Born to Jamaican parents and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Chantelle . Winnie Harlow is a Canadian fashion model who found fame on America's Next Top Model. Born in Toronto on July 27, 1994, she is 25 years old. She was diagnosed with vitiligo aged four, a skin condition made widely known by Michael Jackson. Winnie Harlow’s birth name is Chantelle Brown-Young. She was born on July 27, 1994, in Toronto, Ontario, to Lisa Brown and Windsor Young. She has two sisters, including one named Christina Harlow. In the absence of her father, her mother raised her and her sisters by herself. She is of Jamaican descent. When Harlow was four years old, her doctor diagnosed her with the skin condition vitiligo. High school was tough for her. Other students made fun of her and called her by derogative names, such as “cow” and “zebra”. It became so bad for Harlow that she had to change schools several times. She eventually ended up dropping out of high school and for a time, even considered committing suicide.