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Profile: Veronica Webb

Veronica Webb

Veronica Web is a model, actress, journalist and TV personality.

She was born in Detroit and moved to New York as a young woman to study design. After dropping out of school to become a model she appeared on the covers of Vogue, Essence and Elle Magazines and took part in catwalk shows for Victoria's Secret and Chanel.

In 1991, a role in Spike Lee's film Jungle Fever marked the beginning of her acting career.

Since then she has played roles in films including Dirty Laundry and Malcolm X and in the TV series Clueless.

As a journalist Webb served as editor-at-large of Interview magazine, contributed to Paper magazine and had articles published in the Sunday Times, New York Times, Esquire and Elle.

Veronica also has substantial television presenting experience; she began her television work as a reporter on Fox's Front Page and has presented shows on MTV, VH1, Fox Entertainment, and Fashion Television and has been a correspondent for HBO Entertainment News, Good Morning America and the BBC.

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