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Alek Wek

Model

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biography

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

The Row F/W 17 Show
The Row (Shows)
published: 02/13/2017
Christian Siriano F/W 17 Show
Christian Siriano (Shows)
published: 02/11/2017
Opened
H&M Foundation Campaign by Jessie Englis...
H&M (Advertising)
published: January 2017
Home of the Brave
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: January 2017
photographer: Inez and Vinoodh
Lindex Pink F/W 2016
Lindex (Advertising)
season: Winter 2016
play
More Beautiful Women
Showstudio (Other)
published: November 2016
director: Nick Knight
Lindex Pink Winter 2016
Lindex (Lookbook/Catalog)
season: Winter 2016
H&M Holiday 2016 Campaign
H&M (Advertising)
season: Winter 2016
photographer: Mikael Jansson
Balenciaga S/S 17 Show
Balenciaga (Shows)
published: 10/02/2016
play
Walking With The Supermodels
Vogue Italia (Other)
published: October 2016
director: Peter Lindbergh