Selita Ebanks is a model, Philanthropist, and activist who came into the limelight after working for Victoria’s Secret from 2005 to 2009. The diva has always been successful and proud to encourage black women in modeling.
Apart from modeling, the supermodel has made her appearance in many TV shows such as How I met your mother, Hip Hop Squares, Uncorked, and The Apprentice (season 9). To know more about the model, stick with us till the end.
Quick Facts: Selita Ebanks
|February 15, 1983
|George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
|5 ft 8½
|New York University
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Selita Ebanks’ Bio – Family, Education
Selita Ebanks has got mixed genes from her Jamaican father and Caymanian mother, Anita Ebanks. The model grew up in a large family of father, mother and four brothers Orniel Ebanks, Leon Ebanks, Jason Ebanks, and D’wan Ebanks in George Town, Grand Cayman.
She was the fourth child and only daughter in her family. Despite the number of members in her family, Selita was always encouraged by her family for her career. Later she moved from there to the US in Staten Island where she graduated from Curtis High school.
Age, Height, Body Measurement
The diva was born in 1983 on the 17th day of February, which makes her 36 years old at present. She has a beautiful and mesmerizing brown eye with matching hair color.
The model stands on an astonishing height of 5 feet 8 inches with a lean body weighing 55kg. Ebanks body measures about 34-24-34 inches and she uses bra size of 34C. The model is of African descent, and her zodiac is Aquarius.
Selita’s Modeling Career
Selita Ebanks had pursued her career in modeling in February 2001 at the early age of 17. She got recognition from Elite Model Management when she was walking in the turnstiles at Six Flags Great Adventure.
Consequently, the model graced the runway for famous fashion designers such as Catherine Malandrino, Betsey Johnson, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Moreover, the diva was featured in magazine covers such as Maxin, Russian FHM, and British GQ. The model was also praised in the editorials for Marie Claire, V, Glamour, Elle (German and Italian), Vanidades and many more.
Selita Ebanks in Victoria’s Secret
Before she was announced Angel in Victoria’s Secret, the model was modeling for Ipex Bra Line. She made her debut in 2005 for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show along with Izabel Goulart.
In 2007, Ebanks got an opportunity to wear very sexy “Holiday Fantasy Bra” worth of $45,000,000. The bra was not just any other ordinary bra; it consists of expensive diamonds emeralds, green sapphires, and rubies.
The highest-paid model Ebanks did not limit herself in modeling only. Aside from modeling, she has featured in many TV shows and music video. She made her appearance in The Dream’s music video naming Make up Bag.
The diva has her line of swimwear, accessories, and shoes called SASS, which stands for Selite’s Accessories Shoes and Swimwear.
Not only that, she has established her talent school “Stardom Youth Foundation” since 2004 in her town Cayman island. The school helps to guide many teenagers abut their future or career.
Moreover, Selita has organized a charity organization “Women’s Coalition for Empowerment and Opportunity” that encourages women for education and professional programs in the civil war-torn African nation.
During the tour Cash & Rocket in 2013 and 2014, the model was able to raise $1 million for young girls and women worldwide. Also, the 36 years old model spread awareness about cancer, Alzheimer, and motivates people to conserve the animals.
Selita Ebanks, Nick Cannon, and her current boyfriend
Selita has a lot of men in her plate when it comes to talking about her boyfriends. At first, the supermodel engaged with Nick Cannon. Unfortunately, that relationship didn’t last for long, and they broke up after five months.
Later, there were many rumors about the model dating Ryan Howard, but the stories were not confirmed as the media was in the dark.
Not only that, Selita was rumored to be dating the famous rapper Kanye West during the film runaway. The rumors didn’t just stop right there; again she was suspected to be dating Mehcad Brooks.
However, the story was found out to be false when the media disclosed the news of her dating with Terrence Jenkins.
After the split between the duo in 2013 she has dated Ryan Press. After so many rumors and relationship, the model is soon to be Mrs. Amlani.
Yes, the news was posted on her Instagram account. Well, after all those ups and downs, we all hope that Brian Amlani will be her last and best choice.
Selita Ebanks Networth
The model earns a lot of fortune from her modeling and acting career. At present, the Ebanks’s net worth has not been on the media, but previously, her net worth was approximately $ 100K to $1 million.