Tomiko Fraser Biography
Tomiko Fraser Hines is an American fashion model and actress. She has done runway, print, and commercial modeling. She is best known for being the first African-American face of Maybelline, from 2001 to 2007.
Tomiko Fraser Age
She was born in Bronx, New York, the United States on 2nd May 1968. (50 years) as of 2018.
Tomiko Fraser Family
Fraser was born and raised in Bronx, New York. Her parents divorced when she was a child. She has 3 maternal siblings and 4 paternal siblings. One of her brother’s, Terrell Fraser is a DJ.
She attended Cardinal Spellman High School. Fraser aspired to be a school teacher because of her love of learning.
Tomiko Fraser Husband
She is married to Christopher Hines, a television stage manager who works for The Ellen Degeneres Show; the Grammys, the Oscars. They got married on July 3, 2006. After years of fertility struggles, the duo used donor eggs and in vitro to conceive. In January 2013, she gave birth to twins Kaden James Hines and Bryce Harrison Hines.
Tomiko Fraser Career
She was discovered by a modeling scout at 25 while working as a waitress in restaurant Lola in Flat Iron District New York City. She stayed with the agency for about six months. Her first modeling job was for Seventeen Magazine, She later signed to Ford Models and she walked the Chanel runway in Paris Since then.
She has appeared in numerous commercial and print campaigns including Essence (magazine), Target, Gain, Honey Nut Cheerios, Gemey. Her fashion campaigns include Alfani shoes, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, J.Crew, Talbots, Liz Claiborne, Old Navy maternity.
She has also been the face of Maybelline cosmetics. She was the first African-American model to represent the brand.
She has worked Chloe, Chanel, Vera Wang, John Galliano, Nicole Miller, Vivienne Westwood, and Emmanuel Ungaro runway shows. She has also been photographed by Mario Testino for US Vogue, and also appeared on the cover of Flare in 1999. In 2012, while pregnant she modeled for Old Navy and stork magazine.
Besides modeling, she also played roles in films. Her first role was in Head over Heels with Freddie Prinze Jr. in which she portrayed a fashion model. She has appeared on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Soul Food (TV series), The Game (US TV series), and the feature film Monster-in-Law. In 2011, Fraser became a judge on Model Latina: Las Vegas, Cycle 4.
Tomiko Fraser Net Worth
Fraser is an American fashion model and actress whose primary source of income is her modeling career. However, her estimated net worth is still under review.
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