Noémie Lenoir

Model and Actress
Born Sep 19, 1979

Noémie Lenoir is a French model and actress of African and European descent. She is best known for appearing in top magazines such as Elle and Sports Illustrated, and modeling in advertisements for high fashion brands. She is known for her work with Gucci, L'Oreal, Next, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret, and Marks and Spencer. She has been featured in a line-up of the world's most successful black models by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.… Read More

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1979 Birth Born on September 19, 1979.


1997 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Growing up in a banlieue district near Paris, which she describes as a "ghetto", Lenoir was first spotted at the age of 17 in 1997 when she was approached by a Ford booker in a post office.


2007 27 Years Old In 2007, Lenoir featured in the hit film Rush Hour 3 alongside actors Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.
2009 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Lenoir featured in the music video for Usher's single "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)". she was represented by Models 1. After a relationship with rapper Stomy Bugsy, she lived with international football player Claude Makélélé of Paris Saint-Germain. They have a son, Kelyan Makélélé (born 2 February 2005). The couple split in early 2009.


2010 30 Years Old On 9 May 2010, Lenoir was found unconscious, after a suspected suicide attempt in a park near her Paris home, by a man walking his dog. … Read More
2011 31 Years Old She spoke about the suicide attempt in a February 2011 interview with Britain's Guardian Weekend magazine, admitting she had done "something really, really stupid". … Read More
2012 32 Years Old Lenoir returned to Marks & Spencer advertising in 2012 where she is seen "enjoying a selection of quintessentially British pastimes".
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