Alek Wek | Biography

By: My How Book | People | Celebrity | Jan 6 2014
Alek  Wek

Alek Wek's Facts

Name : Alek Wek
Age : 37 Years 3 Month(s)
Date of Birth : April 16, 1977
Nationality : Sudanese
Profession : Model
Ethnicity : Sudanese Dinka
Net Worth(s) : 30 Million Dollars
Height : 5ft 11 inch
Measurements : 34-23-34.5

Alek Wek is famed British Model who currently treads ramp on behalf of various modeling houses. She from young age of 18 did catwalks and still today she is busy doing it. Although she was born on Sudan she alongside her family member absconded to Britain to survive from Civil war of Sudan. She was born as seventh child of father Athian Wek and housewife mother. She reveals her built symbolizes her father’s built with long limbs. She states her name means Black Spotted Cow in her native language. She was spotted by Models 1 Agent in London’s Crystal Palace in 1995. After acting in Music Video of Tina Turner’s GoldenEye she rose into international fame. She in the year of 1996 was contracted by Ford Models to walk the ramp on behalf of them. She in the same year starred in music video of Janet Jackson “Got til It’s Gone.” She in 1997 was termed as Model of the Year by MTV. She after being the cover girl was named as first African model to be in the cover of Prestigious Elle Magazine. Apart from being model she has been the face of famous brands like Issey Miyake, Moschino, Victoria’s Secret as well as for make-up brands like Clinique. She for famed designers like Shiatzy Chen, John Galliano, Chanel, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein has walked the upgrade. She with bridal appearance has walked for Christian Lacroix. She as Princess of Sudan has portrayed her character in debut movie The Four Feathers in the year 2002. She painted her body to pose for Herb Ritts Calendar of 1999. She as invitee was highlighted in The Tyra Banks Show, America’s Next Top Model and in The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency.  She in 1993 designed her own brands of Handbags namely Wek 1933 which can be bought from Selfridges Department stores. Her Handbags designs were motivated from her father’s brass-Clasp Briefcase. She in 2011 was the invitee panelist of Sixteenth Version of America’s Next Top Model. She from her all professional work has earned the estimated net worth of 30 Million Dollar.

Let us know about her personal life, there is no any information about her personal life as she likes to maintain secrecy regarding her personal events. The information regarding the events like Husband, Boyfriend, and Married is not found in adequate and accurate manner in any of the information site. But as she is famed and top model she might have boyfriend. But the news about her dating is not revealed. Her almost perfect body has the measurement of 34-23-34.5.

She as fellow of U.S. Committee for Refugee’s Advisory Council helps to create alertness about the condition of Sudan. She also aids to find out the trouble of Refugees of worldwide. She in her free time aids World Vision to helps Aids victim. As the diplomat of Doctors without Borders Organization she funds UNICEF.  She in 2007 unconfined her memoirs namely Alek: From Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel. This memoir includes her roads from Sudanese Refugee to successful international supermodel. She in 2012 went back to Sudan alongside UN Refugee Agency to clarify the situation as well as to urge to build Sudan. As the appearance of Amarula she led the team to Africa for its betterment.

The biography of her in wiki is the strong medium to find the information about her. She is also active in social networking sites. She is found in internet if searched. 

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