David Bowie's daughter Lexi, 19, shares sweet tribute to late father
David Bowie’s daughter Lexi Jones, 19, posts baby photos with her late father and her mother Iman in sweet tribute to her parents
David Bowie’s daughter Lexi Jones has shared childhood memories of her late father.
Lexi posted childhood photos on Instagram on Monday, showing the music icon, who died in 2016, and her model mother Iman with her as a baby.
The budding artist was in a reflective mood as she also shared another throwback snap of herself modelling a pair of her mum’s high heels.
Treasured photos: David Bowie’s daughter Lexi Jones has shared childhood memories of her late father and her model mother Iman, posting baby snaps on Instagram on Monday
The baby photos show a glam Iman cradling a smiling Lexi, while dressed in a black dress and sparkling diamonds.
Meanwhile Bowie is seen lovingly gazing at his youngest child in another treasured snapshot.
Lexi is a budding artist based in California and is selling her artworks on Depop for up to $250.
Her mother, the Somali supermodel Iman, married Bowie in a private ceremony in Switzerland in 1992.
In her footsteps: The budding artist was in a reflective mood as she also shared another throwback snap of herself modelling a pair of her mum’s high heels
She became a step-mother to his son Duncan Jones who Bowie shared with his first wife Angie.
Iman was married to the superstar singer until his shock death from cancer in 2016.
She previously revealed how she did not want Lexi to follow her into modelling or becoming a superstar child of a famous couple, like many of her peers.
In a 2018 interview with Net A Porter, Iman, 64, said: ‘Every agency, every designer, called me to say: “If she wants to, we’d love for her to model for us.”
Missing her family: Lexi is a budding artist based in California and is selling her artworks on Depop for up to $250
‘I said: “No, she doesn’t.” I know why they wanted to her to model – it’s because she is David Bowie’s daughter.
‘She says I am overprotective. But I told her, this can all wait, it isn’t going anywhere. Have a life that is private while you can, because one day soon it is going to be public, so enjoy this.’
Iman and Lexi remain very close and back in May, Lexi shared an emotional post after revealing she hadn’t seen her mum for six months.
Happy memories: Lexi was born in the year 2000 to David and Iman who remained together until his shock death in 2016
Lexi was stuck in Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic while her supermodel mother was at her home in New York.
In a Mother’s Day post, Bowie’s youngest child appealed to others to follow the lockdown guidelines so she could see her family again soon.
‘Everyone please stay inside I haven’t seen my mom for 6 months because we live on opposite coasts and it is very difficult to leave ny right now but I’m a child and I miss her dearly so pls be party poopers this one time so it doesn’t take 2 f***ing years to see her again thank you!’ she wrote.
The two were later reunited in New York.
Difficult times: Iman and Lexi remain very close and back in May, Lexi shared an emotional post after revealing she hadn’t seen her mum for six months due to the global pandemic
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