Who is Winnie Harlow?
- 1 Who is Winnie Harlow?
- 2 Early Life
- 3 Career
- 4 Awards and Nominations
- 5 Personal Information
- 6 Social Reach
- 7 Net Worth
- 8 Rumors and Controversies
Best known as the contestant in TV show America’s Next Top Model (21st season) model Chantelle Brown-Young a.k.a. Winnie Harlow is one of the unique models in American modeling industry.
Winnie who is suffering from a skin condition called vitiligo is also an activist. Currently, she is also the brand ambassador of Desigual which is a clothing brand based in Barcelona.
Chantelle Brown-Young is originally from Toronto, Canada and her date of birth is 27th July of 1994. Her parents are Lisa Brown and Windsor Young. She also has two siblings.
The model who has ancestry of Jamaica suffers from vitiligo which causes depigmentation on a portion of skin. Her condition resulted in severe bullying taking her in the verse of suicidal.
Winnie dropped out of school because of severe bullying. The name of the high school is unknown.
It is unknown what Harlow did before indulging in modeling.
On America’s Next Top Model and other modeling ventures
In 2014, Tyra Banks, the former host of ANTM discovered her through Instagram. She eventually got selected as top 14 contestants on the show in 2014 during the 21st season. During the season, Harlow was the youngest contestants on the show. She is also the only Canadian who ever participated in the show.
She got eliminated after two weeks but later returned with highest public votes. However, she left in the 13th episodes and ranked 6th in overall.
After ANTM, Winnie began modeling for Desigual and also became the brand representative. In 2014, the young model also walked as the show stopper on the London Fashion Week. She walked for the 2015’s spring and summer collection of Ashish.
Till date, the young model has appeared on the cover of numerous magazines like Glamour, Vogue Italia, Cosmopolitan, Complex and many others.
Additionally, in 2015, she also modeled for Diesel’s 2015 collection. In August of the year, Winnie also appeared on the cover of Ebony magazine alongside model Fatima Siad.
Television and other works
In 2016, she also appeared in the advertisement of Sprite and also worked on a campaign for Swarovski.
Furthermore, she has appeared in music video of Beyonce’s Lemonade and Eminem’s Guts Over Fear.
She also played a guest role in 2015’s episode of Prominent!, and Primetime: What Would You Do.
Social Works and Public Speaking
Winnie is very outspoken about her skin condition and tries to raise awareness to people about it. In 2011, she posted a video on YouTube and spoke about Vitiligo along with living with it.
She has also spoken on many other project panels which include Dove Self-Esteem Project.
Awards and Nominations
In 2015, Harlow won a Gala Spa Awards as Beauty Idol and a Portuguese GQ Men of The Year as Role Model.
|Birthdate||July 27, 1994|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Mother’s Name||Windsor Young|
|Father’s Name||René Drachenberg|
|Height||5’ 9″ (176cm)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Body Measurement||34-25-36 in|
Relationship, Dating, and Marriage
Winnie has been rumored to be dating stars like Drake, Nick Cannon, and Lewis Hamilton. But none of the parties have confirmed the details
Winnie has a decent number of followers on her social media pages. Currently, she has 46.1 thousand people follow Harlow on Twitter and 1.8 million on Instagram.
The estimated net worth of model Winnie Harlow is unavailable.
Rumors and Controversies
News shared that model Winnie was dating rapper Drake. But she denied the rumor through a Nicki Minaj lyrics.
Furthermore, rumors also share that she is dating Nick Cannon. Reports also say that the duo went on a dinner date.