Imaan Hammam

Anna Sui - Fall Winter 2016 Collection

Hammam in 2016, photo by excelentphoto/

Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date of Birth: 5 October, 1996

*Egyptian (father)
*Moroccan (mother)

Imaan Hammam is a Dutch fashion model. She has appeared on the cover of Vogue more than a dozen times.

Imaan is the daughter of Mbarka Belouta and Abdelhamid Hammam. She has stated:

My mom is from Morocco-from the South, where people are much darker, and have [textured] hair, and my father is from Egypt. He doesn’t have any hair lately, but in his younger years, he had a big Afro.

She has also said:

Sometimes people call me Middle Eastern, and I’m like, ‘No, I’m black.’ I am proud of my culture, proud of who made me, proud to be here.

A picture of Imaan with her father can be seen here. A picture of Imaan’s mother can be seen here.

A DNA test taken for Vogue Italia magazine stated that Imaan’s genetic ancestry is:

*70% Egyptian
*10% Sudanese
*7.6% Senegambian & Guinean

42 Responses

  1. choman says:

    hhh well based on her dna results she is only 17.6% black and the rest is north african and middle eastern she tries to claim being black while she ignores her other ethnicities is cringe she should be proud of all races she is made of

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