The first African-American woman to grace the cover of Vogue, the first plus-size supermodel, and the former face of Halston, way before Sarah Jessica Parker made the label chic again—these are all milestones made by groundbreaking fashion models Beverly Johnson, Alva Chinn, and Emme. But where are they now? We caught up with six former supermodels to find out what they are up to (bestselling books! haircare lines!) and how they are staying healthy and fit.
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In 2000, she became one of the oldest models to have posed in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
at the age of 30. After taking a long hiatus from modeling to battle drug addiction, anorexia, and deal with a tumultuous marriage to actor Mickey Rourke
, 42-year-old Carré Otis
reemerged healthier, stronger, and more beautiful than ever. Just last fall, she shared her struggles in her memoir Beauty Disrupted
Now, the practicing Buddhist finds solace in her religion and regularly practices yoga at her Colorado home.