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Alek Wek

Ph: Luigi & Iango | Vogue Brasil March 2020 Cover

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biography

Birth Date: April 16, 1977
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 Committee for Refugees. 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
(ft in)
Bust (in) Waist (in) Hips (in) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 5' 10" 34" 23" 34" 8
Hair Eyes Height (cm) Bust (cm) Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Shoe (us)
Black Brown 178 86 58 86 8

updates

Michael Kors Collection S/S 21 Show
Michael Kors (Shows)
published: 10/15/2020
Opened
B New York - Fall 2020
Various Lookbooks/Catalogs (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: October 2020
photographer: Dean Isidro
Khaite S/S 2021
Khaite (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: October 2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
Khaite S/S 21 Lookbook
Khaite (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: 09/16/2020
photographer: Hanna Tveite
Partow S/S 21 Lookbook
Various Lookbooks/Catalogs (Lookbook/Catalog)
published: September 2020
photographer: Craig McDean
Vogue Italia September 2020 Digital Cove...
Vogue Italia (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2020
photographer: Tyler Mitchell
Black Nonsense
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: September 2020
Why You'll Always Need a Suit
WSJ (Editorial)
published: September 2020
photographer: Ethan James Green
Eckhaus Latta F/W 20 Campaign
Eckhaus Latta (Advertising)
published: September 2020
photographer: Talia Chetrit
Holt Renfrew Fall 2020
Holt Renfrew (Advertising)
published: September 2020
photographer: Chris Nicholls

Alek Wek in the news:

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

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