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Alek Wek

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Birth Date: April 16, 1977
Country of origin: South 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).

Convert in / cm
Hair Eyes Height (in) Bust (in) Waist (in) Hips (in) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 5ft 10in 34 23 34 8
Hair Eyes Height (cm) Bust (cm) Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 178 86 58 86 8

updates

ROMANCING THE STONES
Elle U.S. (Editorial)
published: December 2017
photographer: Liz Collins
Zalando Christmas 2017
Zalando (Advertising)
published: November 2017
Elle U.K. November 2017 Covers
Elle U.K. (Magazine Cover)
published: November 2017
Erdem x H&M Show
H&M (Shows)
published: October 2017
Balenciaga S/S 18 Show
Balenciaga (Shows)
published: 10/01/2017
Let's Go Dutch
Twin Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
photographer: Bibi Cornejo Borthwick
Twin Magazine Fall/Winter 2017 Covers
Twin Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
Red is the ultimate cure for sadness
Glass Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
photographer: Riccardo Vimercati
Do You Go To The Temple Tonight?
Re-Edition Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
photographer: Talia Chetrit
Re-Edition Magazine Fall/Winter 2017 Cov...
Re-Edition Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2017

Alek Wek in the news:

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

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