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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

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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
Balenciaga F/W 17 Show
Balenciaga (Shows)
published: 03/05/2017
Kenzo La Collecion Memento F/W 17
Kenzo (Shows)
published: 03/03/2017
Opened
Haider Ackermann F/W 17 Show
Haider Ackermann (Shows)
published: 03/03/2017
Opened
Ann Demeulemeester F/W 17 Show
Ann Demeulemeester (Shows)
published: 03/02/2017
BALENCIAGA SS 17
Balenciaga (Advertorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2017
photographer: Harley Weir

Alek Wek in the news:

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

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