February 22, 1972 (51)
Edward Enninful is a British-Ghanaian fashion stylist, editor, and activist known for his groundbreaking work in the fashion industry. He has been the editor-in-chief of British Vogue since 2017, making him the first Black person to hold the position in the magazine’s 104-year history.
Enninful began his career as a model at the age of 16, working for i-D magazine, and went on to work for various other fashion publications. He later became the fashion director of i-D at the age of 18, making him the youngest ever fashion director for an international publication.
Throughout his career, Enninful has worked with numerous high-profile celebrities and models, including Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Rihanna, and Beyoncé. He has also received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the fashion industry, including the Order of the British Empire for his services to diversity in the fashion industry.
Enninful is a vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion in the fashion industry, using his platform to showcase a range of voices and perspectives. He has also been a strong supporter of animal rights, speaking out against the use of fur in fashion and supporting animal welfare organizations such as PETA.