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Veronica Webb

Veronica Webb is a popular American Model, Actress, Writer, and Television Personality. Veronica Webb is widely known as the first African-American to win a contract with a major cosmetics firm.

Early Life and Childhood

Veronica Webb was born on February 25, 1965, in the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States. Her age is 58 years as of 2023 and her full name is also Veronica Webb.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. However, she belongs to the African-American ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Pisces by date of birth.

Talking about her family members, her father’s name is Leonard Douglas Webb who was an electrician and her mother’s name is Marion Stewart who is a retired Army lieutenant captain. Likewise, one of her sisters is an oncologist and another is a mathematician however, their names are not available.

Veronica Webb – Education

In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Detroit Waldorf School in Detroit, Michigan.

She graduated in 1983 and moved to New York City where she studied design. However, she dropped out of school to pursue her modelling career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to Webb’s career, she dropped out of school after a makeup artist noticed her in a housewares store. She also appeared in the music videos for New Order’s Round and Round from their 1989 album Technique, as well as Scritti Politti’s Perfect Way and Wood Beez from their 1985 album Cupid & Psyche 85.

Similarly, she pursued a modelling career in New York, eventually becoming a Revlon spokesmodel. She was the first black supermodel to sign an exclusive contract with a major cosmetics firm. Also, she made her film debut in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever in 1991.

Likewise, her other films include Someone Like You, The Big Tease, and Malcolm X. She also had recurring roles on television series such as Damon, Just Shoot Me!, Becker, and Clueless. Also, she starred in the independent feature film Dirty Laundry in 2006. She modelled for Revlon, Victoria’s Secret, Azzedine Alaia, Karl Lagerfeld, Isaac Mizrahi, and Todd Oldham.

Furthermore, she has written essays and columns for magazines such as Interview, Paper, Details, Panorama, Elle, The New York Times Syndicate, The Sunday Times, Conde Nast’s Cookie, and Esquire. Miramax Books released Veronica Webb Sight: Adventures In The Big City, a collection of autobiographical essays, in 1998.

Additionally, while she was in line at the White House, Harvey Weinstein, chairman of Miramax, approached her about publishing her writings as a memoir. She co-hosted the inaugural season of Tim Gunn’s Guide To Style on Bravo. Also, she was named to the Eucerin Skin First Council in 2010 to promote skin health.

Veronica Webb

Caption: Veronica Webb with other models ready for the runway. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Veronica Webb was named to the Eucerin Skin First Council in 2010 to promote skin health. Similarly, she modelled for Revlon, Victoria’s Secret, Azzedine Alaia, Karl Lagerfeld, Isaac Mizrahi, and Todd Oldham. Moreover, in the coming days, we may get to see her collaborating with some brands to support their products.

Awards and Nomination

Webb was the first black supermodel to win a contract with a major cosmetics firm. Similarly, she was named to American Vogue’s list of the best dressed three times. Likewise, she was named to the Eucerin Skin First Council in 2010 to promote skin health.

Veronica Webb – Net Worth 2023

Webb has an estimated net worth of approximately $8 million but her exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of her income is generated from her modeling, acting, and writing career. Additionally, she has worked very hard to get this fame and is on the way to building her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Webb married Chris Del Gatto on March 23, 2013. However, she has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, they don’t have children together. However, in the past, she was married to George Robb in 2002. But later they divorced in 2009. They have two children together and their names are Leila Rose Robb and Orpheus Blue Robb.

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Caption: Veronica Webb with her husband. Source: Instagram

Scandal

Webb is always seen as being concerned with her professional life and stays alert to any rumours or controversies that would hinder her reputation. Furthermore, she maintains a distance from the media and avoids getting involved in any controversial activities that can hinder her career.

Body Measurements

Talking about Webb’s height she is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 58kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 33-24-33 inches and she has a stunning pair of black eyes and hair. Also, her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 10(US).

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Caption: Veronica Webb posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Veronica Webb – Social Media

Webb is active on Instagram, where she has 45.6k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @veronicawebb. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @veronicawebb with 17.4k followers. Her Facebook account is @VeronicaWebbSuperModel and she has 5.9k followers.