She recently ended a colour drought in fashion title Vogue and was named by Forbes as one of the top earning models of 2014 with an estimated $4 dollars in the bank that year alone.
Every black girl with huge dreams has heard the story of her journey to fame. It’s a mixture of luck, hardwork and resilience. Born in Greenford 24 years ago, Dunn was spotted in Hammersmith Primark at the age of 15 after accompanying a friend on a shopping trip- as you do.
She was subsequently signed to Storm Modelling agency and from here on, her career took off in leaps and bounds. With legs that go on forever, Dunn has become a staple on the runways of some of the world’s biggest fashion houses. She’s walked for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Prada, Burberry and many others, as well as gracing the covers of American Vogue, Vogue Italia and most recently, British Vogue, i-D, V magazine and Elle.
In an industry guilty of overlooking women of colour, Dunn has stood her ground and broken down barriers, thereby paving the way for other models of colour to dare to dream in the hope that as long as they’re prepared to work hard and perfect their craft, nothing can stop them. For this, we applaud her.
Looking at her envious body, it’s hard to imagine she’s a loving mum to an adorable 6-year-old, whom she has credited as being ‘her motivation and inspiration to get out there and make shit work’.
As we launch our weekly crush column, here are the top five reasons why we’re crushing on Ms Dunn.
All photos courtesy Jordan Dunn/Instagram
As they say, her style is ON FLEEK! But then again, she’s a supermodel, so of course she always looks glam.
She’s pals with some of the most famous people on earth. Here she is canoodling with Riri- so jealous!
She has a body TO DIE FOR. Look at that waist.
She’s mummy to this gorgeous, utterly adorable boy and she takes the best mummy and baby pictures!
Like this one……OMG!
She loves Nandos! Like, seriously, how can you hate on a sister that loves Nandos? Not only is she a beautiful and incredibly supermodel, she also loves to cook. Here she is making her favourite chicken dish- Peri Peri ofcourse on Jay Z’s lifestyle channel.