Iman Abdulmajid

Born:     July 25, 1955
Birthplace:    Mogadishu, Somalia
Zodiac Sign:  Leo

Career and Life

Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid (Somali: Zara Maxamed Cabdulmajiid), mononymously known as Iman, is a Somali-American fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. A former muse of designers Gianni Versace, Halston, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan and Yves Saint Laurent, she is also noted for her philanthropic work. She is the widow of English rock musician David Bowie, whom she married in 1992.

She is fluent in five languages: Somali, Arabic, Italian, French and English.

On 24 April 1992, Iman married English musician David Bowie in a private ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland. The wedding was later solemnized on 6 June in Florence, Italy. They have one daughter, Alexandria Zahra Jones, born 15 August 2000. Iman is also a stepmother to Bowie's son from a previous marriage, Duncan Jones and stepgrandmother to Duncan's two children. Both children bear Bowie's legal surname. Iman and her family resided primarily in Manhattan and London. When Bowie died on 10 January 2016, making her a widow, she wrote in tribute to him that "the struggle is real, but so is God."

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