Birth: August 1. 1968 in Chicago, Illinois
Spouse: Gary Dourdan (1992-1994), divorced
Occupation: Model, Actress
March 09, 1992 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit | Volume 76, Issue 9 Photographed by: Ronald Huntzinger. Roshumba Williams brightens a gray day by donning a scarlet towel to top off her patent-and-nylon-spandex suit from Karla Colletto ($100). Source: Roshumba Williams, Pinterest
Accomplishments, Achievements, and Contributions:
Roshumba is an American model who first became known for her appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in the early 1990s. She also works as an actress and reality TV show judge. As a teenager in 1987, she was discovered in Paris by fashion designer Yves St. Laurent and quickly became a regular fixture on international runways.
Roshumba has appeared in such feature films as Woody Allen’s Celebrity, Robert Altman’s Pret-a-Porter (film) and the comedy Hair Show. In 1999, Williams published her first book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Being a Model, a title in the widely read series by Penguin Publishing USA, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to…. She also authored the second edition of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Being a Model in 2007. In 2002 she was hired by Entertainment Tonight as a substitute anchor for Mary Hart after a successful season on the red carpet as a correspondent. She conducted several celebrity interviews. From 2004 Roshumba began hosting lifestyle and make-over shows, including Beautiful Homes, Amazing Homes and Fabulous Bathrooms forHGTV; Fox‘s make-over show, Live Like a Star; WE‘s Swimsuit Secrets Revealed and Travel Channel‘s Beach Week. In 2008 she served as a correspondent for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. She is a judge on theOxygen Network‘s bi-weekly hair-styling competition reality series, Tease, which has been airing since 2007. In 2010, Roshumba became a judge and mentor on the reality tv competition series She’s Got the Look, in which women compete to become the next great supermodel 35 years or older.
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