Beverly Peele (born March 18, 1975) is an American model and actress. Peele rose to fame in the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing on the covers of VOGUE, ELLE, SEVENTEEN, and MADEMOISELLE magazines. She appeared on over 250 fashion magazine covers.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Peele began modeling at age 11 and landed her first magazine cover, Mademoiselle, in 1989. During her modeling career, she was featured in ads for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Versace, among others. She also did runway work for Chanel and Comme des Gargons. Peele has appeared on magazine covers worldwide including Vogue, Mademoiselle, Elle, and Cosmopolitan.
ln addition to modeling, Peele also appeared in Heavy D & the Boyz’s music video for “Nuttin‘ but Love,” Jodeci’s 1995 video “Freakin You”, and George Michael’s Thierry Mugler-styled “Too Funky” video alongside Nadja Auermann, Tyra Banks, Linda Evangelista, Estelle Hallyday, and Rossy de Palma. ln 1997, she began acting and appeared in Sister, Sister, and Girlfriends. Peele also had a role in the 2002 film Sweet Friggin‘ Daisies with Zooey Deschanel.