Facts of Alek Wek
|Full Name:||Alek Wek|
|Age:||42 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||April 16, 1977|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Birth Place:||Wau, South Sudan|
|Father's Name:||Athian Wek|
|Mother's Name:||Akuol Wek|
|Marital Status:||Not Known|
|Profession:||Supermodel,Fashion Designer,Fashion Model|
|Education:||London College of Fashion|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Waist Size:||23 inch|
|Hip Size:||25 inch|
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Alek Wek is one of the sensational South Sudanese-British model and fashion designer by her profession. Craving her success path from the age of 18, she creates different perspectives about beauty in the fashion industry.
- 1 Alek Wek’s Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
- 2 Alek Wek’s Education, School/College, University
- 3 Alek Wek’s Career and Professional Life
- 4 Alek Wek’s Awards and Nominations
- 5 Alek Wek’s Salary, Income, and Net Worth
- 6 Alek Wek’s Relationship Status (Single)
- 7 Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 8 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Alek Wek’s Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
She was born on April 16, 1977(42 years) in South Sudan. Holding the nationality of British and Sudanese. She is the daughter of father Asian Wek and mother Akuol Wek. Alek has got an older sister as well who had moved to Britain before the civil war. In 1991, Alek and her younger sister got accepted, but it was two years before they joined nine siblings.
During her childhood, a civil war broke out in her country, forcing her parents and eight siblings to flee the country. Her father passed away en route. After several years, the family could move to London together. It was here she finished her education and discovered by a modeling scout at a party. She moved to New York the following year to sign with Ford Models.
Alek Wek’s Education, School/College, University
She has many dreams among them modeling is also one of them. She completed her fashion degree through the reputed college London College of Fashion.
Alek Wek’s Career and Professional Life
Alek’s professional life took shape when she arrived in London at 14. The future model enrolled herself in London’s College of Fashion with a concentration in Fashion Business and Technology. She later discovered at an outdoor market in 1995, which eventually changed her entire future. She discovered outside the Crystal Palace, London by a model 1 Scout.
The discovery made her available for the music video for GoldenEye by Tina Turner. The video made her famous and eventually became the starter of her professional career. Wek signed the contract with Ford Models in 1996 and appeared in the number of music videos followed by winning the Model of the Year Award in 1997 by MTV. Likewise, she is also the first African model to appear on the cover of Elle in the same year.
Alek Wek’s Awards and Nominations
As she is in modeling. She has achieved none highlighted awards and got nominated until the date. She would increase her awards in the coming days.
Alek Wek’s Salary, Income, and Net Worth
Alek Wek has modeled for the world many branded agencies including Chanel, Moschino, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Emporia Armani, Louis Vuitton, H&M, John Galliano and many more. Her net worth stands $8 million. The information regarding the salary is still under review.
Alek Wek’s Relationship Status (Single)
Accounting Alek Wek boyfriend, married life and relationship status, then it’s quite complicated and well hidden. During the year 2003, she was romantically engaged with Alek Wek boyfriend Riccardo Sala. Riccardo is an avid business persona and real estate developer of Italy. Some source states that the pair has one child. Most of the facts are well hidden. Similarly, some source states that she is dating her boyfriend Lamy Dude.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
Alek Wek height stands 5 feet 11 inches, followed by a weight of 62 kg. She has dark brown color hair followed by brown color eyes. Similarly, she belongs to British-Sudanese nationality and falls in African-English ethnicity.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Although she is in modeling. She is not very active at social media. Alek has got around 1K followers on twitter, 7 K followers on Facebook and 100K followers on Instagram.