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Naomi Sims

AKA Naomi Ruth Sims

Born: 30-Mar-1948
Birthplace: Oxford, MS
Died: 1-Aug-2009
Location of death: Newark, NJ
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Model

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pioneering black supermodel

Father: John Sims (porter)
Mother: Elizabeth
Sister: Betty
Sister: Doris (b. 2008)
Husband: Michael Findlay (m. 1973, div. 1991, one son)
Son: Bob Findlay

    High School: Westinghouse High School, Pittsburgh, PA
    University: Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City

    Endorsement of Dewar's White Label Scotch Whisky 1975

Author of books:
All About Health and Beauty for the Black Woman (1976)
How to Be a Top Model (1979)
All About Success for the Black Woman (1982)
All About Hair Care for the Black woman (1982)

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