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Alek Wek

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biography

Birth Date: April 16, 1977
Country of origin: 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

Marc Jacobs S/S 16 Show
Marc Jacobs (Shows)
published: 09/17/2015
Chromat S/S 16 Show
Chromat (Shows)
published: 09/12/2015
Opened
Yohji Yamamoto
Love Magazine (Editorial)
published: July 2015
photographer: David Sims
Zac Posen F/W 15 Show
Zac Posen (Shows)
published: 02/17/2015
Opened
Osman / The Collective
Various Editorials (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2014
photographer: Jem Mitchell
Vogue Italia Beauty 50th Anniversary
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: September 2014
#TBT: 27 Original Model-Off-Duty Looks
VOGUE.com (Editorial)
published: 08/28/2014
play
Born Free Charity Campaign 2014
Charity Campaign (Advertising)
published: April 2014
photographer: Patrick Demarchelier
Guardian Weekend March 29, 2014 Cover by...
The Fashion for The Guardian (Magazine Cover)
published: 03/29/2014
Alek Wek Handbags S/S 2014
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014