Supermodel Naomi Campbell announced on her Instagram handle the arrival of her first child with a picture of herself cradling the tiny feet of her daughter.
The 50 years old supermodel took the world by surprise as she revealed the news of welcoming a baby girl.
Campbell wrote, “A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother, so honored to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you, my angel. There is no greater love”
The post instantly became the talk of the town surpassing 417,000 likes within an hour of being posted on social media.
This is the first child of the supermodel who had not made any prior acknowledgment of expecting a baby. She did express her desire of becoming a mother in the past and had regularly commented on having her own baby rather than adopting a child.
She has not revealed the baby’s name or other details of the birth so far.
Campbell is the first black supermodel to grace the covers of Time and The French Vogue. She is also the first model who appeared on the cover of American Vogue’s key September issue.
After suffering discrimination and racism at the beginning of her career, the British supermodel has paved the way for other black models, Naomi openly talks about the racial prejudice she faced as she started her career back in 1986, She has definitely come a long way and has modeled for giants of the fashion industry such as Chanel, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Prada.
Friends and fans of Campbell started pouring in wishes for the mother and daughter duo immediately as the news broke out.
Designer Marc Jacobs was one of the first to congratulate the supermodel. Jacobs and Campbell have been working together since 1994. Actress Zoë Saldana congratulated the model while exclaiming how the baby is a true blessing.
Naomi’s mother, Valerie Morris-Campbell posted the same picture from her personal Instagram account congratulating her daughter while exclaiming how thrilled she is to become a grandmother.
Naomi Campbell was last spotted in public in December when she flew to Lagos to promote African fashion for Arise fashion week, where she is a mentor and a patron, thanks to her pledge to uplift the fashion industry in Africa.