Discovered while studying political science at Nairobi University, Iman started off as an international model and later became a successful businesswoman. Her ventures include cosmetics, skincare and fragrance. HSN sells her Global Chic line of handbags and fashion accessories.

Last updated June 06 2011: 1:47 PM ET
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