Beverly Johnson is an American model, singer and actress.
Before modeling took over, Johnson was a standout athlete in school and was committed to a legal career.
After receiving a job with Glamour Magazine, she dropped out of Northeastern University's Criminal Justice department and rapidly became well-known in the modeling industry.
In 1974, she became the first African-American to appear on the American edition of Vogue's cover, and in 1975, she made history by becoming the first African-American to do the same for Elle's French edition.
She had a hugely successful modeling career in addition to appearing as a guest star on various television programs, including "Hunter," "Law and Order," "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," "The Parent 'Hood," and "3rd Rock from the Sun," among many others.
She can presently be seen on the Oprah Winfrey Network's reality series "Beverly's Full House."
A long career as a model brings her an excellent income.
Beverly Johnson's net worth is currently estimated at $5 million.
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Beverly Johnson was married to a real estate broker Billy Potter from 1971 to 1974.
After that, she married record producer Danny Sims in 1977 and they divorced in 1979.
Children: Beverly Johnson has a daughter named Anansa Sims.
Parents: Beverly Johnson’s mother is Gloria Johnson.
"Business fits me best. The only reason I went into modeling originally was to help out my family, because I knew that money gave you freedom."
"My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'"
"Instead of working out three times a week, I do something physical, like a one-hour walk everyday."
"There's not a hair extension or a makeup artist that can make me feel the way I feel when i give back."
"Everyone should have enough money to get plastic surgery."