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Alek Wek

Model

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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 13 9 13 8

updates

Alek Wek
Corduroy Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
Allstars
Centrefold Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
photographer: Matt Irwin
Under The Influence F/W 12 Cover
Under the Influence Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
photographer: Daniel Jackson
Corduroy Magazine F/W 12 Ten Covers
Corduroy Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2012
play
Philip Treacy S/S 13 Show
Philip Treacy (Shows)
published: September 2012
play
Zac Posen S/S 13 Show
Zac Posen (Shows)
published: September 2012
Alek Wek Journey Home
Portrait (Other)
published: July 2012
Lifeball Vienna May 2012 Show
Various Shows (Shows)
published: May 2012
A Woman Worth
The Wild Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Tetsu Kubota
Kenzo S/S 12
Kenzo (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2012
photographer: Roe Ethridge