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Alek Wek

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Birthday
16, 1977
Birthplace
Wau, South Sudan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
Wau, South Sudan

About

African born supermodel, fashion designer and former refugee who has modeled for Shiatzy Chen, John Galliano, Chanel, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, and Jasper Conran.

Before Fame

She escaped turmoil in Sudan with her family at age 14.

Trivia

She was named model of the year in 1997 by MTV and has been involved in many high profile fashion campaigns.

Family Life

She grew up with eight siblings.

Associated With

She once served as a guest judge on Tyra Banks' hit show America's Next Top Model.