Majority of Africans have darker brown or black skin color. However, this doesn’t hold them to climb the ladder of success. It cannot be denied that there are numerous Africans who managed to become successful in their career field. As far as modeling industry is concerned, great numbers of hot and beautiful African female models are dominating it. Here are the top 10 of them:
10. Flaviana Matata
She was born on June 9, 1988 in Shinyanga, Tanzania. She’s hailed as one of the beautiful and hottest African female models nowadays. Her unique gorgeous black beauty is enough reason why she was declared as the 2007’s Miss Universe Tanzania. Regarding her modeling career, Wilhelmina Models is handling her well.
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9. Liya Kebede
This 37-year-old hot and beautiful Ethiopian model was born on March 1, 1978 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On the advent of her modeling career, she firstly appeared in the 2000’s Gucci Fall/Winter Fashion Show. Later on, the Paris Vogue magazine made her as the cover girl in its May 2002 issue.
8. Agbani Darego
An evidence of the gorgeousness of this Nigerian model is her major pageant title that is Miss World 2001. Before she actually became a beauty queen, she has already featured in several printed commercials for Collectables that is a famous boutique chain.
7. Tanit Phoenix
This oozing with sex appeal model was born on September 24, 1980 in South Africa, particularly in Durban KwaZulu-Natal. Aside from being a gorgeous and sexy fashion model, this woman is also an actress. This 34-year-old woman has worked with FHM, GQ magazine, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
6. Oluchi Onweagba
This hot Nigerian model is the one who exclusively hosts Africa’s Next Top Model. She was born on August 1, 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria. Currently, she’s 32 years old. She’s actually discovered first in the “Face of Africa”, which is a kind of reality modeling show. She’s also the declared winner of the competition.
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5. Yasmin Warsame
This gorgeous African model has dual citizenship – Canadian and Somali. She was born on May 5, 1976 in Mogadishu, Somalia. Believe it or not, she has worked with a number of modeling agencies like Tony Jones Amsterdam, View Barcelona, IMG New York, NEXT London, and SHOK Models.
4. Gelila Bekele
In his current age of 28, this Ethiopian model is certainly oozing with sex appeal and incomparable beauty. She was born on September 4, 1986 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Aside from being a fashion model, she’s also a social activist and humanitarian. Currently, she’s under Ford Models.
3. Maria Borges
This young and beautiful African fashion model comes from Angola. She was born on October 28, 1992 and she’s 22 years old. In 2013, she was branded as the Forbes African magazine’s top model. It’s in Elite Model Look Angolan edition where she was firstly discovered.
2. Candice Swanepoel
This ever gorgeous and sexy model was born on October 20, 1988 in South Africa specifically in Mooi River, Kwa-Zulu Natal. She’s currently 26 years old, and she’s one of those seductive and pretty Victoria’s Secret Angels. She has graced many famous fashion magazines like GQ, Elle, and Vogue.
1. Alek Wek
Currently, this hot and beautiful South Sudanese British model is also a fashion designer. It was in 1995 when she firstly entered into the fashion industry. In 1996, she signed a modeling contract in Ford Models. Later on, she rocked the modeling world and appeared in several magazines like Elle.
These are the top 10 beautiful & hottest African female models. Know their stories and be inspired by them.