Naomi Campbell

Campbell in 2011, photo by Featureflash /

Birth Name: Naomi Elaine Campbell

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 22 May, 1970

Ethnicity: Jamaican [African, some Chinese, possibly other]

Naomi Campbell is a British model, actress, and singer.

Naomi was raised by her mother, Valerie (Morris), and has never met her biological father. Her surname, Campbell, is said to be from her mother’s re-marriage. Naomi has a daughter.

Naomi’s family is from Jamaica, and of mostly African descent. One of Naomi’s grandmothers was of Chinese or partial Chinese descent, and was said to have the surname Ming.

Naomi has also referred to a grandmother named Ruby Louise Campbell Russel.

Naomi spent part of her early childhood in Rome. Her mother was a member of the Fantastica dance troupe.

Campbell in 2008, Georges Biard, Wikimedia Commons


Curious about ethnicity

68 Responses

  1. SexyBlack 3434 says:

    Noami said her grandmother was part Chinese not fully Chinese.

  2. JasonBaker says:

    OMG She doesn’t look Chinese at all.

  3. Adamina says:

    She is very beautiful. Never knew she had Chinese in her. She could easily pass for a Nigerian

  4. ihatemostpeople says:

    No wonder she’s so beautiful. She has Asian in her.

  5. anastas says:

    she looks Asian but with dark skin. its funny how black people get so mad when someone who is dark skinned says they are mixed, and they say “she wishes!”, “yeah right, your black get over it”, or “he/she is black and that’s it!”. u guys sound like u hate yourselves

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