Alek Wek





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


Pop Magazine Fall/Winter 2017 Covers
Pop Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2017
Paper Magazine Fall 2017 Covers
Paper Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: Fall 2017
CR Fashion Book F/W 2017 Covers
CR Fashion Book (Magazine Cover)
published: August 2017
Marc Jacobs F/W 2017
Marc Jacobs (Advertising)
published: August 2017
photographer: David Hughes
Helmut Lang F/W 2017
Helmut Lang (Advertising)
published: July 2017
photographer: Ethan James Green
Bridging the Gap Campaign 2017 directed ...
Gap (Advertising)
published: June 2017
director: Edward Enninful
Models.com's Icons: Alek Wek
Models.com (Editorial)
published: 05/15/2017
photographer: Txema Yeste
Dazed Magazine Spring/Summer 2017 Covers
Dazed Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Summer 2017
Alek Wek
L'Officiel Indonesia (Editorial)
published: April 2017
photographer: Onin Lorente
L'Officiel Indonesia No. 41 / Music and ...
L'Officiel Indonesia (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2017
photographer: Onin Lorente

Alek Wek in the news:

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