The 2019 ‘Model of The Year’ Adut Akech is a diva who started her career from scratch. This beauty was an Australian refugee who dreamt of being a supermodel as soon as she stepped her foot in the ramp for the first time at the age of 13. All she wants to do is work with the United Nations to support fellow refugees and show them the world they deserve.
“No matter where I’ll end up or how successful I become, I will always be a refugee, and I am proud of that.”– Adut Akech. This aspiring model is someone that every black woman all over the globe looks up to. She is a believer, inspirer, and prime example that always shocks the world with her work. Today, we will talk about the struggles, sweat, and blood that she spent to become successful.
Adut Akech Childhood And Education
Adut was born on the way of a refugee camp in Kenya, where she lived until she was five years old. Although this model was not showered luxury and toys in her childhood, she had food to eat and a roof under her head. There was a lack of cloth, but at least she had something to wear.
At the age of 8, Akech migrated to Australia, where her older sister and auntie lived. Her native language was Swahili and Dinika, so she had to go to a different school to learn English. Later this model got a chance to go to a regular school. Even more, this gorgeous model was bullied by her fellow friends as she had a gaped tooth.
Furthermore, Adut’s name was complicated to pronounce by the teachers. At that time, she adopted her name as “Mary.” But as time went on, this hot model said: “I want to be Adut; Adut is unique.”
How Old is Adut Akech?- Age, Height, and Body Measurement
Adut was born on the 25th of December in 1999. As of now, she is 20 years old and belongs to the sun sign of Capricorn. Brown eyes and short brown hair is the unique feature of this persona. Being a model, she stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.
With tall height comes a hot and seductive body figure. Her vital statistics measures about 30-23-33 inches. To sum up the look, this diva has plumped lips and a dark skin tone that amazes us in every attire she pulls off. Moreover, her weight is 123.5 pounds, which translates to 56 kg. Also, she prefers a shoe size of 38 (EU) or 7.5 (US), or 5 (UK).
Adut Akech Parents and Siblings
Adut Akech, aka Adut Akech Bior, was born in South Sudan. Later she grew up in Kakuma, Kenya. This model is blessed to have a supporting mother, Mary Akech. Altogether this beauty has five siblings. Her younger sister’s names are Akuol Akech and Yar Akech.
Unfortunately, there is no detail about her other sibling’s name and whereabouts. In addition to this, Adut is South Sudanese by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
Adut initiated her career at the age of 13 from her auntie’s fashion show. The moment she stepped on the ramp, this diva knew what she wanted to do in her life. When she was just 16 years old, an agency hired her. Soon this beauty was gracing the major fashion show for Saint Laurent, and her career took a new pace.
“When people tell me that I’m their role model or that I’ve inspired them to be more confident , it’s one of the most rewarding feelings I could ever have.” said Adut in an interview.
Akech has been featured on the cover magazine of Allure, Vogue, L’Officiel, i-D, Balck Magazine, and many more. Similarly, she has worked with Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Miu Miu, Givenchy, Prada, and Versace.
Surprisingly Adut starred alongside supermodel Naomi Campbell and actress Lupita Nyong’o in the 2018 Pirelli calendar.
Who Is Adut Akech Boyfriend?
This 20 years old model has garnered a lot of fans in the past few years. There is no doubt that she is inspiring many black women. This beauty is very open about herself. However, when it comes to her personal love affairs, her lips are tight.
Neither has any past record suggesting that Adut was in a relationship, or her social media accounts give any hints. At a time like this, it is tough to conclude her relationship status. But it seems that this beauty is single and happy.
How Much Does Adut Akech Earns? -Net Worth
There is no doubt this 2019 ‘Model of the year’ makes a lot of money from her career as a model. Unfortunately, there is no information about her exact net worth. Adut has yet to reveal her income, cars, and mansions in the press. We will update the data as soon as it is on the media. Till then, stay tuned!
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 740k followers