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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

14 Modern Looks in Khaki
WSJ (Editorial)
published: May 2019
photographer: Campbell Addy
Alek Wek
Dazed Magazine (Editorial)
published: May 2019
photographer: Tyler Mitchell
Dazed Magazine Spring/Summer 2019 Covers...
Dazed Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: May 2019
Alek Wek
Marfamily (Editorial)
published: April 2019
photographer: Pascal Gambarte
Vogue Portugal April 2019 Covers
Vogue Portugal (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2019
Marfamily #4 Covers
Marfamily (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2019
Strike a Pose
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2019
Pop Magazine Spring/Summer 2019 Covers
Pop Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
Salvatore Ferragamo F/W 19 Show
Salvatore Ferragamo (Shows)
published: 02/23/2019
Etro F/W 19 Show
Etro (Shows)
published: 02/22/2019

Alek Wek in the news:

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

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