvel Studios Black Panther at Dolby Theatre. red carpet
9. Sophie OkonedoSource:Getty
Sophie Okonedo was born to a Nigerian father and Jewish mother in London. She is known for her role in the films “After Earth”, “Hotel Rwanda”, “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” and many others.
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 08: Sophie Okonedo poses in the press room during the American Theatre Wing’s 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
10. David OyelowoSource:Getty
David Oyelowo was born to Nigerian parents in 1976 in Oxford, England. Oyelowo is known for his amazing roles in “Selma”, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”, “A United Kingdom” and so much more.
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 22: Actor David Oyelowo attends the ‘Queen Of Katwe’ Screening at the 2016 Urbanworld Film Festival at AMC Empire 25 theater on September 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic )
11. Danai GuriraSource:Getty
Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa to parents from Zimbabwe. Born in 1978, Gurira is known for her role in the films “The Visiter”, “Mother Of Georgia” and the show “The Walking Dead”
PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 15: Danai Gurira attends the 49th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on January 15, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP )
12. Richard AyoadeSource:WENN
Richard Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England. His mother was Norweigan mother and Nigeran father. Ayoade is known for his roles in “The Watch”, “The Boxtrolls” and many other works.
BFI London Film Festival: ‘The Double’ European premiere held at the Odeon West End – Arrivals