Chanel Iman Robinson (born December 1, 1990) is an American model, known professionally as Chanel Iman. She is best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Iman started modeling with Ford Models at the age of 12 as a child model in Los Angeles, California. She flew to New York in 2006 and won third place in Ford’s Supermodel of the World contest. Shortly after, she signed on with the agency. In February and July 2007, Iman appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue, with Karlie Kloss and Ali Michael, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, then in November 2009 she appeared on the cover again, this time with Jourdan Dunn. Iman’s other covers include Italian Elle, i-D, Dubai and Ukrainian Harper’s Bazaar, Lula, Korean,
Teen, and American Vogue. She has walked the runway for fashion houses and designers including Balenciaga, Max Mara, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, and Stella McCartney. She has appeared in editorials for Allure, Dubai, American, and Ukrainian Harpers Bazaar, V, i-D, Pop, Italian, British, and Indonesian Elle, Italian Vanity Fair, and several international Vogues. She has appeared in advertising campaigns for high- end brands like, Bottega Veneta, GAP, Ralph Lauren, Express and DKNY. She has walked in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Victoria’s Secret
Fashion Show. In 2010, she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel and was used in several of the company’s campaigns.