Alek Wek





Birth Date: April 16, 1977
Country of origin: Sudan
Born in Sudan, Alek left in 1991 to escape the civil war ravaging her country. Arriving in London at age 14, she was discovered soon after by a model scout in a South London market. Since 2002, she's been an advisor to the US Committe for Refugess. Published ALEK: From Sudanese refugee to International Supermodel in 2008. In the US, tours high schools lecturing to students. Currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. (all info from i-D Magazine interview by Susan Corrigan, March 2009).
Hair Eyes
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Balenciaga S/S 17 Show
Balenciaga (Shows)
published: 10/02/2016
Walking With Lindbergh
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: October 2016
photographer: Peter Lindbergh
Lindex Fall 2016
Lindex (Advertising)
published: Fall 2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 2016
Samsung (Advertising)
published: Fall 2016
The Icons
i-D Magazine (Editorial)
published: Fall 2016
photographer: Amy Troost
Neiman Marcus The book Pre-Fall 2016 Cov...
Neiman Marcus (Magazine Cover)
published: Fall 2016
photographer: Chris Colls
Elle Brazil May 2016 Covers
Elle Brasil (Magazine Cover)
published: May 2016
photographer: Gustavo Zylbersztajn
Alek Wek
Styleby Magazine (Editorial)
published: 03/22/2016
photographer: Andreas Öhlund and Maria Therese
STYLEBY Alek Wek March 2016 Cover
Styleby Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: 03/22/2016
photographer: Andreas Öhlund and Maria Therese
Girls On Film
Vs. Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
photographer: Helena Christensen

Alek Wek in the news:

Models.com: MDX
Models.com: Of the Minute
Models.com: Daily Feed

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