Beverly Johnson was born on the 13th of October, 1952 in Buffalo, New York, United States of America. Her parents were happy to welcome their daughter. As to the siblings, she seems to have none of them. While being a child, she attended the local school and grew up an ordinary girl. She was also going in for sport and swam a lot. During the formative years, she had a dream to become an attorney. Beverly studied at Northeastern University, specializing in law. At the age of 19, Johnson tried herself as model. She succeeded and was noticed by women's magazine “Glamour”. Soon she was seen on more than 500 magazine covers.
In 1974, Beverly became the first African-American model who appeared on “Vogue”. This occasion altered the course of the fashion. Beverly’s appearance on the cover changed the beauty ideal in history. Since that moment, more and more African-American models were seen on the famous magazines. Beverly also became the author of her book called “Beverly Johnson's Guide to a Life of Health and Beauty”.
Besides modelling and writing, she was engaged in acting. Moreover, she played in such films as “Ashanti”, “The Meteor Man”, “Def Jam's How to Be a Player”, and “Crossroads”. Johnson was also a guest star on some TV-showslike“Martin”, “Law & Order”, “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”, “The Parent 'Hood” and “the Super Bowl”. She also took an active part in reality series “She's Got the Look” and “Beverly's Full House”. Johnson is very talented woman.
Among all her hobbies, there is singing. She had even recorded one album in 1979, but did not continue her career as a singer. The New York Times named Johnson one of the 20th century's most influential people in fashion. Beverly is very enthusiastic and hardworking person. Due to the persistent work, her net worth is estimated to be nearly $5 Million dollars.
As to the personal life in her biography, she has been married twice. Her first marriage with Billy Potter lasted for two years. Her second husband was Danny Sims, and they broke up two years after their wedding. Beverly was also dating with such famous people as Chris Noth, Flavor Flav, Rick Hilton and Benny Medina. As to the children, Johnson welcomed her daughter Anansa in 1984.
Currently, Anansa follows her mothers’ steps and works as a plus-size model.Besides, Beverly is famous for her wigs. Carefully crafted line of Beverly Johnson wigs and extensions have been created not only for her personal use but to allow other women to be as fashionable as she is too.
In addition, Johnson is very attractive and beautiful woman. There are many fans and followers of her. Beverly likes to contact with them via the Internet. She is an active user of social media. She has her accounts on such popular websites as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. It is always interesting to read about her thoughts and feelings.