Biography / Wiki
A Canadian personality Winnie Harlow became famous for being a contestant on the 21st cycle of the U.S. television series ‘America’s Next Top Model’. She suffers from a chronic skin condition called vitiligo that led to the depigmentation of portions of her skin.
Due to her condition, she was bullied at school and hence she had to change schools several times. Because of this harassment, she had to drop the school at one point and even contemplated suicide.
Later, she began her career in modeling career on Instagram. Tyra Banks discovered and recruited her as one of the contestants for the 2014 season of ‘America’s Next Top Model’. Though her performance was mediocre she did become one of the finalists on the show, she was ultimately eliminated in the second week of the finals. She also participated in the “comeback series and received the most number of votes and was brought back to ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
Height / Weight / Age
Winnie Harlow weighs 55 kg and 121 lbs in pounds. She is a gorgeous fashion model who is 175 cm or in feet, inches 5’9” tall. She has smooth and long dark brown hair color and sparkling wide black color eyes.
She has a slim body with a figure measurement is 34 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately. She has turned 26 years old in July 2020. Her bra size is 32B whereas her dress size is 2 and her shoe size is 6 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Winnie Harlow is $3 million USD approximately.
Education / Family
Winnie Harlow was born on July 27, 1994, as Chantelle Brown-Young. She was born to Jamaican parents Lisa Brown and Windsor Young. She was raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada along with her two sisters, including one named Christina Harlow. At the age of 4, she was diagnosed with the skin condition vitiligo.
Due to her skin condition, high school was tough for her as other students made fun of her and called her derogative names, such as “cow” and “zebra”. It was humiliating and disappointing for Winnie that she had to change schools several times.
While attending high school, she came up with a nickname for herself: “Harlow”, to give a tribute to her childhood idol, Jeanne Harlow, Marilyn Monroe’s icon. She is a high-school dropout and couldn’t attend colleges for further study due to her bad experience in high school.
|Real name||Chantelle Brown-Young|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Date Of Birth||July 27, 1994|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 55 kg
In pounds – 121 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Home Town||Toronto, Canada|
|Fathers Name||Windsor Young|
|Mothers Name||Lisa Brown
Career / Fashion And Style
Winnie Harlow started her career as an Instagram model and Tyra Banks found her on Instagram. In the 21st cycle of ‘America’s Next Top Model’, she was successful in becoming one of the 14 finalists on ‘America’s Next Top Model’ and is the first and only Canadian to ever appear on the show as a contestant.
Though she was eliminated in the second week of the finals she again appeared in a separate competition called the “comeback series”. In the “comeback series”, she took part cycle’s photoshoot with the objective to return to the main show.
After the “comeback series” ended, she had the highest number of audience votes and hence she was brought back to the main competition. She did not win the show but had received enough exposure to enable her to continue the pursuit of success in the fashion industry.
She became the official brand ambassador for the Spanish clothing brand Desigual. In September 2015, she appeared on the cover of the issue of Ebony magazine along with former America’s Next Top Model contestant Fatima Siad.
She became the model for the Italian clothing brand, Diesel, for its spring/summer 2015 campaign and got the chance to work with renowned British fashion photographer Nick Knight.’ She is part of the fashion industry with her skin condition ‘Vitiligo’ and hence she decided to raise awareness about the condition. In November 2014, she got an opportunity to give a speech at a TED event about her experience with vitiligo.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
Here we are providing you the list of Winnie Harlow’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Chris Hemsworth|
|Favorite Actress||Emma Watson|
|Favorite Food||Italian dishes|
Some Interesting Facts About Winnie Harlow
- At the 2015 London Fashion Week, Winnie Harlow walked and closed for the UK based clothing brand Ashish for their spring/summer collection.
- She was picked as one of BBC’s 100 Women, in 2016.
- On YouTube, she uploaded a video about her condition, titled ‘Vitiligo: A Skin Condition, not a Life Changer’.
- In 2015, she was honored with the ‘Role Model’ award at the Portuguese GQ Men of The Year event.
- In 2016 and 2017, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Model.