Now known as a journalist and television personalty, Veronica Webb got her start as a supermodel. She is the first black supermodel to get an exclusive contract with a major cosmetics company. While most women say they got into modeling to be able to wear expensive clothes, Webb said she always admired the freedom models posed with when she was a young girl.
After strutting runways and posing for major ad capaigns with that same freedom she admired as a little girl, she moved into film with a role in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever." While making a name for herself in fashion and film, Webb was also contributing news segement s for "Good Morning America" as well as writing a monthly style column for Paper Magazine. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times and Details Magazine.