Harlow, born Chantelle Brown-Young, was diagnosed at four years old with a condition called Vitiligo, which causes light patches to form on her naturally darker skin, the same condition Michael Jackson had. Clearly, her unique appearance hasn’t stopped her from rising up the ranks in the modeling industry, with some major celebrities also taking notice.
Namely, Drake. The rapper posted a photo of the two of them backstage at a fashion show, and received a flood of positive comments on the pic.
Now, get familiar with the inspiring stunner. Here are five things you need to know about Winnie Harlow:
1. The Canadian star was discovered at the age of 16 by a Toronto photographer, who encouraged her to model.