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Beverly Peele
Date of birth 1975
Place of birth Los Angeles, California
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Dark brown
Eye color Brown

Beverly Peele (born 1975) is an American model and actress. Peele rose to fame in the late 1980s and 1990s, and appeared on more than 250 magazine covers.[1]

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Biography

Career

Born in Los Angeles, California, Peele began modeling in 1987 and landed her first magazine cover, Mademoiselle, in 1989. During her modeling career, she was featured in ads for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Versace, among others. She also did runway work for Chanel and Comme des Garçons. Peele has appeared on magazine covers worldwide including Vogue, Mademoiselle, Elle, and Cosmopolitan.[2]

In addition to modeling, Peele also appeared in Heavy D & the Boyz's music video for "Nuttin' but Love and George Michael's Thierry Mugler-styled "Too Funky" video alongside Nadja Auermann, Tyra Banks, Linda Evangelista, Estelle Hallyday, and Rossy de Palma.[2][3]

In 1993, Peele had her first child, a daughter named Cairo, and retired from modeling.[2] In 1997, she began acting and appeared in Sister, Sister and Girlfriends. Peele also had a role in the 2002 film Sweet Friggin' Daisies with Zooey Deschanel.

Personal life

In 2005, Peele was arrested for identity theft after buying appliances and furniture with a credit card she found in a wallet at a supermarket.[4] In 2006, Peele pleaded no contest to the charges and was placed on three years' probation, along with 300 hours of community service. Peele was also ordered to pay $4,000 to the credit card holder and $900 in restitution to American Express.[5]

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