Short Bio- Who is Alek Wek?
| Net Worth :||$30 million
| Height :||5 feet and 11 inches
Alek Wek is a well known South Sudanese model and designer, who began her fashion career from her early age of 18. She has been recognized as one of the changes in the fashion industry. The popular Alek Wek bio is given below.
Age- How old is Alek Wek?
Born on April 16, 1977, Alek Wek was born to her parents Akuol and Asian in Wau, South, Sudan. Her father Athian was an educational officer and her mother Akuol was a housewife. Her name has the meaning as a "Black Spotted Cow". She was interested in modeling since her childhood and started her fashion career at her early age of 18. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and her nationality is South Sudanese.
Net worth and Salary
Being a fashion model, Alek Wek has performed in many stages and has signed assignments with many modeling agencies. Within her career, she has been able to earn a good sum and has generated a massive wealth. Currently, Alek Wek net worth is estimated to be $30 million. As well as she earns a handsome salary from her assignments and endorsements.
Alek Wek starter her career when she was at 14. She attended London's College of Fashion with a major in Fashion and Technology. She got discovered in 1995 in Crystal Palace by Models 1 scout. She debuted in the music video for "GoldenEye" by Tina Turner. After that, she got an offer from Ford Models and got signed in 1996 and in the same year, she appeared in the music video of "Got 'Till It's Gone" by Janet Jackson. After then she walked in many fashion ramp for the companies like Moschino, Dries, Ralph Lauren, Christian Lacroix, Gucci, Michael Kors, Victor & Rolf, Clinique, Issey Miyake, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and much more. Besides these, she also appeared in television shows. She has appeared in America's Next Top Model (2011), and in Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model (2011), wherein both of the shows she appeared in a guest role.
Is Alek Wek married? Who is her husband?
Alek Wek isn't married yet and she didn't have children till now. However, since 2003, she is in a relationship with her boyfriend Ricardo Sala. Her boyfriend Ricardo Sala is an Italian businessman and real estate, developer. According to recent news, she has got pregnant and has already a baby with him. The couple is together since then and they currently live in Brooklyn, Network. The couple is yet to be married and in an interview, she said that they will get married soon.
Height and Weight
Alek Wek is a tall and charming woman. Currently, Alek Wek height is estimated to be 5 ft 11 inch which makes her look tall and bold. She has maintained a slim body with her body weight around 56 kg. Also, she has maintained a perfect body structure with her body measurements as 24-23-35 inches.
Wiki and Facts
being a sensational model, Alek Wek is active in social media. She uses Twitter to update her fans. She can be followed on Twitter as @TheRealAlekWek. More information about her personal and professional life can be found from Alek Wek Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.