Net Worth: $5 Million
- Birth Place Buffalo, New York, U.S.
- Height 1.75 m
- Full Name Beverly Johnson
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 13, 1952
- Occupation actress, model and businesswoman
- Education Northeastern University
- Children 1
About Beverly Johnson
Beverly Johnson is a US actress, model and businesswoman and has a net worth of $5 Million as of March 2012. She was born in 1952 in Buffalo, New York, United States.
Beverly was the first black model to get featured on the cover of the American Vogue Magazine. One year later, she was also the first dark woman to appear on the cover of the Elle magazine, French magazine. She has recently starred in Beverly Full House, which is a US reality TV series on the Oprah Winfre Network. This series tracks the life of Beverly, in which she makes an attempt to get the three generation of her broken family under one roof.
She was born into a middle-class family. In her younger days, she was a swimming champion and had wanted to make a career in law. While she was a student of Northeastern University in criminal justice, she tried her hands in modeling. After this she earned herself a project with Glamour and from then her modeling career started taking an upward turn.
Beverly Johnson has been the face on the cover of more than 500 magazines. After her appearance on the cover of Vogue, US fashion designers started using African models in their shoot. So she is a trend setter of sorts. Other than modeling and acting, Beverly Johnson is also the author of the book Beverly Johnson’s Guide to a Life of Health and Beauty. She has made numerous guest appearances in many TV shows like Law & Order and The Parent ‘Hood. Her stint with singing has been brief as she released one album – The Parent ‘Hood.