5 African Super Models you need to see [pictures]

African model Leila Lopes
African model Leila Lopes
Africa is home to the most beautiful women in the world. Take a look at these beautiful women who have succeeded on the world stage and changed the way people perceive African beauty. Here are our top 5 African super models doing great things internationally.

Fatima Said

Fatima Siad is a Somalian born fashion model currently based in New York.  She came third in America’s Next Top Model’s Cycle 10. Date of birth: 17 December 1986 Place of birth: Mogadishu, Somalia Currently living: New York Height: 183 cm Instagram: 136 000 followers
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Aamito Lagum

Aamito Lagum is a Ugandan model who won the first ever season of ‘Africa’s Next Top Model’ hosted by Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Orlandi. Date of birth: 3 December 1992 Place of birth: Kampala, Uganda Currently living: New York Height: 182 cm Instagram: 42 500 followers
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Agbani Darego

Agbani Darego is a Nigerian born model who once won the title of ‘Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria’ which led her to represent Nigeria at Miss Universe 2001. Finishing 7th in the competition she went on to compete and win Miss World 2001. Date of birth: 22 December 1982 Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria Currently living: Unknown Height: 182 cm Instagram: 172 000 followers
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Leila Lopes

Leila Lopes is an Angolan born, the first model from Angola to win the Miss Universe crown in 2011. The second African woman to win the title after Botswana’s Mpule Kwelagobe, who won in 1999. Date of birth: 26 February 1986 Place of birth: Benguela, Angola Currently living: London, United Kingdom Height: 182 cm Instagram: 207 000 followers
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Malaika Firth

Malaika Firth is a Kenyan born model. Born to a half-Kenyan, half-Swiss mother and a father of British, Seychellois and Ugandan descent, her genetic make-up is very much unique and of great interest. ‘People are allowed to talk about my race. I like it. I guess I see myself as a kind of junior ambassador ‘, she says in an interview with The Guardian. Date of birth: 23 March 1994 Place of birth: Mombasa, Kenya Currently living: Unknown Height: 174 cm Instagram: 128 000 followers https://www.instagram.com/p/Bwxd2TOhyIt/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
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