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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

Valentino Haute Couture Spring 2019 Show
Valentino (Shows)
published: 01/23/2019
Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring 2019 S...
Schiaparelli (Shows)
published: 01/21/2019
director: Steve Mackey
Hermès Pre-Fall 2019 Show
Hermès (Shows)
published: 01/20/2019
Opened
Berluti F/W 19 Men's Show
Berluti (Shows)
published: 01/18/2019
Alek Wek: ‘See this? This is all woman. ...
The Observer Magazine (UK) (Editorial)
published: December 2018
photographer: Jody Rogac
Ann Taylor Winter 2018
Ann Taylor (Advertising)
season: Winter 2018
photographer: Coliena Rentmeester
Giorgio
W Magazine (Editorial)
published: October 2018
photographer: Ethan James Green
Marc Jacobs S/S 19 Show
Marc Jacobs (Shows)
published: 09/12/2018
Alter Ego
HEROINE Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2018
photographer: Emma Summerton
Backstage for Marc Jacobs SS19
Marc Jacobs (Other)
published: September 2018
photographer: Rebekah Campbell

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