Naomi Campbell has announced she is a mother to a baby girl.
The 50-year-old supermodel shocked her Instagram followers on Tuesday as she shared a picture cradling her newborn daughter, her first child, and announced she had never felt a ‘greater love’.
Alongside a picture of her baby girl’s feet, she wrote: ‘A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother.
‘So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love.’
Campbell did not disclose further details, such as her baby’s name or when she was born.
The supermodel’s fans, celebrity friends and family flooded her social media with messages of congratulations and well wishes.
Her mother, Valerie Morris Campbell, said in a post on Instagram alongside the same picture:
“Congratulations to my daughter Naomi on the birth of her daughter, I’m beyond thrilled as I’ve waited a longtime to be grandmother.
A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother, So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love. pic.twitter.com/SYxfeh4yev
— Naomi Campbell (@NaomiCampbell) May 18, 2021
Designer Marc Jacobs wrote: “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.”
Edward Enninful, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, said: “Seeing the two of you together made my year. You will bring each other so much joy.”
Fellow models Munroe Bergdorf, Lily Aldridge, Laura Bailey, Mariacarla Boscono and more also wrote congratulatory messages in response to Campbell’s post.
Singer Rita Ora, 30, said: ‘No one deserves this more’ while actress Zoe Saldana, 42, commented: ‘Oh my goodness congrats lady! What a blessing!!