Winnie Harlow was named Chantelle Whitney Brown Young at the time of birth. She is professional famous as Winnie Harlow. She is a public representative and fashion model from Canada. Vitiligo skin condition makes her distinct from other female artists of the industry. It’s a long-term skin ailment where small and big patches of human skin lose their original pigments. The affected part of the skin turns into white skin. Moreover, hairs growing on the affected skin part also become white. The confident woman garnered critical acclaim when she stepped into becoming a supermodel. In 2014, she appeared as a participant in America’s favorite reality television show called ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
Despite the skin condition, the industrious woman considered herself to be the perfect fit for becoming a model. She appeared as a contestant and made everyone fall in love with her modeling skills. She is originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The girl is also famous for being relative to Chrystina Brown. She is signed to Women Management, The Society Management, and The Squad. The 5 feet and 9 inches tall lady is never ashamed of her skin disease. She feels proud of what she already had.
Harlow has worked in several television series on American television. She took her start from ‘Access Hollywood’ in 2014 and the same year appeared as a contestant in ‘America’s Next Top Model’. The next year in 2015, she got featured in ‘Prominent’ and ‘Primetime: What Would U Do’. The superstar has also appeared on many other television shows such as The Ellen Show, The Tonight Show, and Good Morning America. The leading artists from the American music industry requested Harlow to appear in their music videos. She worked with Beyoncé, JMSN, Sam Smith, and Eminem in their music tracks. Winnie has received nominations and awards in various categories.
Who are Winnie Harlow's Parents?
Winnie opened her eyes on Jul 27, 1994 to Windsor Young and Lisa Brown in Toronto, Canada. The parents of the beautiful girl named her Chantelle Brown Young at the time of birth, but later she was known as Winnie Harlow. The stunner and her parents belong to Jamaican descent. She has been blessed with two loving sisters. Winnie was just four years of age when diagnosed with a chronic skin disease called ‘Vitiligo’. Several parts of her skin were turned into white pigments.
She had to face bullying from children during her school due to her skin ailment. They used to call her ‘Cow and Zebra’ and mock with other slurs. She was embarrassed and devastated at different times. The poor girl had to change her schools quite a few times to avoid verbal abuse. She was dropped out time and again from different schools too. Once in life, she thought to commit suicide to get rid of all those embarrassing moments. However, mocking of people made her evening more strong with the passage of time. She started to improve her confidence and didn’t care about disgracing remarks from mockers.
Winnie started her professional journey by creating an Instagram account. She established herself as an Instagram model at the beginning of her career. Later on, she appeared in ‘America’s Next Top Model’ reality television series. Harlow was the first and the only female contestant who came from Canada. The strong woman was successful in making her place into the top 14 finalists of the show. She was kicked out in the second week of finals, but later made a comeback via a competition called the ‘Comeback Series’.
She was lucky enough to receive the highest number of votes from the audience. This led her to come back to the main contest. Although, she wasn’t able to win the show at that time, yet the exposure helped her get significant recognition on American television. She started to get fans and followers through her social media accounts. People praised her modeling efforts and showed great respect. After getting eliminated from the show, she began her modeling endeavor. Winnie signed a contract with a famous clothing line ‘Desigual’ and became their official brand ambassador.
In 2015, Winnie walked at the event of London Fashion Week and advertised a UK-based clothing line called ‘Anshish’. She wore summer and spring collection of the brand. In September 2015, she made a dazzling appearance on the cover of Ebony Magazine. She appeared with the previous Next Top Model participant ‘Fatima Siad’. The girl has been the front-face of several well-known brands all across the globe. She received the award of ‘Beauty Idol’ at Gala Spa Awards. Other prominent awards that the struggling woman received include Teen Choice Award and the Glamour Editor’s Award.
Most of the male celebrities from the United States want to spend time with a beautiful woman. Winnie’s popularity and confidence attracted many male stars from the showbiz industry. First, Winnie was said to be in a relationship with a famous rap artist, Wiz Khalifa. Later on, she began dating the handsome Lewis Hamilton. Lewis is a Formula One Driver from Great Britain. Harlow hasn’t married anyone till date. She has no plans to get engaged with anyone either. According to the information sources, she has not mothered any child from her alleged relationships.
How much is Winnie Harlow's Net Worth?
Harlow is one of the most successful models from the American modeling world. She gained critical acclaim despite her skin ailment. The industrious girl continued to work hard and made an exclusive identity in this tough world. She has modeled for big brands and appeared on top-notch magazines. Initially, she gained fame from America’s Next Top Model, but later went viral for her unique identity. She has appeared on many famous television shows broadcasted on different channels. Some of the famous ones include The Ellen Show, Good Morning America, Prominent, The Tonight Show, and Access Hollywood. Winnie’s total net worth as of today is estimated to be around the US $3 Million. She is confident to raise the figure in the coming years.