Adut Akech (born December 25, 1999) is a South Sudanese model. She was named Model of the Year by British Fashion Awards in December 2019. She has also campaigned for top brands like Givenchy, Moschino and Valentino.
|Birth Date:||December 25, 1999|
|Birth Place:||South Sudan|
|Nationality:||South Sudanese, Australia|
|Agency:||The Society Managament (New York), Elite Model Model Management (Paris, Mioan, London, Barcelona), Chadwick Models|
|Height:||5 feetb10 in|
|Siblings:||Kim, Alakiir, Yar, Bior, Akoul|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
Adut Akech was born on December 25, 1999 in South Sudan. Her family had settled at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in northwestern Kenya where she spent years of her life.
She grew up with her 5 siblings; an older sister, Kim and younger ones, Alakiir, Yar, Bior and Akoul.
She later moved to Australia and adopted a different name, Mary (her mother’s name) in high school as many could not pronounced her real name.
Adut had passion to be a model after she walked the runway for the first time at the age of 13.
With influences from Naomi Campbell, whom she met in the spring of 2017, she developed her passion and subsequently moved to New York. According to Vogue, Naomi was the first family she had in New York.
She has campaigned for the likes of Givenchy, Valentino, Fendi, Moschino, Burberry, Alexander McQueen and many others
She has also shot editorials for the likes of Vogue Australia, Vogue Paris, T Magazine, British Vogue, Le Monde M Magazine and so on.
Adut Akech has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million.
Social Media Handle
- Instagram: @adutakech