Model Naomi Campbell welcomes first child at 50: "There's no greater love"

Model Naomi Campbell welcomes first child at 50: "There's no greater love"

- Naomi Campbell has stunned her followers after she posted a photo of her newborn baby girl

- She captioned the photo: "A precious little blessing has chosen me to be her mother", alongside a photo of herself holding a baby

- Naomi revealed in 2017 that she would 'dream about having children all the time,' but that she would not jump into it so she could depend on science

Magical Kenya Tourism Ambassador and top international model Naomi Campbell has surprised many after disclosing that she is a new mom and secretly welcomed a baby girl.

Model Naomi Campbell welcomes first child at 50: "There's no greater love"
Photo of Naomi Campbel holding her baby girl: Photo: Naomi Campbell.
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The 50-year-old supermodel announced her daughter’s arrival on social media, vowing that there was no greater love.

Taking to her various social media platforms on Tuesday, May 18, she blessed us all with a shot as she clutched her baby girl’s tiny feet in her hands.

‘A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother, So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life,’ she captioned the photo.

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‘There are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you, my angel. There is no greater love,' added the supermodel.

Naomi, who made the announcement four years after crediting science with allowing her to start a family whenever she wants, did not reveal her baby's name.

Naomi tagged her own mother, Valerie Morris-Campbell in the image, who later reposted the snap captioned:

"'Congratulations to my daughter Naomi on the birth of her daughter, I’m beyond thrilled as I’ve waited for a long time to be a grandmother."

Fans and celebrity friends could not get over the news, flooding the comment sections with congratulatory messages.

Here are some of the congratulatory messages as sampled by

Singer Rita Ora, 30, said:

"No one deserves this more."

Actress Zoe Saldana, 42, commented:

"Oh my goodness congrats lady! What a blessing!!"

Designer Marc Jacobs, 58, appeared to have some inclination that Naomi was to become a mum, writing:

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"Oh my God! Today is the day?? How absolutely incredible. How lucky she is and how lucky you are! What a wonderful mother you will be. Blessings all around."

British Vogue editor Edward Enninful appeared overwhelmed by Naomi’s news but also hinted the model’s post might not have been the first time he had seen the new mum and her daughter.

Speaking about starting a family in a candid chat with Vogue in 2018, she British supermodel said she would love to have kids.

"I don’t discount anything in life. I love kids and always will," she said.

She also told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that she was not ready to become a mum in 2019, adding that she has surrounded herself with a ‘chosen family’ for now.

Addressing her dating life, she added to WSJ:

‘For me, privacy is important to know each other, and I always worry that my job will not allow that."

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‘But I have ways. I was taught that by Robert De Niro. Being alone does not mean you are lonely. I do not have time to be bored, and I don’t have time to be lonely," she added.

Well, it looks like that time will be filled up by dirty nappies and nursery rhymes.

Naomi was appointed the magical Kenya international tourism ambassador by Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary (CS) Najib Balala in January 2021. reported she later surprised many after disclosing that she has had a home in Kenya for 20 years.

According to the model, she first came to Kenya in 1994 but fell in love with Malindi in 1999, leading to her purchasing a beautiful African home.


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