Birth Name: Beverly Ann Johnson
Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 13, 1952
*father – African-American, possibly Blackfoot Native American
*mother – Louisiana Creole [African, French, possibly other]
Beverly Johnson is an American model, actress, singer, and businessperson. She is the first African-American model to be on the cover of Vogue magazine in the U.S. She has appeared in films including Ashanti, Def Jam’s How to Be a Player, and Crossroads (2002).
Beverly is the daughter of Gloria (Ledoux) and Henry Johnson, Jr. Her mother is pictured here. She has a daughter with her former husband, businessperson and music producer Danny Sims.
In the book New York Times The Times of the Seventies: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade, 2013, edited by Clyde Haberman, it is written:
Beverly has interesting blood lines: Her father, a machine operator, is part Blackfoot Indian, and her mother, a surgical technician, is a Louisiana Creole.
Obituary of Beverly’s mother – http://www.legacy.com